Wahnapitae First Nation

Site: Centre of Excellence

Service: Volunteer Fire Department

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Waabnoong Bemjiwang Association of First Nations (WBAFN) 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Huron Treaty
Description (Service) Responsible for fire prevention and administration of the Ontario Fire Code  
  • Issues applicable burn permits required for brush piles, incinerators and open fires, excluding campfires 
  • Maintains a community fire hall  
  • Works closely with the volunteer fire department of Capreol
 
Provides the following services:  
  • Education  
  • Emergency planning  
  • Fire investigation  
  • Fire suppression  
  • Hazardous materials information  
  • Home safety which includes encouraging all homes are equipped with smoke alarms and charged fire extinguishers  
  • Response to mishap/accidents in Wahnapitae First Nation territory
Hours Office: Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8 am-11 am 
Emergencies: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Wahnapitae First Nation
Eligibility Members of Wahnapitae First Nation
Application Call for assistance
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Fire Hall: 705-858-8008 
Band Office: 705-858-0610
After Hours Phone 705-929-7037
Crisis Phone 9-1-1
Fax 705-858-5570
Website www.wahnapitaefirstnation.com
Primary Contact Leila Roque, Administrative Professional; Phone: 705-858-0610 ext 200; Email: leila.roque@wahnapitaefn.com
Primary Executive Nolan Roque, Fire Chief; Phone: 705-858-8008 * (Cell) 705-929-7037; Email: n.roquefd@wahnapitaefn.com
Alternate Executive Ted Roque, Chief; Phone: 705-858-0610 ext 207; Email: ted.roque@wahnapitaefn.com
Site Location Community is approx 50 km N of Sudbury, near Capreol on NW shores of Wanapitei Lake
Located In Community Wahnapitae First Nation
Address 259 Taighwenini Trail Rd
Capreol, ON P0M 1H0
 
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)