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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 →

March 24, 2017 – St. Annes Survivors Hearing

NAN has created a page on their website posting the most important documents for the Court hearing on March 24, 2017 in Toronto pertaining to the legal rights of St. Anne’s Survivors being violated in the IAP process. Click HERE to view webpage. The affidavits of Edmund Metatawabin and Rebecca Friday are posted, about the history of 25 years of…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 →

January 9, 2017 – Mushkegowuk Remembers Elder Jeemiss (James) Carpentar

January 9, 2017, Mushkegowuk Council, Moose Factory Ontario. On behalf of the office of Deputy Grand Chief Rebecca Friday, the Mushkegowuk Staff, Council of Chiefs of Mushkegowuk and my office of the Grand Chief, we extend our sincere condolences to the children, grandchildren, jabans and relations of the passing of Elder Jeemiss (James) Carpentar at the age of 92. Jeemiss…read more →

December 21, 2016 – Holiday Office Closure

The Mushkegowuk Offices (Moose Factory, Moosonee, and Timmins) will be closed beginning Wednesday, December 21 2016 at 3:00 p.m. We will be closed during the holiday season. We will resume regular working hours on Tuesday, January 3rd 2017 at 8:30 a.m. From all of us here at Mushkegowuk Council, we wish you all a very Merry Christmas and Happy New…read more →

December 20, 2016 – Everyday Citizen Award Runner Up

On behalf of the Mushkegowuk Council, we would like to congratulate Caleb Turner of Moose Cree First Nation on his nomination for the Everyday Political Citizen Award. With a total of 104 other extraordinary Canadians nominated for this National Award, Caleb was announced as the runner up in the 18-29 years old category. What an accomplishment! Everyday Political Citizen (EPCitizen)…read more →

October 28, 2016 – Board of Director Recruitment

The Mushkegowuk Development Corporation is seeking an individual with 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 →