The State of Emergency in Neyaashiinigmiing has been extended until August 31, 2021. Ontario has entered Step 3 of the Roadmap to Reopen. As of June 14, 2021, Neyaashiinigmiing entered the first phase of our Reopening Plan. Band Offices and Programs are open for limited in-person service.
Visitor access to Neyaashiinigmiing is now permitted. The pandemic is not over however. All visitors and residents are asked to diligently follow all pandemic protocols, including frequent hand washing, masking, and physical distancing.
Under provincial law, spouses are granted specific rights of ownership and occupation in the matrimonial home. While all Canadian provinces have approximately parallel matrimonial real property (MRP) laws, there existed a legal grey area with respect to MRP on reserve when one spouse was not a member of the reserve. The Federal Family Homes on […]
Warning: Some details of the post to follow may be disturbing to some readers. If you need support, the Nawash Wellness Centre is here to help. Call 519-534-0373. The discovery of the bodies of children on the site of the Kamloops Indian Residential School has been a blow to Indigenous people across the country and […]
May 11, 2021 was Census Day, the day by which everyone should have completed their Census. This year, every household received an invitation to complete the Census online between May 3, 2021 and May 10, 2021. By law, every household must complete the Census. Now that Census Day has passed, Statistics Canada has determined which […]
Land Use Plan & Capital Infrastructure Plan Community Meeting June 3, 2021 Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation are developing a Land Use Plan and Capital Infrastructure Plan for the community. Both plans will establish a vision for the future of our community and a path to get there. We have hired two consulting firms […]
At the Council meeting of Friday May 28, 2021, the Council of Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation extended the State of Emergency in Neyaashiinigmiing until June 30, 2021. There are hopeful signs on the horizon, of an end to the COVID-19 pandemic, including the gradually increasing vaccination rate and a corresponding reduction in new […]