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Sandy Lake First Nation
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Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the First Nation
  • Offers community businesses including a Northern Store, 4 smaller convenience stores, a few gas stations, the Sandy Lake Motel, Sandy Lake Seaplane Base and a few small privately-run businesses
  • Provides an elementary school and a high school as well as an adult learning centre for distance education
  • Offers 6 churches of various denominations
  • Operates a Canada Post postal service
  • Served by a small airport maintained and serviced by the Ministry of Transportation Ontario and served by Wasaya Airways with daily direct flights to Winnipeg, Red Lake and Sioux Lookout
  • Provides air ambulance services as needed
  • Offers a local radio station which is the lifeline of the community and television station
  • Participates in the Junior Canadian Rangers Program for youth (12-18 years) which teaches various skills including but not limited to first aid, using rifles safely, hunting and fishing, Native customs and traditions, healthy living, staying in school and drug and alcohol abuse awareness
Provides the following programs and services:
  • Administration (Band Office)
  • Community Development Services
  • Community Development Services, Public Works
  • Family Well Being Program
  • Housing Department
  • Ontario Works
  • Ontario Works, Extended Health Benefits
  • Recreation Department
  • Sandy Lake Board of Education
  • Sandy Lake Board of Education, Gabbius Goodman Memorial Learning Centre
  • Sandy Lake Board of Education, Thomas Fiddler Memorial Elementary School
  • Sandy Lake Board of Education, Thomas Fiddler Memorial High School
  • Sandy Lake Early Childhood Development Centre
  • Sandy Lake Early Childhood Development Centre, Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children
  • Sandy Lake Early Childhood Development Centre, Brighter Futures Program
  • Sandy Lake Early Childhood Development Centre, Child Wellness Program
  • Sandy Lake Early Childhood Development Centre, Dental Health Program
  • Sandy Lake Early Childhood Development Centre, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
  • Sandy Lake Early Childhood Development Centre, Maternal Child Health Prorgam
  • Sandy Lake Early Childhood Development Centre, Nishtum Head Start Program
  • Sandy Lake Early Childhood Development Centre, Prenatal Nutrition Program
  • Sandy Lake Health Authority
  • Sandy Lake Health Authority, Crisis Intervention
  • Sandy Lake Health Authority, Home Care Program
  • Sandy Lake Health Authority, Mental Health Program
  • Sandy Lake Health Authority, National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program
  • Sandy Lake Health Authority, Nursing Station
  • Sandy Lake Health Authority, Sandy Lake Health and Diabetes Program
  • Sandy Lake Volunteer Fire Department
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
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211 Ontario North
Last Updated On
May 12, 2020

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