Mississauga First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Governance

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: North Shore Tribal Council (NSTC) 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Huron Treaty 
 
Mississauga First Nation is one of the five First Nations that make up the Mississauga Nations
Description (Agency) Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the Mississauga First Nation
Agency Services
Description (Service) Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the First Nation 
  • Owns and operates a year-round tourism business, The Chiblow Lake Lodge 
  • Owns 35 community private properties 
  • Provides an Elders Housing Complex 
  • Provides the Mississauga First Nation Community Complex with a state-of-the-art gymnasium, a fitness centre and meeting room rentals for the North Shore area 
  • Provides several private businesses, owned and operated by individual Band members 
  • Polices community with 2 on-reserve First Nation members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) as well as OPP detachment in Blind River
 
Offers the following programs and services: 
  • Administration (Band Office) 
  • Daycare Centre  
  • Education Department 
  • Education Department, Adult Education Centre 
  • Education Department, Enjikendaasang Learning Center 
  • Fire Department 
  • Health & Social Services 
  • Health Services, Family Home Visitor Program 
  • Health Services, Health Promotions 
  • Health Services, Long Term Care Program 
  • Health Services, Long Term Care Program, Handi-Trans Bus 
  • Health Services, Medical Transportation 
  • Housing Department 
  • Mississauga First Nation Sports & Cultural Complex 
  • Misswezahging Development Corporation 
  • Niigaaniin Social Services (Ontario Works) 
  • Public Library 
  • Public Works Department 
  • Social Services, Community Support Services 
  • Social Services, Food Bank 
  • Social Services, Community Wellness 
  • Social Services, Parent Resource Coordinator 
  • Social Services, Youth Program 
  • Women's Shelter
Hours Sep-Jun: Mon-Thu 9 am-4:30 pm, Fri 9 am-4 pm 
Jul-Aug: Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Fri 9 am-12 noon
Areas Served Mississauga First Nation
Eligibility Members of Mississauga First Nation (Mississauga #8)
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-356-1621
Toll Free Phone 1-877-356-1621
Fax 705-356-1740
E-Mail mfnreception@mississaugi.com
Website www.mississaugi.com
Primary Contact Stacy Bissaillon, Receptionist; Phone: 705-356-1621 ext 2239
Primary Executive Reginald Clarke Niganobe, Chief; Email: chief@mississaugi.com
Alternate Executive James Cada, Director of Operations; Email: directorofoperations@mississaugi.com
Site Location Community is along Hwy 17 on N shore of Lake Huron near town of Blind River, 130 km E of Sault Ste Marie
Located In Community Blind River
Address 64 Park Rd
Blind River, ON P0R 1B0
 
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Intersection Park Rd and Hwy 17
Mailing Address c/o Band Office 
PO Box 1299 
Blind River, ON P0R 1B0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) - North East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN) ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC); Health Canada - First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)
Elections Chief and nine Band Council members elected every three years under the Custom Electoral system; next election Dec 2017