Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Independent First Nations Alliance (IFNA) 
Provincial Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Robinson-Superior Treaty 
 
Main community is located along the Canadian National Railway (CNR) line
Description (Agency) Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the Whitesand First Nation
Agency Services
Description (Service) Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the First Nation 
  • Conducts most shopping and business affairs in the community of Armstrong 
  • Provides an Elder's Complex residence for community seniors
 
Offers the following programs and services: 
  • Administration (Band Office) 
  • Economic Development 
  • Education Program 
  • Education Program, Education Office 
  • Employment and Training 
  • Health Department 
  • Health Department, Diabetes Program 
  • Health Department, Early Childhood Development 
  • Health Department, Home Support Program 
  • Health Department, Medical Transportation 
  • Housing Authority 
  • Ontario Works 
  • Ontario Works, Extended Health Benefits 
  • Public Works
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Whitesand First Nation
Eligibility Members of Whitesand First Nation
Application No application process
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-583-2177
Crisis Phone Police: 1-888-310-1122
Fax 807-583-2170
Website www.whitesandfirstnation.com
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Executive Allan Gustafson, Chief; Email: Allan_gus2006@yahoo.com
Alternate Executive Diana Nayanookeesic, Acting Band Manager
Site Location Community is directly N of Armstrong, 235 km N of Thunder Bay at end of Hwy 527 which branches off Hwy 11/17
Located In Community Whitesand First Nation
Address Doug's Dr, Armstrong Stn
Armstrong, ON P0T 1A0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Whitesand Band Office 
PO Box 68 
Armstrong, ON P0T 1A0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC); North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN) ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC); Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)
Elections Chief and 6 Band Council members elected every 2 years under the Custom Electoral System; next election Nov 2017