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Serpent River First Nation
Economic Development Corporation

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Responsible for stimulating local economy and developing economic initiatives and opportunities for the community
  • Provides services through the guidance and partnership with Waubetek Business Development Corporation
  • Works to generate and maintain permanent employment for individuals through the creation and support of self-employment initiatives and economic-based community projects
  • Works to access funding for band-owned business ventures
  • Provides coaching in areas such as business plan development and assistance in obtaining financial support for people wanting to start own business
  • Maintains local business directory
  • Hosts annual Serpent River First Nation Trade Show
  • Responsible for development of plans for the use of traditional lands for community members
Provides services within the following programs:
  • Capacity Development
  • Employment and Training
  • Job Development
  • Housing Development
  • Lands and Estates
  • Membership
  • Natural Resources
Current economic development initiatives in various stages include:
  • Rail line between Sudbury and Sault Ste Marie
  • Completed construction of a rail siding into a Serpent River quarry to supply rock to Huron Central Railway for reconstructive railway work
  • Partnership with Glo North Energy Solutions to produce LED light bulbs
  • Feasibility of a trout rearing operation in the community
  • Establishment of an Internet web store for the Trading Post
  • Advisory for local businesses including the Gas Bar and Trading Post
  • Coordination of the Wind Energy Project
Comments
Tribal Council: North Shore Tribal Council (NSTC)Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI)Robinson-Huron TreatyWaubetek Business Development Officer is Norma-Jean Sagassige, ph-705-285-4275, fx-705-285-4584, email-nsagassige@waubetek.com
Eligibility
Members of Serpent River First Nation
Application Process
Call for more information
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On March 9, 2018

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