Wabauskang First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Governance

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Bimose Tribal Council (BTC) 
Provincial Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) 
Treaty #3 
Consists of 1 main reserve - Wabauskang 21, with a land mass of approx 12.5 sq miles
Description (Agency) Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the Wabauskang First Nation
Agency Services
Description (Service) Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the First Nation 
  • Provides a Community Hall and hosts annual spring Community Feasts at hall 
  • Publishes a monthly newsletter 
  • Offers a wood products company called Makoose Wood Innovations, privately-owned by Wabauskang member 
  • Serviced by air through Ear Falls Airport, located 13 km NW of Ear Falls
Offers the following programs and services: 
  • Administration (Band Office) 
  • Day Care Centre 
  • Economic Development 
  • Education Authority 
  • Housing and Infrastructure 
  • Library 
  • Ontario Works 
  • Ontario Works, Extended Health Benefits 
  • Operations & Maintenance 
  • Volunteer Fire Department 
  • Wabauskang Health Office 
  • Wabauskang Health Service, Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative 
  • Wabauskang Health Service, Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children 
  • Wabauskang Health Service, Brighter Futures 
  • Wabauskang Health Service, Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program 
  • Wabauskang Health Service, Community Wellness 
  • Wabauskang Health Service, Home & Community Care 
  • Wabauskang Health Service, Medical Transportation 
  • Wabauskang Health Service, National Native Alcohol & Drug Abuse Program
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Wabauskang First Nation
Eligibility Members of Wabauskang 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 807-529-3174
Toll Free Phone Police Dispatch: 1-888-310-1122
Fax 807-529-3007
E-Mail wabauskangfn@hotmail.com
Primary Executive Douglas Riffel, Chief; Phone: (Cell) 807-407-7193; Email: wabauskangchief@hotmail.com
Alternate Executive Ronalda Lands, Administrative Assistant
Site Location Community is approx 70 km N of Vermilion Bay off Hwy 105 and 30 km S of Ear Falls along E shores of Wabauskang Lake
Located In Community Wabauskang First Nation
Address Wabauskang Band Office
131 Main St, Wabauskang 21
Perrault Falls, ON P0V 2K0
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Mailing Address PO Box 339 
Ear Falls, ON P0V 1T0
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 Services Canada (ISC); Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)
Elections Chief and 3 Band Council members elected every 2 years under the Custom Electoral system; next election Jun 2020