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Wahgoshig First Nation

Economic Development

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Description
Responsible for stimulating local economy and developing economic initiatives and opportunities for the community
  • Provides information, training and educational workshops to enhance skill development
  • Responsible for developing the Community Member Economic Development Plan
  • 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 community members with local established business or wanting to start own business
Economic initiatives Wahgoshig First Nation is involved with include but are not limited to:
  • Wahgoshig Energy LP, an electrical company with sales to the Ont government; currently collaborating with Finland on technology, consulting and renewable energy projects such as biomass, wind, or solar projects
  • Collaboration with 48 North Cannabis Co, formally known as DelShen Therapeutics, a licensed producer of medical cannabis and medical cannabis products located at Kirkland Lake, to possibly provide benefits to Wahgoshig such as employment, education of Cannabis use, cultural and traditional perspectives in the Cannabis space and training opportunities
  • Relationships with forestry and mining partners on traditional territory
Hours of Operation
Mon
0830 - 1630
Tue
0830 - 1630
Wed
0830 - 1630
Thu
0830 - 1630
Fri
0830 - 1630

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Eligibility
Members of Wahgoshig First Nation
Application Process
Call for information
Fees
None
Documents Required
No documents required
Accessibility
Not Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
June 8, 2021