Health Services

November 15, 2017 – PR: State of Emergency Declared on Illegal Drugs and Alcohol

A pandemic caused by illegal drugs and alcohol (including prescription drugs) continues to grow rapidly and is a very serious problem for the Mushkegowuk First Nations. The illegal drug trade is overpowering, it’s a major source for the criminal activity, family difficulties and a contributing factor to many deaths. As well, the illegal drug trade is adversely affecting public safety,…read more →

May 19, 2017 – PR: Statement on WAHA Allegations on Social Media

Press Release – May 19, 2017 Moose Factory, Ontario On behalf of Mushkegowuk Council Grand Chief Solomon is issuing a formal statement with respect to the allegations and accusations recently posted on social media that are directed at Weeneebayko Area Health Authority. The allegations and accusations that have played out over the social media networks involving WAHA have had a substantial…read more →

September 11, 2015 – Annual General Assembly

30th Annual MAMOWIHITOWIN of the OMUSHKEGOWUK (Annual General Assembly) will be held on October 20th, 21st, and 22nd, 2015 in Missanabie Cree First Nation. The location of the AGA will be held at Island View Camp, Missanabie, Ontario. For more information, please contact Donna Seary, Executive Director at 705-658-4222 or by email at

September 9, 2015 – Charter Flight Seat Sale

Omushkego Education will be having a charter flight along our coastal communities on September 11 and September 13. With this, There will be a Seat Sale open for all people in the communities. Children under 12 will need to be accompanied by an adult. This will be on a first come, first serve basis. For more information, please contact: Warren Kapashesit, Health &…read more →

July 17, 2015 – Moosonee Clinic Now Open

The Moosonee Health Centre at 5 Percy’s Way is now open to accept patients. The clinic site located at the Moosonee Curling Club is now closed to patient care. The phone line will remain as (705) 336-2341 for those requiring medical services. For more information please visit the Weeneebayko Area Health Authority website here For official news release, please view here

December 4, 2015 – Inquiry on Suicide Report Released

At the recent Mushkegowuk Council of Chief’s meeting, the draft report of the People’s Inquiry on Suicide, “Nobody Wants to Die – They Want the Pain to Stop” was presented by lead Commissioner Mike Metatawabin. After much deliberation and recognizing the importance of this inquiry and its findings, the Chiefs have directed the Commission to make one more round of community hearings so that the…read more →

December 2, 2014 – Mushkegowuk Chiefs Taking Action on Hospital Services

The Mushkegowuk Council of Chiefs are taking a strong stand on the worsening conditions of First Nation health services and the future of the regional hospital in Moose Factory, Ontario. The newly elected Grand Chief, Lawrence Martin, stated that “The quality and variety of health care services available to the people in the North of Ontario continue to decline. The…read more →