Eastmain Airport is under the Cree Nation of Eastmain Operation and Maintenance. We have three employees working at the airport as maintenance/operators, etc... Capital projects remain under Transport Canada's responsibilities, as well as, training. Eastmain CARS (Community Aerodome Radio Station) provides responses to our navigation information services such as, aircraft calls, wind information, altimeter information, aircraft traffic, vehicle traffic information, weather, runway conditions, etc... Presently, there is one employee working full time and we have a back up observer-communicator working at the station.
James Bay EeyouCorporation/Eeyou Companee' purpose is to carry out the function vested in it by the La Grande (1986) Agreement for the Social and Civic improvements of the Cree communities including Administration, Management, and disposition of the Mitigating Works (SOTRAC 1986) Fund (this fund is administered by the Cree Nation of Eastmain to deal with remedial measures for offset future unknown impacts of the La Grande 1975 Hydro Electric Complex), Cree Community Fund (this fund was established to provide long term benefits to the Cree communities), and the Cree Economic Assistance Fund.
Niskamoon Corporation's purpose is to provide remedial works and enhancement measures to the Crees to continue a practice of the traditional activities on the trap lines impacted by the hydro projects. Some of the services we provide is spring airlift, wood cutting, and harvesting fish during the summer.
Canada post is working with the Cree Nation of Eastmain in order to provide a quality postal service in Eastmain. The postal office services such as, sale of postage stamps, pre-stamped envelops, trace mail products, processing mail in and out, sale of registered services, sale of special delivery, sale and cashing money orders.
Benefits and Financial Counselor provides the community members with assistance in their personal finances and budgeting, completing tax benefits in both federal and provincial tax. Also, organize community workshops and seminars relating to financial management and provide assistance to community members requesting Old Age Security and allowances.
Economic Development delivers programs and services to local band members that enhances and to promote economic development in our community. The main areas to focus including business development support, advisory service.
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