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Statement of Votes – 2021 General Elections

Members of Fisher River Cree Nation went to the polls August 23, 2021 to elect a new Council for the next 2 years. The Nomination Meeting held resulted in 2 candidates for the position of Chief and 17 candidates for the 4 available positions of Councillors. In the midst of the on-going COVID-19 pandemic, we had over 850 voters come to the polls, attend the off-reserve polling station and mail-in […]

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Personal Care Home Celebrates 35 Years of Caring for Elders

The Ochekwi-Sipi Personal Care Home celebrated their 35th Anniversary Wednesday; the day was filled with dance, music and jigging for the elders; and speeches and acknowledgments to staff and management. Management acknowledged the following staff for their dedication and commitment: 3-9 Years Evan Eyolfson Kacie Sinclair Cynthia Sinclair Lena Kirkness Francis Thickfoot Donna Clark Ian Kirkness 10-15 Years Lana Harper Joy Murdock Tannis Bear Donna Spence 20+ Years Edna Govereau […]

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Updated Notice Regarding the 2021 General Elections

FISHER RIVER CREE NATION ELECTION FOR CHIEF AND COUNCIL CANDIDATES FORUM CANDIDATES SPEECHES ONLINE & RADIO BROADCAST Due to the limited amount of individual’s we can have indoors, and along with keeping the tradition of a candidate not listening to another candidate during the event; it has been decided that the Candidates will pre-record their speeches and it will be broadcasted on the Fisher River Cree Nation Facebook page, YouTube […]

todayAugust 11, 2021 103 1

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2021-08-10 Court Decision Regarding Fisher River Cree Nation & the Ochekwi-Sipi Personal Care Home Board of Directors

On August 10, 2021, the Court granted the application brought by Fisher River Cree Nation, Chief David Crate and Councillor Darrell Thaddeus against the Ochekwi-Sipi First Nation Personal Care Home Inc., as represented by its Board of Directors, (Manitoba Court of Queen’s Bench file No. CI 20-01-27513). The application was brought after members of the Board of Directors passed By-Law No. 2/2018, which attempted to strip the Chief of Fisher […]

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Congratulations to our recent FRCN Post-Secondary Graduates

Congratulations to our recent Fisher River Cree Nation Post-Secondary Graduates! Please note that this may not be a complete list & that we would love to celebrate all our graduates near and far, so people are encouraged to send in names.  As of July 14, 2021 Kailey Arthurson – Bachelor of Arts, University College of the North Dara Flett – Bachelor of Arts, University College of the North Amber Murdock […]

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Notice of Gaming Centre Reopening & Procedures

Please be advised that the Fisher River Gaming Centre will be reopening Monday August 9, 2021. The hours of operation will be from 10:00am-10:00pm. We require all visitors to be fully vaccinated and are required to show proof of vaccination, this will be reviewed on August 27, 2021. We thank everyone for their cooperation in advance.

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Community Notice Regarding the East Road Reconstruction Project

EAST ROAD RECONSTRUCTION PROJECT The East Road Reconstruction project will begin on August 9, 2021 and is expected to continue through to the end of October 2021. Final paving of the project will be occurring in spring 2022. Earth Max Construction has been hired to complete the construction activities. As part of the works, the trees along the ditches will be cut to improve the drainage along the road, ditches […]

todayAugust 5, 2021 39

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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.