Eagle Lake First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Economic Development and Community Planning

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Bimose Tribal Council (BTC) 
Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) 
Treaty #3
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 
  • Keeps website updated with overall community events  
  • Posts employment opportunities in office and on website  
  • 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  
  • Maintains local business directory  
  • Facilitates economic development strategic planning sessions
Economic initiatives Eagle Lake First Nation is involved with include: 
  • Revitalization plan for the Ojibway Paradise Resort 
  • Establishment of a community Economic Development Advisory Board 
  • Creation of a distinct Business Development Corporation 
  • Incorporation of the Keep The Land Sacred Declaration 
  • Belongs to the Ontario First Nations Economic Developers Association (OFNEDA) 
  • Participates as a member of the Northwestern Ontario Development Network (NODN) 
  • Ongoing business plan development for Eagle Lake Contracting
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Migisi Sahgaigan First Nation
Eligibility Members of Eagle Lake First Nation
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-755-5526
Toll Free Phone 877-497-9541
Fax 807-755-5696
E-Mail eaglereception@migisi.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Michelle Shepard, Economic Development Officer; Phone: 807-755-5526 ext 222; Email: ecdev@migisi.ca
Site Location Community is along NE shores of Eagle Lake approx 25 km SW of Dryden off Hwy 502 and Hwy 594
Located In Community Migisi Sahgaigan First Nation
Address 1220 Ojibway Dr
Migisi Sahgaigan, ON P0V 3H0
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Mailing Address c/o Economic Development 
PO Box 1001 
Migisi Sahgaigan, ON P0V 3H0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)