Departments

Administration

Responsible for day-to-day office management, includes finance, custodian and reception staff. MCN Safety Officer also reports to administration. 

Education

Education includes N-12 and post-secondary student services, MCN pimatisimeskanaw land-based education program. 

Employment & Training

Employment & training services including employment readiness, training support, EI filing assistance. 

Housing & Infrastructure

Management and maintenance of band-owned and CMHC housing, water and wastewater infrastructure. 

Lands & Waters

Lands management for MCN reserve lands under the MCN Land Code, MCN Guardians - kanawenihcikewak program, Crown consultations. 

Social Assistance

Provides income assistance and special needs for members on-reserve. 

Staff Listing

Linda Ballantyne, Education Director

Margaret Chartier, Custodian

Liz Cook, Education Coordinator

Ann Ferland, Social Assistance Administrator, Ann.Ferland@misipawistik.com

Melina Ferland, Employment & Training Coordinator, Melina.Ferland@misipawistik.com

Marilyn Hall, Finance Administrator, Marilyn.Hall@misipawistik.com

Barbara Hudson, Social Assistance Administrator

Tracey Lavallee, Membership & Lands Coordinator, Tracey.Lavallee@misipawistik.com

Arlene McKay, Safety Officer, 204-639-6068

Jessica Ross, Receptionist, Jessica.Ross@misipawistik.com

Lillian Turner, Housing Coordinator, Lillian.Turner@misipawistik.com

External Services

Cree Nation Child and Family Caring Agency

CNCFCA provides child welfare and family enhancement prevention services in MCN and Grand Rapids. 

Frontier School Division - Grand Rapids School

N-12 students from MCN attend the Grand Rapids School which is managed by Frontier School Division in the Town of Grand Rapids.

Misipawistik Cree Nation Health Authority

MCNHA provides health promotion programming and medical transportation services for MCN members. 

Justice

Restorative justice programming in partnership with MKO. 

Probation services located at the Pelican Landing north side entrance. 

Policing and law enforcement is carried out by the RCMP.

Businesses

MCN Foods

An MCN-owned grocery store operating since 2011. 

MCN Telecom

An MCN-owned internet service provider for business and residential customers.  

Pelican Landing

An MCN-owned highway rest stop including Pelican Landing gas bar and convenience store, Pelican Nest restaurant, and Pelican Club VLT lounge. 

Median Credit Union

Local branch of the Median is located at the MCN Administration building, west side entrance. 

Pinesiw Energy

Gas station, truck stop and convenience store located on the MCN Maskiskahk reserve on highway 6 south of highway 60. Owned and operated in partnership with the Opaskwayak Cree Nation.

Swampy Cree partnerships

MCN holds interests in ventures such as Aseneskak Casino, Tipi Insurance, Swampy Cree Holdings and Nisokapawino Forestry Management Corporation, through its association with the Swampy Cree Tribal Council.