Wasauksing First Nation

Site: Wasauksing Community Complex

Service: Lands 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) Represents the community in all lands and related issues 
  • Oversees the Land Code, currently under development, which will give full responsibility to Wasauksing First Nation (WFN) for their own land management  
  • Liaises with all companies undertaking resource development in traditional WFN territory including mining developments, forestry projects and hydro electric power projects 
  • Participates in negotiations and agreements with resource developers to ensure WFN is fairly included in benefits 
  • Develops and implements a consultation protocol for negotiations related to Lands and Resource issues  
  • Advises community members on any Lands issues via meetings, website or correspondence  
  • Provides guidance in the development of Land Use Plans for the community 
  • Acts as a liaison between local trappers and the Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) 
  • Liaises with Wasauksing Lands Incorporated (WLI), an entity created to manage and control properties that are leased to cottagers to generate economic benefits for Wasauksing
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Wasauksing First Nation
Eligibility Members of Wasauksing First Nation
Application
  • Call for information 
  • Transportation available to community information sessions, contact Pazhe Rice to make arrangements
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-746-2531
Fax 705-746-5984
E-Mail lands@wasauksing.ca
Website www.wfnlandcode.com
Primary Contact Bernita Partridge, Public Works Support Staff; Phone: 705-746-2531 ext 2232; Email: pws@wasauksing.ca
Primary Executive Jennifer Predie, Lands Manager; Phone: 705-746-2531 ext 2260
Alternate Executive Pazhe Rice, Lands and Membership Coordinator; Phone: 705-746-2531 ext 2228; Email: lmc@wasauksing.ca
Site Location Community is located on Parry Island on E shore of Georgian Bay approx 9 km W of Parry Sound
Located In Community Wasauksing First Nation
Address 1508 Geewadin Rd, Lane G
Parry Sound, ON P2A 2X4
 
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Mailing Address c/o Lands Department 
PO Box 250 
Parry Sound, ON P2A 2X4
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)