Wabun Tribal Council

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Wabun Tribal Council

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Wabun Tribal Council (WTC) is a non-profit regional Chief’s Council that represents, advocates and provides services to 6 First Nations (Beaverhouse, Brunswick House, Chapleau Ojibwe, Flying Post, Matachewan and Mattagami). The Chiefs of the First Nations make up of organization’s Board of Directors.

Wabun is proud to announce that we are the recipients of the:

2024 Skookum Jim Award

This prestigious award was earned by demonstrating exceptional achievements and/or service to Canadian Indigenous exploration or the mining industry.

Resource Revenue Sharing

Resource revenue sharing agreements let First Nations share in the economic benefits of forestry and mining operations near their communities.

Technical Services

Responsible for community infrastructure, capital project development and strategic planning.

Resource Development

From mining exploration, development and operation, to forestry and hydro-electric facilities, Wabun’s First Nations have applied a consistent and progressive approach to engaging with various resource developers.

Employment and Training

The Training and Employment Services (TES) department of the council is responsible for the delivery of funds and programs to its five member First Nations.

Development Corporation

The Wabun Development Corporation was established by Wabun Tribal Council to promote economic development for its member First Nations.

Economic Development

Responsible for encouraging and assisting member First Nations and their membership, to establish and expand businesses and business opportunities.

Wabun Youth

WTC is committed to providing support services and programs for the youth of its member First Nations. Wabun coordinates a Youth Gathering that takes place every summer.

Financial Services

Wabun Financial Services provides advice on governance and financial management practices to its member First Nations.


Wabun Tribal Council made history in December 1993 as the first organization in Ontario to take over the administration of health programming from the First Nations & Inuit Health Branch of Health Canada.

Wabun Tribal Council services 6 First Nations

Brunswick House


Chapleau Ojibwe


Beaverhouse First Nation
Flying Post

First Nation


First Nation


First Nation

Beaverhouse First Nation