Description & Services
Public Comments
  • IFNA is a member of the PoliticalTerritorial 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 on all operation and maintenance related items 
  • Provides support with operations and maintenance related record keeping and evaluation of capital assets 
  • Assists in applications for sources of funding for community assets 
  • Provides advisory assistance with operation and maintenance of water and wastewater systems in member communities 
  • Coordinates required training of water and wastewater operators 
  • Investigates emergency situations and advises on course of action
 
Additional services can include advisory support on the following systems: 
  • Integrated Capital Asset Management System (CAMS) 
  • Capital Asset Inventory System (CAIS) 
  • Maintenance Management Plans (MMP) 
  • Asset Management Systems (AMS) 
  • Asset Condition Reporting System (ACRS) 
  • Reporting on the status of asset maintenance
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 Operations & Maintenance 
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)