Island Lake Tribal Council was established in September 1982 as a vehicle to transfer First Nation programs and services from Aboriginal Affairs and Northern development Canada (AANDC) under their Devolution Policy. Under the national policy, the transfer of programs is guided by the criteria from which all tribal councils are funded. The components of the Tribal Council funding under advisory services are;

Advisory Services are provided by the Administration and it includes:

Community Planning

Technical Services


Financial Management

Economic Development

Further to the Tribal Council funded advisory services, ILTC operates the following programs, services and initiatives:

Program Services


Social Development

Housing Inspection

Operations & Maintenance

Fire Safety

Tribal Initiatives

Indigenous Skills and Employment Training Program

Anishininew Family Law and Family Services

Recognition of Indigenous Rights and Self Determination

Nation Rebuilding

Medical Transportation

Special Projects – 5.5 Project (Water & Sewer)

Regional Mining Advisory Program