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.
Chief Greg Nadjiwon has given an update on the community’s pandemic response in a video statement to the community: Chief’s Statement on YouTube
With governments and institutions around the world all scrambling to gather the supplies necessary to mount an effective pandemic response, Chippewas of Nawash staff and leadership have been working overtime to procure the same materials for the community. University of Guelph students Emma Anderson and Moira Germann-Cisterna, with the help of Professor Kim Anderson, Department […]
The entire world is thinking about health and welfare right now, more than any other time in living memory. Nawash Home and Community Care would like to remind parents, caregivers and members that Jordan’s Principle ensures that even in these dark days, First Nations children are entitled to the same support and care as non-native […]
Fire Chief Nick Saunders, with the support of the Chief and Council, asks that all residents of Neyaashiinigmiing refrain from starting open fires of any kind, including brush-burning, campfires, bonfires, and cook-outs. The fire department is supporting the community in many different ways during the pandemic crisis, in addition to their primary duties as front-line […]
For the safety of staff and the public, Band services are running on limited hours during the pandemic. The Health Centre will be open on Friday, however, between the hours of 2:00 PM and 4:00 PM for medication and cheque pick-up. Please let others in the community know, electronically or by phone, and practice social […]