Archive for January, 2018

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 →

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 →