Pikangikum First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Economic Development

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Independent First Nations Alliance (IFNA)  
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  
  • 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 
  • Hosts economic development strategic planning sessions 
  • Assists in the development of plans for the use of traditional lands for community members
 
Economic initiatives Pikangikum First Nation is involved with include: 
  • Advisory capacity for Northern Store 
  • Assistance and advisory services for private businesses including Pikangikum Hotel and Pikangikum Restaurant 
  • Partnership with 11 other First Nation communities in the Wasaya Group Inc (WGI), who own several businesses including Wasaya Airways LP 
  • Whitefeather Forest Sustainable Forest License project 
  • Joint ownership (joined in Aug 2016) of Wataynikaneyap Power with 21 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
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Pikangikum First Nation
Eligibility Members of Pikangikum First Nation
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-773-5578
Fax 807-773-5536
Primary Contact Corrina Peters, Reception
Primary Executive Peter Quill, Economic Development Officer
Alternate Executive Brian Keeper, Deputy Chief
Site Location Community is approx 100 km NW of Red Lake, on E shores of Pikangikum Lake at the Berens River
Located In Community Pikangikum First Nation
Address Pikangikum, ON P0V 2L0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Economic Development 
Box 323 
Pikangikum, ON P0V 2L0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)