North Caribou Lake First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Economic Development

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Record #: KEN0424 Last Modified: 08 Oct 2014 Last Full Update: 08 Oct 2014
Description & Services
Public CommentsTribal Council: Windigo First Nations 
Primary Tribal 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 
  • Posts employment opportunities in Band Office 
  • 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
Current economic initiatives North Caribou Lake First Nation is involved with include: 
  • Liaison with Musselwhite Mine for employment opportunities 
  • Joint ownership of Wataynikaneyap Power with 12 other First Nations and Goldcorps, to reinforce transmission lines to Pickle Lake and Musselwhite Mine and to construct new transmission lines north of Pickle Lake to service remote First Nation communities 
  • Advisory capacity for Northern Store
HoursMon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas ServedNorth Caribou First Nation
EligibilityMembers of North Caribou Lake First Nation
LanguagesEnglish ; Interpretive Services - Oji-Cree, available upon request
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office PhoneMain: 807-469-5191 
Social MediaFacebook Facebook
Primary ExecutiveBruce Adams, Economic Development Officer
Alternate ExecutiveLorraine Benson, Assistant
Site LocationCommunity is 320 km N of Sioux Lookout, on N shore of Weagamow Lake
Located In CommunityNorth Caribou First Nation
AddressWeagamow Lake, ON
Mailing Addressc/o Economic Development 
General Delivery 
Weagamow Lake, ON P0V 2Y0
AccessibilityNot Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
FundingProvincial ; Federal - Aboriginal Affairs & Northern Development Canada (AANDC)