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Constance Lake First Nation
Economic Development

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Responsible for stimulating local economy and developing economic initiatives and opportunities for the community
  • Provides information, training and educational workshops to enhance employability skills
  • Responsible for development of plans for the use of traditional lands for community members
  • Works to access funding and provides assistance and support for band-owned business ventures
  • Provides coaching in areas such as business plan development and assistance in obtaining financial support for people wanting to start own business
  • Provides engineering, consulting and proposal development services

Economic initiatives Constance Lake First Nation is involved with include:
  • Forestry and bio-mass activities
  • Internet Broadband project
  • Power Generation projects
  • Mining and exploration activities
  • Signatory with other Matawa First Nations and Province of Ontario to a regional framework agreement (signed Mar 26/14) outlining how they will benefit from development of the proposed Ring of Fire, ensuring that both parties will work together in the areas of regional long-term environmental monitoring and enhanced participation in environmental assessment processes, resource revenue sharing, economic supports, regional and community infrastructure
  • Nedaakiimenaan Inc, a newly formed partnership consisting of Aroland, Constance Lake, Ginoogaming and Long Lake #58 First Nations with a goal of building capacity in the Forest Management of the Kenogami Forest

Native Liaison
  • Facilitates communications between the Ministry of Natural Resources and community members regarding trapping licences and renewals
  • Acts as the liaison between Hearst Forest Management and community trappers
Comments
Tribal Council: Matawa First Nations ManagementPolitical Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)Treaty #9
Eligibility
Members of Constance Lake First Nation
Application Process
Call for information
Fees
None
Accessibility
Not Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On November 29, 2018

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