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Matawa First Nations Management

Administration


Description
Provides technical and professional advisory services and training to enhance the overall management skills and opportunities of the nine member First Nations in their quest to become self-sufficient
  • Provides services for a collective on-reserve population of approximately 5,543 individuals
  • Serves eight First Nations within Treaty 9 and one First Nation within the Robinson-Superior Treaty (but not a signatory to this treaty)
  • Consists of Chiefs and representatives from each community
  • Operates a head office at Ginoogaming First Nation
  • Delivers programs and services through local community government
  • Operates various First Nation owned for-profit corporations
Provides technical and professional advisory services and programs in the following areas:
  • Education
  • Education, Matawa Education and Care Centre
  • Employment and Training (Kiikenomaga Kikenjigewen)
  • Financial Advisory Services
  • Health and Social Services
  • Health and Social Services, Addictions Program
  • Health and Social Services, Home and Community Care
  • Health and Social Services, Immunization Clinic
  • Health and Social Services, Regional Crisis Intervention
  • Membership and Registration
  • Resource Development, Economic Development
  • Resource Development, Ring of Fire Department
  • Subsidiary Business, Matawa First Nations Property Inc
  • Subsidiary Business, Matawa Non Profit Housing Corporation
  • Subsidiary Business, Matawa Project Management Group Inc
  • Technical Services
  • Technical Services, Environmental
  • Technical Services, Four Rivers Environmental Services Group
  • Technical Services, Fire Protection and Prevention
  • Technical Services, Housing
  • Technical Services, Operations and Maintenance
Eligibility
Must belong to one of the member First Nations within Matawa Territory
Application Process
Services are delivered at the local level (Band Office) and accessed through direct communication with Matawa First Nations Management
Toll Free
1-800-463-2249
Office
807-344-4575
Fax
807-344-2977
Web Site
http://www.matawa.on.ca/
Email
reception@matawa.on.ca
Mailing Address
233 Court St S
2nd Fl
Thunder Bay, ON, P7B 2X9
Canada
Languages
English
Contact
Laureen Kahgee, Receptionist
Phone: 807-344-4575 Ext 2001
Chief Executive Officer
David Paul Achneepineskum
Email: davidpaul@matawa.on.ca
Phone: 807-344-4575 Ext 3650
Fees
None
Documents Required
No documents required
Accessibility
Fully Accessible - Main and upper levels; Lower level not accessible
Legal Status
Government - Regional
Topic(s)
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
October 24, 2021
Address
233 Court St S, 2nd Fl
Thunder Bay, ON, P7B 2X9
  • Located at Court St S in the N ward of Thunder Bay
  • Closest intersection is at Court St S and John St
  • Situated near the Real Canadian Wholesale Club

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

As of 17Mar2020: Offices are closed due to COVID-19 - normal operations expected to resume April 6, 2020; closures extended to Sept 30, 2021
Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Service Area(s)
  • Aroland First Nation
  • Constance Lake First Nation
  • Eabametoong First Nation
  • Ginoogaming First Nation
  • Long Lake 58 First Nation
  • Marten Falls First Nation
  • Neskantaga First Nation
  • Nibinamik First Nation
  • Webequie First Nation