Shoal Lake 39 First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Economic Development

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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 
  • Posts employment opportunities in office 
  • 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 Shoal Lake 39 First Nation is involved with include: 
  • Belongs to the Ontario First Nations Economic Developers Association (OFNEDA) 
  • Assistance with on-going negotiations with province of Manitoba and city of Winnipeg about the free use of water from Shoal Lake with no compensation for the community 
  • Considering many options for economic sustainability which include mining, forestry, fisheries, cottage development, hog operations, gaming, boys and girls summer camps and water turbines
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Areas Served Shoal Lake 39 First Nation
Eligibility Members of Shoal Lake #39 First Nation
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-733-2560
Fax 807-733-3106
Primary Contact Glenna Greene, Receptionist; Phone: 807-733-2560 ext 200
Alternate Contact Fred Greene, Councillor and Economic Development Officer; Phone: 807-733-2560 ext 222; Email:
Site Location Community is approx 48 km W of Kenora off Hwy 17, then 16 km S on Hwy 673 , located along NW shores of Shoal Lake
Located In Community Shoal Lake 39 First Nation
Address Shoal Lake, ON P0X 1E0
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Mailing Address c/o Economic Development 
PO Box 1 
Kejick Post Office 
Kejick, ON P0X 1E0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)