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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 →

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 →

March 31, 2017 – Grand Chief’s Applaud Government to Government Framework Agreement

Press Release (March 31, 2017 Kashechewan, ON.) The citizens of the far north and remote community of Kashechewan gathered in excitement today to witness the signing of the TOGETHER WE WORK FOR HOPE agreement between the governments of Kashechewan First Nation, Canada and Ontario. The community of Kashechewan has had its historical challenges that have captured the attention of all…read more →

March 30, 2017 – Statement from Deputy Grand Chief

Press Release (March 30, 2017, Moose Factory, ON) As one of the leaders of the Mushkegowuk First Nations, and as a Residential School Survivor, I am appalled and disheartened by the shocking comments made by Conservative Senator Lynn Beyak during her March 7th speech in the Senate. Senator Beyak’s comments derive from her privileged position whereby she feels comfortable to…read more →