Windigo First Nations Council

Site: Windigo First Nations Council

Service: Economic Development

Description & Services
Public Comments Member of Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)
Description (Service)
  • Provides technical and professional advisory services and training to enhance the overall management skills and opportunities of the Windigo area First Nations 
  • Promotes and supports sustainable development that will build each community's economic strength  
  • Assists in identifying and securing funding opportunities and other resources for community economic development 
  • Advises and assists in the creation of employment opportunities for community members 
  • Works to develop factors such as diversified employment, skilled workforce, competitiveness, investment and industry
 
Current initiatives include but not limited to: 
  • On-going discussions/proposals for First Nation owned transmission company and lines into the northern communities to replace diesel generation
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Bearskin Lake First Nation ; Cat Lake First Nation ; Koocheching First Nation ; North Caribou First Nation ; Sachigo Lake First Nation ; Slate Falls First Nation ; Whitewater Lake First Nation
Eligibility Member First Nation communities
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, Oji-Cree, Ojibway; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-737-1585
Toll Free Phone 1-800-465-3621
Fax 807-737-3133
E-Mail reception@windigo.on.ca
Website www.windigo.on.ca
Primary Executive Raymond Beardy, Economic Development Officer; Phone: 807-737-1585 ext 7742; Email: rbeardy@windigo.on.ca
Located In Community Sioux Lookout
Address 160 Alcona Dr
Sioux Lookout, ON P8T 1A3
 
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Intersection Alcona Dr and First Ave N
Mailing Address c/o Economic Development 
PO Box 299 
Sioux Lookout, ON P8T 1A3
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (21) Other Regional Government ; (50) Non Profit
Established 1983
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)