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The State of Emergency in Neyaashiinigmiing has been extended until September 30, 2021. Ontario has entered Step 3 of the Roadmap to Reopen. As of June 14, 2021, Neyaashiinigmiing entered the third 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

Emergency Living Wage Support Program Extended to May 4, 2020

The COVID-19 crisis continues to grip Canada and the world, with few signs of resolving as yet. On the heels of extending the closure of non-essential Band programs, Chief and Council have also voted to extend the Emergency Living Wage support program until May 4, 2020. The program offers $450/week to qualified applicants who have […]

Non-Essential Band Program Closure Extended to May 4, 2020

Chief and Council have voted to extend the closure of non-essential Band programs until May 4, 2020. Band programs were temporarily shuttered on March 11, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The best medical advice to slow the progress of the outbreak is to practice social distancing, which means avoiding non-essential contact with people and […]

Community Emergency Response Group (CERG)

Emergency Response Coordinator – Cynthia Jamieson Fire/Emergency Medical Response – Nick Saunders Police Services – Vincent Wurfel Health Services – Cynthia Porter, Springdawn Keeshig Social Services – Amy Ingram Public Works – Bill Jones Legal Counsel – Patrick Nadjiwon Finance – John Ramage Education – Carleen Keeshig Communications – Michael Johnston The Chief and Council’s […]

Now Open: Owen Sound Regional Hospital COVID-19 Assessment Centre

The Owen Sound Regional Hospital COVID-19 Assessment Centre opened on March 18th, and is open 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM, 7 days per week. Follow this checklist to determine if you need to visit the Assessment Centre: If you do not have symptoms of COVID-19, please do not go to the Assessment Centre. If you […]

How to Keep Your Social Distance

Social distancing is our best strategy for slowing the COVID-19 pandemic, but as members of a very close-knit community we may not know exactly how to go about it. Here’s a helpful guide on how to keep your distance – and keep your community safe! Social Distancing How-To