Whitesand's BioEnergy Project

This research study is being conducted by the Ontario Centre for Workforce Innovation, in partnership with Whitesand First Nation. This study is funded by the Ontario Centre for Workforce Innovation through the Government of Ontario’s Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development. We would like to invite you to take part in an on-line survey to assess workforce development needs for Whitesand’s BioEnergy Project.

Whitesand Multi-plex Community Centre Completed

The new community multi-plex is now complete.  The multi-plex will serve as a central community events centre and provide program office space. Click here to view Floor Plan or here for Exterior Views.

Whitesand Shoreline Stabilization Project Completed

 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 us for 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
Tel: 807.583.2177
Fax: 807.583.2170