Garden River First Nation and City of Sault Ste. Marie

Unique Features of this Partnership

Areas of Collaboration – Joint CED Themes

  • Cultural and Educational Initiatives
  • Inclusive Tourism
  • Supportive Housing
  • Active or Public Transit
  • Employment, Training and Job Creation
  • Investor Attraction


  • Established a Joint Working Group.  
  • The Working Group successfully completed CEDI Workshop #1.
  • Released a joint media advisory.

Why Work Together?



“I am confident that our common goals for local economic development will foster benefits that extend to many other aspects of community building.”

- Mayor Matthew Shoemaker, City of Sault Ste. Marie

Next Steps