Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Provides technical and professional advisory services and training to enhance the overall management skills and opportunities of the Matawa Area First Nations 
  • Promotes and supports sustainable development that will build each community's economic strength  
  • Assists in identifying and securing funding opportunities and other resources for community economic development 
  • Advises and assists in the creation of employment opportunities for community members 
  • Works to develop factors such as diversified employment, skilled workforce, competitiveness, investment and industry
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Aroland First Nation ; Constance Lake First Nation ; Eabametoong First Nation - Fort Hope First Nation ; Ginoogaming First Nation ; Long Lake 58 First Nation ; Marten Falls First Nation ; Neskantaga First Nation ; Nibinamik First Nation ; Webequie First Nation
Eligibility Must belong to one of the member First Nations within Matawa Territory
Application Services are accessed through direct communication with Matawa First Nations Management
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Oji-Cree, Ojibway; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-344-4575
Toll Free Phone 1-800-463-2249
Fax 807-344-2977
E-Mail reception@matawa.on.ca
Website www.matawa.on.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Suzanne John-George, Economic Development Assistant; Phone: 807-344-4575 ext 3669; Email: Sgeorge@matawa.on.ca
Primary Executive Jason Rasevych, Economic Development Advisor; Phone: 807-344-4575 ext 3653; Email: jrasevych@matawa.on.ca
Alternate Executive David Paul Achneepineskum, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 807-344-4575 ext 3650; Email: davidpaul@matawa.on.ca
Site Location North Ward
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 233 Court St S, 2nd Fl
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 2X9
 
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Intersection Court St S and John St
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Main and upper levels ; Lower level not accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (21) Other Regional Government ; (50) Non Profit
Established 1988
Funding Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)