The State of Emergency in Neyaashiinigmiing has been extended until July 26, 2021. The province-wide emergency brake remains in force until Ontario enters Step 1 of the Roadmap to Reopen. Grey Zone COVID-19 safety limitations are in effect in Neyaashiinigmiing at this time. Band Offices and Programs remain open. Please call ahead when visiting any Program or Administration office. Residents are asked to diligently follow all pandemic protocols. 

Access to Neyaashiinigmiing is currently restricted to members and their immediate families, and necessary services. Non-resident members are asked to limit all visits to Neyaashiinigmiing to essential trips only. Please review the Visitor Rules.

Latest Updates

Council Adopts Reopening Plan for Neyaashiinigmiing

We are pleased to announce that the Council has accepted and approved the recommended Reopening Plan for Neyaashiinigmiing, most of which will come into effect on June 14, 2021. The CNUFN Council has been carefully monitoring the state of the COVID-19 pandemic in Ontario, and conditions in Neyaashiinigmiing. Vaccination levels continue to improve across the […]

MRP Survey Invites Community Participation

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 […]

Chief Greg Nadjiwon Demands Action From Prime Minister Trudeau

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 […]

2021 Census Being Conducted in Neyaashiinigmiing

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 […]

Reminder: Community Meeting June 3 – Land Use and Capital Infrastructure Plans

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 […]