Bimose Tribal Council

Site: Bimose Tribal Council

Service: Circuit Rider Training Program

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Description & Services
Public Comments
  • All communities are part of Treaty #3 except Lac des Mille Lacs which is part of the Robinson-Superior Treaty 
  • Bimose Tribal Council is a member of the political territorial organization Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3)
Description (Service) Addresses health and safety issues related to water and wastewater in First Nation member communities through training initiative 
  • Offers a site-based, one-on-one and hands-on training program for water treatment and wasterwater plant operators tailored to the needs and aptitude of each trainee 
  • Provides hands-on applications and demonstration by qualified operators and trainers in water and wastewater systems 
  • Includes a basic mathematics course and Occupational Health and Safety Workshop 
  • Following completion of initial program, trainer conducts periodic site training sessions of 1-4 days every 5-6 weeks over a one-year period
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Areas Served Dalles First Nation ; Grassy Narrows First Nation ; Lac Des Mille Lacs First Nation ; Migisi Sahgaigan First Nation ; Shoal Lake 39 First Nation ; Shoal Lake 40 First Nation ; Wabauskang First Nation ; Wabigoon Lake First Nation ; Washagamis Bay First Nation ; Whitedog First Nation - Wabaseemoong Independent First Nations
Eligibility Must belong to one of the member First Nations in the Bimose Tribal Council territory
  • Services are delivered at the local level (On-site Water and Wastewater Treatment Plants) 
  • Awards 16.8 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for First Nation participants completing the program
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-468-5551
Fax 807-468-3908
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Primary Contact Phil Tangie, Hub Manager and Circuit Rider Trainer; Phone: 807-468-5551 ext 231; Email:
Alternate Contact Dave Mellor, Technical Services Officer, EIT; Phone: 807-468-5551 ext 232; Email:
Located In Community Kenora
Address 598 Lakeview Dr, Central Office
Kenora, ON P9N 3P7
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Intersection Lakeview Dr and Nash St
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (21) Other Regional Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)