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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. 

Latest Updates

Volunteer Requested for Community Celebration

Chief and Council are seeking an individual who likes planning events! They’ve proposed to hold a Community Celebration to show their appreciation for the community and membership. They are looking for a volunteer to take charge in organizing, a safe, fun event within the community; details are to be determined. They hope to have the […]

Message to Residents Regarding COVID-19 in the Community

Under the leadership of the Chief and Band Council, the Grey Bruce Health Unit is working with community health services to assure residents that the COVID-19 cases identified in the community in the past few days do not present any additional risk to the general public. All active cases are contained in one residence/household. The […]

Nawash Food Bank Returns to Regular Service

With the improving situation in Neyaashiinigmiing, including more people getting their COVID-19 vaccinations, the Nawash Food Bank is returning to regular service.  As of Tuesday, July 13, 2021, we will no longer provide home delivery. We are pleased to once again offer our friendly pick-up service at the Nawash Community Centre. Our regular service days […]

ISC Commits Additional $35M to New Water Treatment Plant

Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) has completed a requested review of the cost estimate for the new Water Treatment Plant (WTP) and committed significant additional funds for the project. When the project was first approved in 2019, ISC earmarked $24M for design and construction costs. We had hoped that the funding would cover the new WTP […]

SON Land Claim Case Update

In October 2020, the trial of two longstanding Saugeen Ojibway Nation (SON) claims was concluded. The trial considered a claim about SON’s ownership of lands under water, and a claim seeking redress from Canada and Ontario for a broken promise to protect some of SON’s lands. The trial of both claims began on April 23, […]