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Chief David Crate to Receive the Order of Canada

On Friday, Gov. Gen. Julie Payette announced the latest list of 124 remarkable Canadians to be inducted into the Order of Canada for outstanding achievements, dedication to community and service to the nation. One of those 124 remarkable Canadians is Fisher River Cree Nation Chief, David Crate. The chief of Fisher River Cree Nation was recognized for "creating ecologically responsible economic development opportunities for his community and for improving access to […]

todayDecember 29, 2017 689

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Ottawa to give 10-year grants to First Nations with Good Financial Management

First Nations with good financial track records will no longer be required to account to Ottawa for every dollar of federal money they spend on things such as health-care, education and social services under a new program being proposed by the Trudeau government. The plan to guarantee long-term funding with a minimum of bureaucratic oversight for 100 First Nations communities by April, 2019 is the first concrete step in what […]

todayDecember 28, 2017 101

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Work Order Notice

This is a reminder to all residents that work orders will ONLY be issued for emergency situations such as  NO HEAT or NO WATER  for our elders, whom reside by themselves and the Social Assistance Clients. This is for the Christmas Break beginning December 22, 2017 - January 8, 2018. Once it is confirmed through the Social Assistance Program, a work order will be issued for the emergency call. If […]

todayDecember 22, 2017 14

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Recycling Logo Winner

Congratulations to Jayde McKay for winning the Recycling Logo Contest. The logo "represents the people around the globe, cause people are supposed to protect the earth we live on" Honorable mentions from Britnay Sinclair grade 3, Angel (no last name on poster) grade 5, and Phoenix Sinclair Grade 7/8. As well a big thank you to all that participated in the contest!

todayDecember 12, 2017 7

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Certification in Financial Management Systems Official

Fisher River showed the business world Thursday it has the financial chops to make investors feel secure about investing in developments on its reserve: the Cree community has landed a national certification in financial management.The financial management system certification indicates the community’s financial and administrative practices are in line with provincial and federal business practices, along with policies that meet best-practice standards for leadership, financial management and transparency.The designation is […]

todayDecember 3, 2017 4

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Notice of Nomination – Board of Director (Elder)

Notice of Nomination Ochekwi Sipi Cree Nation Personal Care Home (OSCN PCH)  Will be having Nominations for One Board of Director (Elder) - Term Position ending September 27, 2019 Qualifications for Board Elder FRCN Band Member 60+ years of age Some knowledge of resident/elder care Work experience would be an asset Able to guide and support the Board/Management spiritually and with compassion Nominations will be held Thursday November 30, 2017 9 am […]

todayNovember 20, 2017 2

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Fisher River Cree Nation Gains Financial Management System Certification

Fisher River Cree Nation recently gain the latest Certification from the First Nations Financial Management Board, Financial Management System Certification. Fisher River Cree Nation is the 1st First Nation in Manitoba to obtain this Certification, there is only five First Nations in Canada whom currently have the FMS Certification. To date Fisher River had received Financial Performance Certification, this certification gained Fisher River access to be a borrowing member of First […]

todayNovember 20, 2017 1342

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Logo Design Contest for Community Recycling Program

The Recycling Committee is looking for a Logo Design that they will be using for their Recycling Posters throughout our Community. Please include the 4 – R’s in your poster: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Respect Please submit your Logo design either to: Raquel Mason @ Fisher River Cree Nation Band Office or Andrea McKay – Mason @ Charles Sinclair School Deadline: Monday, November 20th, 2017  

todayNovember 14, 2017 194

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New High School Name Submissions

Tansi, As you know a new grade 7 - 12 school is being built and our new school needs a name. We are looking for your idea of a name for the new school. Please submit your idea of a name for the school, along with a brief description of why you have chosen that name. You can submit your suggestion to the Education Office in a sealed envelope on or […]

todayOctober 26, 2017 6

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.