Naicatchewenin First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Naicatchewenin Development Corporation

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Pwi-di-goo-zing Ne-yaa-zhing Advisory Services 
Provincial Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) 
Treaty #3 
 
Fort Frances office is located at 242 Scott St, Fort Frances, ON P9A 1G7 
Ph: 807-274-6136 Fax: 807-274-7730
Description (Service) Responsible for stimulating local economy and developing economic initiatives and opportunities for the community and other First Nation communities 
  • Provides engineering, consulting and proposal development services 
  • Provides information and educational workshops to enhance employability skills 
  • Provides assistance and support to existing businesses 
  • Offers training courses such as security guard certification, surface diamond driller assistant common core, underground common core and mine rescue
 
Consulting services provided in the following areas: 
  • Business planning and development 
  • Community, economic and partnership development 
  • Capacity building and training 
  • Policy development and governance 
  • Mediation and negotiation 
  • Project management
 
Economic initiatives Naicatchewenin First Nation is involved with include: 
  • Partnership with Kingfisher Lake First Nation and Wunnumin Lake First Nation in Synterra Security Solutions LP, an arm of Canadian Security Mgmt, which offers trained security officers to mineral exploration projects and mine sites 
  • Partnerships with Saulteaux Consulting and Engineering (SCE), H2O2GO Water Purification & Filtration Systems, UPS Store Fort Frances and KGD Canada & Gannon Creek Trading Company (which distributes KGD cedar furniture handcrafted in Naicatchewenin) 
  • Establishment of NDC Gold Drilling, a 100% Aboriginal-owned drilling company that provides services to exploration companies 
  • Signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) contracts with exploration companies including Brett Resources/Osisko, Rainy River Resources, Mineral Mountain Resources and Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) 
  • Signed Impact Benefits Agreement (IBA) with New Gold Inc for the development and operation of the Rainy River Project (gold) projected to be in operation in late 2016
 
Operates a second office in Fort Frances
Hours Naicatchewenin Office: Mon-Thu 9 am-12 noon, 12:30 pm-5 pm * Fri 9 am-12 noon, 12:30 pm-2:30 pm 
Fort Frances Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Naicatchewenin First Nation ; Rainy River District
Eligibility First Nations individuals and businesses
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Main Office: 807-486-3407 
Fort Frances Office: 807-274-6136
Fax 807-486-1696
E-Mail officemanager@ndevcorp.ca
Website www.ndevcorp.ca
Primary Contact Candace McCormick, Director of Administration; Phone: 807-486-3407 ext 240; Email: c.mccormick@ndevcorp.ca
Primary Executive Tony Marinaro, Business Development Officer; Phone: (Cell) 807-275-7038; Email: cbdo@ndevcorp.ca
Site Location Community is W of Fort Frances along Hwy 11 and 50 km N of Devlin on Hwy 613
Located In Community Naicatchewenin First Nation
Address RR 1
Devlin, ON P0W 1C0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Naicatchewenin Development Corporation 
PO Box 15 
RR 1 
Devlin, ON P0W 1C0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Established 1997
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)