Brunswick House 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 
  • Most populated reserves are Duck Lake 76B and Mountbatten 76A 
  • Kunuwanimano Child & Family Services worker for Brunswick House is Gert Hardie 
  • Fire Department services are provided through the Chapleau Fire Department 
  • Alternate fax number for Band Office: 705-864-1652
Description (Agency) Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the Brunswick House First Nation
Agency Services
Description (Service)
  • Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the First Nation 
  • Offers a Community Centre which is the hub for community activities including arts and crafts nights, gym nights, movie showings and cultural activities such as talking circles and drum group teachings 
  • Provides an Elder's Complex for community seniors
Provides the following programs and services: 
  • Administration (Band Office) 
  • Crisis Team 
  • Economic Development 
  • Education 
  • Employment and Training 
  • Family Support Program 
  • Health Centre 
  • Health Services, Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children 
  • Health Services, Community Health 
  • Health Services, Family Well Being Program 
  • Health Services, Home and Community Care Program 
  • Health Services, Home and Community Care Program, Meals On Wheels 
  • Health Services, Medical Transportation Program 
  • Health Services, National Native Alcohol & Drug Abuse Program (NNADAP)  
  • Housing 
  • Operations and Maintenance 
  • Social Services, Ontario Works 
  • Social Services, Ontario Works, Extended Health Benefits 
  • Youth Program
Hours Mon-Thu 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Brunswick House First Nation
Eligibility Members of Brunswick House First Nation
Application No application process
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, French; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-864-0174
Toll Free Phone 1-800-663-1285
Crisis Phone 9-1-1
Fax 705-864-1960
Primary Contact Christina Redbreast, Receptionist
Primary Executive Lisa Vanbuskirk, Chief; Phone: 705-864-0174 ext 212; Email:
Alternate Executive Lorraine Tangie, Band Administrator; Phone: 705-864-0174 ext 224; Email:
Site Location Reserve is off Hwy 101E approx 5 km E of Chapleau, ON
Located In Community Brunswick House First Nation
Address 1 Ojimaw Dr, Hwy 101E
Chapleau, ON P0M 1K0
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Mailing Address PO Box 1178 
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 6 Band Council members elected every 2 years under the Indian Act Electoral system; next election Aug 2019