Biigtigong Nishnaabeg

Site: Band Office

Service: Housing Department

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Unaffiliated 
Provincial Territorial Organization: Anishinabek Nation, Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Superior Treaty 
  • Community has 160 residential homes, a Senior Complex and a Six Complex (recently completed in Mar 2010) 
  • Working towards the long term objective of transferring ownership directly to the community membership
Description (Service)
  • Addresses and acts upon all housing issues and related requests
  • Ensures that housing issues are effectively managed
Offers the following services:
  • Provides recommendations and changes to the housing policy
  • Receives and reviews applications for renovations, new housing units, housing loans and housing renovation loans
  • Reviews rents to ensure payments are made
  • Arranges inspections of rental units and community houses for maintenance, repairs and renovations
  • Carries out annual maintenance and repairs on behalf of tenants and ensures work is completed
  • Maintains a comprehensive database on all community housing units that includes information such as what programs were accessed for building and repairs, loans outstanding, services (water, sewer, roads) available, inspection reports, condition of unit, year it was built and other unit particulars
Also responsible for:
  • Providing assistance in the development of community infrastructure including roads, buildings, subdivision planning and mapping
  • Providing assistance in the long-term planning of minor/major capital projects
  • Development and maintenance of all documents and forms related to housing including leases, releases and notices
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Ojibways of the Pic River First Nation
Eligibility Members of Biigtigong Nishnaabeg (formerly known as Ojibways of the Pic River First Nation)
Application Copy of the housing policy and all related building applications/housing forms available at the Band Office
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibwe, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-229-1749
Fax 807-229-1944
Website www.picriver.com
Primary Executive Garland Moses, Capital Housing Manager; Phone: 807-229-1749 ext 240 * (Cell) 807-228-1126; Email: garland.moses@picriver.com
Alternate Executive Theresa Thompson, Housing Tenant Coordinator; Phone: 807-229-1749 ext 241; Email: theresa.thompson@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 Ojibways of the Pic River First Nation
Address 78 Pic River Rd
Heron Bay, ON P0T 1R0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Capital Housing 
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)