Please Note: Services may be impacted in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus).
Please contact any service prior to visiting in person to receive up to date information on changes to their availability (e.g. hours of operation etc.)
Sandy Lake First Nation
Economic Development Services

Details
Contact
Description
Administers and manages the community economic operations
  • Responsible for stimulating local economy and developing economic initiatives and opportunities for the community
  • Provides information, training and educational workshops to enhance employability skills
  • Posts employment opportunities in office and on website
  • 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
  • Participates in a partnership with 11 other First Nation communities in the Wasaya Group Inc (WGI), who own several businesses including Wasaya Airways LP
  • In Oct 2016, Frontier Lithium signed Exploration Agreements with Deer Lake First Nation and Sandy Lake First Nation regarding Frontier¬ís mineral exploration activities on its PAK Lithium Project in the Red Lake Mining District

Also oversees:
  • Public Works Department
  • Rentals and leasing of community buildings
Comments
Independent First Nation (No Tribal Council affiliation) Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) Treaty #5
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Eligibility
Members of Sandy Lake First Nation
Application Process
Call for information
Fees
None
Accessibility
Not Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Agency Information
Copyright
211 Ontario North
   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

New Search
Suggest Update
Share: