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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 →

November 9, 2017 – Office Closure Notice

The Mushkegowuk offices (Moose Factory, Timmins and Moosonee) will be closed on Monday, November 13, 2017. We will resume regular working hours on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 8:30 a.m. In Flanders Feilds by John McCrae In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely…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 →

October 15, 2017 – RFP: For the Establishment of a Family Healing Centre

The purpose of this Request for Proposals (RFP) is to identify and select a qualified consultant who will identify the feasibility of building a Family Healing Centre within the Mushkegowuk territory, including the development of a business case to secure funding and guide operations. The Mushkegowuk Council constitutes the following seven (7) First Nations; Attawapiskat, Fort Albany, Kashechewan, Moose Cree,…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 →