Matawa First Nations Management

Site: Matawa First Nations Management

Service: Regional Framework Secretariat

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Description & Services
Public Comments Mar 26, 2014: The Province of Ontario and all 9 members of the Matawa First Nations signed a regional framework agreement outlining how they will benefit from development of the proposed Ring of Fire; the agreement ensures that both parties will work together in the areas of regional long-term environmental monitoring and enhanced participation in environmental assessment processes, resource revenue sharing, economic supports, regional and community infrastructure
Description (Service)
  • Observes and investigates mining developments and mining exploration within the Matawa First Nations territory, mainly in the area known as Ring of Fire  
  • Provides updated information about mining exploration and development to member communities 
  • Ensures that the member First Nations are fairly dealt with in regards to any economic or industrial development within Matawa territory 
  • Supports individual community plans with a focus on shared priorities
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Aroland First Nation ; Constance Lake First Nation ; Eabametoong First Nation ; Ginoogaming First Nation ; Long Lake 58 First Nation ; Marten Falls First Nation ; Neskantaga First Nation ; Nibinamik First Nation ; Webequie First Nation
Eligibility Must belong to one of the member First Nations within the Matawa Territory
Application Services are accessed at a local level, contact Band Office
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Oji-Cree, Ojibway; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-344-4575
Toll Free Phone 1-800-463-2249
Fax 807-344-2977
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Twitter Twitter
Primary Contact Rosanna Peever, Regional Framework Secretariat Administrative Assistant; Phone: 807-344-4575 ext 3661; Email:
Site Location North Ward
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 233 Court St S, 2nd Fl
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 2X9
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Intersection Court St S and John St
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Main and upper levels ; Lower level not accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (21) Other Regional Government ; (50) Non Profit
Established 1988
Funding Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)