Economic Development

Overview
The primary responsibility of the Economic Development Program is the delivery of programs and services to band members and local businesses as well as organizations. Constance Lake First Nation understands that its future as a self-governing and self-determining community requires that it position itself advantage of economic opportunities within the community and throughout Constance Lake First Nation traditional territory.
The Economic Development Program has played a role in most of the community’s development projects.
  • Power Generation Projects
  • Mining & Exploration
  • Forestry & Bio-Mass
  • Internet Broadband project
Key Objectives
  • Business Development
    To create the conditions under which both local and regional business initiatives can prosper, taking into full consideration the cultural uniqueness of aboriginal clientele and simultaneously enriching the local economic social environment.
  • Skills and Training
    To increase employ-ability capabilities within Constance Lake First Nation through the development of local human resources through various means, including, but not limited to, specialized training opportunities which will counter the skills shortage problems of the community and also meet the demands for training from community members.
  • Employment Creation
    To create employment opportunities for interested Band members in all sectors and to decrease barriers to employment, bringing into existence conditions which will permit acquisition of meaningful practical work experience and also meet the manpower demands of employers.
  • Wealth Creation
    To create a medium by which clients of the Economic Development Program will be encouraged to pursue their goals.
Contact Information/ Staff
  Lorraine Wesley
Buisness Dvelopment Officer
Phone: 705-463-4511 Ext: 402
lorraine.wesley@clfn.on.ca
Charlene Neegan
Regional Framework Officer
Phone: 705-463-4511 Ext: 502
charlene.neegan@clfn.on.ca
Wayne Neegan
Community Communication Liaison Officer
Phone: 705-463-4511 Ext:501
wayne.neegan@clfn.on.ca