Kashechewan First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Economic Development

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Mushkegowuk Council 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9
Description (Service) Responsible for stimulating local economy and developing economic initiatives and opportunities for the community 
  • Provides information, training and educational workshops to enhance employability skills 
  • Responsible for development of plans for the use of traditional lands for community members 
  • Works to access funding for band-owned business ventures 
  • Provides coaching for individuals wanting to start their own business in areas such as business plan development and obtaining financial support
Impact Benefit Agreement (IBA) 
  • Oversees the implementation of directives contained within the Impact Benefit Agreement signed with Debeers Canada Inc
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Kashechewan First Nation
Eligibility Members of Kashechewan First Nation
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Primary: 705-275-4440 
Toll Free Phone 1-800-433-4863
Fax 705-275-1023
Primary Executive Emma Williams, Economic Development Officer; Phone: 705-275-4440 ext 268
Alternate Executive Amy Koosees, Economic Assistant; Phone: 705-275-4440 ext 264
Site Location Community is on N shore of Albany River, 10 km inland from James Bay, 460 km N of Timmins
Located In Community Kashechewan First Nation
Address 13B Riverside Dr
Kashechewan, ON P0L 1S0
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Mailing Address c/o Economic Development 
PO Box 240 
Kashechewan, ON P0L 1S0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)