Flying Post First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Economic Development

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Wabun Tribal Council 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9
Description (Service) Responsible for stimulating local economy and developing economic initiatives and opportunities for the community 
  • Provides information, training and educational workshops to enhance employability skills 
  • Responsible for development of plans for the use of traditional lands for community members 
  • Works to access funding for band-owned business ventures  
  • Provides coaching in areas such as business plan development and assistance in obtaining financial support for people wanting to start own business 
  • Posts available jobs and details on website and at Band Office 
  • Maintains local business directory
Current economic development initiatives Flying Post First Nation is involved with include: 
  • Exploration Agreement (EA) with Augen Gold Corporation (in partnership with Mattagami and Brunswick House First Nations) 
  • Exploration Agreement with Lake Shore Gold Corporation (in partnership with Mattagami First Nation) 
  • A resource development agreement with Goldcorp for Goldcorp’s existing and future mining operations in the Timmins area; the agreement includes provisions for training, employment, business and contracting opportunities, a consultation framework for regulatory permitting, and scholarship and bursary opportunities for youth
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 Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-887-3071
Toll Free Phone 1-800-887-3708
Fax 807-887-1138
Primary Contact Angie McLeod Pitre, Economic Development Officer; Email:
Site Location Reserve is along Groundhog River approx 40 km SW of Smooth Rock Falls off Hwy 11 and 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 c/o Economic Development 
PO Box 1027 
Nipigon, ON P0T 2J0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)