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Wabigoon Lake Ojibway Nation


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Functions as the governing office for the community; oversees all community programs, services and facilities  

Activities and services for community members also include but are not limited to the following:

  • Hospital/ambulance services available at Dryden Regional Hospital in Dryden
  • Ontario First Nation Policing arrangements through Treaty #3 Police Services, Kenora East Region; main headquarters ph: 807-548-5474; fax: 807-548-2119 
  • Child & Family Services provided by Anishinaabe Abinooji Family Services, Kenora office ph: 807-468-6224, fax: 807-468-6643; Dryden office ph: 807-938-2313, fax: 807-938-6955
  • Provides the Wabigoon Lake Community Store/Gas Bar and Girly's Restaurant
  • Coordinates community events, meetings and activities at Wabshki Penasi School Gymnasium
  • Owns and operates a Wild Rice Processing Plant located on-reserve; the only one in Canada
  • Owns a logging enterprise which builds forest access roads and supplies regional mills with logs
  • Operates a tree nursery that supplies 6 million seedlings annually under contract to forestry companies
  • Serviced by air through the Dryden Regional Airport located 34 km NW of community
  • Administers Wabshki-Penasi School for students from JK to Grade 8 and offers the Abinooji Learning Centre
  • Wabigoon Lake Ojibway Nation was the first community in the Treaty #3 region to hold an open and public traditional powwow in the 1970's
Hours of Operation
9 am - 4 pm
9 am - 4 pm
9 am - 4 pm
9 am - 4 pm
9 am - 4 pm

Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Members of Wabigoon Lake Ojibway Nation
Application Process
Call for information
Documents Required
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Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Agency Information
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
November 17, 2020