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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 12, 2018 – First Nation Policing Funding Announcement by Ottawa

Moose Factory, January 12 2018, Grand Chief Jonathan Solomon of Mushkegowuk Council issued the following statement on the federal government’s announcement of $291 million for Indigenous policing over five years: “I congratulate the federal government for recognizing the need for more investments to keep Indigenous communities safe and secure. This funding is a good step in the right direction. Federal…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 →

December 5, 2017 – Board of Director Recruitment Deadline Extended

The Mushkegowuk Development Corporation is seeking individuals with a demonstrated commitment to business development and prosperity to the Mushkegowuk Region for our Board of Directors. The Board of Directors is the legal authority for the Mushkegowuk Development Corporation (MDC). As a member of the board, a Director acts in a position of trust for the MDC and is responsible for…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 →

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 →

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 →

January 12, 2017 – Call for Applications/Proposals

In preparation for the new 2017/2018 fiscal year, Mushkegowuk Council Employment & Training Services (METS) is inviting First Nations and their affiliated organizations, interested businesses, and First Nations individuals to submit applications/proposals in support of First Nations human resource development. Please contact our office to speak with a Community Development Officer to discuss your ideas or to have an application…read more →