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Wabaseemoong Independent Nation

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Description
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:
  • Child and Family Services provided independently under the direction of Anishinaabe Abinoojii Family Services  
  • Hospital services available at Lake of the Woods District Hospital in Kenora 
  • Ontario First Nation Policing arrangements through Wabaseemoong Police Station, Treaty #3 Police Services; Wabaseemoong Patrol Zone ph: 807-927-2085, fax: 807-927-2235
  • Provides the Whitedog Post Office
  • Offers a Resource Centre which serves as a youth drop-in centre
  • Provides a community water tower and treatment facility
  • Participates in partnerships with Wincrief Homes and Miisun forest management
  • Administers Mizhakiiwetung Memorial School for students from K-Grade 12 and the Wabaseemoong Independent Nation Day Care Centre
  • Offers the Wab Shki Biney Seek Calai Health Centre
  • Community members severely affected in 1960's-70's by mercury poisoning; federal gov't funding of $19.5 million announced in Sep 2020 for health facility for community members with mercury poisoning

Hours of Operation
Mon
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tue
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Wed
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thu
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Fri
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Eligibility
Members of Wabaseemoong (Whitedog) Independent Nations
Application Process
Call for information
Fees
None
Documents Required
No documents required
Accessibility
Not Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Topic(s)
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Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
November 21, 2020