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Update to Fishers regarding issuance of Commercial Net Fishing Licenses for 2020-2021

Department of Agriculture and Resource Development is changing our approach for the issuance of Commercial Net Fishing Licenses for 2020-2021 in light of social distancing requirements and the closure of regional and district offices to walk-in traffic. The safety of fishers, their families, the public and government staff is our top priority. For 2020-21, the Department will not require fishers to visit a regional office to pick up their license. The […]

todayMay 5, 2020 31

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Community Connects with our Elders

Interlake communities continue to engage with elders throughout the coronavirus pandemic to let residents know we are all in this together and you are not alone. Most recently, the communities of Fisher River Cree Nation and Arborg held parades, which end-ed up visiting hospitals and personal care homes, ensuring the community’s elders know they are on the forefront of everyone’s mind. Melody Pierone, director of the Fisher River Cree Nation […]

todayMay 1, 2020 24

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COVID-19 Restrictions to Continue Despite Province Reopening May 4, 2020

On Wednesday April 29, 2020, Premier Pallister announced the multi-phase plan will begin next week, on May 4. At this time the province will begin to open some businesses and increase recreation opportunities, including non-essential healthcare and retail businesses. After discussions with their respective Councils, Fisher River Cree Nation leadership along with Peguis First Nation and Kinonjeoshtegon First Nation have collectively agreed to extend COVID-19 restrictions to May 18, 2020 […]

todayApril 30, 2020 5

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REMINDER: Grass Burning Ban

A reminder due to the dry conditions there will be NO GRASS BURNING ALLOWED in any area. Please leave 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 understanding in this matter Sam Murdock, Director of Operations

todayApril 17, 2020 5

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The First Nation solar farm generating power and making history

WINNIPEG -- A seven acre solar power farm in Manitoba is officially up and running in Fisher River Cree Nation. The first nation says it’s the largest in the province, and the first Indigenous-owned utility scale solar farm in Canada. Fisher River Cree Nation Chief David Crate said the development of the project is another step in generating revenue for the community. He said the farm has given the community […]

todayApril 17, 2020 105

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BCR and Bylaw for new "Fisher River Cree Nation Emergency Measures By-Law"

BY-LAW NO. 2020-14  of the Fisher River Cree Nation Being a By-Law for the Declaration and Implementation of Emergency Measures WHEREAS the Council of the Fisher River Cree Nation ("FRCN") desires to establish a By-Law to provide for the declaration and implementation of emergency measures within FRCN lands; AND WHEREAS the Council of the FRCN is empowered to make such By-Law, and any matter ancillary thereto pursuant to, the sovereign […]

todayApril 15, 2020 46

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Solar Farm is now on-line generating electricity and economic opportunity

The Fisher River Solar Farm is now on-line generating electricity and economic opportunity The Fisher River Cree Nation Chief & Council, alongside W Dusk Energy Group and our many other partners, are pleased to announce the Fisher River Cree Nation Solar Farm is officially connected and selling power to the Manitoba Hydro grid. We want to take the opportunity to thank community members for your patience and support. This is […]

todayMarch 26, 2020 1111

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Notice to Members/Employee's Traveling Abroad

On March 16th, 2020 at 12:30 P.M. Prime Minister Trudeau announced all Canadian travelers beyond the United States and Canadian boarders were asked to come home, and starting at  12:01 A.M.  March 18th, all Canadians will be screened prior to getting on the planes. Should any Canadian show signs/symptoms of the COVID-19 virus they will not be allowed back in the country until their signs and symptoms have passed. A […]

todayMarch 20, 2020 3

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.