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Matawa First Nations Management


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
Hours of Operation
0830 - 1630
0830 - 1630
0830 - 1630
0830 - 1630
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
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
Documents Required
No documents required
Fully Accessible - Main and upper levels; Lower level not accessible
Legal Status
Government - Regional
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
October 24, 2021