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

What Does Infrastructure 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 Infrastructure Service works with communities and tribal councils to provide:
  • Housing Inspections: code compliance on residential homes, inspections of existing housing stock and new homes (from plan evaluation to finish)
  • R-2000 inspections and support
  • Indoor air quality assessments
  • Support for Indigenous Services Canada’s (ISC) reporting systems: Integrated Capital Management System (ICMS), Conditional Asset Inventory System (CAIS), Asset Conditional Reporting System (ACRS) and First Nations Infrastructure Investment Plan (FNIIP)
  • Support for ISC’s five year capital plans, and all major capital projects
Services offered by the OFNTSC are free of charge to First Nations and tribal councils in Ontario. Please note that there are costs associated to attend training sessions, conferences and symposiums. Contact us today, to see how we can assist you.

Benefits Of Using The Ofntsc’s Infrastructure Service

  • Inspections provided by certified First Nations inspectors
  • Home inspections completed on time, with follow up reporting by inspectors
  • Empowers housing departments to be self-sufficient
  • Housing stock deficiencies can be identified earlier, to lower costs for maintenance issues
  • Homes will be built to applicable building code standards as qualified by First Nations
  • Higher quality homes being built with energy efficiency designs
  • Cleaner air inside of homes
  • ISC reporting completed on time
  • Community expansion plans identified years in advance of building homes

Workplan Priorities For 2018 – 2019

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

  • First Nation reporting (ISC reporting – ICMS, ACRS and FNIIP)
  • Inspections for unaffiliated First Nations and tribal councils (800 Inspections to be conducted this fiscal year)
  • Housing Needs Survey (for UFN’s)
  • Inspections of community buildings for fire code deficiencies

Training certification of unaffiliated First Nation inspectors

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]

Brantford:

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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