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

What Does Climate Change Service Offer?

The Ontario First Nations Technical Services Corporation (OFNTSC) offers a wide variety of services to Ontario First Nations and tribal councils. The OFNTSC’s Climate Change Service works with communities and tribal councils to:
  • Reduce greenhouse gas emissions
  • Assist First Nations in the development of community energy plans and implementation training
  • Create renewable energy studies for First Nations;
  • Assist with energy project implementation
  • Build community capacity
  • Inform First Nations and tribal councils about Ontario’s climate change mitigation policies
  • Sharing of energy conservation information and best practices
  • Services offered by the OFNTSC are free charge to First Nations and tribal councils in Ontario. Please note that there are costs associated to attend training sessions. Contact us today, to see how we can assist you.

Benefits Of Using The Ofntsc’s Climate Change Service

  • Training provided by qualified climate change and energy planning specialists
  • Building of community knowledge on how to address current and future needs as it relates to energy planning
  • Mitigation of climate change effects on your First Nation, and what you can do to help protect our environment
  • Building of community knowledge on how to address climate change in your individual community
  • Addresses critical gaps in policy for your First Nation in dealing with greenhouses gases emissions
  • Can assist in reducing overall community energy consumption
  • Provides critical information on regional, provincial and national initiatives related to climate change
  • Promotes First Nation technical self-reliance

Workplan Priorities For 2018 – 2019

The OFNTSC’s Climate Change Service will be working on these priorities for the next fiscal year:

  • Energy planning and implementation training
  • Renewable energy feasibility studies (two or three First Nations)
  • Energy planning pilot project
  • Carbon offset feasibility studies
  • Climate change service information sharing
  • First Nation visits for information sharing on energy conservation

Contact Information:

If you have any questions in regards to the services offered by the OFNTSC, we invite you to make contact with one of our service centres. Please contact the Service Centre geographically located closest to you.

Thunder Bay:

1159 Alloy Drive, Suite 202
Thunder Bay, ON, P7B 6M8

Telephone: 807-623-9595
Toll Free: 1-888-892-8281
Fax: 807-623-2566
Email: [email protected] or [email protected]


195 Henry Street, Building #4, Unit #3
Brantford, ON, N3S 5C9

Telephone: (226) 493-0225
Toll Free: 1-888-535-3383
Fax: (416) 651- 1673
Email: [email protected]

Mississaugas of the Credit:

78 First Line Road, New Credit Commercial Plaza
Unit 202, Box 8, Hagersville, ON, N0A 1H0

Telephone: (905) 768-3399
Toll Free: 1-888-535-3383
Fax: (905) 768-1999
Email: [email protected]

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