Community News

January 16, 2018 – Regional Emergency Summit

Mushkegowuk’s State of Emergency on Illegal Drugs & Alcohol REGIONAL EMERGENCY SUMMIT – “Responding to Our State of Emergency” February 6 – 8, 2018  |  Ramada Inn, Timmins, ON Mushkegowuk Council 32nd Annual Mamowihitowin Resolution No. 2017-09- 17 WHEREAS The supply, demand and use of illegal drugs and alcohol continues to adversely affect the health and wellness of our communities, especially the…read more →

January 10, 2018 – Public Statement from Mushkegowuk

Praying for a Renewed Health Service Relationship Mushkegowuk Council’s Deputy Grand Chief Rebecca Friday, is in final (4th) day of a Spiritual Fast Ceremony in a traditional teepee outside the Weeneebayko General Hospital in Moose Factory. The fasting ceremony and prayer is very sacred and spiritual. During this ceremony Deputy Grand Chief Friday did not consume any food but basically…read more →

January 10, 2018 – Introduction to Beef Cattle Farming

This 8-week Introduction to beef cattle farming course provides quality training to participants with modules consisting of in class and practical training. The in-class training will take place at Collège Boréal Kapuskasing campus and at the office at the Demonstration Farm. Practical training will take place at the Kapuskasing Demonstration Farm. This program offers an initiation into the key principles…read more →

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 →

October 24, 2017 – SAR Volunteers Needed

Mushkegowuk Council’s Office of the Grand Chief is calling on “Community Search & Rescue Volunteers” from our Mushkegowuk First Nations to step forward to offer your assistance with the Search and Rescue/Recovery Operations in Waskaganish. It is our hope to deploy a team or two from each of our communities to assist with the search operations. We prefer community members…read more →

September 10, 2017 – Cafe Apitisowin, Business Support Program

Mushkegowuk Council economic development department is introducing free business counselling services for private businesses on reserve. This will involve offering SME’s (Small & Medium Sized Enterprises) and social enterprises information, advice and resources when starting, maintaining or expanding their business. This service is only oral counselling and does not include writing or documentation of a business plan; budgeting, marketing, operations…read more →

July 24, 2017 – PR: First Nation Youth Journey Down the Albany River

Grand Chief Jonathan Solomon congratulates and welcomes back the Kashechewan Youth who paddled the mighty Albany River which started from Constance Lake, Ontario. “Grand Chief Solomon says these Youth paddled for 14 days, 415 kms down the Albany River. They have persevered the challenging conditions of the Albany River, the environment and most importantly the challenges, physically, spiritually and mentally….read more →

July 24, 2017 – PR: Our Athletes from Mushkegowuk Aski

July 24, 2017- Mushkegowuk Council, Moose Factory, Ontario; Our Athletes from various First Nations of Mushkegowuk Aski are on their way home after competing in various sporting events at NAIG 2017 in Toronto and Hamilton, Ontario. Some of the athletes have won a few medals in different levels in individual events and also team events. Grand Chief Jonathan Solomon “congratulates…read more →

June 22, 2017 – Mushkegowuk Chiefs Offer Condolences for Sutherland/Louttit Family

Press Release – June, 22, 2017 In her executive assistance area of expertise with our community and regional government organizations, Brenda lived and worked for the Omushkegowuk all her working life. Without hesitation and wanting a busy day, she took on and completed major tasks and heavy work loads. In doing her work, she cared for the people she was…read more →