Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Unaffiliated 
Political Territorial Organization: Anishinabek Nation, Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Superior Treaty
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 Pic River First Nation is involved with include: 
  • Assistance with establishing license on Big Pic Forest 
  • Oversees Pic River business interests including Kagiano Power Corp, Black River Power and Umbata Falls Project 
  • Assists with Pic River chipping proposal 
  • Works in partnership building with area First Nations
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Biigtigong Nishnaabeg
Eligibility Members of Biigtigong Nishnaabeg (formerly known as Ojibways of the Pic River First Nation)
Application No application process
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibwe, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-229-8885
Fax 807-229-8887
Website www.picriver.com
Primary Executive Liz Michano, Economic Development Director; Phone: 807-229-8885 ext 2; Email: liz.michano@picriver.com
Alternate Executive Joni Michano, Economic Development Assistant; Phone: 807-229-8885 ext 3; Email: joni.michano@picriver.com
Site Location Reserve is on Hwy 627 at mouth of Pic River along N shore of Lake Superior approx 13 km SE of Marathon
Located In Community Biigtigong Nishnaabeg
Address 36 Pic River Rd
Heron Bay, ON P0T 1R0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Employment & Business Training Centre 
PO Box 211 
Heron Bay, ON P0T 1R0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)