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Request for bids for Lawn Maintenance Contractor

The Chippewas of Nawash Board of Education is seeking bids for lawn maintenance for the Board of Education office grounds only. The contract will be awarded for the season April 2020 to October 2023. Please carefully review all the contract terms here.

Dedicated Help Line for Indigenous People Applying for Federal Benefits

The Federal government has relaxed some regulations around who can apply for and receive Employment Insurance, and the new Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB), and made benefits retroactive in some  cases as well. Reports indicate that applicants are receiving funds under the programs in under a week. These developments have made the Chippewas of Nawash […]

Band Office Temporarily Closed

To all community members: An employee in the band office has developed flu-like symptoms and is resting at home. The employee has consulted a doctor and the symptoms do NOT indicate a COVID-19 test is necessary. The employee is taking medical advice to self-quarantine for 14 days, in case the illness should worsen or develop […]

Food Bank Serving the Entire Community

Maintaining social distance can be a challenge as your shelves begin to empty. It may seem like a trip to town for groceries is inevitable, but remember that the Food Bank is now serving all residents twice weekly. Using the Food Bank helps us by reducing the risk of the COVID-19 virus being carried in […]

Maadookii Closed to the Public

For the added safety of our Maadookii residents during the pandemic, the building will be closed to the public until further notice. Access to the Maadookii will be restricted to residents, staff, and caregivers only. The COVID-19 virus is particularly dangerous to the elderly and those with pre-existing health conditions. Please respect the health and […]