Chapleau Ojibwe First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Governance

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Wabun Tribal Council 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9 
  • Consists of 3 reserves: Chapleau 61A, Chapleau 74 and Chapleau 74A (most populated site) 
  • Satellite Office located at 501-123 March St, Sault Ste Marie, ON P6A 2Z5, Phone 705-450-2910 Fax 705-450-2911 
  • Chapleau Ojibwe is the only Ojibway-language reserve in the Chapleau area 
  • Joined Wabun Tribal Council in 1990
Description (Agency) Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the Chapleau Ojibwe First Nation
Agency Services
Description (Service)
  • Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the First Nation 
  • Community members conduct business affairs and shopping mostly in the town of Chapleau, located within a 5-minute drive from community or Sault Ste Marie located within a 1.5 hour drive
Provides the following programs and services: 
  • Administration (Band Office) 
  • Economic Development 
  • Family Support Program 
  • Health Services 
  • Health Services, Family Well Being Program 
  • Health Services, Healthy Babies Healthy Children 
  • Social Services, Ontario Works 
  • Social Services, Ontario Works, Extended Health Benefits
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm
Areas Served Chapleau Ojibway First Nation
Eligibility Members of Chapleau Ojibwe First Nation
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-864-2910
Toll Free Phone 1-888-694-3473
Crisis Phone 9-1-1
Fax 705-864-2911
Primary Contact Constance Picody, Secretary and Membership Coordinator
Primary Executive Anita Stephens, Chief; Email:
Alternate Executive Joshua Memegos, Council Member
Site Location Reserve is 2 km S of Chapleau off Hwy 101, 160 km NE of Sault Ste Marie
Located In Community Chapleau
Address 522 Hwy 129
Chapleau, ON P0M 1K0
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Mailing Address PO Box 279 
Chapleau, ON P0M 1K0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) - North East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN) ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC); Health Canada - First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)
Elections Chief and 2 Council members chosen for leadership through the provisions of a self-governing agreement; Chief has been in place since Nov 1998