Wasauksing First Nation

Site: Wasauksing Community Complex

Service: Lands Department

Description
Description (Service) Represents the community in all lands and related issues 
  • Oversees the Land Code, currently under development, which will give full responsibility to Wasauksing First Nation (WFN) for their own land management  
  • Liaises with all companies undertaking resource development in traditional WFN territory including mining developments, forestry projects and hydro electric power projects 
  • Participates in negotiations and agreements with resource developers to ensure WFN is fairly included in benefits 
  • Develops and implements a consultation protocol for negotiations related to Lands and Resource issues  
  • Advises community members on any Lands issues via meetings, website or correspondence  
  • Provides guidance in the development of Land Use Plans for the community 
  • Acts as a liaison between local trappers and the Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) 
  • Liaises with Wasauksing Lands Incorporated (WLI), an entity created to manage and control properties that are leased to cottagers to generate economic benefits for Wasauksing
Service Details
Public Comments Tribal Council: Waabnoong Bemjiwang Association of First Nations (WBAFN) 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Huron Treaty
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Wasauksing First Nation
Eligibility Members of Wasauksing First Nation
Application
  • Call for information 
  • Transportation available to community information sessions, contact Pazhe Rice to make arrangements
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Address and Location
Site Location Community is located on Parry Island on E shore of Georgian Bay approx 9 km W of Parry Sound
Located In Community Wasauksing First Nation
Address & Map
1508 Geewadin Rd, Lane G
Parry Sound, ON P2A 2X4
 
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-746-2531
Fax 705-746-5984
E-Mail lands@wasauksing.ca
Website www.wfnlandcode.com
Primary Contact Bernita Partridge, Public Works Support Staff; Phone: 705-746-2531 ext 2232; Email: pws@wasauksing.ca
Mailing Address c/o Lands Department 
PO Box 250 
Parry Sound, ON P2A 2X4

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