OFNTSC Head Office: 1-905-768-3399; Brantford: 226-493-0225; Thunder Bay: 807-623-9595

Circuit Rider Training Program

• Training of water and wastewater plant operators for First Nation facilities • Record keeping and reporting • Maintenance management of facilities • Site inspections • Training plans • Emergency planning and response • Safety awareness

Online Forms

First Nation Tribal Councils, Unaffiliated First Nations, and Large First Nations can access important forms on Emergency Planning, Housing and other OFNTSC services

First Nation Support

The Corporation’s underlying objectives are to foster greater First Nation autonomy in the acquisition of capital facilities and infrastructure development. The Corporation also promotes the development of modern community health and safety practices.

Our Strategic Plan

Developed by Chiefs, technicians, administrators and stakeholders, the OFNTSC's current strategic plan is from 2018-2023.


• Organizational Stability: organizational review and restructuring to ensure long-term sustainability • Mandated Core Services: supporting First Nations and tribal councils with community development by becoming a total solution provider • Community Development: ensure consistent delivery of mandated core services to improve standard of living for First Nations • Client Focus: improve client focus and satisfaction

Accessing Services

First Nation tribal councils, unaffiliated First Nations and larger First Nations are encouraged to contact their regional office for project information and other services.

Core services

  • Climate Change
  • Communications
  • Emergency Management
  • Engineering
  • Environment
  • Fire & Safety
  • Fuel Systems Management
  • Infrastructure
  • Housing
  • Operations & Maintenance
  • Water & Wastewater
  • Water & Wastewater Specialist

“Our goal is to be there to help First Nations achieve long-term sustainability and self-reliance. We are mandated by First Nation leadership, and it helps that we have the same vision for the future. Developing the technical leadership among First Nation youth is a goal we share.”

Melanie Debassige, CEO

Community Development

Contact one your regional office to learn more about infrastructure and other technical services offered by the OFNTSC.

Operation & maintenence

OFNTSC encourage First Nation Engineers in First Nation communities. We also assist with training programs.

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