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Community News

FRED Corp Honors Chairman/President, Lorne Cochrane

Today during our annual staff Christmas dinner; the Fisher River Economic Development Corporation (FRED Corp.) and the Chief & Council honored our Chairman/President, Lorne Cochrane. Lorne has dedicated over 10 years to FRED Corp and continues to devote his time for the betterment of the community as a whole. Lorne’s commitment to the Fisher River Cree Nation and to the FRED Corp does not go unnoticed and we proud to […]

todayDecember 16, 2022 29

Community News

Community Celebrates Business Centre Grand Opening

Despite the cold weather and snow flurries, the community gathered as the official Grand Opening of the Fisher River Business Centre took place. The Business Centre houses many businesses such as King Ho Chinese Food, Fisher River Pharmacy, Pine Cone Dairy Bar and Jordan’s Principle programs. The COVID-19 Pandemic had caused my disruptions to the construction on the building which was originally built approximately around 1972. The now Fisher River […]

todayOctober 14, 2022 14

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Fisher River Grocery Launches Rewards Member Program

The Fisher River Grocery Rewards Member Program is a loyalty reward program that is operated by Fisher River Grocery and our loyalty program provider, ACKROO Inc. Download for Android Device:   Download for iOS:   or ask for a Card in store! How to Register in the Program You can get a Fisher River Grocery Loyalty card at Fisher River Grocery by requesting one from our frontline staff. The Card may only be used once issued by a Fisher […]

todayFebruary 14, 2022 44

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QUESNEL: Celebrating Manitoba’s Fisher River Cree Nation – Winnipeg Sun

Indigenous communities in Manitoba face some of the greatest obstacles. Over the years, when the  UN Human Development Index was applied to First Nation communities across Canada, Manitoba First Nations often ranked lowest. So, it’s important to highlight some of the good news stories in Manitoba’s Indigenous world. Fisher River Cree Nation, located just under 200 km north of Winnipeg, is one of those good news stories that is well positioned […]

todayNovember 20, 2021 276

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Fisher River Cree Nation unveils Manitoba’s biggest solar farm, a source of Bullfrog Power’s green energy

FISHER RIVER CREE NATION, MB, Aug. 19, 2020 /CNW/ – Fisher River Cree Nation has launched the biggest solar project in Manitoba. The 1-megawatt facility has almost 3,000 solar panels and was built entirely by Indigenous employees. The project’s focus is to generate revenue for the community and inspire other First Nations to pursue renewable energy solutions. “This solar project is a source of empowerment and pride for our community,” said Fisher River Cree […]

todayAugust 19, 2020 873 3

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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 104

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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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Chinese Business Delegates visit Fisher River

On Saturday September 21, 2019; Business Delegates from China visited the Community. Chief David Crate and Lorne Cochrane (Chariman, Fisher River Economic Development Corporation) met with the group; the focus of the visit and the discussion that followed after introductions were mainly focused on potential future business partnerships. After the meeting, the group did a tour of the community and also drove down to the Bay River Developments. Following the […]

todaySeptember 25, 2019 36

Community News

New Pharmaceutical Partnership with Tache Pharmacy

NEW PHARMACEUTICAL PARTNERSHIP WITH TACHE PHARMACY FISHER RIVER CREE NATION, MB - Fisher River Cree Nation (FRCN), through the Fisher River Economic Development Corporation (and the Ochekwi-Sipi Personal Care Home and Fisher River Home and Community Care Program), has entered into an advantageous agreement with Tache Pharmacy to provide pharmaceutical services to FRCN members. Tache Pharmacy provides free city-wide delivery and online prescription refills. They have a special interest in providing […]

todayNovember 13, 2018 166

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.