Pic Mobert First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Governance

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Nokiiwin Tribal Council (NTC) 
Political Territorial Organization: Anishinabek Nation, Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson Superior Treaty 
  • Consists of 2 small reserves, Pic Mobert North (36 acres) which is the main community and Pic Mobert South (39 acres) 
  • Pastoral needs can be discussed with Father Manuel, phone: 807-826-3751
Description (Agency) Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the Pic Mobert First Nation
Agency Services
Description (Service) Operates a self government and is responsible for the day to day operations of the First Nation

  • Co-owns White River Forest Products lumber mill with the community of White River
  • Provides a community confectionary, Cheryl's Variety Store
  • Provides a Community Hall for meetings, feasts and community events
  • Celebrates weekly Mass service each Wed with visiting Father from Manitouwadge
  • Publishes a monthly community newsletter
Provides the following programs and services:
  • Administration (Pic Mobert Band Office)
  • Community Hall
  • Economic Development
  • Education Department
  • Education Department, Netamisakomik Centre for Education
  • Health Services, Health Centre
  • Health Services, Diabetes Program
  • Health Services, Family Support Program
  • Health Services, Family Well Being Program
  • Health Services, Foot Care Clinic
  • Health Services, Home and Community Care
  • Health Services, Matrix Program
  • Health Services, National Native Alcohol & Drug Abuse Program
  • Housing Department
  • Lands and Resources Department
  • Ontario Works
  • Ontario Works, Extended Health Benefits
  • Ontario Works, Employment Resource Centre
  • Operations and Maintenance
  • Pic Mobert Day Care Centre
  • Volunteer Fire Department
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Pic Mobert First Nation
Eligibility Members of Pic Mobert First Nation
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibwe, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-822-2134
Toll Free Phone 1-888-797-1123
Crisis Phone 9-1-1
Fax 807-822-2850
E-Mail reception@picmobert.ca
Website www.picmobert.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook
Primary Contact Vera Ann Shaganash, Receptionist; Phone: 807-822-2134 ext 201
Primary Executive Johanna Desmoulin, Chief; Phone: 807-822-2134 ext 210; Email: chiefjohanna@picmobert.ca
Alternate Executive Patrick Miller, Band Manager; Phone: 807-822-2134 ext 209; Email: bandgeneralmgr@picmobert.ca
Site Location Community is approx 75 km E of Marathon off Hwy 17, along E shores of White Lake
Located In Community Pic Mobert First Nation
Address 207 Second St
Mobert, ON P0M 2J0
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Mailing Address PO Box 717 
Mobert, ON P0M 2J0
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 9 Band Council members elected every 4 years under the First Nations Elections Act electoral system; next election Jul 2021
Meetings Regular Council meetings are usually held on the first and third Fri of month at 10 am in the Pic Mobert First Nation Band Office