Calendar

Sep
20
Mon
Federal Election – Regular Polls @ NFN Complex Gym & Community Hall in Duchesnay
Sep 20 @ 9:30 am – 9:30 pm
VOTE IN THE 2021 FEDERAL ELECTION!
Regular Polls will be held in Garden Village and Duchesnay: September 20th to 13th from 9:30am to 9:30pm

POLLING STATION LOCATIONS:
  • Garden Village: NFN Complex Gym (36 Semo Road)
  • Duchesnay: Community Hall (520B Couchie Memorial Drive)
General Inquiries # 416-514-6166
Regional Office : 1781 Cassells St. North Bay
Visit elections.ca for more information and to make sure you’re registered to vote.

Sep
21
Tue
Consultation: Exploration & Potential Mining Development in River Valley @ Garden Village Outdoor Rink
Sep 21 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Consultation: Exploration & Potential Mining Development in River Valley @ Garden Village Outdoor Rink

The Lands and Natural Resources department is holding two consultation sessions with the membership in relation to ongoing exploration and potential mining development on NFN Traditional Territory in River Valley.

This Open House follows the online Zoom meeting on September 14th and is intended to provide NFN members with an opportunity to speak with department staff directly about the project, share your views and ask questions.

PLEASE REGISTER with Ken Hazell at kenh@nfn.ca or call 705-753-2922 ext. 1250.
* You must register in advance as space is limited and COVID-19 protocols are in place *

If you wish to submit written comments after attending one or both sessions, please send them to:
Cameron Welch, Director of Lands & Natural Resources
36 Semo Road
Garden Village ON P2B 3K2
cameronw@nfn.ca

Sep
30
Thu
Community Walk – Honouring our Survivors @ Garden Village Outdoor Rink
Sep 30 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

Join us at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 30th for National Truth & Reconciliation Day.

We will recognize our survivors in the Garden Village Outdoor Rink before setting out on our community walk.  Transportation to the event is available by calling Julie Lambert at 705-753-2050 to request a ride.

WEAR YOUR ORANGE SHIRT TO THE WALK!  See the flyer below for details about receiving a free Every Child Matters shirt.

 

Oct
2
Sat
Annual (Virtual) Pow Wow @ Online
Oct 2 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
33rd Annual Nipissing First Nation (Virtual) Pow Wow
Theme: Gchi Twaawendaagwaad Shkode (Honouring our Sacred Fire)
Host MCs: Bob Goulais & Perry Shabogesic McLeod
Host Drum: Burning Plain Singers
Head Veteran: Jason Nakogee
Head Dancers: Tory & Tamara Ojeek
The Pow Wow will be livestreamed on our YouTube Channel on Saturday, October 2nd: youtube.com/NipissingFirstNation