Missanabie Cree First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Missanabie Cree Development Corporation

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Mushkegowuk Council 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9
Description (Service) Responsible for stimulating local economy and developing economic initiatives and opportunities for the Band members 
  • Provides employment and training opportunities 
  • Responsible for development of plans for the use of traditional lands for community members 
  • Works to access funding for band-owned current and proposed business ventures 
  • Endeavors to acquire business development opportunities for band members  
  • Provides coaching in areas such as business plan development and assistance in obtaining financial support for people wanting to start own business
Current economic initiatives Missanabie Cree First Nation is involved with include: 
  • Management of the Island View Camp (IVC), purchased in 1999 
  • Project completion of the Multi-Purpose Facility 
  • Ratified agreement (2005) with Tembec Ontario, a manufacturer of wood products 
  • Interests in the mining sector with several community members employed at Island Gold Mine near Dubreuilville 
  • Ownership of two sq miles of patented mining claims adjacent to the old Renabie mine property which requires remedial work
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm
Areas Served Missanabie Cree First Nation
Eligibility Members of Missanabie Cree First Nation
Application Call for more information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-254-2702
Toll Free Phone 1-800-319-3001
Fax 705-254-3292
E-Mail mcfn@on.aibn.com
Website www.missanabiecreefn.com
Primary Contact Lesley Gagnon, Program Development Officer; Phone: 705-254-2702 ext 226; Email: lgagnon@missanabiecree.com
Alternate Contact Dalton MacFarlane, Economic Development Officer; Phone: 705-254-2702 ext 242; Email: dmacfarlane@missanabiecree.com
Located In Community Sault Ste. Marie
Address 559 Queen St E
Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6A 2A3
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Mailing Address c/o Development Corporation 
174B Hwy 17E 
Garden River, ON P6A 6Z1
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)