Flying Post 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 
  • Members are in the process of establishing their community on their reserve lands west of Timmins; reserve is known as Flying Post No. 73 
  • Formerly an Independent First Nation, Flying Post joined Wabun Tribal Council in 2007 
  • Students attend school within the Superior-Greenstone District School Board at elementary and high schools in Red Rock, a 15-minute drive from Nipigon
Description (Agency) Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the Flying Post First Nation
Agency Services
Description (Service) Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the First Nation 
Provides the following programs and services: 
  • Administration (Band Office) 
  • Economic Development 
  • Family Well Being Program 
  • Healthy Babies Healthy Children
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Areas Served Flying Post First Nation
Eligibility Members of Flying Post 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 807-887-3071
Toll Free Phone 1-800-987-3708
Fax 807-887-1138
Primary Contact Cathy Ray, Office Administrator; Email:
Primary Executive Murray Ray, Chief
Site Location Reserve is along Groundhog River approx 40 km SW of Smooth Rock Falls off Hwy 11, 70 km NW of Timmins
Located In Community Flying Post First Nation
Address 33 First St
Nipigon, ON P0T 2J0
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Mailing Address PO Box 1027 
Nipigon, ON P0T 2J0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) -- North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN) ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC); Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)
Elections Chief and 4 Band Council members elected every 3 years under the Custom Electoral System; next election May 2020