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Off-Reserve Food Security Distribution | December 9, 2020

Fisher River Cree Nation Chief and Council will be providing Meat Packs (please ensure you have enough room in your freezer) to OFF RESERVE Members in Winnipeg on December 9th, 2020 Details are as follows: When: Wednesday, December 9th, 2020 Location: Warehouse at 576 Roseberry Street Winnipeg, Manitoba Time:  10:00 am to 7:00 pm Please note that a meat pack will be provided to ONE member per household.  Please bring […]

todayNovember 27, 2020 1

2020 COVID-19

Notice of Temporary Closure of the United Church due to Code Red Restrictions

Dear Chief, Council Members and Covid-19 Team: Effective immediately and until further notice, the Fisher River United Church hereby closes its doors temporarily to all services in our church due to the recent 'Code Red' that Manitoba has been placed under. Provincial health and safety regulations forbids any religious gatherings therefore our church will abide by this protocol to help minimize and reduce the spread of the Covid virus. Our […]

todayNovember 23, 2020 1

Community News

Fisher River Cree Nation gives students free laptops and internet access for online learning

Fisher River Cree Nation is making the transition to online learning easier by giving students in the community a free laptop or iPad and internet connection device. "It's a great thing… because not every family actually has the money to afford a laptop," said Grade 12 student Koby Wilson. Wilson is one of 470 students who attend the two schools in the community about 170 kilometres north of Winnipeg. He works part time […]

todayNovember 19, 2020 1

Community News

Stories of some of our Fisher River Veterans in Remembrance

History tells us that more than 3,500 status Indian volunteers enlisted in the first World War from all across Canada. According to Indian Affairs records this “number represents approximately thirty-five per cent of the Indian male population of military age” between 1914 and 1919, and this doesn’t include the enlisted men that Indian Affairs didn’t know about.[i] The Great War broke out in 1914 many years before our people were granted […]

todayNovember 11, 2020 16

Community News

Fisher River Moves to Regain Land Governance, Statement of Votes (Land Code)

2020 Land Code Vote Polling completed October 28, 2020 Total number of voters: 385 (12% showed) Polling stations reporting: 2 of 2 Voting Method Number of Ballots In-Person & Mail-In ballots 210 Electronic ballots 175 ► The Fisher River Cree Nation Land Code, dated for reference June 17th, 2020; and ► The Individual Agreement with Her Majesty the Queen in right of Canada, dated for reference July 27, 2020. Option […]

todayOctober 29, 2020 3

2020 COVID-19

Memo to Parents from Charles Sinclair & Fisher River High School's – October 7, 2020

Tansi Parents, We hope that students and families are remaining healthy and safe during these unprecedented and challenging times. In the wake of the Covid-19 Pandemic, our primary concern remains the health and well being of our students, staff and community. STUDENT REGISTRATION As we continue to adapt to change to the evolving nature of this pandemic, it is important that your child/children are registered at Charles Sinclair School and/or […]

todayOctober 7, 2020 2

2020 COVID-19

Housing Work Orders Notice

To reduce the spread of the COVID-19 virus in our community, the housing department is asking community members to seriously consider social distancing by calling or emailing instead of coming into the office for any type of request, questions or concerns, for the safety of both yourself and our staff. Work Order requests for Social Assistance clients and Elders who reside by themselves will be emergency situations only, meaning no […]

todayOctober 1, 2020

2020 COVID-19

Fisher River Health Services COVID-19 Bulletin #6 – September 30, 2020

Leadership would like to advised that there were two incidents of exposure of positive COVID-19 cases; the first incident, an individual was in attendance at a Funeral that took place on Sunday September 27, 2020 at the Jackhead Day of Pentecost House of Prayer who did not show symptoms and was not on any isolation list. The individual tested positive after attending the funeral upon falling ill later that evening. […]

todaySeptember 30, 2020

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.