Sheshegwaning First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Housing Department

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: United Chiefs & Councils of Mnidoo Mnising (UCCMM)  
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Non-Treaty
Description (Service)
  • Addresses and acts upon all housing issues and related requests through a housing committee  
  • Ensures that housing issues are effectively managed
 
Offers the following services:  
  • Provides recommendations and changes to the housing policy  
  • Receives and reviews applications at Council meetings for renovations, new housing units, housing loans and housing renovation loans 
  • Liaises with Band Manager and Chief and Council on all construction projects and future developments  
  • Reviews rents to ensure payments are made  
  • Arranges inspections of rental units and community houses for maintenance, repairs and renovations  
  • Ensures proper housing standards are enforced and inspections are completed  
  • Carries out annual maintenance and repairs on behalf of tenants  
  • Works closely with Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp (CMHC)  
  • 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
Hours Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8:30 am-1 pm
Areas Served Sheshegwaning
Eligibility Members of Sheshegwaning First Nation
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-283-3292
Toll Free Phone 1-877-246-0564
Fax 705-283-3481
Website www.sheshegwaning.org
Primary Contact Felicia Wabegijik, Administration Assistant; Email: felicia@sheshegwaning.org
Primary Executive Nick Bush, Housing Director; Email: nick@sheshegwaning.org
Alternate Executive Dennis Blackburn, Band Executive Director; Email: dennis@sheshegwaning.org
Site Location Community is located off Hwy 540 along NW shore of Manitoulin Island approx 112 km W of Little Current
Located In Community Sheshegwaning
Address 1079A Sheshegwaning Rd
Sheshegwaning, ON P0P 1X0
 
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Intersection Sheshegwaning Rd and Hwy 540
Mailing Address c/o Housing Department 
PO Box 1 
Sheshegwaning, ON P0P 1X0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)