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Nipissing First Nation

Governance


Description
Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the First Nation
  • Offers about 40 member-owned businesses including retail sales, restaurant services, 2 construction companies, a fish and meat market, coffee shop and gas bars
  • Owns and operates Couchie Industrial Park which includes both member and non-member enterprises
  • Operates an on-reserve fish hatchery
  • Serviced by air through the North Bay municipal airport
  • Ambulance services provided by Municipality of West Nipissing Ouest
  • Offers residential garbage collection for all 9 Nipissing communities
Provides the following programs and services:
  • Administration (Band Office)
  • Culture Program
  • Economic Development
  • Education Department
  • Education Department, Literacy and Basic Skills
  • Education Department, Nbisiing Secondary School
  • Employment and Training Services
  • Fire Department
  • First Nations and Inuit Career Promotion and Awareness Program
  • First Nations and Inuit Summer Employment Opportunities Program
  • Health Services
  • Health Services, Aboriginal Healing and Wellness
  • Health Services, Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children
  • Health Services, Diabetes Program
  • Health Services, Early Childhood Development Program
  • Health Services, Home and Community Care Program
  • Health Services, Maternal Child Health Program
  • Health Services, Mental Health and Addictions (The Right Path Counseling & Prevention Services)
  • Health Services, Non Insured Health Benefits
  • Health Services, Nutrition
  • Housing Department
  • Public Library
  • Public Works Department
  • Recreation Department
  • Social Services, Couchie Memorial Daycare Centre
  • Social Services, Nipissing Ojibway Daycare Centre
  • Social Services, Food Bank
  • Social Services, Native Child Welfare Program
  • Social Services, Ontario Works
  • True Self Debwewendizwin Program
Comments
Tribal Council: Waabnoong Bemjiwang Association of First Nations (WBAFN)Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI)Robinson Huron TreatyNipissing First Nation is comprised of 9 communities across the Nipissing land base; the 3 largest are Garden Village, Duchesnay and Yellek
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Eligibility
Members of Nipissing First Nation
Application Process
Call for information
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government
Topic(s)
Agency Information
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Last Verified On
November 29, 2018