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The Beausoleil First Nation is an Ojibwa (Chippewa) First Nation located in Simcoe County, Ontario, Canada. The Beausoleil First Nations occupies three Indian reserves. Their main Indian Reserve is the Christian Island 30 Indian Reserve, consisting of Christian Island, a large island in Georgian Bay close to the communities of Penetanguishene and Midland, Ontario, along with two other smaller islands. Together with the 7.5 hectares (18.5 acres) Christian Island 30A Indian Reserve located at Cedar Point, Ontario and the 3.1 hectares (7.7 acres) Chippewa Island Indian Reserve located in Twelve Mile Sound, 27.5 kilometres (17.1 mi) north of Christian Island, they form the land base for the Beausoleil First Nation. In September 2008, the Beausoleil First Nation had registered a population of 1798 people, of which 579 people lived on these Reserves.

Governance

The First Nation elect their leadership through the Act Electoral System for a two-year term. The First Nation's council consists of a chief and ten (10) councillors. The current chief is Rodney Monague Jr. With Allan Manitowabi as the Chief Councillor, the First Nation's council consists of Councillors Elizabeth Brass Elson, Susan Copegog, Arnold Jamieson Jr., Dwayne King, Melvin King, Neil Monague, Owen Monague, Mary Reid and Janet Sylvester. Their two-year term expires on July 4, 2010. The First Nation is a member of Ogemawahj Tribal Council, a regional Chiefs' council.

Services

  • Administration
    • Communications
    • Information Technology
    • Human Resources
    • Purchasing
  • Education
  • Public Works
    • Waste Management
    • Roads Maintenance
    • Chimnissing N'biish Gamig
  • Housing
  • Social Services
    • Child and Family services
    • Christian Island Latchkey Program
    • Christian Island Youth Services
    • Guiding Lights Seniors Centre
  • Lands Management
  • Transportation
  • Economic Development
  • Health Services
  • Emergency Medical Services

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Coordinates: 44°50′02″N 80°12′07″W / 44.83389°N 80.20194°W / 44.83389; -80.20194


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