A PLACE OF PEACE AND FREEDOM

THESSALON FIRST NATION

The Lands and Resource Department was opened in winter of 2011 to assist in the promotion and protection of Thessalon First Nation's lands and resources. The department promotes economic self-sufficiency in accordance to the First Nation's aspirations based on the social and cultural needs of the community within the Reserve boundary, the Robinson Huron Treaty area, and the Traditional Territory Duty to Consult.


To view our External Consultation and Duty to Consult Policy clickhere.

The Lands Department provides advice and support to the leadership, various departments and the general membership as it pertains to the following:

  • land use planning

  • environmental protection and assessments 

  • hunting and fishing rights

  • commercial fishing rights

  • monitoring fishing licenses 

  • aboriginal fishing rights​


The lands and economic development department works in conjunction with other service providers to offer comprehensive services ensuring that the duty to consult process is followed.

For Further Information Please Contact:

Kathleen Naponse Lands and Resource Coordinator/Core Consultation Point Person

Tel: 705-842-2323 ext. 28

knaponse@vianet.ca

Supported By:

Lands & Resources

  • communal hunt cabins processes

  • opportunities for partnerships

  • consultation and engagement

  • renewable energy

  • forestry

  • species at risk