Magnetawan First Nation

Site: Administration Building

Service: Public Works Department

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Waabnoong Bemjiwang Association of First Nations (WBAFN)  
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI)  
Robinson-Huron Treaty 
Waste Disposal bin located at the Water Treatment Plant for disposal of appliances, electronics and items not accepted at local garbage dump
Description (Service) Oversees the operations and maintenance of community infrastructure and related services
Performs a variety of tasks and maintenance operations including:  
  • Maintenance and upkeep of Band property and equipment 
  • Updating the community Asset Condition Reporting system (ACRS) 
  • Roads maintenance and grading 
  • Landscaping and community beautification 
  • Grass cutting of all elders homes, community buildings, park, playground, and CMHC housing units  
  • Street lighting  
  • Repairs and maintenance of public buildings  
  • Snow removal  
  • Upkeep of public spaces and grounds 
  • Collection of community household garbage once per week 
  • Maintenance of equipment and operation of the Water Treatment Plant
Capital Planning  
  • Provides assistance in project management services and community development and planning  
  • Assists with community buildings development plan and residential lot development plans
Hours Band Office Mon-Thu 8 am-4:30 pm, Fri 9 am-12 noon 
Household garbage pick-up: Sat
Areas Served Magnetawan First Nation
Eligibility Members of Magnetawan First Nation
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-383-2477
Fax 705-383-2566
Primary Contact Chris Pitawanakwat, Public Works Supervisor
Alternate Contact Gary Wheatley, Water Treatment Plant Operator; Phone: 705-383-0363
Site Location Community is located along Hwy 69 and the Magnetawan River approx 68 km N of Parry Sound
Located In Community Magnetawan First Nation
Address Administration Building
10 Hwy 529
Britt, ON P0G 1A0
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Intersection Hwy 529 and Trans-Canada Hwy 69
Mailing Address c/o Public Works 
PO Box 15 
Britt, ON P0G 1B0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)