Snow Day Declared for December 1, 2020

Notice: Due to inclement weather, the Administration has declared December 1, 2020 to be a snow day.

All Band program offices will be closed and staff are advised to stay home.

School buses are cancelled. Kikendaasogamig Elementary School is closed.

Stay warm and stay safe!

Employment Opportunity – Tenders Requested for Nshiime Daycare Snow Removal

The Nshiime Daycare Centre is seeking tenders for a Snow Removal Contract, to run November 2020 – April 2022, for the Nshiime Daycare premises located at 255 Prairie Road, Neyaashiinigmiing, Ontario N0H 2T0. Band members or contractors with Indigenous ancestry will be preferred.

Brief Description of Contractor Duties:

  1. Removal of snow and ice is to be completed weekdays prior to 7:30 AM, or as requested by the Supervisor, to ensure safe pedestrian and vehicular travel for entrance into the Daycare, the Daycare parking lot and the blacktop surface behind the daycare.
  2. Snow will be removed after any storm, whenever a snow blockage occurs, or when snow accumulations exceed six (6) inches.
  3. A light mixture of sand and salt/enviro salt will be applied to slippery areas to ensue safety and good conditions for winter parking and pedestrian traffic, at all times.
  4. The contractor will ensure that snow banks built up over the winter season do not obstruct the vision of oncoming traffic, and allow access to the outdoor air handling unit and garbage bins. Accumulated banked snow is to be removed and transported to an off-site location upon request of the Supervisor.
  5. The contractor will provide their own equipment, fuel, salt/enviro salt and sand. Contractor will be held responsible for replacing or repairing any Daycare assets damaged while fulfilling these duties.  Proof of a comprehensive general liability insurance policy is required upon submission of a bid.

All interested contractors are encouraged to request a detailed tender requirements package from the Daycare and to inspect the grounds prior to submitting their bid.

All written bids, with complete documentation, are to be submitted to the Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation Board of Education Office in a sealed envelope that is clearly marked: “TENDER FOR SNOW REMOVAL CONTRACT – DAY CARE PREMISES”. Submissions will be time and date stamped at the front desk.

Bids must be submitted by 4:00 PM, Thursday November 19, 2020.

The lowest or any bid will not necessarily be accepted. Late bids will not be considered.

For further information or enquiries, please contact Kathy Jones, Supervisor:

Telephone: 519-534-3909

Facsimile: 519-534-1488


Employment Opportunity – Call for Tenders

The Health Centre is requesting Tenders for snow removal around the homes of Health Centre clients.

The Scope of Work includes:

Snow Removal for Client Home’s Main Entrance Decks, Steps, Walkways and Mailboxes for the Period December 1, 2020 – March 31, 2021.


  1. Snow will be removed when three inches or more has collected.
  2. All steps, decks (if it is main entrance), and ramps will be cleared and salted Mondays through Fridays, as necessary.
  3. This service will be supplied to a maximum of 25 clients.
  4. This service will continue during the two-week December band program shut down.
  5. Mailboxes will be cleared of snow twice a week, on Mondays and Thursdays.
  6. When the driveway is ploughed, leaving a snowbank blocking the steps or walkways, a path through the snowbank will be cleared to at least three feet in width.
  7. Contractor will supply and apply an environmentally safe ice melt after each snow removal.
  8. Contractor will provide their own transportation and any equipment they may need to complete this service.

Some homes may take as little as 15 minutes but others may take 60 minutes. Please quote an hourly rate based on the Scope of Work and Terms.

Submit your Tender to the Health Centre in a closed envelope by November 15, 2020 at noon. Label your envelope “Main Entrance Snow Removal”.

Opportunity: Band Administrations Requests Snow Removal Quotes

The Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation is seeking quotes for Snow Removal, to operate from November 2020 to April 2021, for the following parking lots and entrances:

  • Wellness Centre
  • Health Centre
  • Fitness/Fire Hall
  • Community Centre
  • Band Office Administration
  • Cape Croker Police
  • SON
  • Seniors Complex/Social Services/Housing

Submissions close Friday, October 16, 2020.

Please see the RFQ for more details, and visit the Employment Opportunities page for more job listings.