Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Unaffiliated 
Political Territorial Organization: Anishinabek Nation, Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Superior Treaty
Description (Service)
  • Oversees the development of community resources, mostly wind and water energy projects 
  • Represents and advocates for the community in aboriginal/non-aboriginal partnerships between Pic River First Nation and Canadian energy firms
 
Energy projects that Pic River First Nation is involved with include the following run of the river stations: 
  • Wawatay Generating Station, 13.5 MW  
  • Twin Falls Generating Station, 5 MW  
  • Umbata Falls Generating Station, 23 MW
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 Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-229-8885
Fax 807-229-8887
Website www.picriver.com
Primary Contact Samantha Courchene, Administrative Assistant
Primary Executive Byron LeClair, Director of Energy Projects; Phone: 807-229-8885 ext 1; Email: byron.leclair@picriver.com
Alternate Executive Joel Krupa, Energy Analyst; Phone: 807-229-8885 ext 4; Email: joel.krupa@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 Energy 
PO Box 193 
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)