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Fisher River Receives Funding for East Road Upgrade

Joint federal and provincial funding through the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program will support 17 municipal transportation infrastructure projects in Manitoba. These projects will create jobs, improve road safety, and ensure long-term sustainable infrastructure while building strong and well-connected communities. The Government of Canada is investing over $48.9 million in these projects through the Rural and Northern Communities Infrastructure Stream of the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program. The Government of […]

todayJuly 27, 2021 18

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Fisher River Elders Welcomed Home 35 Years Ago

The Ochekwi-Sipi Personal Care Home celebrates 35 years in operation this month, a milestone that marks when the Fisher River Cree Nation community was able to welcome their elders home. Before Ochekwi-Sipi opened, Fisher River’s elders who needed specialized care were sent to personal care homes away from the community. “We had elders in Sagkeeng, Sioux Valley, different care homes throughout the province,” said Chief David Crate. Brenda Hart has […]

todayJuly 23, 2021 100 1

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Highway 224 Petition

The background to this petition is as follows: Provincial Road number 224 serves Peguis First Nation, Fisher River Cree Nation and surrounding communities. The road is in need of substantial repairs. The road has been in poor condition for years and has numerous potholes, uneven driving surfaces, and extremely narrow shoulders. Due to recent population growth in the area, there has been increased vehicular and pedestrian use of PR 224. […]

todayJuly 22, 2021 12

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Notice Regarding Recent Fines to Community Members for Breaking COVID-19 Security Measures Protocols

Please be advised that the Fisher Brach RCMP issued two fines last night to individuals breaking Security Measures protocols. We remind community members to please follow the Fisher River COVID-19 Security Measures to ensure no other fines are issued to you or anyone else and to most importantly stop the spread of COVID-19 in the community as numbers have jumped dramatically in the last few weeks. Please see the link […]

todayJuly 22, 2021 6

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OFFICIAL: Candidates List for the 2021 General Elections

Be advised as follows: Candidates for the position of Chief will be: 1. Marlowe Cochrane 2. David Crate 3. Kevin Settee Candidates for the position of Councillor will be: 1. Jeanette C. Amos 2. Kailey Arthurson 3l Carl Cochrane (Poggy) 4. Shirley Anne Cochrane 5. George Crate 6. Vince Crate 7. Cameron Kirkness 8. Delaney Jay Mason 9. Sharon Monkman 10. Cory Murdock 1l, Dana Michael James Murdock 12. Faye […]

todayJuly 18, 2021 738

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Amended COVID-19 Security Measures | 6:00am July 17 – 11:59pm August 7, 2021

The Chief & Council have amended the current COVID-19 Security Measures beginning 6:00am July 17, 2021 until 11:59pm August 7, 2021. **Subject to Change if the current Community situation changes, for example: rise in cases** Hotline Contact Numbers: Fisher River General & Travel Hotline: 431.256.0041 Fisher River Health Services COVID-19 Hotline: 431.256.0395 PDF: Security Measures until 1159pm August 7 2021 SECTION SECURITY MEASURES Security ·       Checkpoints are discontinued. Security staff […]

todayJuly 16, 2021 326

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Update on COVID-19 Security Checkpoints

Please be advised that as of 6:00am July 17, 2021; the security Checkpoints will be closed/taken down at the community entrances. Security staff will be redeployed throughout the community between the hours of 10:00pm-6:00am to monitor traffic and activities during the curfew period. To clarify, the Community Curfew remains in effect between the hours of 12:00am-6:00am, between those hours all community members are asked to remain home. Anyone driving/out between […]

todayJuly 14, 2021 356 1

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Evening Results of the Nomination Meeting (Unofficial List)

Here are tonight's (July 12, 2021) results of the Nomination Meeting. Please note that this is not the FINAL OFFICIAL CANDIDATE LIST, Official List will be released after the July 17, 2021 deadline for Candidates to respond. CHIEF: David Crate Marlowe Cochrane Kevin Settee Josh Sinclair COUNCILLORS: Sharon Monkman Josh Sinclair George Crate Darrell Thaddeus Della Sinclair Cory Murdock Shirley Ann Cochrane Delaney Mason Faye Murdock Jarrett Sinclair-Paul Marlowe Cochrane […]

todayJuly 13, 2021 1329 1 2

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Notice of Positive COVID-19 Case at the Fisher River Wee Care Daycare Centre

Please be advised that Health Services have confirmed a positive case of COVID-19 in the Wee Care Daycare Centre. Wee Care Daycare Centre is working closely with public health officials and following their recommendations. The daycare is closed for a thorough deep cleaning, sanitizing & disinfection of the entire facility. The date of reopening is set for Monday July 26, 2021. Be assured that Public Health investigations to identify individuals […]

todayJuly 9, 2021 110

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.