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Whitefish River First Nation

Lands Office

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Description
Represents the community in lands and resources initiatives
  • Liaises with all companies undertaking resource development in traditional Whitefish River territory including mining developments, forestry projects and hydro electric power projects
  • Participates in negotiations and agreements with resource developers to ensure Whitefish River First Nation is fairly included in benefits
  • Consults with target groups who have an interest in land and resource issues such as mining
  • Develops and implements a consultation protocol for negotiations related to Lands and Resource issues
  • Advises community members on Lands and Resource issues via meetings, website or correspondence
  • Works to ensure the requirements of the Whitefish River Land Code are implemented and met such as terms for Spousal Property Law
  • Provides guidance for the development of a Land Use Plan and Environmental Management System for the community
  • Works with the Housing Department for allocation of land to Whitefish River registered members that wish to build a home or cabin on territorial land
Eligibility
Members of Whitefish River First Nation
Toll Free
1-800-265-4335
Office
705-285-4335 - Band Office
Band Office alternate
705-285-4334
Fax
705-285-4532
Web Site
http://www.whitefishriver.ca
Email
info@whitefishriver.ca
Mailing Address
PO Box 188
Birch Island, ON, P0P 1A0
Canada
Languages
English
Contact
Keith Nahwegahbow, Lands Assistant
Email: keithn@whitefishriver.ca
Phone: 705-285-4335 Ext 217
Lands Manager
Kathleen Migwanabi
Email: kathleenm@whitefishriver.ca
Phone: 705-285-4335 Ext 208
Fees
None
Documents Required
No documents required
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
Government - City
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Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
September 6, 2022
Address
Administration Office, 17A Rainbow Ridge Rd
Whitefish River First Nation, ON, P0P 1A0
  • Administration Office is located on Rainbow Ridge Rd in the community of Whitefish River First Nation
  • Rainbow Ridge Rd is just off the intersection of Hwy 6 and Rainbow Valley Rd
  • Community is located W of Hwy 6 on Birch Island which is N of Manitoulin Island, 20 kms N of LIttle Current and 68 km SW of Sudbury
  • Consists of 1 main community known as Whitefish River 4 with a land area of approx 56.7 sq km

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Hours of Operation
Mon
0830 - 1630
Tue
0830 - 1630
Wed
0830 - 1630
Thu
0830 - 1630
Fri
0830 - 1630

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm, Sep-Jun
Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm, Jul-Aug
Service Area(s)
Whitefish River First Nation