Technical Services

Technical Services has been working out of the Mushkegowuk Council office in Timmins since February 2012 and the advantages are very noticeable and getting some positive feedback MCTS is responsible for the provision of technical advisory, consultation, review and recommendation services in capital management, engineering and architectural related activities inherent in the management of real property and other capital assets to all Mushkegowuk First Nations.

Management & Technical Services


  • CMHC Program Delivery
  • Inspections/progress reports and Building Code Advisory
  • Assistance and advisory in the planning and development of any First Nation housing projects.

Asset Management

  • Provide some support for Integrated Capital Management System (ICMS) Submissions
  • Provide some support for Operation & Maintenance (O&M) Scheduling and Budgeting

Capital Management and Technical Advisory

  • Assist with Capital Plan Development Implementation & Management
  • Promotion of some Training & Preparation Programs
  • Provide advice on Technical Policies, Guidelines, & Standards Assistance/Guidance

Emergency Management Services


  • Identify by process of “community profiles” of its status of emergency services
  • develop training and education programs to strengthen the areas that require attention
  • Conduct Hazardous Identification Risk Assessments HIRA’s on each community
  • Help when requested to Develop DRAFT Emergency Management Plans for Chief & Council’s review
  • eventually into DRAFT Master Emergency Management Plans once HIRA’s are completed for each community.

Disaster and Emergency Management

  • Community Control Group training and education
  • Elected Officials training and education
  • Youth training and education
  • Community engagements
  • IMS/ICS 100-200
  • First Nation’s based Emergency Management training concerning Federal jurisdiction

Fire Services

  • Registration/Administration and sign offs of all Volunteer firefightersEssentials of Firefighting NFPA Vol. 5 Level 1&2, 1001/1006. IFSTA
  • Proof of training/data collection of training
  • Delivery of training/ timeline/ annual review
  • School & Community engagements

Search & Rescue & Recovery

  • Faster response than activating Canadian Ranger or C.R Sentinels , as it requires Provincial Minister’s approval.
  • All Mushkegowuk Communities to have its own sponsored SARR team, as they may be called upon for assistance
  • Develop a command structure of activation to ensure all operations are recorded,
  • to meet funding approvals from I.S.C regarding the SARR program, and operations

Water & Ice Rescue & Recovery

  • Training & Education / practical exercises
  • In house classroom theory Basics 101
  • Basic / Advanced rigging / responder course
  • Followed by controlled practical exercises

Health & Safety

  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Identification System WHMIS
  • Chainsaw Safety course
  • Traffic Control/ Flag Person
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods TDG
  • Note Taking / Report writing
  • Hand protection & Pinch Points
  • Workplace Harassment

Pandemic Support Services

  • Emergency Management services partnerships with Indigenous Services Canada ISC Emergency Management Branch
  • Emergency Management Services working with Provincial Emergency Operations Center PEOC
  • Emergency Management Services work with Solicitor General of Ontario SOLGEN
  • Emergency Management services partnerships Health Canada , FNIHB, WAHA, PHU
Technical Services Office Location

Timmins Cedar Street

705-268-3594101 Cedar St. S.TimminsOntarioP4N 2G7