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Thessalon First Nation

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Description
Functions as the governing office for the community; oversees all community programs, services and facilities 

Activities and services for community members also include but are not limited to the following:
  • Child and Family services provided by Nog-Da-Win-Da-Min Family & Community Services; head office in Sault Ste Marie
  • Ontario First Nation Policing arrangements through Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), East Algoma, Thessalon Detachment
  • Supports local businesses including Robs Variety Gas, Restaurant and Smoke Shop, Giguere Trucking, and Ever Good Variety Store
  • Hosts an Annual Traditional Pow Wow usually in July
  • Provides a Water Treatment Plant, a Community Centre, a local Gymnasium, an open-air Arena equipped with boards, lighting and roof, a community park/ballfield and a community Cemetery
  • Owns and operates the Thessalon Bio Centre, a greenhouse and large cold storage facility with a certified organic food processing/packaging area
  • Serviced by air through the Thessalon Municipal Airport located 5.6 km N of community of Thessalon
  • Manages a Community Centre for various activities and events
  • Administers education services under the Education Department for all elementary, secondary and post-secondary student who are required to attend schools outside the community
  • Provides health care and health programs at the Thessalon Health Centre
  • Offers a Public Library
  • Provides fire protection services through an agreement with the Huron Shores Volunteer Fire Department
Comments
Chief and 5 Band Council members elected every 3 years under the Custom Electoral System; next election Nov 2023
Hours of Operation
Mon
0830 - 1600
Tue
0830 - 1600
Wed
0830 - 1600
Thu
0830 - 1600
Fri
0830 - 1600

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Summer Hours: Mon-Thu 8:30 am-12:30 pm, 1 pm-4 pm; Fri 8:30 am-1 pm
Eligibility
Members of Thessalon First Nation
Application Process
Call for information
Fees
None
Documents Required
No documents required
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Topic(s)
Social Media
Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
March 29, 2021