Lac Des Mille Lacs First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Housing Department

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Bimose Tribal Council (BTC) 
Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) 
Treaty #3 
  • Housing committee members are: Councillor Carmel Zoccole, Councillor Tracy Morrison, Jackie Peters, Rikka Berkan, Mark Sawdo and Tom Lebel 
  • Lot possession process includes: a Certificate of Occupation for a period of four years (two in most cases) is first issued to the Band member for an allocated lot (determined through a fair lottery process) during which time the member must meet certain development/building requirements, after which time a Certificate of Possession is issued giving member lawful possession of the surveyed lot 
  • Aug 2017-Federal gov't announces $16M in funding for Treaty #3 housing; Lac Des Mille lacs First Nation to receive $32,782
Description (Service)
  • Addresses and acts upon all housing issues and related requests through a Housing Committee  
  • Ensures that housing issues are effectively managed
Offers the following services:  
  • Development of policies and procedures that will become the Lac Des Mille Lacs First Nation Housing Policy  
  • Ensures community members are updated with current housing progress by means of community website posts and letters 
  • Assistance with coordination of lot allocation when Housing Policy is completed which includes mailing application packages to all members expressing an interest in obtaining a lot 
  • Collaboration on lottery process for lot allocation
Hours Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4 pm, Fri 8:30 am-3 pm
Areas Served Lac Des Mille Lacs First Nation
Eligibility Members of Lac Des Mille Lacs First Nation
Application All housing updates and relevant links are posted on website
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibwe, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-622-9835
Toll Free Phone 1-888-573-0168
Fax 807-622-9866
Site Location Fort William Reserve is located on W shore of Lake Superior, south of and adjacent to the city of Thunder Bay
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 690 Mountain Rd, Fort William First Nation
Thunder Bay, ON P7J 1G8
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Mailing Address c/o Housing Committee 
1100 Memorial Ave, Suite 328 
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 4A3
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)