Welcome to the Whitesand home page. We hope you enjoy your visit. We are currently overhauling the website in order to improve its function and accessibility. Our goal is to; Present ease-of-access to its Social Programs, Economic & Community Development, Employment Opportunities, Upcoming Events and a place share our views with the community online as we envision our future.
On hwy 527. Off hwy 11. Whitesand First Nation is located 240 kms north east of the city of Thunder Bay .5 kms away from the Town of Armstrong.
The total area covered by the reserve is 249 acres.
There is a total of 102 houses on Whitesand Reserve, including several duplexes and apartment buildings Houses are built annually and housing applications must be updated annually. Please contact the band office for a housing application. Housing applications are accepted by fax, mail or drop off.
Whitesand Multi-plex Under Construction
The new community multi-plex is now under construction. The multi-plex will serve has a central community events centre and provide program office space. Click here to view Floor Plan or here for Exterieor Views.
Whitesand Shoreline Stabilization Project
Click here to view a presentation about the project.
Phase 3 Housing - Water System project
Whitesand has been awarded Small Communities Fund from Ontario and Canada to expand the water distribution system which will prepare for new Phase 3 Housing. Click here to see the announcement.
Community Sustainability Initiative
The Whitesand First Nation biomass project has completed the Class 10 Engineering and is now entering into the final stages of a Power Purchase Agreement with the Ministry of Energy. Facilities include a biomass fueled electric power and heat cogeneration plant and a wood pellet plant.
Renewable Energy Approval Reports
The project required the issuance of a renewable energy approval. You may download the reports here.
Whitesand First Nation
PO Box 68
Armstrong, ON P0T 1A0
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