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Wahgoshig First Nation

Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the First Nation
  • Provides ambulance services and bus services to community members
  • Offers community services including a privately-run variety store and Wahgoshig Resources Inc (WRI), a business offering trucking services in mining, work in the forestry industry and a local sawmill
  • Owns and operates Little Fox Lodge which provides accommodations and a restaurant
  • Offers a community centre for all events and gatherings
Provides the following programs and services:
  • Administration (Band Office)
  • Crisis Team
  • Early Years Centre
  • Economic Development
  • Education Department
  • Employment and Training
  • Family Support Program
  • Fire Department
  • Health Services
  • Health Services, Community Health Representative
  • Health Services, Family Well Being Program
  • Health Services, Healthy Babies Healthy Children
  • Health Services, Home and Community Care Program
  • Health Services, Medical Transportation
  • Health Services, National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program
  • Ontario Works
Tribal Council: Algonquin Anishinabeg NationPolitical Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)Treaty #9
  • Wahgoshig is an Anishinaabe and Cree First Nation
  • Consists of 1 reserve known as Abitibi Indian Reserve #70 with a total land area of approx 78.7 sq km
  • Wahgoshig First Nation is a political member of the Algonquin Anishinabeg Nation Tribal Council since November 2000 and also belongs to Wabun Tribal Council, a Regional Chief's Council
  • On-reserve Kunuwanimano Child & Family Services worker: Betty Crawford at 705-273-1010
Members of Wahgoshig First Nation
Application Process
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Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Agency Information
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On August 23, 2018

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