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2020 COVID-19

Charles Sinclair & Fisher River High School Move Back to Online Learning Until Further Notice

Administration statement: Due to the new variant now in our community there will be no students attending in class learning. There will be online classes only. It is very important for students to log into their classes to continue with their learning. The buses will not be running until further notice. Please be vigilant and safe wherever you go. We all must do our part to keep our community safe […]

todayApril 18, 2021 121 2

2020 COVID-19

Notice of a Positive Case of the B.1.1.7 Variant of Concern

Please be advised that Fisher River Health Services have been informed we have a positive case of the B.1.1.7 (U.K.) Variant of Concern. Leadership and Health Services want to urge residents to remain calm as Health Services have been following the proper procedures in terms of contact tracing investigations and isolation protocols. Anyone wanting to travel overnight MUST register at 431.256.0041; however, we remind the community again to please not […]

todayApril 17, 2021 1786 2 3

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Fisher River’s Halle Cochrane receives the 2021 BMO Indigenous Leader of Tomorrow Scholarship

Halle Cochrane, a member of Fisher River Cree Nation, was born and raised in Winnipeg. A Community Service Prefect at her high school, she was determined to bring more awareness to Indigenous issues. Among her community efforts, she organized a REDress project to hang red dresses around the school to spread awareness about Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and Two-Spirit people (MMIWG2S). “I am driven to advocate for Indigenous […]

todayApril 14, 2021 311 2

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Appeal Committee Response in the Matter of the Mr. Michael Wayne Murdock BCR Appeal

FISHER RIVER CREE NATION APPEAL COMMITTEE. 2021-01 IN THE MATTER OF THE APPEAL OF MICHAEL WAYNE MURDOCK OF BAND COUNCIL RESOLUTION 264- 2018-026 OF THE FISHER RIVER CREE NATION DATED JULY 23, 2018. Presiding: Hillary Murdock, Chair and Legal representative Peggy Werstiuk, Community Member Stella Walker, Elder Phoenix Cochrane, Youth Chief David Crate, Council Representative Heard by online videoconference hosted by the Chair on February 19, 2021. Judgement and reasons […]

todayApril 12, 2021 430 3 4

Community News

Burn Ban in Effect

Due to the dry conditions and high winds, there will be NO GRASS BURNING ALLOWED in any area. Please leave the CONTROL BURNING to the FRCN FIRE DEPARTMENT, your name can be left at the Band Office with the receptionist. Individuals could be held responsible for damages caused by the fires and charges can be laid. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding in this matter. Sincerely, Sam Murdock Director […]

todayApril 6, 2021 21 2

Community News

MEMO: Visiting Restrictions during Code Red (Personal Care Home)

PALLIATIVE CARE/END OF LIFE Dear Fisher River Community Members: I have attached an Appendix for Visitor Restrictions in a Personal Care Home that come from Shared Health. Ideally, during the end of life, we would serve tea and coffee or snacks to families, but under Code Red, this is not possible. Please review the End-of-life principles during Red (Critical) so that everyone has a clear understanding of what is expected. […]

todayMarch 30, 2021 42

Community News

Spring Flood Preparation Notice – March 19, 2021

Please be advised that the Amphibex (Ice Breakers) will begin operation today (Friday, March 19 – 26, 2021) in the river to break up ice to alleviate the risk of Flooding this spring. For the safety of our members, we ask you to please stay off the ice on the river; which includes all activities such as skating, skidooing, ice fishing, etc. Thank you for your cooperation. Sam Murdock, Director of Operations […]

todayMarch 19, 2021 4

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Fisher River & Canada Agree to Settlement of Specific Land Claim, Community Trust to be Established

The purpose of this memorandum is to provide an overview of the FRCN specific claim and the purpose and benefits of a trust agreement. The Claim Treaty No. 5 was signed at Norway House on 24 September 1875. The terms of the treaty provided for the establishment of a reserve in the vicinity of Fisher River. Band members were originally given three years to relocate to Fisher River but the […]

todayMarch 19, 2021 857

Fisher River Cree Nation is a community in which our history, language, traditions, and culture are paramount to who we are as a people. We will protect and maintain the spirit and intent of the treaties and our inherent rights. Fisher River will be a self-sustaining progressive community with a strong and accountable government. We will provide an environment where all people are healthy, safe, and respected.