North Spirit Lake First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Economic Development

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Keewaytinook Okimakanak/Northern Chiefs  
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)  
Treaty #5
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 office and on website  
  • 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
 
Economic initiatives North Spirit Lake First Nation is involved with include: 
  • Advisory capacity for North Spirit Foods Store 
  • Exploring the potential development of a small hydroelectric generating station on Flanagan River 
  • Ongoing discussions and consultations about a potential mining exploration agreement with Frontier Lithium Inc and the possible construction of a lithium mine on North Spirit Lake territory 
  • Assistance and business advisory services for private businesses
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served North Spirit Lake First Nation
Eligibility Members of North Spirit Lake First Nation
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Oji-Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-776-0021
Fax 807-776-0026
Primary Contact Kelly Rae, Receptionist
Primary Executive Claudette Tookate, Community Economic Development Officer; Email: claudettetookate@knet.ca
Alternate Executive Caroline Keesic, Chief; Email: carolinekeesic@knet.ca
Site Location Community is approx 170 km NE of Red Lake on SW shore of North Spirit Lake
Located In Community North Spirit Lake First Nation
Address North Spirit Lake, ON
 
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Mailing Address c/o Economic Development 
General Delivery 
North Spirit Lake, ON P0V 2G0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)