Couchiching First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Economic Development

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
Description (Service) Responsible for stimulating local economy and developing economic initiatives and opportunities for the community 
  • Works closely with Wasaw Enterprises, a for-profit corporation focused on sustainable and effective small and large project management in Northern Ontario 
  • Provides information, training and educational workshops to enhance employability skills 
  • Responsible for working with the Lands and Resource department for development of plans for the use of traditional lands for community members 
  • 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 
  • Maintains local business directory
Hours Band Office: Mon-Thu 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm * Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm, Sep-Jun  
Mon-Thu 8 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm * Fri 8 am-12 noon, 1 pm-3:30 pm, Jul-Aug
Areas Served Couchiching First Nation
Eligibility Members of Couchiching First Nation
Application Call for information
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-274-3228
Toll Free Phone 1-888-581-0249
Fax 807-274-6458
Website www.couchiching.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Twitter Twitter
Primary Contact Christine Jourdain, Economic Development Officer; Phone: 807-274-9013; Email: ecdev@vianet.ca
Primary Executive Joanne Bruyere, Executive Director; Phone: 807-274-3228 ext 233 * (Cell) 807-276-1324; Email: docop@vianet.ca
Site Location Community is off Hwy 11 on SW shore of Rainy Lake, approx 2 mi E of Fort Frances
Located In Community Couchiching First Nation
Address Administration Centre
107 Hwy 11 E
Fort Frances, ON P9A 3M3
 
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Intersection Hwy 11 and Frog Creek Rd
Mailing Address c/o Economic Development 
RR 2, RMB 2027 
Fort Frances, ON P9A 3M3
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)