In 1998 the Townships of Red Lake and Golden along with the un-organized areas including Madsen amalgamated to form the Municipality of Red Lake.
The Municipal Office is located in Balmertown.
Mayor: Phil Vinet
P.O. Box 1000
Balmertown, Ontario. P0V 1C0
The Township of Ear Falls is governed by a Town Council. The Council is made up of a Mayor and four Councillors. The Reeve and Council are nominated and elected by the total voting public.
The Township Office is located at 15 Spruce Street.
Mayor: Ron Bergman
Ear Falls, Ontario P0V 1T0
Phone: 807- 222-3624
Chukuni Communities Development Corporation (C.C.D.C.)
The Mandate of the C.C.D.C. is to generate and maintain permanent employment in the areas of Ear Falls and Red Lake by:
Fostering communication and strong working relationships at both local and regional levels to deal effectively with challenges.
Providing financial and advisory services to improve business competitiveness.
Facilitating training and education to produce a workforce with the skills required by current and developing employers.
Building and equipping a volunteer base dedicated to creating healthy community environments. The C.C.D.C. has played a significant role in the creation and preservation of at least 800 jobs regionally since 1988.
For further information contact the C.C.D.C. at (807) 727-3275
Tri Municipal Employment Resource Centre
Red Lake Plaza Hwy 105
The office deals with local employment and employment insurance claims and inquiries. As well as labour market information for the area.
For more information call 727-3029.
Hours of operation are Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m.to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Ministry of Northern Development and Mines
Government Office 227 Howey Street
The purpose of the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines is to provide services to the residents of Red Lake and the surrounding areas in regard to dealing with the Provincial and Federal Governments.
Northern Development and Mines
District Geologist and Mining Recorder
Located at the Ontario Government Building at 227 Howey Street in Red Lake the Resident Geologist and Mining Recorders Offices provide support to the local mining and mineral exploration industry. A regional resident geologist and mining lands consultant provide support and technical expertise.
Mining Lands Consultant: 807-727-3284
Regional Resident Geologist: 807-727-3272
Ministry of Natural Resources
Government Office 227 Howey Street
The MNR manages the natural resources of Ontario through the activities of Area Teams and a philosophy of "sustainable development". Strategies supporting the philosophy include partnerships in resource management, valuing resources and an improved knowledge base.
For more information contact Red Lake District Office at (807) 727-2253.
Operating hours are Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Ministry of Health - Northwestern Health Unit
Howey Street, Red Lake
The Northwestern Health Unit provides Immunization, Reproductive Health Care Information, Nutritional Information, Foot Care, CNIB Eye Van, Sexual Health/Family Planning, Dental Health, Drug/Alcohol Substance Abuse/Tobacco Use Prevention, Audiology, Physical Activity Promotion, Tuberculosis Control and Speech Pathology. The office is staffed by a Public Health Nurse, whose main responsibility is disease prevention.
For more information on these programs call 807-727-2626
Located on Howey Street in Red Lake
Ministry of Community and Social Services, Probation Parole Services
The probation and parole officer is responsible for young offenders over 16 years and adult offenders.
For more information call 1-800-268-2970 or (807)468-2400.
Local offices are located at the Ontario Government Building on Howey Street in Red Lake.
Literacy offers assistance to adults wanting to upgrade their Math and English skills up to grade 10. They also assist with other materials also, such as learning English, reading and writing as well as improving your work skills . The program is looking for volunteers to act as tutors.
For more information or to volunteer, contact Johanna White at 727-3207.
Ontario Skills provides Human Resource planning services to business and industry on a fee for service basis. At present, Ontario Skills delivers Human Resource Development Canada targeted wage subsidy programs and job opportunities for youth. Ontario Skills also acts as a liaison between community agencies in Red Lake and Federal and Provincial agencies located in Kenora.
For more information contact Jackie Rush at (807)468-4969.
Community Counselling and Addiction Services
Counselling services funded by the Ministry of Health. Counselling services for adult individuals, couples and families experiencing depression, marital conflict, isolation etc. Arrangements can be made for group consultations.
147 Howey Street
Red Lake Community Care Access Centre
The Community Care Access Centre is here to serve you with:
Information & Referral
Nursing & therapy services
Placement services for area Long Term Care facilities
Respite care & support services
For more information call Marilyn Janicki @ (807) 727-3455.
Fax: (807) 727-2484