The State of Emergency in Neyaashiinigmiing has been extended until November 30, 2021. Band Offices and Programs are open for limited in-person service. Ontario has entered Step 3 of the Roadmap to Reopen.
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.
If you’ve lost work or income due to the pandemic, you may qualify for the Federal goverment’s COVID-19 benefits program. Call the toll-free line at 1-800-959-2019 to make an application by phone. Prime Minister Trudeau has said that those using direct deposit will receive funds in 3-5 days, while those waiting for a mailed cheque […]
Councillor Nick Saunders, also Chief of the Nawash Fire Deparment, issued the following statement to the members: Good afternoon, All my relations. At this time, the Chippewas of Nawash Fire Department would like to thank all the residents of Neyaashiiningmiing for their help and efforts in slowing the spread of COVID-19. The burn ban now […]
Vincent Wurfel, Neyaashiinigmiing FN Police Supervisor, issued the following statement for the members: PUBLIC NOTICE COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS The Neyaashiinigmiing First Nation Police are committed to the safety of our members and the community. We request that you only attend the Police Office if necessary. For emergencies, please call 911. For any non-urgent concerns/questions, please call […]
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 […]