RFP – Documentary Film Production of SON Fisheries

The Fisheries Assessment Program has issued a Request for Proposals to produce two short high-quality documentary films about fisheries research projects being conducted by the Saugeen Ojibway Nation (SON) and partner organizations including Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, Parks Canada and Trent University.

The short films will be targeted at the SON membership and used to engage members in our fisheries research. The films will also be used to inform and educate non-Indigenous communities as well, and help build bridges between them and the SON.

Interested film makers are invited to carefully read the RFP for additional project details and submission requirements.

Proposals must be received no later than June 28, 2021.

Request for Proposals – CNUFN General Election 2021

The Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation is seeking proposals for an Electoral Officer for the Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation General Election 2021. 

The closing date for proposals is Friday April 23, 2021,  4:00 PM.

The successful proposal:

  • Will reflect experience and training received on how to conduct an election pursuant to the Indian Act, and understanding of the Indian Band Election Regulations electoral process.
  • Will demonstrate knowledge and/or experience in the preparation of the ‘Electoral Officer (EO)’s  Report’
  • Will address the following benchmarks for the General Election 2021 not limited to but inclusive of:
    • No later than May 26, 2021, the EO will post the Notice of Nomination Meeting and Voters List in the community, and mail out notices of same to off-reserve members
    • No later than June 24, 2021, a Nomination Meeting to be held and Notice of Poll posted in the community and advertised to membership
    • No later than July 2, 2021, the mail out of voting packages to off-reserve members
    • August 6th 2021, Election Day

 Applicants may submit their Proposal in a number of ways.

By mail or in person, clearly labelled, to:

Electoral Officer Proposal
Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation
135 Lakeshore Blvd

By email, with the subject line “Electoral Officer Proposal”, to:


By fax, with the cover page clearly labelled “Electoral Officer Proposal”, to:


Coldwater Trust Issues RFP for Trust Evaluation

The Edkaagmik Nbiizh Neyaashiinigamiingninwag Edbendaagzijig Trust (ENNET), also known as the Coldwater Trust, is seeking quotes from individuals or organizations to conduct an evaluation of ENNET since its inception. The Trust has been making disbursements and generating income for the Band since 2013. The Trust would like its operation evaluated on a number of points, including:

  1. Has the Trust met objectives outlined in the trust agreement?
  2. What has been the impact of investments through the proposal-driven process?
    • Were the goals of funded projects met?
    • What are the strengths?
    • Where have investments not achieved outcomes and what were the barriers?
  3. How effective has the proposal-driven process been in guiding the decisions?
  4. What is the community perception of the trust? Does the community consider the trust effective?
  5. How does the Trust measure against other similar trusts?

The winning bid will develop a work plan and detailed budget, perform the evaluation and produce a final report.

Please read the complete RFP for more information, including submission details. A printed copy of the RFP can also be requested at the Band Office.

Quotes will be accepted until February 11, 2021.