Lac La Croix First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Economic Development

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Pwi-di-goo-zing Ne-yaa-zhing Advisory Services 
Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) 
Treaty #3
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 and on website 
  • 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 
  • Maintains local business directory 
  • Assists in the development of plans for the use of traditional lands for community members
 
Economic initiatives Lac La Croix is involved with include: 
  • Construction of a hydroelectric generating station at High Falls in partnership with Gemini Power Corp 
  • Values mapping project in coordination with KBM Resources Group 
  • Signing of an Impact Benefits Agreement (IBA) with several other area First Nations and Rainy River Resources Ltd, a Canadian precious metals exploration company
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Lac La Croix First Nation
Eligibility Members of Lac La Croix First Nation
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibwe, upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-485-2431
Fax 807-485-2583
E-Mail reception@llcfn.ca
Website www.llcfn.ca
Primary Contact Vanessa Geyshick, Reception; Phone: 807-485-2431 ext 2221
Primary Executive Robert Atatise Sr, Economic Development Officer; Phone: 807-485-2431 ext 2224
Alternate Executive Jerry Ottertail, Economic Development Assistant; Phone: 807-485-2431 ext 2223; Email: jerry.o@llcfn.ca
Site Location Community is approx 40 km W of Atikokan on Hwy 11; then S on Flanders Rd for 80 km
Located In Community Lac La Croix First Nation
Address 104 Main St, Neguaquon Lake IR 25D
Lac La Croix, ON P0T 1C1
 
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Intersection Flanders Rd and Hwy 11
Mailing Address c/o Economic Development 
PO Box 640 
Fort Frances, ON P9A 3N9
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)