Magnetawan First Nation

Site: Administration Building

Service: Housing 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 
 
Magnetawan First Nation currently has 39 residential homes and four community buildings
Description (Service)
  • Addresses and acts upon all housing issues and related requests 
  • Ensures that housing issues are effectively managed 
  • Participates in the First Nations Market Housing Fund (FNMHF)
 
Offers the following services: 
  • Provides recommendations and changes to the housing policy 
  • Receives and reviews applications at Council meetings for renovations, new housing units, housing loans and housing renovation loans  
  • Liaises with Director of Public Works and Chief and Council on all construction projects and future developments 
  • Reviews rents to ensure payments are made 
  • Arranges inspections of rental units and community houses for maintenance, repairs and renovations 
  • Carries out annual maintenance and repairs on behalf of tenants 
  • Maintains a comprehensive database on all community housing units that includes information such as what programs were accessed for building and repairs, loans outstanding, services (water, sewer, roads) available, inspection reports, condition of unit, year it was built and other unit particulars 
  • Enforces all tenant agreements and explains agreement responsibilities 
  • Works closely with Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)
Hours Mon-Thu 8 am-4:30 pm, Fri 9 am-12 noon
Areas Served Magnetawan First Nation
Eligibility Members of Magnetawan First Nation
Application Copy of the housing policy and all related building applications/housing forms available at the Band Office
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-383-2477
Fax 705-383-2566
E-Mail housing@magnetawanfirstnation.com
Website www.magnetawanfirstnation.com
Primary Contact Kim Charles, Housing Contact; Phone: 705-383-2477 ext 224
Alternate Contact Adam Pawis, Economic Development Officer; Phone: 705-383-2477 ext 237; Email: economicdev@magnetawanfirstnation.com
Primary Executive Julie Fontaine, Band Manager; Phone: 705-383-2477 ext 232; Email: bandmanager@magnetawanfirstnation.com
Site Location Community is located along Hwy 69 and the Magnetawan River approx 68 km N of Parry Sound
Located In Community Magnetawan First Nation
Address Administration Building
10 Hwy 529, RR 1, Site 10, Comp 8
Britt, ON P0G 1A0
 
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Intersection Hwy 529 and Trans-Canada Hwy 69
Mailing Address c/o Housing 
PO Box 15 
RR 1 
Britt, ON P0G 1B0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)