Thessalon First Nation

Site: Public Works and Infrastructure

Service: Public Works Department

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: North Shore Tribal Council (NSTC) 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Huron Treaty
Description (Service) Oversees the operations and maintenance of community infrastructure and related services
Performs a variety of tasks and maintenance operations including: 
  • Road maintenance 
  • Landscaping/grass cutting and community beautification 
  • Brushing services  
  • Street lighting  
  • Maintenance of equipment and operation of the water treatment plant and waste management/septic systems 
  • Maintenance of the public works garage 
  • Repairs and upkeep of community buildings and residential homes  
  • Snow removal and plowing of seniors driveways  
  • Upkeep of public spaces and grounds including upkeep of seasonal ice surface at arena 
  • Maintenance of landfill site
Capital Planning  
  • Provides assistance in project management services and community development and planning 
  • Currently working with a twenty year capital plan (2004-2025) 
  • Assists with subdivision development plan and residential lot development plans
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Areas Served Thessalon First Nation
Eligibility Members of Thessalon First Nation
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-842-3547
Fax 705-842-2753
Primary Contact Doug Bisaillon, Public Works and Infrastructure Manager; Email:
Alternate Contact Hank Boulrice, Public Works General Maintenance
Site Location Community is on N shore of Lake Huron, 12 km E of town of Thessalon and 103 km SE of Sault Ste Marie
Located In Community Thessalon
Address 164A Biish Rd
Thessalon, ON P0R 1L0
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Intersection Biish Rd and Hwy 17
Mailing Address c/o Public Works Department 
Box 9 
Thessalon, ON P0R 1L0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)