News Elliot Lake and Serpent River First Nation move forward on waterfront development SHARE ON: Rosalind Russell, staff Wednesday, Jun. 12th, 2019 Following months of negotiations, Elliot Lake City Council and Serpent River First Nation are creating a new corporation to manage waterfront development and other economic development pursuits. Both partners hold an equal stake in the organization. Logos supplied by City of Elliot Lake and Serpent River First Nation. More waterfront development will be taking place with two communities following months of negotiations between Elliot Lake City Council and Serpent River First Nation. The two entities are creating a new corporation to manage waterfront development and other economic development pursuits with each holding an equal stake in future projects. Mayor Dan Marchisella says he is looking forward to travelling together as equal partners for the benefit of both communities. After all, we are all Robinson Huron Treaty people and Elliot Lake understands that we have been working on this for quite some time and are now poised for visible action and growth, he added. A formal signing ceremony will take place in Serpent River at the Pow Wow Grounds on Friday, June 21st, coinciding with National Indigenous Peoples Day.