With 1257 members (512 living on-reserve and 745 living off-reserve) the community has developed a reputation as a progressive and strong community. Facilities on-reserve include the Kopahawakenum School (K-4), a health clinic, an elders building, an administration building, a bank, a community hall, a community church, a health office, a radio station, a youth centre, infrastructure/maintenance compound, daycare, a hockey arena, gas station and convenience store. The community hosted the 2003 Saskatchewan First Nations Summer Games, as well as their first annual Pow wow in 2005.
The Flying Dust First Nation has developed several business partnerships to increase its business portfolios to Property Development, Oil & Gas & Forestry. It manages a 12,000-acre (49 km2) Farming, Sand and Gravel Operation. Flying Dust is a treaty land entitlement band with the capability of purchasing 6,788 more acres of land. The Flying Dust has a long-standing partnership with the town of Meadow Lake and they have worked jointly on several major projects in the region over the last few decades.