Description & Services
Public Comments
  • IFNA is a member of the Political Territorial Organization of Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
  • IFNA member First Nation communities represent Treaty #3, Treaty #5, Treaty #9 and the Robinson-Superior Treaty in Northern Ontario
Description (Service) Provides technical advisory services for each member community with respect to all aspects of community infrastructure and capital planning 
  • Assists with the initial costs and development of the Five Year Annual Minor Capital Plan 
  • Assists with minor and major infrastructure projects related to electrical, roads, water and sewer, and residential and community-owned buildings 
  • Includes assistance with completion of forms for consulting services, capital project applications, various Indian & Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) reporting requirements and a variety of project Terms of Reference
 
Also provides advisory services for: 
  • Review of technical proposals, designs, cost estimates and specifications 
  • Tenders for construction projects 
  • Funding submissions 
  • Completion of progress and completion certificates
 
Can also provide assistance with minor capital projects for: 
  • Completing required documentation for project submissions 
  • Locating resources, labour, material, equipment, contractors and suppliers 
  • Attending project meetings, reviewing plans and doing site inspections
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug First Nation - Big Trout Lake ; Lac Seul First Nation ; Muskrat Dam First Nation ; Pikangikum First Nation ; Whitesand First Nation
Eligibility Must belong to one of the member First Nations within the Independent First Nations Alliance (IFNA)
Application Services are delivered to community members at the local level (Band Office)
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, Oji-Cree; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-737-1902
Toll Free Phone 1-888-253-4362
Fax 807-737-3501
E-Mail receptionist@ifna.ca
Website www.ifna.ca
Primary Contact Marilyn Anderson, Receptionist and Clerk; Phone: 807-737-1902 ext 221
Primary Executive Tad Smoter, Technical Services Advisor; Phone: 807-737-1902 ext 257; Email: tsmoter@ifna.ca
Alternate Executive Gerry McKay, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 807-737-1902 ext 225; Email: gmckay@ifna.ca
Located In Community Sioux Lookout
Address 98 King St
Sioux Lookout, ON P8T 1K6
 
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Intersection King St and Seventh Ave
Mailing Address c/o Capital Planning 
PO Box 5010 
Sioux Lookout, ON P8T 1K6
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (21) Other Regional Government ; (50) Non Profit
Established 1989
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)