​Economic Development


The Chippewas of Rama First Nation welcome business partnership proposals, management, plan development, funding and financing sourcing, tourism liaison and development, regional economic development cooperation, Ontario First Nation Economic Development cooperation.

Our economic development resources will provide business proposal review, entrepreneurship training, business plan development, business partnership proposal reviews and development.

 Higher Res Image - Marina CWWF.png

Education/Government/affiliations links

Ontario First Nations Economic Development Association                              

Ontario's Lake Country                                                                                                              

Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada                                        


Contact Information

The Economic Development Office

Rob Furlonger, Economic Development Officer, (705) 325-3611, ext. 1562,


Office Hours:  Monday to Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Located at 5884 Rama Road, Suite 200, Rama, Ontario  L3V 6H6

The Gathering Place and Biindigen Gift Shop at Casino Rama

Biindigen Gift Shop in Casino Rama                          24 hours, 7 days week
The Gathering Place in Casino Rama                        9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., 7 days week
Phone: (705) 325-0485                                               http://www.gatheringplacerama.com

Ojibway Bay Marina, Marina Drive
May – October   8:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.     
Phone:  (705) 238-6806

Rama Country Market, 5882 Rama Road (at Yellowhead Trail)
6:00 a.m. – 1:00 a.m., 7 days week
Phone: (705) 325-9600