Mississauga First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Misswezahging Development Corporation

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: North Shore Tribal Council (NSTC) 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Huron Treaty 
Waubetek Business Development Officer is Norma-Jean Sagassige, ph-705-285-4275, fx-705-285-4584, email-nsagassige@waubetek.com
Description (Service) Responsible for stimulating local economy and developing economic initiatives and opportunities for the community 
  • Provides services through guidance and partnership with Waubetek Business Development Corporation 
  • Works to generate and maintain permanent employment for individuals through the creation and support of self-employment initiatives and economic-based community projects 
  • 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  
  • Responsible for development of plans for the use of traditional lands for community members
Provides services within the following programs: 
  • Capacity Development  
  • Employment and Training  
  • Job Development  
  • Housing Development  
  • Lands and Estates  
  • Membership  
  • Natural Resources
  • Chiblow Lake Lodge 
  • Mississauga Sports/Cultural Complex
Hours Sep-Jun: Mon-Thu 9 am-4:30 pm, Fri 9 am-4 pm  
Jul-Aug: Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Fri 9 am-12 noon
Areas Served Mississauga First Nation
Eligibility Members of Mississauga First Nation (Mississauga #8)
Application Varies by service, call for more information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-356-1621
Toll Free Phone 1-877-356-1621
Fax 705-356-1740
E-Mail missdev@mississaugafirstnation.ca
Website www.mississaugi.com
Primary Executive Paul Berney, Economic Development General Manager; Phone: 705-356-1621 ext 2223; Email: paulberney@mississaugi.com
Alternate Executive James Cada, Director of Operations; Phone: 705-356-1621 ext 2204; Email: directorofoperations@mississaugi.com
Site Location Community is along Hwy 17 on N shore of Lake Huron near town of Blind River, 130 km E of Sault Ste Marie
Located In Community Blind River
Address 64 Park Rd
Blind River, ON P0R 1B0
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Intersection Park Rd and Hwy 17
Mailing Address c/o Economic Development 
PO Box 310 
Blind River, ON P0R 1B0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Established 1997
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)