Wabigoon Lake Ojibway Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Housing Department

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Bimose Tribal Council (BTC) 
Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) 
Treaty #3 
 
Community has approx 80 residential units
Description (Service)
  • Addresses and acts upon all housing issues and related requests  
  • Ensures that housing issues are effectively managed
 
Offers the following services: 
  • Provides recommendations and changes to the housing policy 
  • Receives and reviews applications for renovations, new housing units, housing loans and housing renovation loans 
  • Reviews rents to ensure payments are made 
  • Arranges inspections of rental units and community houses for maintenance, repairs and renovations 
  • Carries out annual maintenance and repairs on behalf of tenants 
  • Maintains a comprehensive database on all community housing units that includes information such as what programs were accessed for building and repairs, loans outstanding, services (water, sewer, roads) available, inspection reports, condition of unit, year it was built and other unit particulars 
  • Enforces all tenant agreements and explains agreement responsibilities
 
Also responsible for: 
  • Providing assistance in the long-term planning of minor/major capital projects 
  • Development and maintenance of all documents and forms related to housing including leases, releases and notices
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Areas Served Wabigoon Lake First Nation
Eligibility Members of Wabigoon Lake Ojibway Nation
Application Copy of the housing policy and all related building applications/housing forms available at the Band Office
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibwe, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-938-6684
Fax 807-938-1166
Website www.wabigoonlakeon.ca
Primary Executive Sharon Shabaquay, Band Administrator
Alternate Executive Esther Pitchenese, Chief; Email: Chief-Council@wlon.ca
Site Location Community is approx 19 km SE of Dryden, 2 km S off TransCanada Hwy 17, along both shores of Dinorwic Lake
Located In Community Wabigoon Lake First Nation
Address RR 1 Site 115
Dryden, ON P8N 2Y4
 
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Mailing Address c/o Housing Department 
PO Box 300 
RR 1 Site 115 
Dryden, ON P8N 2Y4
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)