Temagami First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Economic Development

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Unaffiliated 
Political Territorial Organization: Independent 
Robinson Huron Treaty 
Waubetek Business Development Officer is Catherine debassige, ph-705-285-4275, fx-705-285-4584, email-cdebassige@waubetek.com
Description (Service) Responsible for stimulating local economy and developing economic initiatives and opportunities for the community  
  • Provides services through guidance and partnership with Waubetek Business Development Corporation 
  • Provides information, training and educational workshops to enhance employability skills 
  • Offers guidance with resume and cover letter writing, and job searches  
  • Posts employment opportunities at 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  
  • Assists in the development of plans for the use of traditional lands for community members
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Temagami First Nation
Eligibility Members of Temagami First Nation
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-237-8943
Toll Free Phone 1-888-737-9884
Fax 705-237-8959
E-Mail ecdev@temagamifirstnation.ca
Website www.temagamifirstnation.ca
Primary Contact John Shymko, Economic Development Officer
Alternate Contact Virginia Paul, Executive Director; Email: ed@temagamifirstnation.ca
Site Location Community is on Bear Island on Lake Temagami, 88 km N of North Bay off Hwy 11
Located In Community Bear Island
Address Bear Island, ON
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Mailing Address c/o Economic Development 
General Delivery 
Bear Island, ON P0H 1C0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)