Author: Admin

National Inquiry to close registration for part 1 of the Truth Gathering Process on April 20, 2018

“The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (National Inquiry) is requesting that you approve the revision of the Terms of Reference to grant an extension of 24 months and the submission of the Final Report on November 1, 2020. We are asking the federal government for additional funding up to $50 million. If the extension is approved we will work with government officials to fine-tune the amount needed.”

The full letter is below.

extension-request-letter-and-workplan

Community Consultation – East-West Tie Transmission Project

Residents of Michicipicoten First Nation are invited to a Community Consultation on April 10th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. regarding the East-West Tie Transmission Project.

Representatives from NextBridge, Environmental Consultants from Golder Associates, and IBI Group will be on hand to give a detailed overview and to answer your questions about the East-West Tie Transmission Project.

Lunch (noon) and refreshments.

MFN Family Fun Fish Day – March 30! Register before March 28, 1 p.m.

Michipicoten First Nation is having a Family Fun Fish Derby on Friday, March 30th from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. on Pike Lake – Michipicoten First Nation

There are prizes!:

  • 1st Longest Fish
  • 2nd Longest Fish
  • 3rd Longest Fish
  • 1st Smallest Fish
  • 2nd Mystery Size Fish

You must register by March 28th, 2018 @ 1:00 p.m. * NO EXCEPTIONS* will be given to fish the day of the Derby if you don’t register by March 28th, 2018, at 1:00 p.m. For more information or to register, call either Nancy (705-856-1993 ext. 226) or Wendy (705-856-1993 ext. 219). If no answer please leave a message!

The registration prize of a Power Ice Auger will be drawn March 30th at 4 p.m. and you MUST be present and fishing to win. Random prizes will be drawn throughout the Derby. Top Prizes announced or drawn at 4:15 p.m.

Meet at Pike Lake by 12:30 p.m. Remember to Dress Warm!  Bring your bait/tackle! Fishing will begin at 1:00 pm and finish at 4:00 pm! Hot dogs, chili, water, coffee, tea and hot chocolate will be available

  • Holes will be pre-drilled and numbered
  • No personal ice augers to be used
  • No one shall drill their own holes
  • One hole per participant
  • If there are no fish caught, prizes will be drawn randomly

Happy Fishing Everyone!!!!

Status Card Renewals (March 23/24, in Sault Ste. Marie)

Is it time to get your Status Card renewed? MFN is holding a Status Card Renewal at the Holiday Inn Express Hotel (corner of Bay and Bruce across from the Station Mall) in Sault Ste. Marie on Friday, March 23 and Saturday, March 24th.

You can drop in between 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. each day or depending how long cards last.

First come, first serve.

For more information contact Linda Peterson:

(705) 856-1993, ext 213

(705) 971-8441 (Cell)

Miigwetch!