Resolution Number: 2015-10-08To Establish Mushkegowuk Council Economic Development Department
2015-10-08 EXCERPT:

Mushkegowuk Council 30th Annual Mamowihitowin

Resolution No. 2015-10-08

Attawapiskat First Nation

Kashechewan First Nation

Fort Albany

First Nation

Moose Cree

First Nation

Taykwa Tagamou

Chapleau Cree First Nation

Missanabie Cree

First Nation

Chief Andrew Solomon Fort Albany First Nation

Chief Norman Hardisty, Jr.

Moose Cree First Nation

Certified copy of a resolution passed on October 22nd, 2015

October 22, 2015

Missanabie Cree First Nation

To Establish Mushkegowuk Council Economic Development Department

WHEREAS the Mushkegowuk Council economic development position was recently established to pursue intensively economic development opportunities in the region, in partnership and collaboration with the member communities.

WHEREAS Mushkegowuk Council in the past, had an economic development department which coordinated economic development efforts and initiatives, but was subsequently non-existent in the recent past.

WHEREAS Mushkegowuk Council Is In collaboration with the City of Timmins developing a work plan to implement the Mushkegowuk Timmins Economic Alliance (MTEA) and furthering such collaborative tables with. other communities and municipalities in the region.

WHEREAS the re-establishment of the economic development department will provide direction and support in two broad areas of economic development; community development programs and business development in the region.

WHEREAS the economic development department can also focus on supporting capacity development for economic

development staff in member communities and help sustain partnership with community development agents.

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the delegates of Mamowihitowin of Omushkegowuk recognize the advantages of an economic development department and directs the Mushkegowuk Council Executive Director and the Regional Coordinator of Economic Development to implement the said establishment of an economic development department under the current structure reporting to the Executive Director.