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February 2017

February 13, 2017 - Lands and Resources Information Session
This information session discusses the Navigation Protection Act, and changes to the Fisheries Act. Two sessions on February 14, 2017. Read More.

February 8, 2017 - Pathways to Healing Conference Schedule
Schedule now availabe for the Pathways to Healing Conference. February 27 to March 3, 2017 at the E.P.R. Centre in Moose Factory. Read More.

February 8, 2017 - Kraken Boats Winter Road Promotion
Sale event on now until March 20, 2017! Visit us at the Cree Cultural Interpretive Centre and save on both 23' and 25' models and trailers. Read More.

February 3, 2017 - Wetum Road Official Opening
The Wetum Road will officially open on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 8:00 am. Read More.

February 3, 2017 - Wetum Road Update #4
The Wetum Road is closed until further notice. A 20 km section of road from the halfway point headed south requires more work before it is safe to travel. Updates to follow. Read More.

February 1, 2017 - Pathways to Healing Conference
February 27 to March 3, 2017 at the E.P.R. Centre in Moose Factory. Read More.

February 1, 2017 - Request for Proposals
Seeking proposals from qualified forestry product specialists to investigate the feasibility of a wood pellet manufacturing facility to be located within the Moose Cree Homelands. Read More.

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January 2017

January 31, 2017 - Wetum Road Update #3
Opening date of the Wetum Road is now Friday, February 3, 2017 at 10:00 am. Several sections of the road require additional time to freeze. There is a risk of vehicles breaking through the road surface. Read More.

January 31, 2017 - Youth F.O.R.C.E. Gathering
February 15 - 17, 2017 at the youth centre in Moose Factory for youth ages 13-17. Enjoy workshops, presentations, and games! Registration form attached. Read More.

January 30, 2017 - Regular Band Membership Meeting
There will be a Regular Band Membership Meeting on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. at the community hall. Read More.

January 30, 2017 - Wetum Road Update
The opening date of the Wetum Road has been pushed back to February 1, 2017 at 10:00 am. The warm weather caused damage to the road surface and portions of the road have not been freezing. Read More.

January 27, 2017 - Early Office Closure
Moose Cree First Nation offices will be closed at 2:00 pm. on Friday, January 27, 2017.

January 27, 2017 - Spring 2017 Harvesters Subsidy Program
Now accepting applications for the spring 2017 harvesting season. This program assists harvesters with travel costs associated with going out on the land. Apply by March 10, 2017. Read More - Application Form

January 26, 2017 - Moose Cree Tourism First Annual Snowmobile Poker Rally
March 4, 2017. Run begins at the CCIC and ends at Washow Lodge, with three stops in between. Cards will be given at each stop. Create the best poker hand to win! Read More.

January 25, 2017 - Free Foot Care Clinic
Two-day foot care clinic at the E.P.R. Centre in Moose Factory. FREE and open to all. January 31, 2017 and February 1, 2017. Read More.

January 24, 2017 - LNHL National Anthem Performance Selection
Enter for your chance to win an all expense paid trip to perform the national anthem at the LNHL opening ceremonies on March 12, 2017! Read More.

January 20, 2017 - Wetum Road Update - Revised Opening Date
The Wetum Road opening has been delayed by one week to January 30, 2017 at 10:00 am due to the warm weather. A detour will be in effect until February 3, 2017. Read More - Detour Map.

January 17, 2017 - Save the Date: Pathways to Healing Conference
This year's Pathways to Healing conference will be held from February 27th to March 3rd, 2017. More information will be provided in the coming weeks. Read More.

January 16, 2017 - Grief Edu-Therapy
The Edu-Therapy process of grief resolution is recognized as one of the most effective program for dealing with pain caused by loss and conflict within our relations. This 3-day program begins on January 31, 2017. Read More.

January 16, 2017 - Water Safety - New Post Creek Hydroelectric Project
KANPP advises the public that there will be changes to water levels and flows in New Post Creek and the Abitibi River due to construction and testing of the new Peter Sutherland Senior Generating Station and dams. The process is scheduled from Jan 2017 until Apr 2017. Read More.

January 13, 2017 - Wetum Road Update
The Wetum Road will open on January 23, 2017 at 10:00 am. Please note that there will be a detour in effect until February 3, 2017. Read More - Detour Map.

January 12, 2017 - LNHL Team Registration Form
Form now available online. Read More.

January 12, 2017 - LNHL Team Registration Fee - Online Payment Option
When making a payment using online banking, select 'Moose Cree First Nation Utilities' as the payee. Read More.

January 12, 2017 - NAPS Report for December 2016
The Nishnawbe Aski Police Service report for December 2016 is now available online. Read More.

January 11, 2017 - Moose Cree Education Enhancement Fund
Scholarship & Bursary funds for the 2016/2017 academic year. Successful applicants will be eligible to receive up to a maximum scholarship & bursary amount of $1,000. Available to all MCFN post secondary students. Read More.

January 10, 2017 - Cree Cultural Interpretive Centre Hours
New hours starting February 1, 2017! Open weekdays from 8:30 am to 9:00 pm, and weekends from 4:30 pm to 11:00 pm. Snacks and beverages available. Read More.

January 9, 2017 - Strategic Planning Sessions
What direction do you think Moose Cree First Nation should take in the next four years? Provide your input at our strategic planning sessions on January 23rd and 24th, 2017. Read More.

January 6, 2017 - Buy LNHL Team Apparel
Show your support for our LNHL teams by purchasing team apparel, provided by RYR Sports! As a bonus, for every item purchased, $5 will be donated to our local LNHL teams! Read more.

January 6, 2017 - Addiction and the Brain Presentation
This upcoming presentation on January 12, 2017 will explain how addiction rewires the brain and why it is so difficult for people to “just quit.” All are welcome! Read More.

January 4, 2017 - Hydro One Community Information Session
Customer Care Consultants from Hydro One will be available on January 10, 2017 to answer your questions about the costs of delivering electricity to your home. Read More.

January 4, 2017 - Ice Road Officially Opens
Effective January 4, 2017, the ice road between Moose Factory and Moosonee is officially open to light duty traffic. Read More.

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December 2016

December 23, 2016 - Little Native Hockey League Team Registrations
Registration forms are now available from the LNHL website. $600 per team. Registration deadline is January 16, 2017. Read More. LNHL Website.

December 23, 2016 - Christmas Newsletter
The Christmas edition of Paytahchemowin Newsletter is now available online. Read More.

December 22, 2016 - Moose Cree First Nation Holiday Hours
Moose Cree First Nation offices will be closed from 3:00 p.m. on December 23, 2016 to 5:00 p.m. on January 3, 2017 for the Christmas holidays. Read More.

December 22, 2016 - Housing Department Holiday Hours
Schedule and contact information for the housing department during the Christmas holidays. Read More.

December 22, 2016 - Public Works Holiday Hours
Schedule and contact information for the public works department during the Christmas holidays. Read More.

December 22, 2016 - Ticket Office Holiday Hours
Schedule for the Moose Cree ticket office during the Christmas holidays. Read More.

December 20, 2016 - Grief and the Holidays
This workshop will provide practical knowledge about living with grief, and may assist you in your own grief or in helping fellow grievers. December 21, 2016 at 6:30 pm. Read More.

December 16, 2016 - Statement from Chief Patricia Faries
On behalf of the Council and the Membership of the Moose Cree First Nation, I wish to extend my deepest condolences to Chief Randall Phillips and the people of the Oneida Nation of the Thames that are a suffering a great loss as a result of a house fire on December 14th, 2016. Read More.

December 2, 2016 - Early Office Closure
The Moose Cree First Nation office will be closing at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, December 2, 2016 for a staff function, and will reopen on Monday, December 5th at 8:30 a.m. Read More.

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November 2016

November 28, 2016 - OPP Warn of Dangerous River Conditions
The Moosonee Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police and the Moose Factory Detachment of the Nishnawbe Aski Police is warning residents of the Town of Moosonee and the Town of Moose Factory to stay off the Moose River during freeze up. Read More.

November 28, 2016 - Addictions and the Holiday Season Presentation
Are you struggling with addictions, or are in recovery, and want to learn how best to avoid relapse during Christmas and the New Year? Attend this presentation on December 1, 2016. Read More.

November 28, 2016 - Tourism Unit Elimination Draw
Support our Missisicabi Camp by purchasing tickets for our elimination draw! Grand prize is a 2016 Ski-Doo Expedition Sport, with many other cash prizes available to be won! Read More.

November 25, 2016 - Relocation of Employment and Training Unit
The Moose Cree First Nation Employment and Training Unit has been relocated to the E.P.R. Centre, effective November 24, 2016. Read More.

November 23, 2016 - Safety Planning for Victims of Domestic Violence
Join us on November 23rd at 6:30 p.m. at the E.P.R. Centre for a presentation on how to protect yourself and your children from an abusive partner. Read More.

November 23, 2016 - National Aboriginal Addictions Awareness Week Activities
Enjoy familiy oriented activities this week! Bubble soccer, family skate, and volleyball! Read More.

November 23, 2016 - Expedition Helicopters Schedule
Expedition Helicopters winter freeze-up schedule now available. Read More.

November 16, 2016 - Little Native Hockey League Sponsorship Opportunities
Sponsorship of this annual hockey tournament provides you with the opportunity to promote your company/organization and build relations with First Nations and First Nation organizations from across Ontario. Read More.

November 15, 2016 - NAAAW Update: FASD Presentation
There will be a fetal alcohol spectrum disorder presentation on November 23, 2016 during lunch hour at the complex foyer. Moose meat will be served. Read More.

November 15, 2016 - NAAAW Update: Individual Appointments Unavailable
Due to unforeseen circumstances, Marguerite Thibaudeau, Reiki Master, is not able to attend our NAAWW event. This event portion is cancelled. Read More.

November 14, 2016 - National Aboriginal Addictions Awareness Week (NAAAW)
Addiction impacts all of us. National Aboriginal Addictions Awareness Week is from November 20th to 26th. Let's come together to learn, support, and encourage our loved ones and community. Read More.

November 10, 2016 - Remembrance Day Office Closure
Moose Cree First Nation offices will be closed on Friday, November 11th for Remembrance Day.

November 10, 2016 - Day Scholars Class Action
The Federal Court certified a class action lawsuit seeking compensation for First Nations students that attended federally-run schools, but were allowed to return home in the evenings. Moose Cree First Nation has opted-in to the Day Scholars Class Action on behalf of its members. Fill a form by November 30th to be added to the list. Complete Form Online or Download Fillable Form.

November 7, 2016 - Call For Proposals - TLE Lead Negotiator
Moose Cree First Nation is issuing a call for proposals for a Treaty Land Entitlement Lead Negotiator to work collaboratively with the Chief to assist in finalizing the Treaty Land Entitlement file with the Federal and Provincial Governments. Read More.

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October 2016

October 31, 2016 - Ontario First Nation Limited Partnership (OFNLP) Allocations
Moose Cree First Nation is accepting application submissions for OFNLP Funding. Information and application form are attached. Apply by November 30, 2016. Information. Fillable Application.

October 28, 2016 - Community Meeting/Update from Chief Faries POSTPONED
This event has been postponed to November 26, 2016. Moose Cree members are invited to attend a community meeting for an update from Chief Patricia Faries. Members can also share their thoughts on what items the First Nation should prioritize over the coming years. Read more.

October 28, 2016 - Donate to Project George
You can now make one-time or monthly contributions to Project George through Canada Helps.org. Your donation helps youth reconnect with Cree culture, traditions, and the land. Read more.

October 28, 2016 - Niska 1 Extended Service Schedule
The Niska 1 ferry will be operating during the first week of November. Schedule is attached. Read more.

October 27, 2016 - Remembrance Day
Join the community on November 11th to honour and remember our Veterans. Ceremony begins at 9:15 am at the community hall. Read more.

October 21, 2016 - Book Launch! Cree Language Children's Books
The Language and Cultural Programs department is proud to present the launch of very own Cree language children's books! Join us on October 26th for a community luncheon to help celebrate the launch. Copies of the books will be available for purchase. Read more.

October 19, 2016 - Regular Band Membership Meeting
There will be a Regular Band Membership Meeting on Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. at the TCJMC Community Hall. Read more.

October 19, 2016 - Sisters in Spirit and The Red Dress Project
November 6, 2016 is a day to provide support and raise awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls across Canada. Read more.

October 19, 2016 - Trappers Assistance Program
Application forms for the 2016-2017 trapping season are now available online. Limited funds, apply soon. Read more.

October 14, 2016 - Pertussis Health Alert from the Moose Factory Health Centre
A case of pertussis (whooping cough) has been confirmed in our community effective today. All parents are urged to check their child’s immunizations and catch up any missed doses if necessary with the nurses at the Health Centre. Read more.

October 14, 2016 - Ticket Office Closed Until Further Notice
The Moose Cree Ticket Agency will be closed until further notice. For tickets, go to the Moosonee ONR station or purchase your tickets online. Read more.

October 13, 2016 - Amisk-oo-Skow Agreement Documentary
Learn about the Lower Mattagami River Project and the partnership between Ontario Power Generation (OPG) and the Moose Cree First Nation. Watch now.

October 13, 2016 - Traditional Cooking and Artisan Skills Training
Learn traditional sewing and cooking skills! This 6-week training program begins October 31, 2016. Apply by October 26th. Read more.

October 12, 2016 - Service Canada Scheduled Outreach
A Service Canada representative will be in Moose Factory on December 13 - 14, 2016. Read more.

October 7, 2016 - Early Office Closure
Moose Cree First Nation offices will be closed at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, October 7, 2016 for the Thanksgiving weekend. We will reopen on Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at 8:30 a.m.

October 7, 2016 - Little Native Hockey League Volunteers Needed
The MCFN Little NHL Committee is seeking volunteers for the tournament being hosted in Mississauga, ON during March 12 - 16th 2017. Read more.

October 4, 2016 - Elders Transportation Unavailable
There will be no elders transportation until October 17, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. due to vehicle maintenance. We apologize for the inconvenience. Read more.

October 3, 2016 - Economic Development Strategic Planning 2016 - 2020
A series of sessions will be conducted to gather input from the Moose Cree Membership in shaping our Moose Cree economy. Read more.

October 3, 2016 - Niska 1 October Schedule
Saturday schedule for October 2016. The Niska 1 will operate on a day to day basis after October 17th. Cancellations may occur due to weather and tides. Read more.

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September 2016

September 30, 2016 - Application Opportunity for Housing Contractors
Moose Cree First Nation plans to hire a contractor for the renovation/repairs of seven housing units for the First Nation. Apply by October 7, 2016. Read more.

September 29, 2016 - Palliative Care: Journey Mapping Workshop
October 12 - 13, 2016 at the E.P.R. Centre. The purpose of this workshop is to bring together community members to begin a conversation on palliative and end-of-life care. Read more.

September 26, 2016 - Safe Battery and Computer Disposal
Your car batteries, computers, or ink cartridges can be dropped off at the Public Works Garage. You may also call to arrange for items to be picked up from your home. Read more.

September 23, 2016 - Changes to Weeneebayko Patient Services
Weeneebayko Patient Services in Kingston has been renamed to Ininew Patient Services. An automated appointment notification system has also been introduced. Read more.

September 15, 2016 - Polar Bear Ball
The Cree Village Ecolodge is holding a Polar Bear Ball on October 6, 2016 in support of the Cochrane Polar Bear Habitat. Read more.

September 14, 2016 - Solar Panel Installation Training
This 2-day training course covers the design and installation of solar powered systems. September 28 - 29, 2016. Apply by September 21st. Read more.

September 13, 2016 - Grief Edu-Therapy Sessions
The Grief Edu-Therapy team invites you to participate in the upcoming Grief Edu-Therapy™ program for individuals dealing with significant emotional loss. September 26 - 28. Read more.

September 13, 2016 - Debris Removal
Between September 13th and 30th, 2016, community members can request to have debris (tires, metal, vehicles, appliances) removed from their yards. Read more.

September 12, 2016 - NAPS Report for August 2016
The Nishnawbe Aski Police Service report for August 2016 is now available online. Read more.

September 8, 2016 - Band Council Resolution - Drug and Alcohol Addiction Issues
The Chief and Council acknowledges and recognizes the rampant drug and alcohol addiction issues in our community and shall take immediate action to address these issues. Read more.

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August 2016

August 26, 2016 - Treaty Payments
Treaty payments will be on Wednesday, September 14, 2016 from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Moose Cree Complex. Please have your I.D. ready. Read more.

August 25, 2016 - Rescheduled: Regular Band Membership Meeting
The Regular Band Membership Meeting has been rescheduled to Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. at the TCJMC Community Hall. Read more.

August 22, 2016 - Office Closure
The Moose Cree First Nation office will be closed at 12:00 noon on Tuesday, August 23, 2016 for a staff function. We will reopen at 8:00 a.m. the following morning. Read more.

August 17, 2016 - Working at Heights Training
This one-day course provides a comprehensive overview of legislated requirements, hazards and hazard controls related to working at heights. August 31, 2016. Read more.

August 17, 2016 - Application Opportunity for Housing Contractors
Moose Cree First Nation (MCFN) plans to hire a contractor for the renovation/repairs of seven (7) housing units for the First Nation. Any interested bidders must demonstrate that they meet minimum required qualifications. Read more.

August 13, 2016 - Watch Again: Chief and Council Swearing In Ceremony
Watch the swearing in ceremony for the 2016-2020 Chief and Council on YouTube. Watch Live.

August 13, 2016 - Chief and Council Swearing In Ceremony
Swearing in Ceremony for the 2016-2020 Chief and Council. Saturday, August 13, 2016 at 2:00 pm at the E.P.R. Centre. You can also watch on Livestream. Watch Live.

August 12, 2016 - Important Change to the Harvesters Subsidy Program
Band members with housing arrears are now eligible to receive the Harvesters Subsidy without having to pay off arrears or sign up for a re-payment plan. Read more.

August 12, 2016 - Harvesters Subsidy Program Fall 2016
We are now accepting applications for the fall 2016 harvesting season. This subsidy is not intended to cover all harvesting costs. Apply by September 7, 2016. Application attached. Read more.

August 10, 2016 - Detour Gold Meet and Greet
Are you interested in securing employment at Detour Gold? The Detour Gold team will be in Moose Factory on August 15th for a meet and greet session. Read more.

August 9, 2016 - Receive Membership Meeting Packages Through Email
You can now sign up to receive membership meeting packages electronically through email. To get started, please complete the attached registration form. Sign up.

August 8, 2016 - Notice: Power Interruption
There will be a scheduled power interruption on Sunday, August 14, 2016 from 9 am to 12 pm. Read more.

August 4, 2016 - WATCH ONLINE: Gathering of Our People
Evening main stage entertainment is streamed each night during the gathering. Certain day events are also streamed live. Watch Now.

August 4, 2016 - theRedPath: Living Without Violence
Anger management workshop taking place on August 16th and 17th, 2016. Read more.

August 4, 2016 - Critical Incident Stress Management & Debrief Training
August 9 - 11, 2016. Up to 20 participants may register for this free training. Read more.

August 2, 2016 - Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service Special Event
We invite all community members to attend this event honouring NAPS officers as part of the Gathering of Our People. Read more.

August 2, 2016 - NAPS Report for July 2016
The Nishnawbe Aski Police Service report for July 2016 is available online. Read more.

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July 2016

July 29, 2016 - Gathering of Our People Schedule
The 2016 Gathering of Our People will be held from August 3rd to 5th, 2016 in Moose Factory. Complete schedule of events is attached. Read more.

July 29, 2016 - Gathering of Our People Overview
Join the fun on August 3 - 5, 2016! Activities, performances, food, and more. Read more.

July 29, 2016 - MCFN Support for NAPS
Moose Cree First Nation expresses support for Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service officers in securing fair pay and safe working conditions. Read more.

July 29, 2016 - Regular Band Membership Meeting
There will be a Regular Band Membership Meeting on August 24, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. at the TCJMC Community Hall. Read more.

July 29, 2016 - Service Canada Scheduled Outreach
A Service Canada representative will be in Moose Factory on September 20-21, 2016. Read more.

July 7, 2016 - Economic Development Information Session
A community information session will be held on Monday, July 11, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. at the E.P.R. Centre. Read more.

July 4, 2016 - Treaty Payments
Treaty payments will be on Thursday, July 21, 2016 from 11:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Moose Cree Complex. Please have your I.D. ready. Read more.

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June 2016

June 30, 2016 - Grief Edu Therapy Sessions
The Grief Edu-Therapy team invites you to participate in the upcoming Grief Edu-Therapy™ program for individuals dealing with significant emotional loss. July 18 - 20, 2016. Read more.

June 30, 2016 - Summer Hours Begin July 4, 2016
Moose Cree First Nation will be operating on summer hours beginning Monday, July 4, 2016. Our offices will be open from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. Read more.

June 30, 2016 - Office Closure
Moose Cree First Nation offices will be closed on July 1st, 2016 for Canada Day.

June 20, 2016 - Office Closure
Moose Cree First Nation offices will be closed on June 21st, 2016 for Aboriginal Day.

June 17, 2016 - Aboriginal Day Activities in Moose Factory
Aboriginal Day activities will be taking place throughout the day on June 21, 2016 at the Cree Cultural Interpretive Centre, community hall, and other locations. Read more.

June 16, 2016 - 2016 Gathering of Our People
The 2016 Gathering of Our People will be held from August 3rd to 5th, 2016! Further details will be announced shortly. Read more.

June 9, 2016 - Office Closure
All Moose Cree First Nation offices will be closed from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Friday, June 10, 2016 for the community clean up. Read more.

June 8, 2016 - Service Canada Scheduled Outreach
A Service Canada representative will be in Moose Factory and Moosonee on June 28th and 29th, 2016. Read more.

June 8, 2016 - Hospital Emergency Entrance Temporary Change
The Emergency Department entrance of Weeneebayko General Hospital will be closed from Thursday, June 9th at 5 am until Friday, June 10 at 6 am. Please use the flagpole entrance for service during this time. Read more.

June 8, 2016 - New ONR Reservation System for the Polar Bear Express
Ontario Northland is excited to be launching a new reservation and ticketing system for the Polar Bear Express. As of June 28th, 2016 there are 3 ways for you to purchase a ticket. Read more.

June 7, 2016 - General Election 2016 Summary Report
Results of the General Election are now available online. Read more.

June 7, 2016 - RE: Moose Cree First Nation Election Report
In accordance with Section 10.2 of the MCFN Election Regulations, the Chief Electoral Officer must post the Summary Report in a Public Place no later than 24 hours after the election. This would be 6:00 p.m. on June 7, 2016. Read more.

June 7, 2016 - NAPS Report for May 2016
The Nishnawbe Aski Police report for May 2016 is available online. Read more.

June 7, 2016 - Ontario Northland Information Session
Ontario Northland Railway is proposing some changes to the reservation and ticketing system for the Polar Bear Express. Learn about these changes and join the discussion at the upcoming information session on June 16, 2016. Read more.

June 6, 2016 - An Open Letter to Grand Chief Matthew Coon Come
"You recently started a lawsuit on behalf of the Cree people in Quebec asserting 'Aboriginal title' and 'Aboriginal rights' over much of the Moose Cree Homeland in Ontario. Your lawsuit causes me-and all Moose Cree people-grave concern. I ask you to reconsider this misguided claim and do the right thing. I ask you to withdraw it." Read more.

June 3, 2016 - Niska 1 Ferry Schedule
The Niska 1 schedule is now available. Read more.

June 3, 2016 - EXTENDED: Summer Students Work Experience
The Moose Cree Employment & Training unit is now accepting applications for the 2016 Summer Employment Program! New positions added. Deadline to apply extended June 8, 2016. Read more.

June 3, 2016 - WAHA Free Dog Clinic
There will be a free dog clinic on June 22nd and 23rd, 2016 at the TCJMC Arena. Read more.

June 2, 2016 - Community Clean Up Day
Join the John R Delaney Youth Centre on June 10th for a community wide clean up day! We all love the land, let's unite and show it. Read more.

June 2, 2016 - Multi-Sport Camp
June 10-12, 2016. Three days of basketball, volleyball, soccer, canoeing, hip hop dancing, and games! For youth ages 5-17. Read more.

June 1, 2016 - Youth Walk of Hope
Mushkegowuk Council seeks your support for the Youth Walk of Hope planned to begin in early June in Cochrane and end on July 10 in Niagara Falls. The youth will be able to present their concerns at the Assembly of First Nations meeting. Read more.

June 1, 2016 - Ontario First Nation Limited Partnership (OFNLP) Allocations
Moose Cree First Nation is accepting application submissions for OFNLP Funding. Information, guidelines, and application form are attached. Apply by June 30, 2016. Read more.

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May 2016

May 31, 2016 - UPDATED: Summer Students Work Experience
The Moose Cree Employment & Training unit is now accepting applications for the 2016 Summer Employment Program! New positions added. Apply by June 3, 2016. Read more.

May 27, 2016 - Niska 1 Regular Service to Begin
The MV Niska 1 is tentatively scheduled to begin regular service between Moosonee and Moose Factory on Monday, June 6, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. Read more.

May 26, 2016 - General Election 2016: Meet the Candidates
Learn more about the Councillor candidates on May 26th, and the Chief, Deputy Chief, Elder and Youth Councillor candidates on May 27th. Read more.

May 20, 2016 - Office Closure
The Moose Cree First Nation office will be closed at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, May 20th, 2016. We will reopen on Tuesday, May 24th at 8:30 a.m. Read more.

May 18, 2016 - General Election 2016 - Polling Dates and Times
Polling dates, times, and locations are now available. Read more.

May 18, 2016 - Employment and Training Office Relocation
As of April 29th, 2016, the Moose Cree Employment and Training Unit has relocated to the John R. Delaney Youth Centre. Read more.

May 17, 2016 - Weeneebayko Area Health Authority Mammothon
June 6-10, 2016. A breast screening marathon, encouraging all overdue or never-screened women 50-74 to get checked. No referral required. Read more.

May 16, 2016 - Water Conservation Notice
The Water Plant Operators has determined that water conservation will be needed at this time due to several water leaks that are causing the reservoirs to deplete. Read more.

May 13, 2016 - Little Native Hockey League Planning Committee
We are inviting all interested individuals who wish to participate on the 2017 Little Native Hockey League Planning Committee to submit a Letter of Interest outlying your event planning experience. Read more.

May 13, 2016 - Traditional Parenting Workshop
This workshop will take place from June 1-3, 2016 at the E.P.R. Centre in Moose Factory. No registration fee. Schedule is attached. Read more.

May 13, 2016 - Housing Committee
Moose Cree First Nation has one (1) vacancy on the Housing Committee. The Housing Committee is mandated by Chief and Council to provide the efficient and effective delivery of services in the area of Housing to serve Moose Cree First Nation membership and residents. Read more.

May 11, 2016 - Regular Band Membership Meeting
There will be a Regular Band Membership Meeting on Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 10 a.m. at the community hall. Agenda attached. Read more.

May 11, 2016 - Grief Edu Therapy Sessions
The Grief Edu-Therapy team would like to invite you to participate in the upcoming Grief Edu-Therapy™ program for individuals dealing with significant emotional loss. May 25 - 27, 2016. Register by May 20th. Read more.

May 11, 2016 - Summer Students Work Experience
Interested in working for Moose Cree First Nation this summer? The Employment & Training unit is now accepting applications for the 2016 Summer Employment Program! Read more.

May 4, 2016 - NAPS - Stats for April
Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service statistics for April 2016. Read more.

May 3, 2016 - NAPS - Stats for March
Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service statistics for March 2016. Read more.

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April 2016

April 20, 2016 - First Nations Natural Resources Youth Employment Program
Attention students! Are you looking for summer employment? Outland is hiring students to work at a remote camp for six weeks. Trail clearing, tree planting, brush cutting. Read more.

April 20, 2016 - Basketball Court Project
Plans for an upcoming basketball court are available online. Read more.

April 20, 2016 - Expedition Helicopter Spring Schedule
Scheduled daily flights for the 2016 spring break up season. Read more.

April 13, 2016 - Craft Purchase Days
The Cree Cultural Interpretive Centre is looking to purchase various arts and crafts on May 16th and 17th, 2016. Read more.

April 13, 2016 - Save the Date! Mental Health Week
Mental Health Week is May 9 - 13, 2016. Connect. Destigmatize. Educate. Full schedule of events coming soon. Read more.

April 3, 2016 - Notice to IV Drug Users
Children continue to find your used needles on paths around town. If you are using needles for injection please use a safe way of disposing these needles. Read more.

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March 2016

March 31, 2016 - 2016 General Election: Official List of Candidates
List of candidates for the position of Chief, Deputy Chief, Elder Councillor, Youth Councillor, and Councillor. Voting information and eligibility and election schedule also included. Read more.

March 31, 2016 - Community Ice Road Officially Closed
The ice road between Moose Factory and Moosonee officially closes on March 31, 2015 at 5:00 pm. Use of the road after this date is at your own risk.

March 30, 2016 - Certified Technician Workshop
Gain the essential skills and knowledge you need to become a certified technician. Become an expert in installations, service calls and repairs in satellite technology, internet, and cellular boosters. April 30 to May 6, 2016. Read more.

March 29, 2016 - Wetum Road Season Closure
Effective Monday, March 28, 2016, the Wetum Winter Road is closed for the season. The contractors are on the road today to decommission the crossings and the south gate will be locked. Read more.

March 25, 2016 - Little Native Hockey League 2017 Planning Committee
The Moose Cree First Nation will be the host First Nation for the 2017 Little Native Hockey League tournament. We are seeking interested individuals to participate in the 2017 planning committee. Read more.

March 23, 2016 - 2016 General Election - Nomination Meeting Results
The results from the nomination meeting held on March 22, 2016 are now available online. Read more.

March 22, 2016 - General Election 2016 Page
News and information for the upcoming general election is now available on our elections page. Read more.

March 22, 2016 - Wetum Road Season Closure
The Wetum Road will officially close for the 2015/2016 season on March 28, 2016 at 12:00 am. Please be advised that the road is no longer being maintained for the remaining days of operation. 4x4 or AWD vehicles only. Read more.

March 15, 2016 - Detour Gold Screening Sessions Postponed
The Detour Gold screening sessions scheduled for March 21st to 25th, 2016 have been postponed to a later date. Read more.

March 12, 2016 - Wound Care Workshop
The Canadian Association of Wound Care is offering a workshop in Moose Factory on April 2nd and 3rd, 2016. No cost for the first 30 participants. Read more.

March 11, 2016 - Special Band Membership Meeting
There will be a Special Band Membership Meeting on Monday, April 4, 2016 at 6:30 pm at the community hall. There will be a presentation of the Independent Review Panel final report, and an update on the Grand Council of Crees lawsuit. Read more.

March 11, 2016 - Wetum Road Update
This update provides closure information over the next few days. Scheduled closures are based on weather forecasts and are subject to change. Read more.

March 9, 2016 - Wetum Road Temporary Closure Update
The Wetum Road will remain open today until Friday March 11, 2016 at 8:00 am. It will reopen again on Saturday March 12, 2016 from 8:00 pm to Sunday March 13, 2016 at 8:00 am. Road closures are based on weather forcasts. Read more.

March 9, 2016 - Kraken Boats Pricing and Order Form
Order your 23' and 25' Kraken boat and trailer in time for the 2016 boating season! Pricing and order form attached. Read more.

March 9, 2016 - General Election 2016 Nomination Meeting
A nomination meeting will be held at the TCJMC Community Hall on Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. for the purpose of nominating candidates for the positions of Chief, Deputy Chief, 1 Elder Councillor, 1 Youth Councillor, and 12 Councillors for next subsequent term. Read more.

March 9, 2016 - Moose Cree First Nation Rejects Title Claims by Quebec Cree
On March 7, 2016 the Quebec based Cree Nation of Eeyou Istchee announced that they had commenced a lawsuit claiming Aboriginal rights and Aboriginal title to lands in Ontario. Read more.

March 8, 2016 - Statement from Chief Norm Hardisty Jr.
Moose Cree First Nation’s Chief and Council are aware of the lawsuit filed by the Grand Council of the Crees in Quebec, alleging that they hold Aboriginal title and Aboriginal rights to a significant portion of the Moose Cree Homeland. Read more.

March 7, 2016 - Moose Cree First Nation Mourns the Passing Of Dr. John Long
On March 2, 2016, Dr. John Long, a long time friend of the Moose Cree First Nation, passed away in North Bay, ON. Read more.

March 7, 2016 - Special Band Membership Meeting POSTPONED
The Special Band Membership Meeting scheduled for Monday, March 7, 2016 has been postponed. The new date is Monday, April 4, 2016. Read more.

March 7, 2016 - Wetum Road Closure UPDATE
The Wetum Road is currently OPEN and will remain open until Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 8:00 am. Road closures are based on daily forecasted weather conditions and are subject to change. Read more.

March 4, 2016 - Temporary Wetum Road Closure
The Wetum Road will be closed beginning at 6:00 am on Sunday, March 6, 2016 to Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 6:00 pm. The road closure is due to forecasted warm weather. Read more.

March 2, 2016 - Detour Gold Screening Sessions
Are you interested in securing employment at Detour Gold? The Moose Cree Detour Team will be conducting screening sessions at the E.P.R. Centre in Moose Factory from March 21st to 25th, 2016. Read more.

March 2, 2016 - NAPS Statistics for February 2016
Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service statistics for February 2016. Read more.

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February 2016

February 29, 2016 - Service Canada Cancelled Outreach
Scheduled outreach for Moose Factory has been cancelled for March 2, 2016. Please note that the outreach worker will still be here for March 1, 2016. Read more.

February 27, 2016 - Parenting with Confidence Seminar
Seminar held on March 2nd and 3rd at the community hall in Moose Factory. Read more.

February 19, 2016 - Boil Water Advisory Lifted
After receiving the required bacteriological test results, we are pleased to inform you that the boil water advisory has been lifted. Read more.

February 19, 2016 - Special Band Membership Meeting
There will be a Special Band Membership Meeting on Monday, March 7, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. at the community hall. Read more.

February 19, 2016 - Regular Band Membership Meeting
There will be a Regular Band Membership Meeting on Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. at the community hall. Read more.

February 18, 2016 - Jonathan Cheechoo Reaches Career Milestone
Congratulations to Jonathan Cheechoo on reaching a career milestone of 1,000 games as a professional hockey player! Read more.

February 18, 2016 - Temporary Wetum Road Day Closures
Due to the forecasted warm weather over the next couple of days, the Wetum Road will be closed from 8am to 8pm on Friday, February 19th and Saturday, February 20th, 2016. Read more.

February 17, 2016 - Status Card Days for Timmins and Kapuskasing
Status cards will be available in Timmins on February 23rd and 24th, and Kapuskasing on February 25th. No appointment required. For Moose Cree membership only. Read more.

February 16, 2016 - Treaty Land Entitlement Claim Information Session
MCFN is now at the stage of looking at land selection options within the Treaty 9 area that will become additional MCFN reserve territory. There will be information sessions on March 2nd and 3rd to provide an update on negotiations. Read more.

February 16, 2016 - Boil Water Advisory UPDATE
The water main break has been repaired and water pressure will no longer need to be decreased. The boil water advisory is still in effect and will remain in effect until sampling indicates that the water is safe to drink. You will be notified when the advisory has been lifted. Read more.

February 14, 2016 - Boil Water Advisory
A boil water advisory has been issued on February 14 due to a water main break. Read more.

February 14, 2016 - Greenhouse Information Session
There will be a greenhouse information and idea sharing session on February 24, 2016. Learn about the benefits of having a greenhouse in our community! Read more. Take our survey.

February 11, 2016 - Youth F.O.R.C.E. Schedule
The schedule for the Youth F.O.R.C.E. winter gathering is available online. Read more.

February 8, 2016 - Request For Proposals: Chief Electoral Officer
The objective of this Request for Proposals is to select a Bidder to provide a high quality of professionalism, integrity, and confidentiality as the Chief Electoral Officer for the 2016 General Election. Read more.

February 8, 2016 - Special Band Membership Meeting Rescheduled
The Special Band Membership Meeting has been rescheduled to February 9, 2016. This meeting will discuss Membership Meeting Regulations and Election Regulations. Read more.

February 8, 2016 - The Brain and Addiction Vicarious Trauma and Burnout
February 25, 2016 from 10am - 12pm at the community hall. Read more.

February 8, 2016 - Duck and Dive Stand-Up Comedy Tour
Headliner Ron Kanutsi. Come out on February 24, 2016 for an evening of entertainment! Snacks and beverages will be provided. Read more.

February 8, 2016 - Detour Gold Environmental Information Session Postponed
The environmental information session scheduled February 9, 2016 has been postponed. A new date will be announced shortly. Read more.

February 4, 2016 - Energy Committee 2nd Posting
Moose Cree First Nation is seeking two members to sit on this new subcommittee of the Economic Development department to discuss new ideas, new approaches, and new potential projects relating to energy needs of the community. Read more.

February 4, 2016 - Wetum Road Conditions For Use
Moose Cree First Nation would like to remind the public about the general usage conditions while the road is open. Read more.

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January 2016

January 31, 2016 - Detour Gold Environmental Information Session
Join MCFN and Detour Gold on February 9, 2016 at the Moose Cree Complex for an update on environmental activities. Read more.

January 31, 2016 - Sixties Scoop Class Action Lawsuit
Ontario Sixties Scoop claim class claimant registration form attached. Read more.

January 31, 2016 - Meenwatch’Heewouwaan Maskinnou
This journey will commence on February 5th, 2016 from Moose Factory Ontario, and conclude on the second week of March 2016 in Chisasibi, Quebec. Read more.

January 29, 2016 - Temporary Wetum Road Closure
The Wetum Road will be temporarily closed on January 30th and 31st due to warm weather. Both north and south gates will be closed. Read more.

January 29, 2016 - Join the 2016 Canada Census Team
Canada’s next census will be held in May 2016. Statistics Canada is hiring staff for a variety of positions between February and July 2016 to work in First Nations communities. Read more.

January 26, 2016 - Service Canada
A Service Canada representative will be in Moose Factory and Moosonee on March 1st and 2nd, 2016. Read more.

January 25, 2016 - Wetum Road Officially Opens
The Wetum Road is officially open as of 8:00 a.m. on January 25, 2016. 4x4 vehicles only at this time. Drive with care at water crossings and at rougher portions of road. Read more.

January 22, 2016 - Wetum Road Update #3
This update contains several daily updates from this week. The road remains CLOSED throughout the weekend. Read more.

January 21, 2016 - Visit Negabou Lake
Plan your trip to Negabou Lake today! Camping, hunting, fishing, retreats, and more! Transportation available. Read more.

January 21, 2016 - Special Band Membership Meeting
There will be a Special Band Membership Meeting on February 4, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. at the community hall. This meeting will discuss Membership Meeting Regulations and Election Regulations. Read more.

January 20, 2016 - Toronto Maple Leafs Alumni Visit
Moose Cree First Nation and the Toronto Maple Leafs Alumni would like to thank the organizations, volunteers, fans, and MFHA for helping to make this event possible. Read more.

January 20, 2016 - Veterans' Land Issue Committee
MCFN is seeking applicants for the Veterans’ Land Issue Committee. This Committee is tasked with identifying a course of action that will allow Chief and Council to resolve the veterans’ land issue. Read more.

January 20, 2016 - Seniors Health Clinic
There will be seniors health clinic at the Weeneebayko General Hospital from January 25-28, 2016. Read more.

January 20, 2016 - Insanity Max 30 Group Exercise Classes
Insanity Max 30 is an intense 30 minute workout that anyone can participate in. A low-impact version is also available! Begins January 18, 2016. Read more.

January 18, 2016 - Regular Band Membership Meeting
There will be a Regular Band Membership Meeting on February 17, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. at the community hall. Read more.

January 18, 2016 - Electricity Bill Credit for Low-Income Households
Are you a low-income household and want to lower your hydro bill? You may qualify for a credit on your electricity bill. An OESP intake worker from ONWAA will be in Moose Factory on February 4, 2016 to assist. Read more.

January 18, 2016 - Wetum Road Update #2
The second Wetum Road update for the 2015/2016 season is now online. Read more.

January 15, 2016 - Increased Traffic on Otter Rapids Road
Be advised of increased traffic on Otter Rapids Road due to construction of the new Peter Sutherland Sr. Generating Station at New Post Creek. Motorists, including those traveling the Wetum Road, are asked to exercise caution when approaching oncoming traffic. Read more.

January 15, 2016 - AskiBoyz on APTN
The AskiBoyz visit Moose Factory! Watch them on APTN this February 6th, 2016. Read more.

January 14, 2016 - Maple Leafs Alumni Schedule
Toronto Maple Leafs Alumni school visits, hockey school, V.I.P. reception, and game. Read more.

January 12, 2016 - MCFN and NAPS Memorandum of Understanding
The Moose Cree First Nation and the Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding to underscore their joint commitment to fight drug trafficking, and to work together to ensure a safe and healthy community. Read more.

January 12, 2016 - Spring 2016 Harvesters Support Program
Applications for the Spring 2016 Harvesters Support Program are now available online. Apply by February 19, 2016. Read more.

January 12, 2016 - Round Dance
All are welcome to join the round dance pipe ceremony, and community feast on Saturday, January 30, 2016 at the DDECS gym in Moose Factory. Read more.

January 11, 2016 - Wetum Road Update #1
The first Wetum Road update for the 2015/2016 season is now online. An estimated opening date for the road is not yet available. Read more.

January 11, 2016 - NAPS Statistics for December 2015
Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service statistics for December 2015. Read more.

January 11, 2016 - Class B Bus Driver Training
Be part of this opportunity to become a bus driver. Training takes place from February 16th to 19th, with priority given to Moose Cree members. Apply by January 20, 2016. Read more.

January 8, 2016 - Moose Factory / Moosonee Ice Road Officially Open
As of January 8, 2016, the ice road between McLeod Hill (Moose Factory) and McCauley Hill (Moosonee) is officially open for light duty traffic. Read more.

January 6, 2016 - Grief Edu-Therapy Sessions
We invite you to participate in the upcoming Grief Edu-Therapy program on January 26th to 28th for individuals dealing with significant emotional loss. Read more.

January 6, 2015 - Pathways to Healing Conference
"Reclaiming the Spirit Within." Join us in this three day conference from January 12 - 14, 2016 at the E.P.R. Centre in Moose Factory. Registration form now attached. Read more.

January 6, 2016 - Detour Gold Employment Screening Sessions Postponed
The Detour Gold pre-assessment/screening sessions scheduled for January have been postponed. A revised date will be announced shortly. Read more.

January 5, 2016 - Project George Trappers Training
This three-day trappers training course begins January 8th for youth ages 12 - 22. Includes both in-class and practical components. Read more.

January 5, 2016 - Seeking Information on the MCFN Vetarans' Land Issue
The commitment for the Moose Cree Veterans to acquire land with previous governments has remained unresolved since the end of World War II. Chief and Council wish to find a satisfactory solution to this long-standing matter. Read more.

January 5, 2016 - Ontario Electricity Support Program
There is help for lower-income First Nations households. If you qualify, you could receive a credit on your electricity bill. Read more.

December 30, 2015 - New Year's Eve Family Event
Bring in the New Year at the TCJMC Community Hall! Potluck dinner, games, prizes, and music. From 5 p.m. - 11 p.m. on December 31, 2015. Read more.

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December 2015

December 29, 2015 - Pathways to Healing Conference
"Reclaiming the Spirit Within." Join us in this three day conference from January 12 - 14, 2016 at the E.P.R. Centre in Moose Factory. Read more.

December 24, 2015 - Winter Newsletter Available Online
The Christmas / Winter 2015 edition of Paytahchemowin is now available online. Read more.

December 23, 2015 - Public Works Holiday Schedule
Garbage collection and on-call schedule. Read more.

December 18, 2015 - Youth Centre Christmas Parties
The Youth Centre is hosting Christmas parties for various age groups on December 22nd and 23rd. Gift exchange, games, prizes and snacks! Read more.

December 18, 2015 - Moose Knuckles Winning Designs
Moose Cree First Nation and Moose Knuckles Canada are pleased to announce our winning designs for the limited edition piece that will be featured in the 2016 Fall & Winter Collection. Read more.

December 18, 2015 - Christmas Talent Night
Come on out this Saturday, December 19th for a night of live entertainment following the Christmas parade! Read more.

December 18, 2015 - Holiday Hours
Our office will close early on Christmas Eve and New Years Eve, and will be closed on Christmas Day, December 28th, and New Years Day. Happy holidays! Read more.

December 17, 2015 - Round Dance
All are welcome to join the round dance pipe ceremony, and community feast on Saturday, January 30, 2016 at the DDECS gym in Moose Factory. Read more.

December 17, 2015 - NAPS Statistics for November 2015
Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service statistics for November 2015. Read more.

December 17, 2015 - Expedition Helicopters Christmas Schedule
Expedition Helicopters is offering Christmas Day and Boxing Day flights. Read more.

December 16, 2015 - Christmas Parade
The annual Christmas parade will be held on Saturday, December 19, 2015! Begins at 6:30 p.m. at Ministik School. Enjoy the floats, hot chocolate, entertainment, and prizes! Read more.

December 16, 2015 - Maple Leafs Alumni Team Announced
The Toronto Maple Leafs Alumni team roster has been announced! Standard and V.I.P. tickets are available for the game on January 16, 2016. Read more.

December 16, 2015 - Water Main Cleaning
Water main cleaning is currently underway. Regular water main flushing is an important component of a comprehensive water management program. Flush your water lines by running the cold water tap for five minutes. Read more.

December 3, 2015 - Early Office Closure
Our office will close at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, December 4, 2015 for a staff function. Read more.

December 2, 2015 - Cree Cultural Interpretive Centre Craft Store Hours
The CCIC craft store holiday schedule is now available. Read more.

December 2, 2015 - Status Cards Holiday Schedule
Status cards are available during the holidays. Please see the attached schedule for more details. Read more.

December 1, 2015 - Play With the Toronto Maple Leafs Alumni
Enter the draw for your chance to play either with or against the Toronto Maple Leafs Alumni hockey team on January 16, 2016! Read more.

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November 2015

November 27, 2015 - Harvesters Subsidy Program Policy Review
The Moose Factory session has been rescheduled to December 8, 2015. All harvesters that utlilize this program are encouraged to attend. Read more.

November 25, 2015 - Status Cards Unavailable
Status cards are unavailable until further notice. We apologize for the inconvenience.

November 25, 2015 - Project George Trappers Training Initiative
Project George is offering a trapping course for youth ages 12–22, complete with both in-class and practical components. Training dates are December 4th to 6th. Read more.

November 25, 2015 - PAL Firearms Licence Application Assistance
Charlie Cheechoo and Allan Gagnon will be assisting community members in completing PAL application forms. December 2nd and 3rd. Read more.

November 23, 2015 - Harvesters Subsidy Program Policy Review Postponed
The Moose Factory session scheduled for November 25, 2015 has been postponed. A new date will be announced shortly. Read more.

November 23, 2015 - Expedition Helicopters 2015 Freeze Up Schedule
Daily scheduled flights begin on November 23, 2015. Read more.

November 20, 2015 - Assisted Living Complex Information Session
Elders and care providers are encouraged to attend this information session being held on November 24, 2015. Blue prints of the building will be presented and we are seeking your input for the future of the facility. Read more.

November 20, 2015 - Financial Wellness Project
November 25 - 27, 2015. The Financial Wellness Project provides paths for community members to increase their financial education, support healthy financial decisions, and provides access to safe and affordable financial services. Contact Executive Services to participate. Read more.

November 20, 2015 - Detour Gold Screening Sessions
Are you interested in securing employment at Detour Gold? The Moose Cree Detour Team will be conducting screening sessions at the Timmins office from January 11 - 15, 2016. Read more.

November 19, 2015 - Energy Committee Members Required
Moose Cree First Nation is seeking 4 members to sit on this new sub-committee of the Economic Development department to discuss new ideas and projects relating to energy needs of the community of Moose Factory. Read more.

November 18, 2015 - Newly Appointed Commissioner for Taking Affidavits
Membership Officer Trista Echum has been appointed a commissioner for taking affidavits, and can now administer oaths and take affidavits, declarations, and affirmations. Read more.

November 16, 2015 - Marguerite Wabano Passes at 111 Years Old
Moose Cree First Nation mourns the passing of Marguerite Wabano. She was the oldest known residential school survivor and passed away on November 13, 2015 in Moose Factory. Read more.

November 16, 2015 - Moose Knuckles Design Contest
Now open to ALL James Bay artists! Enter for your chance to have your beadwork design pattern incorporated on a special limited edition piece of clothing as part of the Moose Knuckles 2016 fall and winter campaign. Read more.

November 10, 2015 - Kraken Boats Pricelist and Order Form
For the month of November and December 2015 ONLY, Moose Cree First Nation will be offering special introductory pricing for Kraken Boats! Read more.

November 10, 2015 - CCIC Craft Purchase Days
The Cree Cultural Interpretive Centre is looking to purchase moose hide arts and crafts from local artisans. Bring your items to the CCIC on November 23 - 24, 2015. Read more.

November 9, 2015 - Toronto Maple Leafs Alumni Tickets
Tickets for the upcoming Toronto Maple Leafs Alumni vs. Moose Cree First Nation hockey game are now on sale! General admission and V.I.P. packages available. Visit the Moose Cree ticket office to purchase. Read more.

November 9, 2015 - First Aid/CPR Certification Course w/ AED Level C
This two-day certification course will teach you the basics of first aid and CPR. November 28 - 29, 2015. Limited registration. Read more.

November 6, 2015 - Remembrance Day Events
Join the community on November 11th as we honour and remember our Veterans. Read more.

November 6, 2015 - NAPS - Stats for September/October
Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service statistics for September and October 2015. Read more.

November 4, 2015 - Regular Band Membership Meeting
There will be a Regular Band Membership Meeting on Saturday, November 28, 2015 at 10 AM at the TCJMC Community Hall. Breakfast will be served at 9 AM. Read more.

November 2, 2015 - Ontario First Nation Limited Partnership (OFNLP) Allocations
Moose Cree First Nation is accepting application submissions for OFNLP Funding. Submissions will be accepted until November 30, 2015 at 12:00 pm. Read more.

November 2, 2015 - Flu Clinic
Influenza usually occurs each year in late fall and winter months. Protect yourself and others by getting your flu shot. Flu clinic available from November 3 - 7, 2015. Read more.

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October 2015

October 29, 2015 - Project George Trappers Training Initiative
Project George will be offering a trapping course for youth ages 12–22, complete with an in-class session and practical component out in the bush. Date of training to be announced. Read more.

October 28, 2015 - Beadwork and Embroidery Design Contest
Do you dream of being involved in fashion? Moose Cree First Nation and Moose Knuckles Canada are giving you a chance to have your design pattern incorporated on a special limited edition piece of clothing as part of the Moose Knuckles 2016 fall and winter campaign! Read more.

October 28, 2015 - Niska 1 Ferry: Final Day of Operation
The last day of operations for the 2015 season will be on Saturday, October 31, 2015. Read more.

October 26, 2015 - Harvesters Subsidy Program Policy Review
All Moose Cree First Nation citizens that utilize this program are encouraged to attend at the location nearest you. Read more.

October 20, 2015 - Winter Clothing Giveaway
There will be a winter clothing giveaway at the Cree Cultural Interpretive Centre on November 1, 2015. We are currently accepting donations of gently used winter wear. Read more.

October 20, 2015 - Youth Services Committee
We are seeking one interested Moose Cree member to serve on the Youth Services Committee. The purpose of this committee is to ensure that services for the Youth of Moose Cree First Nation are delivered in an efficient and effective manner. Apply by November 13, 2015. Read more.

October 19, 2015 - Elders Community Meeting
There will be a community meeting for elders on November 23, 2015 at 1:30 p.m. at the E.P.R. Centre. Snacks, refreshments, and transportation provided. Read more.

October 19, 2015 - Sixties Scoop Class Action Lawsuit
The Ontario Sixties Scoop Claim holds Canada to its constitutional responsibility for the protection of the cultural identity of the Indian. Read more about the claim or visit their website.

October 16, 2015 - Canadian Rangers in Moose Factory
Be advised that the Canadian Rangers will be conducting search and rescue exercises in Moose Factory on the weekend of October 17-18, 2015.

October 16, 2015 - Economic Development Information Session
Join us on October 20th to receive the latest updates on Washow Lodge, the food co-op, business development program, gaming authority, and more. Read more.

October 16, 2015 - Bouncefit and Yoga Classes
Bouncefit and yoga classes are back! Join the Lemon Cree trainers every Tuesday and Thursday evening for a fun hour of cardio, strength training, and stretching. Read more.

October 15, 2015 - Special Band Membership Meeting
A Special Band Membership Meeting will be held on November 2, 2015 for further discussion of the Assisted Living Complex and self-generated revenue. Read more.

October 8, 2015 - Trappers Assistance Program
This program is for licensed trappers as per CORDA funding. Applications for this trapping season are attached. Deadline to apply is November 30, 2015. Read more.

October 7, 2015 - Federal Election Voter Assistance for Membership
SECOND SESSION. On October 9th, the membership department can help you register for the upcoming federal election. Read more.

October 5, 2015 - REVISED! First Aid/CPR Certification Course w/ AED Level C
This two-day certification course will teach you the basics of first aid and CPR. October 17th and 18th. Limited registration. Location has been changed to Sibi boardroom. Read more.

October 5, 2015 - Milo Pimatisewin Mini Conference
"Living the Good Life" mini conference will be held October 8th and 9th at the E.P.R. Centre in Moose Factory. Begins at 9 a.m. daily. Schedule attached. Read more.

October 2, 2015 - Niska 1 Ferry Schedule
Attached is the Niska 1 Ferry Saturday schedule for October 2015. Read more.

October 2, 2015 - Federal Election Voter Assistance for Membership
Are you eligible and registered to vote in the upcoming federal elections? On October 5th, The membership department will be available to assist you in registering online. Read more.

October 1, 2015 - Sisters in Spirit
Sunday October 4, 2015 is a day for honouring and healing. The Sisters in Spirit Campaign calls attention to the high number of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls across Canada. Read more.

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September 2015

September 30, 2015 - Service Canada Community Visit
The next Service Canada community visit will be held on December 8 - 9, 2015. Read more.

September 30, 2015 - Paytahchemowin Fall Newsletter
The Fall 2015 edition of Paytahchemowin Newsletter is now available online. Read now.

September 25, 2015 - Water Shut Off Notice
Please be advised that the Pehdabun Street water main will be shut down on Saturday, September 26, 2015 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. for the purpose of connecting water service to the new Assisted Living Project. Read more.

September 30, 2015 - Service Canada Community Visit
The next Service Canada community visit will be held on December 8 - 9, 2015. Read more.

September 30, 2015 - Paytahchemowin Fall Newsletter
The Fall 2015 edition of Paytahchemowin Newsletter is now available online. Read now.

September 25, 2015 - Water Shut Off Notice
Please be advised that the Pehdabun Street water main will be shut down on Saturday, September 26, 2015 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. for the purpose of connecting water service to the new Assisted Living Project. Read more.

September 17, 2015 - Service Canada Community Visit
A Service Canada representative will be in Moose Factory and Moosonee on September 22nd and 23rd, 2015. Read more.

September 16, 2015 - Harvesters Education Sessions
On September 17th and 18th, learn more about how our elders harvested moose in the past, how it was prepared, and how every part of the moose was used to minimize waste. We encourage each hunter to attend these informative sessions. Read more.

September 10, 2015 - Assisted Living Complex Building Site Orientation
Attention all ALC applicants! Training to be done by Terry Parker, Assisted Living Complex Project Superintendent on Monday September 14th at 6:00pm. Orientation is required for site access. Read more.

September 8, 2015 - Project PEACE National Webinars
Violence Prevention & Safety, Native Women's Association of Canada is planning two separate National Webinars for both Aboriginal women and girls and Aboriginal men and boys. At these webinars, there will be a discussion on survey results and focus group discussions. Read more.

September 3, 2015 - 3-Day Grief Edu-Therapy Session
The Grief Edu-Therapy Specialist/Team would like to invite you to participate in the upcoming Grief Edu-Therapy™ program for individuals dealing with significant emotional loss. There are over 60 life experiences that have the potential to create sad or negative emotional responses. Read more.

September 1, 2015 - Large Quantity of Cash Stolen from Cree Cultural Centre
On Tuesday, August 25, 2015, Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service, Moose Factory Detachment received a report from the Cree Cultural Centre of a break and enter, property damage, and theft of a large quantity of cash. Anyone with information is urged to contact NAPS or CrimeStoppers. Read more.

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August 2015

August 31, 2015 - Portion of Amisk Street to Permanently Close
As part of the construction of the Assisted Living Complex, Amisk Street is planned to be permanently closed on August 31, 2015 from the north end of the Assisted Living Complex property to Pehdabun Street. Read more.

August 28, 2015 - OFFICE CLOSURE
The Moose Cree First Nation office will be closed on Friday, August 28, 2015 from 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm for a staff function. Thank you for your understanding.

August 26, 2015 - Treaty Land Entitlement (TLE) Claim Information Session
An information session will be held on Thursday, September 3, 2015 to discuss the latest TLE Claim developments. Read more.

August 26, 2015 - MCFN Trust Information Session
An information session will be held on Wednesday, September 2, 2015 to discuss the MCFN Trust and Trust Agreement. Read more.

August 25, 2015 - Regular Council Meeting
The next Regular Council Meeting is scheduled for Saturday, August 29th, 2015. Moose Cree First Nation members are welcome to attend as observers. Read more.

August 25, 2015 - Regional Elder
Mushkegowuk Council is looking for a Regional Elder. The Regional Elder is required to provide advice and attend Mushkegowuk Council of Chief Meetings. Read more.

August 19, 2015 - Lot Survey Project
As part of the community capital planning initiative, a lot survey project is currently being coordinated. Read more.

August 19, 2015 - Centre for Mental Health and Addictions - Free Workshops
The CMHA will be holding two workshops from August 25 - 27, 2015. Read more.

August 19, 2015 - Payukotayno Information Session
Community information session held on August 25, 2015 presenting the programs and services offered by Payukotayno to the Moose Cree First Nation membership. Read more.

August 18, 2015 - Congratulations to Newly Elected Mushkegowuk Grand Chief and Deputy Grand Chief
Chief Norm Hardisty Jr. offers congratulations to newly elected Mushkegowuk Council Grand Chief Jonathan Solomon, and newly elected Deputy Grand Chief Rebecca Friday. Read more.

August 18, 2015 - Youth Showcase
As part of the Youth F.O.R.C.E. Gathering, we are inviting local youth musicians to come out and have their music recorded live! Read more.

August 17, 2015 - POSTPONED: Special Band Membership Meeting
The Special Band Membership Meeting scheduled for Monday, August 17, 2015 has been rescheduled to Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. at the community hall. Read more.

August 17, 2015 - Harvesters Subsidy Program - Fall 2015
Our Lands and Resources department is now accepting applications for the Harvesters Subsidy Program. Please apply by September 25, 2015. Application form is attached. Read more.

August 14, 2015 - Y.O.U.T.H. Force Gathering Schedule
The revised schedule for the Youth F.O.R.C.E. Gathering (Aug 20-22, 2015) is now available. Read more.

August 13, 2015 - Power Interruption
There will be a power interruption on Sunday, August 23, 2015 from 7 am to 1 pm. Read more.

August 12, 2015 - Chairperson Required
Moose Cree First Nation is seeking an MCFN member to serve as Chairperson for the August 17th Special Membership Meeting. Honourarium is available. Read more.

August 10, 2015 - Health Committee
Moose Cree First Nation is looking for one interested MCFN member to serve on the Health Committee. Read more.

August 10, 2015 - Leadership Committee
Moose Cree First Nation is looking for one interested MCFN member to serve on the Leadership Committee. Read more.

August 6, 2015 - GOOP: LMRP Awards and Recognition Ceremony
The Lower Mattagami River Project Awards and Recognition Ceremony will be broadcast live online on August 6th and 2:00 pm. Watch Now.

August 6, 2015 - GOOP: Pow Wow
There will be a pow wow on Thursday, August 6, 2015 at the community hall. Grand entry at 12:00 noon. Read more.

August 5, 2015 - Special Band Membership Meeting
There will be a Special Band Membership Meeting on Monday, August 17, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. at the community hall regarding Self-Generated-Revenue and the Assisted Living Complex. Read more.

August 5, 2015 - UPDATED: Regular Band Membership Meeting
There will be a Regular Band Membership Meeting on Monday, August 24, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. at the community hall. Read more.

August 5, 2015 - Paytahchemowin Summer Newsletter
The summer edition of Paytahchemowin Newsletter is now available. Read now.

August 5, 2015 - GOOP: Watch on Livestream
The Gathering Of Our People evening events will be streamed live online. Read more.

August 4, 2015 - GOOP: Gathering Of Our People Schedule
The day and evening Gathering Of Our People schedule is now available. Updated August 5th, 2015. Read more.

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July 2015

July 30, 2015 - Youth F.O.R.C.E.
The summer edition of Youth F.O.R.C.E. will be held from August 20 - 22, 2015. Enjoy the cultural activities, entertainment, and workshops! Youth ages 12 - 29 are invited to attend. Read more.

July 29, 2015 - GOOP Event: The Amazing Race
Do you and your team have what it takes to win this race? Register on August 4, 2015 and compete against other teams for prizes! Read more.

July 29, 2015 - GOOP Event: Book Launch and Language Workshops
A launching event for the second edition of the Moose Cree Dictionary will be held on August 6, 2015. Language workshops will also be held to help you get the most out of the dictionary. Read more.

July 29, 2015 - REVISED: Town Hall Meeting
There will be a Town Hall Meeting on July 30, 2015 at 6:30 pm at the community hall. Read more.

July 28, 2015 - Traditional Cooking and Artisan Skills Training
Are you interested in becoming skilled at the art of traditional sewing and cooking? We are looking for 6 participants to train with us! Read more.

July 27, 2015 - GOOP Event: Traditional Ceremonies with Peter Wynne Sr.
Three traditional ceremonies will be offered from August 5 - 7, 2015. Read more.

July 27, 2015 - GOOP Event: Youth Sharing and Teaching Circles
UPDATE: THE YOUTH CIRCLE EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Read more.

July 27, 2015 - GOOP Event: Men's Circle
UPDATE: THE MEN'S CIRCLE EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Read more.

July 27, 2015 - GOOP Event: Treaty Teachings
Join us on August 5, 2015 to learn more about the James Bay Treaty and watch a screening of the documentary "Trick or Treaty?". Read more.

July 27, 2015 - GOOP Event: Teepee Teachings
Are you interested in learning about the traditional roles and responsibilities of women? You can participate in this workshop during the Gathering Of Our People. Read more.

July 27, 2015 - GOOP Event: Skirt Making
This skirt making workshop will be held on August 5th and 6th. Taught by Bea Echum at the youth centre. Read more.

July 23, 2015 - GATHERING OF OUR PEOPLE: Wild Meat Donations
We are seeking wild meat donations for the GOOP community feast. Read more.

July 23, 2015 - GATHERING OF OUR PEOPLE: Callout for Youth Performers
Do you like to sing or dance? Would you like to perform during GOOP? We have 8 performance spots available for youth! Read more.

July 23, 2015 - GATHERING OF OUR PEOPLE: Callout for Artists
Moose Cree First Nation invites all photographers, painters, carvers, sculptures, and other visual artists to showcase their work during the 2015 Gathering Of Our People! Read more.

July 23, 2015 - GATHERING OF OUR PEOPLE: Security Services Tender
The Gathering of Our People Planning Committee invites reputable and experienced security service personnel to provide safe and sufficient security services for MCFN’s annual Gathering of Our People. Read more.

July 23, 2015 - Post-Secondary Student Awards Celebration
The 17th annual post-secondary student awards celebration will take place on August 4, 2015 at the E.P.R. Centre. Join us as we celebrate their achievements! Read more.

July 23, 2015 - Health Canada Food-Handler Course
This one day course will be offered on August 11, 2015. Register with the Moose Factory Health Centre. Read more.

July 23, 2015 - NAPS Monthly Reports
Nishnawbe Aski Police Service monthly reports for April 2015 to June 2015 are available online. Read more.

July 23, 2015 - Bus Drivers Needed
Moose Cree Education Authority is seeking to recruit individuals with the appropriate qualifications, experience, and interest in part-time work as bus drivers and monitors Read more.

July 22, 2015 - Items for sale from the Lower Mattagami River Project
The following documents contains a list of items for purchase from the Lower Mattagami River Project. Read more.

July 21, 2015 - GATHERING OF OUR PEOPLE: Treaty Teachings
Join us on August 5, 2015 to learn more about the James Bay Treaty and watch a screening of the documentary "Trick or Treaty?". Read more.

July 21, 2015 - GATHERING OF OUR PEOPLE: Teepee Teachings
Are you interested in learning about the traditional roles and responsibilities of women? You can participate in this workshop during the Gathering Of Our People. Read more.

July 21, 2015 - GATHERING OF OUR PEOPLE: Skirt Making
This skirt making workshop will be held on August 5th and 6th. Taught by Bea Echum at the youth centre. Read more.

July 21, 2015 - Town Hall Meeting
There will be a Town Hall Meeting on July 28, 2015 at 6:30 pm at the community hall. Read more.

July 21, 2015 - Bear Alert
Be advised that at least nine bears have been spotted at the dump. Bears have the potential to enter the community. Read more.

July 10, 2015 - Traditional Cooking and Artisan Skills Training
Are you interested in becoming skilled at the art of traditional sewing and cooking? We are looking for 6 participants to train with us! Read more.

July 10, 2015 - First Nation Draw-The-Line.ca
The First Nation Draw-the-Line Campaign is a provincial campaign on sexualized violence. This website provides information about sexual violence and what you can do if you or someone you know is a victim. Visit site.

July 8, 2015 - GATHERING OF OUR PEOPLE: Vendor/Information Booths
Pricing and registration information is now available for those interested in selling food and crafts at the Gathering Of Our People. Read more.

July 6, 2015 - Status Card Summer Hours
Status cards are available Monday to Friday from 8:00 am to 3:45 pm. Summer hours are in effect until August 28, 2015. Read more.

July 3, 2015 - Detour Gold Employment and Training Open House
July 6, 2015. Learn more about employment and training opportunities at the Detour Lake Mine. Read more.

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June 2015

June 30, 2015 - Canada Day Activities Schedule
Celebrate Canada Day in Moose Factory with a variety of activities available for people of all ages! View schedule.

June 30, 2015 - Office Closure
The Moose Cree First Nation office will be closed for Canada Day.

June 26, 2015 - Summer Hours
Moose Cree summer hours will be in effect from June 29 - August 28, 2015. Our offices will be open from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. Read more.

June 18, 2015 - Detour Gold On-the-job Training Program
Interested in a career in mining? Detour Gold in partnership with the Moose Cree First Nation will be in Moose Factory from July 6 - 8 to meet with candidates for an upcoming On-the-job Training Program at the Detour Lake Mine. Read more.

June 12, 2015 - Gathering of Our People 2015
The 2015 Gathering of Our People will be held from August 5 - 7, 2015. Activities, workshops, and performers will be announced soon. Read more.

June 11, 2015 - Treaty Payments
Treaty payments will be made on Thursday, July 23, 2015 at the Moose Cree Complex. Read more.

June 11, 2015 - Assisted Living Complex Site Preparation
Site preparation for the Assisted Living Complex has begun and will be completed within the next couple of weeks. Please use caution near the construction site during this time. Read more.

June 11, 2015 - All-Season Road Information Session
Mushkegowuk Council will be presenting the all-season road feasibility study. The road will connect James Bay communities to highway 11. Your feedback is important! Read more.

June 11, 2015 - Moose Cree Summer Tourism
Looking for an adventure this summer? If you love the outdoors, you'll enjoy the wide variety of activities and tours available from Moose Cree Tourism. Read more.

June 1, 2015 - Niska 1 Ferry Schedule
The Niska 1 Ferry will begin operation on June 1, 2015. View the attached document for schedule and rates. Read more.

June 1, 2015 - Seeking Members for Independent Review Panel
Moose Cree First Nation is looking for interested MCFN members to sit on an Independent Review Panel. The objective of the panel is to assess the due diligence of the Council in regards to the Conflict Of Interest issues. Read more.

June 1, 2015 - Ontario First Nation Limited Partnership (OFNLP) Allocations
Moose Cree First Nation is accepting applications for OFNLP funding between June 1st and June 30th, 2015. The attached document contains an application form and guidelines. Read more.

June 1, 2015 - Aboriginal Women in Mining Presentation
The Temiskaming Women's Support Group, in support of the Moose Cree First Nation and Detour Gold agreement, are offering an information session on June 19, 2015 for women interested in getting started in the mining industry. Read more.

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May 2015

May 22, 2015 - Free Dog Clinic
The Weeneebayko Area Health Authority will be offering a FREE dog clinic from June 13 - 20, 2015. Vaccinations, microchipping, and pregnancy prevention. Read more.

May 15, 2015 - First-Aid Training
The Canadian Red Cross will be offering training for Standard First Aid and CPR/AED - Level C on May 21 - 22, 2015. Read more.

May 14, 2015 - Items Available from Kiewit
The following document outlines items for sale that were used at the Lower Mattagami River Project. Please contact Kiewit to purchase any of the available items. Read more.

May 13, 2015 - Status Cards Unavailable
Status cards will not be issued on Wednesday, May 13, 2015. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Cards will be available on the next status card day, Friday, May 15, 2016.

May 13, 2015 - Elders Fitness Program
Four fitness sessions will be offered during the month of May at the Elders Centre. This program provides fun ways for participants to grow their strength, balance and flexibility. Read more.

May 12, 2015 - Town Hall Meeting POSTPONED
The town hall meeting scheduled for May 12, 2015 has been rescheduled to Tuesday, May 26, 2015. Together, we can work towards a better future. Read more.

May 12, 2015 - Grief Edu-Therapy Sessions
This June, we invite you to participate in one of the most effective programs for dealing with the pain caused by loss. First session begins June 2, 2015. Read more.

May 11, 2015 - Service Canada Community Visit
Service Canada will be in Moose Factory and Moosonee on June 23rd and 24th, 2015. Read more.

May 11, 2015 - Satus Card Days for Out-of-Town Members
Status cards will be issued for Moose Cree First Nation members living in Timmins and Kapuskasing from June 2 - 4, 2015 No appointment necessary. Read more.

May 11, 2015 - Wetum Road Community Meeting
We are looking for your feedback regarding the Wetum Road. This community meeting will be held on May 14, 2015. Read more.

May 7, 2015 - Home Visit Status Card Day
We will be making home visits on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 for Elders that are unable to visit the main office to have their status cards done. Contact us to schedule a home visit. Read more.

May 7, 2015 - Application Opportunity for General Contractors
Moose Cree First Nation plans to hire a contractor for the Site Readiness of the Assisted Living Complex for the First Nation for 2015. Apply by May 13, 2015. Read more.

May 6, 2015 - Regular Council Meeting
There will be a Regular Council Meeting on Saturday, May 9, 2015. Moose Cree First Nation Members are welcome to attend the meeting as observers. Read more.

May 6, 2015 - Craft Purchase Days
May 18th and 19th are craft purchase days at the Cree Cultural Interpretive Centre! We are looking to purchase various arts and crafts from local artisans. Read more.

May 6, 2015 - Mushkegowuk Council Infrastructure Plan Information Session
On May 12, 2015, learn more about Mushkegowuk Council’s Infrastructure Plan for Energy Transportation Corridor, including rail and seaport as an option to the development of the Ring of Fire’s proposed development. Read more.

May 5, 2015 - Mental Health Week Schedule
There are plenty of activities and speakers scheduled for Mental Health Week May 4 - 8, 2015. Join us to celebrate! All events are free, and prizes will be given away! Read more.

May 4, 2015 - Reminder: Regular Band Membership Meeting
There will be a Regular Band Membership Meeting on Saturday, May 23, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at the TCJMC Community Hall. Breakfast will be served at 9:00 a.m. Read more.

May 4, 2015 - Reminder: Community Town Hall Meeting
Moose Cree First Nation is hosting a fifth community town hall meeting on May 13, 2015 for all residents of Moose Factory Island. Read more.

May 4, 2015 - Reminder: Application Opportunity for Housing Contractors
Moose Cree First Nation plans to hire a contractorfor the construction of new housing units. Bidders must demonstrate that they meet required qualifications. Apply by May 15, 2015. Read more.

May 3, 2015 - River Surveillance Report #14
We have downgraded to Alert Level 2 - Advisory Alert due to break-up progressing out to James Bay. Read more.

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April 2015

April 30, 2015 - River Surveillance Report #11
Moose Factory Island Fire & Rescue spring break-up river surveillance report #11. Break up has passed the Town of Moosonee and out towards James Bay. Read more.

April 28, 2015 - Mental Health Week
Mental Health Week is May 4 - 8, 2015. A full schedule of activities is being planned and will be announced soon! Read more.

April 28, 2015 - River Surveillance Report #10
Moose Factory Island Fire & Rescue spring break-up river surveillance report #10. Break-up has passed the hydro towers on the Moosonee side (2-3 miles from Moosonee). Read more.

April 28, 2015 - River Surveillance Report #9
Moose Factory Island Fire & Rescue spring break-up river surveillance report #9. Read more.

April 27, 2015 - River Surveillance Report #8
Moose Factory Island Fire & Rescue spring break-up river surveillance report #8. Read more.

April 25, 2015 - River Surveillance Report #7
Moose Factory Island Fire & Rescue spring break-up river surveillance report #7. There will be no further flights until break-up moves closer to the community. Read more.

April 24, 2015 - River Surveillance Report #6
Moose Factory Island Fire & Rescue spring break-up river surveillance report #6. Read more.

April 24, 2015 - Notice: Power Interruption
There will be a planned power interruption in Moosonee and Moose Factory on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Read more.

April 24, 2015 - River Surveillance Flight Postponed
The morning river surveillance flight has been postponed due to poor weather conditions. The next flight will take place this evening pending improved weather conditions.

April 23, 2015 - River Surveillance Report #5
Moose Factory Island Fire & Rescue spring break-up river surveillance report #5. Read more.

April 23, 2015 - River Surveillance Report #4
Moose Factory Island Fire & Rescue spring break-up river surveillance report #4. No major changes since the previous flight. Read more.

April 22, 2015 - River Surveillance Report #3
Moose Factory Island Fire & Rescue spring break-up river surveillance report #3. Read more.

April 22, 2015 - River Surveillance Report #2
Moose Factory Island Fire & Rescue spring break-up river surveillance report #2. Break-up along the Moose River has reached Hancock Creek (8 miles from the community). Read more.

April 22, 2015 - Attend the Truth and Reconciliation Closing Ceremonies
Moose Cree Health Services has applied for funding to sponsor MCFN Residential School Survivors who would like to attend the Truth and Reconciliation closing ceremonies in Ottawa. Read more.

April 21, 2015 - Regular Band Membership Meeting
There will be a Regular Band Membership Meeting on Saturday, May 23, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at the TCJMC Community Hall. Breakfast will be served at 9:00 a.m. Read more.

April 21, 2015 - River Surveillance Report #1
Moose Factory Island Fire & Rescue spring break-up river surveillance report #1. Read more.

April 21, 2015 - Lower Mattagami River Project - Buildings For Sale
An assorted selection of trailers and office complexes are available for purchase. Read more.

April 20, 2015 - Special Request for Vamps
Walking With Our Sisters is inviting Residential School Survivors or their relatives to submit pairs of children or baby moccasin vamps. Moose Cree Health Services will supply the first 10 interested people with supplies to make a pair of vamps. Read more. Read more.

April 17, 2015 - Paytahchemowin Newsletter Now Available
The spring 2015 edition of Paytahchemowin Newsletter is now available online. Read more.

April 17, 2015 - Ontario Power Generation Advisory: Increased Flow
With warmer temperatures settling at the top of the watershed over the last week, flows into the Abitibi and Mattagami River Systems are increasing. Read more.

April 17, 2015 - Dog Safety Notice: Confine Your Dogs to Your Yard
For the safety of all community members, especially children, it is important for all dog owners to tie up your dogs and/or confine them to your yard or home. Read more.

April 15, 2015 - Application Opportunity for Housing Contractors
Moose Cree First Nation plans to hire a contractorfor the construction of new housing units. Bidders must demonstrate that they meet required qualifications. Apply by June 12, 2015. Read more.

April 14, 2015 - Expedition Helicopters Spring Break Up Schedule
Morning and afternoon flights begin Tuesday, April 14, 2015. $40 per passenger. Read more.

April 13, 2015 - Moose River Ice Road Season Closure
Be advised that the Moose River ice road is officially closed for the season due to the deteriorating ice conditions caused by the warming weather.

April 8, 2015 - Condolences to the Cree Nation of Mistissini
The Moose Cree First Nation Chief and Council offer their deepest sympathies to the families and friends of the five men that lost their lives in a hunting cabin fire. Read more.

April 8, 2015 - Community Town Hall Meeting
Moose Cree First Nation is hosting a fifth community town hall meeting on May 13, 2015 for all residents of Moose Factory Island. Read more.

April 7, 2015 - Independent Review Panel
Moose Cree First Nation is looking for interested MCFN members to sit on the Independent Review Panel. The objective of the panel is to assess the due diligence of the Council in regards to the conflict of interest issues. Must apply by April 14, 2015. Read more.

April 2, 2015 - Spring Break Up Information Session
There will be an information session on Thursday, April 9, 2015 regarding preparations for the 2015 spring break up. Read more.

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March 2015

March 26, 2015 - Status Cards Now Available
Status cards are once again available at our main office. Please contact our Membership Clerk at (705) 658-4619 ext. 247 for information or appointments.

March 25, 2015 - Mushkegowuk Council Regional Youth Gathering
Workshops, presentations, and activities for youth ages 12 to 29. Gathering held on March 28 - 29, 2015 in Moose Factory. Agenda and schedule now available! Read more.

March 23, 2015 - Job Readiness Program
There is still time to join the Job Readiness Program being offered by Northern College in Moose Factory from March 18 - April 2. This is a great opportunity to improve your skills! Read more.

March 23, 2015 - Wetum Road Closure EXTENSION
The Wetum Road will officially close on Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 10:00 am. Road maintenance has ended for the season, but road monitoring will continue until closure. Read more.

March 23, 2015 - Grocery Co-Op Study
The economic development department will be discussing the development of a grocery co-op in Moose Factory. Join us on March 30 - April 1 to learn more! Read more.

March 23, 2015 - Round Dance
All are invited to attend the round dance on March 28, 2015. Pipe ceremony, feast, and round dance will be held at the DDECS gymnasium. Read more.

March 20, 2015 - Boil Water Advisory Lifted
After receiving the required bacteriological test results, we are pleased to inform you that the Boil Water Advisory has been lifted for residents of Moose Factory, ON. Read more.

March 20, 2015 - Wetum Road Reopened
The Wetum Road is now open, but be aware that there may be high waters this evening due to increasing winds and an expected high tide between 5 - 8 p.m. tonight. Read more.

March 19, 2015 - TEMPORARY Wetum Road Closure
Due to warming weather, the Wetum Road will be temporarily closed on Friday, March 20, 2015 from 10 AM to 8 PM. This will help prolong the use of the road. Read more.

March 19, 2015 - Status Cards Unavailable
Status cards are currently unavailable at our main office. A notification will be posted once we receive a new supply. We apologize for the inconvenience.

March 17, 2015 - Wetum Road End-of-Season Updates
We are preparing for the closure of another successful Wetum Road season. Please see the attached document for the latest road conditions and road closures. Read more.

March 17, 2015 - Wetum Road Season Closure
The Wetum Road will close for the 2014-2015 season on Monday, March 23, 2015 at 6:00 am. Read more.

March 17, 2015 - Good luck to all Little NHL teams!
Moose Cree First Nation sends its best wishes, encouragement, and support to the Moose Cree First Nation hockey teams, players, parents, coaches, and volunteers participating in the 2015 Little NHL tournament!

March 17, 2015 - REMINDER: Boil Water Advisory Remains In Effect
A boil water advisory remains in effect for Moose Factory. OCWA will provide a notice once the advisory is lifted. Follow the advice in the fact sheet from the Porcupine Health Unit. Read more.

March 13, 2015 - Watermain Break Update
Water pressure will NOT be decreased on March 13. Location of watermain break still not determined. Boil water advisory remains in effect. Read more.

March 9, 2015 - Watermain Break Update
The pressure will be decreased on Monday, March 9, 2015 at 6:00 PM to maintain adequate water levels in our Reservoirs. We will restore full pressure on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at 6:00 AM. This will continue daily until further notice. Read more.

March 6, 2015 - Wetum Road Traveller Advisory
Beginning Monday, March 9th, there will be increased large truck traffic on the Otter Rapids Road towards Abitibi Canyon. Please use extreme caution when driving on this portion of the road.

March 5, 2015 - Regular Band Membership Meeting POSTPONED
The regular band membership meeting scheduled for Thursday, March 5, 2015 has been postponed. The meeting has been moved to Thursday, March 12, 2015. Read more.

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February 2015

February 26, 2015 - Regular Band Membership Meeting
There will be a regular band membership meeting on Thursday, March 5, 2015. The meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the TCJMC Community Hall. Read more.

February 18, 2015 - NOTICE: Increased Traffic on Wetum Road This Week
Ontario Power Generation would like to advise of increased traffic on Otter Rapids Rd. between Abitibi Canyon GS and New Post Creek beginning on Thursday, Feb.19, 2015. Motorists are asked to exercise extreme caution and reduce speeds when approaching on-coming traffic. Read more.

February 18, 2015 - Community Town Hall Meeting
Moose Cree First Nation is hosting a fourth community town hall meeting on March 3, 2015 for all residents of Moose Factory Island. Read more.

February 17, 2015 - KAP Trailers and Dome for Sale
A list of available items from KAP is available online. Contact Bruce Nelson, EA Site Coordinator, at 905-636-5292 for more information. Read more.

February 12, 2015 - 2015 Youth Gathering
There will be a youth gathering held on February 27th and 28th at the John R Delaney Youth Centre in Moose Factory. This event is hosted by youth and youth service providers in response to the ‘Youth Voice’ surveys from the community town hall meetings. Read more.

February 9, 2015 - Community Town Hall Meeting
Moose Cree First Nation is hosting a third community town hall meeting on February 10, 2015 for all residents of Moose Factory Island. Read more.

February 6, 2015 - Wetum Road User Update
Moose Cree First Nation would like to provide a public update regarding the conditions of use for all road users while the road is open. Read more.

February 6, 2015 - Economic Development Information Session
There will be an economic development information session on Monday, February 9, 2015 from 6-9 pm at the TCJMC Community Hall. Topics include a grocery co-op, Washow Lodge update, and business development program survey results. Read more.

February 2, 2015 - Spring 2015 Harvesters Subsidy Program
Applications are now being accepted for the spring 2015 harvesting season. Apply by March 6, 2015. Application form attached on page 2 of document. Read more.

February 2, 2015 - Bidding Opportunity for the Assisted Living Facility
Moose Cree First Nation is accepting bids from contractors to construct the Assisted Living Facility. Apply by February 17, 2015. Read more.

February 2, 2015 - Regular Band Membership Meeting
There will be a regular band membership meeting on Wednesday, February 25, 2015. The meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the TCJMC Community Hall. Read more.

February 2, 2015 - LMEP Celebration Invitation!
To celebrate the completion of the Lower Mattagami Extensions Project, the Partners, MCFN Council and Ontario Power Generation are pleased to extend an invitation to community members who wish to make a site visit on Monday, February 23rd 2015. Read more.

February 2, 2015 - Membership Notice
For those wanting to renew their status cards, please bring two pieces of identification. Timmins on Thursday, February 12th 2015 and Kapuskasing on Friday February 13th 2015. For more information please contact the Membership Department. Read more.

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January 2015

January 23, 2015 - Wetum Road Officially Opens
We are pleased to announce that the Wetum Road is now officially open for use. Please drive safely. Read more.

January 23, 2015 - Gaming Authority Policy Creation
Moose Cree First Nation is seeking assistance to develop policies and procedures for all forms of fundraising that are provided to our membership on our homelands. Read more.

January 23, 2015 - Strategic Plan and Self Generated Revenue Information Sessions
Out of town information sessions for the Moose Cree First Nation Strategic Plan and Self-Generated Revenue will be held from January 24-28, 2015. Read more.

January 22, 2015 - Moose Factory Health Centre - Influenza Update #1
One confirmed Influenza A virus lab results in Moose Factory with an increase in others exhibiting flu-like symptoms. Strain of Influenza A is not yet known. Read more.

January 17, 2015 - Swearing-In Ceremony
Membership are invited to attend a swearing-in ceremony for Councillor Clinton Rickard on Saturday, January 17, 2015. Read more.

January 16, 2015 - Wetum Road Remains Closed
The Wetum Road remains closed as it is still not safe for travel. The new target opening date is January 24, 2015, but a notice will be posted should it open earlier. Read more.

January 14, 2015 - Indian Residential Schools Personal Credits Extension
Deadlines have been extended to apply for personal credits. The personal credit is a one-time credit with a value of up to $3,000.00 for former residential school survivors. Read more.

January 13, 2015 - Wetum Road Remains Closed
Wetum Road is not completed as of today, Tuesday, January 13, 2014. We advise all to stay off the road to allow the crews to work unfettered. We appreciate your cooperation as we eagerly await the opening of Wetum Road. Thank you / Meegwetch.

January 9, 2015 - Wetum Road (Winter Road South) Update #3
ROAD OPENING DELAYED. North side drivable up to 85km, south side has equipment stuck between km 80 to km 85. New opening date to be announced. Read more.

January 7, 2015 - Montreal Canadiens Alumni School and Community Presentations
Chris Nilan will be visiting DDECS on January 9th to discuss bullying, and Stephane Richer will be at the E.P.R. Centre on January 9th to present "Overcoming Depression, Empowering People". Read more.

January 7, 2015 - Wetum Road (Winter Road South) Update #2
North side drivable up to 80km, south side drivable to 60km. Both road crews are expected to meet at km 87 by the weekend. Read more.

January 5, 2015 - Harvesters Subsidy Program Spring 2015
Applications for the Spring 2015 Harvesters Subsidy Program will be available on February 2, 2015. Limit one (1) application per household. Apply by March 6, 2015. Read more.

January 5, 2015 - Harvesters Subsidy Program Spring 2015 - Information Session
This information session will be held on January 27, 2015 and will discuss and review the Harvesters Subsidy Program Policy (draft). Read more.

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December 2014

December 31, 2014 - Wetum Road (Winter Road South) Update
North side drivable up to 40km, south side driveable to 35km. Current estimated opening date is January 10, 2015. Read more.

December 31, 2014 - Montreal Canadiens Alumni Hockey Game
General and V.I.P. tickets on sale now! Catch the action on January 10, 2015 as former Montreal Canadiens players take on Moose Cree First Nation! Read more.

December 23, 2014 - Turkey Giveaway for MCFN Elders
Once again, Moose Cree First Nation is delivering turkeys to our elders ages 60 and over. If you have recently turned 60, contact our office to ensure delivery. Read more.

December 23, 2014 - Paytahchemowin Christmas Newsletter
The Christmas 2014 edition of Paytahchemowin Newsletter is now available online. Read more.

December 22, 2014 - By-Election Summary of Results
Clinton F. Rickard has been elected to office of Councillor. The term of office will commence Monday, December 22, 2014. Read more.

December 22, 2014 - Youth Gathering 2015
Youth from Moosonee and Moose Factory (12-29) are needed to create a youth advisory committee to plan for the upcoming Youth Gathering 2015. Read more.

December 22, 2014 - New Year's Eve Family Celebration
Put on your moccasins & skates and ring in the New Year with your family! Read more.

December 18, 2014 - NOTICE: By-Election Location Change
Voting will now take place at the Moose Cree Complex on Monday, December 22, 2014. All eligible voters are urged to cast ballots. Read more.

December 18, 2014 - Christmas Parade
There will be a Christmas parade on Saturday, December 20th, beginning at 12:00 noon at Ministik School. Enter your float and win prizes! Read more.

December 16, 2014 - Matrimonial Real Property Steering Committee
We are seeking two (2) Moose Cree First Nation members to sit on the Matrimonial Real Property Steering Committee. Read more.

December 12, 2014 - Housing On-Call Staff During Christmas Holidays
For emergencies in our rental units, you can reach the Maintenance Supervisor, Robert Chum during the closure of the Band Office. Read more.

December 10, 2014 - By-Election for Office of Councillor
All MCFN eligible voters are urged to cast their ballots. Read more.

December 9, 2014 - Holiday Office Hours
The Moose Cree First Nation offices will remain open throughout the Christmas holiday season and will close only for statutory holidays. Read more.

December 9, 2014 - Community Ice Road Officially Opens
The ice road between Moose Factory and Moosonee is open for light duty vehicles ONLY. Practice safe driving by limiting speed and using caution when approaching work crews.

December 8, 2014 - Cree Cultural Information Centre Craft Store
Attention Christmas shoppers! The Cree Cultural Interpretive Centre craft store will be open on select days in December. Read more.

December 8, 2014 - Detour Gold Community Information Booth
Join us at the Moose Cree Complex on December 9th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and learn more about the Detour Lake Mine. Read more.

December 8, 2014 - Land Protection Plan Community Information Session
December 8, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. at the E.P.R. Centre. Information on the proposed land protection plan for Moose Cree First Nation Citizens. Read more.

December 8, 2014 - YWCA Toronto Life Skills Coach Certificate
This course will be held on February 9 - 13, 2015. Life Skills Coaches will examine the core competencies required to manage group dynamics, apply creativity to lesson design, and discover their unique coaching presence. Register today! Read more.

December 5, 2014 - Water Conservation Notice
Please be advised that the Water Treatment Plant would like all residents of Moose Factory to exercise good water conservation practices during the decrease of water pressure. Read more.

December 5, 2014 - Montreal Canadiens Alumni Hockey Game
The Montreal Canadiens Alumni will face off against Moose Cree First Nation and community members on Saturday, January 10, 2015! Read more.

December 4, 2014 - Early Office Closure
The Moose Cree First Nation office will be closed at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, December 5, 2014 for a staff function. Read more.

December 3, 2014 - Community Ice Road Not Officially Open
Please be aware that the winter ice road crossing from Moose Factory to Moosonee has not officially opened. A notice will be posted once the road is ready for use. Thank you.

December 2, 2014 - Summary of Nomination for By-Election
Nominations have been received for Office of Councillor. Read more.

December 2, 2014 - LMRP Cochrane Sale Event
December 1 - 5, 2014. As the Lower Mattagami River Project continues to wind down, there will be opportunities to purchase items at a reduced rate. List of items attached. Read more.

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November 2014

November 28, 2014 - Paytahchemowin Fall Newsletter
The fall 2014 edition of Paytahchemowin Newsletter is now available online. Read more.

November 26, 2014 - Film Screening - Trick or Treaty?
Nov 30th and Dec 1st at the TCJMC Community Hall. The documentary Trick or Treaty? by Alanis Obomsawin follows the course of Indigenous leaders in their quest for justice and fairness as they seek to establish dialogue with the Canadian government. Read more.

November 26, 2014 - Business Development Program
We are pleased to introduce our new Business Development Program and encourage you to contact our office to start your business pursuits today! Our team is here to assist you in building your dreams in business ownership. Read more.

November 25, 2014 - AFN Welcomes BC Supreme Court Order on Personal Credits for Education
The Assembly of First Nations is pleased with a court order granting interim relief which will allow former students of Indian residential schools to submit their applications for personal education credits for until a final decision is made on a deadline extension. Read more.

November 24, 2014 - Notice of By-Election
The Moose Cree First Nation has accepted the resignation of Councillor Bobby Echum, effective October 24, 2014. Therefore, a By-election shall be held to fill the vacant Councillor position. Read more.

November 24, 2014 - News Release: Dog Overpopulation in Ontario's Far North
Petsmart Charities of Canada grants $206,000 to tame dog overpopulation in Ontario's Far North. Read more.

November 24, 2014 - Cree Cultural Interpretive Centre Craft Purchase Days
The Cree Cultural Interpretive Centre is looking to purchase moose hide arts and crafts from local artisans. Bring your items to the CCIC on December 1st and 2nd. Read more.

November 24, 2014 - 32" Televisions Available for Purchase from the LMRP
$50.00 each, includes wall mount and remote. QTY available: 40. Available until November 28, 2014. Read more.

November 20, 2014 - Livestream of Membership Meeting Cancelled
It is with regret to inform membership that there will be no live streaming of the Membership Meeting due to noncompliance of the Membership Meeting Regulations. Our apologies for the miscommunication. Any changes to the regulations must be done in the proper manner and this will be addressed in due course. Thank you for your understanding. Meegwetch. Read more.

November 19, 2014 - National Addictions Awareness Week Family Celebration Dance
Fun for the whole family! Come out and celebrate living the good life. Saturday, November 22, 2014. Music by Solstice. Read more.

November 19, 2014 - NAN Day of Prayer and Honour
On Wednesday, November 19th, Nishnawbe Aski Nation encourages all First Nations to join together and observe a moment of silence at 3 pm EST in remembrance of all of our loved ones. Read more.

November 18, 2014 - Membership Meeting Available on Livestream
The Regular Band Membership Meeting scheduled for Thursday, November 20th, 2014 will be available online to MCFN membership. Call 705-658-4619 ext. 245 for password. Read more.

November 18, 2014 - Town Hall Meeting
Moose Cree First Nation is hosting a special community Town Hall Meeting for all Moose Factory residents on Wednesday, November 26, 2014. Read more.

November 17, 2014 - Service Canada Community Visits
Service Canada representatives will be in Moose Factory and Moosonee on December 9th and 10th, 2014 to provide assistance with various services. Read more.

November 17, 2014 - Guiding Circles Workshop
This Sibi Employment & Training workshop will help you learn more about your skills and plan your career. November 20, 2014 at the E.P.R. Centre. Register today. Read more.

November 17, 2014 - Self-Generated Revenue Committee
Moose Cree First Nation is seeking three MCFN members at-large to sit on the Self-Generated Revenue Committee to develop the Self-Generated Revenue policy and procedures. Read more.

November 14, 2014 - LMRP Items for Sale
Five Tsurumi 6000 watt portable generators available for purchase at $1100 each. Read more.

November 12, 2014 - Detour Gold Project Open House
Come out and discover current job opportunities, meet Detour Gold personnel, and view updated Detour Gold project photos/videos. Read more.

November 12, 2014 - SIBI Employment & Training - Talking to Employers Workshop
Join us on November 13, 2014 and Discuss different voices, communication modes and language for various situations. Prepare questions and conversation topics for cold calls or networking. Read more.

November 10, 2014 - Update Report from Moose Factory Health Centre
Update on programming and latest news from the Moose Factory Health Centre. Read more.

November 10, 2014 - Nurse Practitioner Clinic with Miranda Moore
Sore throat or ears? Fever? Daycare assessment? Mammogram referral? Any other health concerns? Take this opportunity to see a nurse practitioner at the Moose Factory Health Centre on November 19, 2014. Read more.

November 10, 2014 - Remembrance Day, November 11th 2014
Come and join the community in remembering and honouring our Veterans. Ceremony beings at 9:15am at the Community Hall. The Feast is a Pot Luck, please bring something to share with our veterans and families. Read more.

November 5, 2014 - Winter Clothing Exchange
Winter is coming! Proper clothing can be expensive, so we are asking community members to donate items that are still in good condition. Winter clothing will be available for pick up on November 13, 2014. Read more.

November 4, 2014 - LMRP Office Trailers Available for Sale
List of office trailers that will become available for sale from the Lower Mattagami River Project. Pricing and availability date are listed. Request form attached. Read more.

November 3, 2014 - Elders Lunch and Learn
Leonard Rickard, Aboriginal Affairs Manager, will be providing an update on the Detour Gold Detour Lake mine. Thursday, November 6, 2014 from 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm. Read more.

November 3, 2014 - First Aid/CPR Certification Course w/ AED Level C
This is a 2-day certification course held on November 29 - 30, 2014. You will be educated on the necessary skills when giving CPR and performing first aid. Read more.

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October 2014

October 31, 2014 - Ontario First Nation Limited Partnership (OFNLP) Allocations
Moose Cree First Nation is accepting application submissions for OFNLP Funding. Information, guidelines, and application form are attached. Apply by November 30, 2014. Read more.

October 31, 2014 - Lower Mattagami River Project Items for Sale
Furniture, buildings, and other supplies are available for purchase from the LMRP. Request form and contact information attached. Read more.

October 31, 2014 - Family Violence Awareness Workshop
November 14, 2014. This awareness workshop will look at the social issue of family violence through an aboriginal focused aspect. Limited seating available. Read more.

October 30, 2014 - Parenting Workshop
November 15, 2014. Learn new skills to help your children build their self-esteem, self-discipline, responsibility, and problem solving skills. Limited seating available. Read more.

October 27, 2014 - DeBeers Harvesters Sub Committee
Moose Cree First Nation is looking for an interested MCFN member to sit on the harvesters sub committee to assist in the full development of a terms of reference. Read more.

October 24, 2014 - Special Community Town Hall Meeting
Moose Cree First Nation is hosting a special community Town Hall Meeting for all residents of Moose Factory Island at the TCJMC Community Hall on Tuesday, October 28th 2014 scheduled for 6:00pm. Read more.

October 21, 2014 - Regional Early Childhood, Education, and Employment Survey
A new survey from the First Nations Information Governance Centre. The information collected about First Nations communities will be used to support decision-making in communities, governments, and organizations. Read more.

October 21, 2014 - Attention MCFN Membership: Regular Band Membership Meeting
The Regular Band Membership Meeting is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 20th 2014 at the Thomas Cheechoo Jr. Memorial Complex Community Hall. Read more.

October 17, 2014 - Flu Season is Here: Get Your Flu Shot!
The Moose Factory Health Centre will be providing flu clinics from October 20th to 29th. Protect yourself and others by getting your flu shot! Read more.

October 16, 2014 - Residential School Personal Credits Assistance
On Friday, October 17, 2014, Mushkegowuk Council will be providing assistance and information on applying for Indian Residential School Education Credits. Read more.

October 15, 2014 - Out-of-Town Information Sessions POSTPONED
Out of town information sessions on the Moose Cree First Nation Strategic Plan & Self-Generated Revenue have been postponed. New dates will be announced shortly. Read more.

October 15, 2014 - Lower Mattagami River Project Items Available for Purchase
Attached is the most recent list of items that will become available for purchase from the Lower Mattagami River Project. There is a period of seven (7) days to express an interest on any of the items on this list. Read more.

October 14, 2014 - Week of the Child
The Moose Factory Health Centre is hosting events from October 18th to 25th to celebrate the AECEO Week of the Child. Read more.

October 9, 2014 - Parenting Workshop
Moose Cree Health Services will be offering workshops between October 21 - 23, 2014. Learn new skills to help your children achieve self-discipline, responisbility, problem solving skills and self esteem. Read more.

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September 2014

September 25, 2014 - Trappers Assistance
Trappers Assistance is now available, application forms can be downloaded at the bottom of this post or at main reception in the Complex. For more info please contact Joshua Sutherland, Harvesters Program Coordinator at 705-658-4619 ext. 315. Read more. --- Application Form.

September 25, 2014 - Out-of-Town Information Sessions
Information sessions on the Moose Cree First Nation Strategic Plan & Self-Generated Revenue are being held in the following cities between October 25th and 29th, 2014: Cochrane (25th), Kapuskasing (25th), North-Bay (27th), Sudbury (28th) and Timmins (29th). Read more.

September 17, 2014 - Attention All Moose Hunters!
Lands and Resources are looking for volunteers to take part in a special project this season. We're providing a kit to collect samples from moose to identify age, chemical levels in the body and more. Pick up your kit at the Moose Cree main office and Cochrane office. Read more.

September 12, 2014 - Sewing Class
Sewing classes instructed by Frances Moses begin October 7th at the Cree Cultural Interpretive Centre. $35 registration fee applies. Read more.

September 11, 2014 - Community Activator September Schedule
View the Community Activator's September calendar of events. Get active! Read more.

September 10, 2014 - Grief Edu-Therapy Sessions
Moose Cree Health Services would like to invite you to participate in the upcoming Grief Edu-Therapy™ program for individuals dealing with significant emotional loss. First session begins September 30, 2014. Now accepting the first 10 registrations. Read more.

September 10, 2014 - Washow Lodge Community Information Session
Open to the Moose Cree First Nation Membership, Washow Lodge invites everyone to receive an update on operations and their plan for the future. Hosted by Chief & Council at 6:00pm on Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at the Thomas Cheechoo Jr. Community Centre. Read more.

September 9, 2014 - Attention Dog Owners
Now that the school year has begun, it is very important that dogs running at large are addressed by you, the dog owner. For your dog's safety, and more importantly, the safety of our children, please tie up your dogs and/or keep them confined within your yard. Read more.

September 5, 2014 - UPDATED: LMRP Used Items Available For Purchase
New items have been added to the list of used equipment and furniture that have become available for purchase. Please see the attached posting for additional details. Read more.

September 3, 2014 - Notice to all Moose Hunters
The Lands and Resources Unit will be initiating a sampling program and is seeking the assistance from the MCFN hunters to provide fresh tissue samples. This program will be conducted within the Moose Cree Homelands during the 2014 fall hunt season. Read more.

September 3, 2014 - Traditional Parenting - Train the Trainer Certification
Janet Fox is from the Onion Lake Cree Nation in Saskatchewan. She has been a life skills coach for 15 years. September 16, 17 & 18, 2014 from 9am to 4pm daily at the EPR Centre in Moose Factory. Read more.

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August 2014

August 28, 2014 - Mattagami Extensions Coordinating Committee
The MECC is currently seeking proposals (resumes) from interested individuals or firms to provide assistance on a contractual basis in coordinating the technical aspects of addressing the Terms & Conditions of the Environmental Assessment Approval for the Project. Read more.

August 21, 2014 - Congratulations Summer Students!
Congratulations to the students on completing their summer work placements and contributing to another successful year of the Summer Work Experience Program! Read more.

August 21, 2014 - After-School Clubs
Girl Power Girls Club and Wolf Spirit Boys Club are available at the John R. Delaney Youth Centre. Application form attached. Read more.

August 19, 2014 - Strategic Plan and Self-Generated Funds Information Session
Moose Cree First Nation members are invited to attend this information session on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at 6:30 pm. Read more.

August 13, 2014 - Good Food Boxes
Small ($40) and large ($60) Good Food Boxes will be available August 22, 2014. Contact the John R. Delaney Youth Centre to reserve yours today! Read more.

August 13, 2014 - Service Canada Community Outreach
Service Canada representatives will be in Moose Factory and Moosonee on September 9-10, 2014 to provide assistance with various services. Read more.

August 12, 2014 - Land Entitlement Negotiation Information Sessions
Information sessions for out of town locations will be held between August 19 - 26, 2014. To find your city and date, please open the following document. Read more.

August 12, 2014 - Crisis Response Team Volunteers Needed
Join the Crisis Response Team and help make our community a better and safer place to live. FREE training and CPIC provided to all volunteers. Read more.

August 12, 2014 - On-Reserve Housing Registration Draw Winners
Congratulations to the emergency preparedness draw winners! Read more.

August 8, 2014 - Office Closure for Friday, August 8, 2014
The Moose Cree First Nation offices will be closing at 3:00 P.M. August 8, 2014. We will resume regular hours on Monday, August 11 at 8:00 A.M. Read more.

August 7, 2014 - Economic Development Survey
Please take time to fill out our survey. We would like to know your wishes for new community buildings, your ideas, and your thoughts about future economic growth for Moose Cree First Nation. Deadline extended to Friday, August 15 @ 12:00 noon. Read more.

August 6, 2014 - GOOP EVENT - Top Chef Preliminary
Bring your best appetizer (5 samples) to the Gathering of our People's main stage for you chance to make it to the final round. Read more.

August 5, 2014 - GOOP EVENT - Pow Wow
Our GOOP pow wow will be held on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at the TCJMC Community Hall. Grand entry begins at 12:00 noon. Read more.

August 5, 2014 - GOOP EVENT - Cultural Workshops
Snowshoe Repair and Net Making/Repair workshops will be offered from August 6 - 8 during GOOP. Unfortunately, the boat recanvassing workshop has been cancelled. Read more.

August 5, 2014 - GOOP EVENT - Opening Ceremony
The opening ceremony for the 2014 Gathering of Our People will be on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at 8:00 p.m. at the arena pad. See you there!

August 1, 2014 - GOOP EVENT - Beading Workshops
Sylvina Rickard will be instructing both a beginners beading workshop on August 6, and an advance learners beading workshop on August 8. Read more.

August 1, 2014 - GOOP EVENT - Language Workshops
Join Kevin Brousseau on August 7th and 8th as he shows you how to use the Moose Cree Dictionary! Kevin will also be reading fairy tales that he translated to Moose Cree. Read more.

August 1, 2014 - GOOP - Transportation for Elders
Transportation for Elders is available during the Gathering of Our People. Read more.

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July 2014

July 31, 2014 - GOOP - Gathering of Our People Page Launched
Your hub for all things GOOP! Read more.

July 31, 2014 - Basketball Clinic instructed by Charlene Camillo
Open to ages 7 to 17. This basketball clinic will be held at the Ministik Gymnasium. Read more.

July 30, 2014 - Harvesters Subsidy Program - Fall 2014
The Moose Cree First Nation Harvesters Subsidy Program is currently accepting applications for the fall 2014 harvesting season. Apply by August 29, 2014. Read more.

July 30, 2014 - GOOP EVENT - The Amazing Race Family Edition
In this television show inspired event, your team is put through challenges, roadblocks, and detours to try and get to the finish line as fast as you can. 10 team spots available. Read more.

July 30, 2014 - GOOP EVENT - GOOP's Top Chef First Qualifying Round
Prepare your best appetizer dish to advance to the final round. Compete to win the title of Top Chef and additional prizes. Register by August 1, 2014. Read more.

July 29, 2014 - Attention Dog Owners
In the interest of public safety and calming fears amongst community members, all dog owners of aggressive breeds must have control of their dogs when in public. Read more.

July 24, 2014 - GOOP EVENT - Youth Pageant Information and Registration
The Youth Pageant is geared towards showcasing the great talents and qualities of our youth. Junior, Intermediate and Senior youth catagories. Register by August 1, 2014. Read more.

July 24, 2014 - GOOP EVENT - Mini Carnival
Carnival games, bouncy castle, spaceball ride, food, candy, mini-put, and more! Volunteers needed. Read more.

July 24, 2014 - GOOP EVENT - Community Feast
The community feast will be located at the Community Hall on Thursday, August 7, 2014. Volunteers and food donations are needed. Read more.

July 24, 2014 - GOOP EVENT - Vendor Registration
Vendor registration and information for both food and craft during the Gathering of our People. Read more.

July 23, 2014 - Regular Membership Meeting
There will be a Regular Membership Meeting on Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 10:00 am. Breakfast will be provided at 9 am. Transportation for elders is available. Read more.

July 23, 2014 - Summer Newsletter
The summer 2014 issue of Paytahchemowin Newsletter is now available online. Read more.

July 22, 2014 - Gathering of our People Official Schedule
The Gathering of our People will take place from August 5 - 8, 2014. This document will be updated as changes are made. Read more.

July 16, 2014 - Land Entitlement Negotiations Information Sessions
These sessions are intended to provide Moose Cree members with more information on the Land Entitlement Negotiations. There will be a number of sessions hosted in various communities around Northern Ontario. Read more.

July 8, 2014 - Moose Cree Apparel for Sale
Moose Cree First Nation hats and t-shirts are now available for purchase. If you would like to purchase any of these items, please visit Executive Services located at the main office. Read more.

July 8, 2014 - Treaty Payments
Treaty Payments will be made on Thursday, July 24, 2014 at the Moose Cree Complex. Read more.

July 7, 2014 - Status Card Summer Hours
Status cards are available at our main office from Monday to Friday throughout the summer. Summer hours end on August 29, 2014. Read more.

July 2, 2014 - Lands and Resources General Information Session POSTPONED
The Lands and Resources general information session has been postponed to Saturday, July 12, 2014. This session will be focusing on updating the community on various projects within the department. Read more.

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June 2014

June 30, 2014 - Community Town Hall POSTPONED
This special community town hall has been postponed to July 7, 2014. Open to all residents of Moose Factory and Moosonee. Read more.

June 30, 2014 - Assisted Living Services Information Session
The Assisted Living Committee will be hosting this information session on July 4, 2014 for MCFN Elders. Transportation available. Read more.

June 30, 2014 - Music Workshop with David Hodges
As part of the Gathering of our People, respected music producer David Hodges will be hosting a song writing workshop. Open to ages 12-25. Read more.

June 27, 2014 - Lightning Trail Youth Retreat (August 10-15, 2014)
Your child is invited to take part in Lightning Trail - an authentic summer youth retreat hosted by District School Board Ontario North East, Northern College and Hydro One. Read more.

June 27, 2014 - Heat Advisory from Moose Factory Health Centre
With the weather forecast for the next few days calling for intense heat in the Moose Factory area it is essential to take precautions. Read more.

June 25, 2014 - Gathering of our People Update
There are a number of updates for the Gathering of our People regarding workshops, volunteers and a call for local and regional talent. Read more.

June 24, 2014 - Seeking Lands and Resources Secretariat Committee Member
Moose Cree First Nation is looking for an interested MCFN member to sit on the Lands and Resources Secretariat Committee. Read more.

June 24, 2014 - Lands and Resources General Information Session
Land and resources will be hosting a General Information Session to update the community on various projects within the department. Read more.

June 18, 2014 - Gathering Of Our People Dates Announced
This years GOOP will take place on August 5-8, 2014. Schedules, entertainment, and other general information will be posted in the coming weeks. Read more.

June 18, 2014 - Community Town Hall - "Working Towards a Better Future"
Moose Cree First Nation is hosting a special community town hall on July 2, 2014 for all residents of Moose Factory Island and Moosonee. Read more.

June 17, 2014 - Status Cards Available
Status cards are now available at our main office. Status card days are on Wednesdays and Fridays only.

June 17, 2014 - Aboriginal Day Activities
Get ready for fun this Aboriginal Day! There will be activities at the Cree Cultural Interpretive Centre. Read more.

June 17, 2014 - Harvesters Support Program Sessions
The Lands and Resources department will be hosting two information sessions on July 3, 2014 regarding the Harvesters Support Program policies. Read more.

June 17, 2014 - GOOP's Top Chef Cooking Competition
Do you have what it takes to become GOOP's Top Chef? Prepare meals that incorporate traditional foods and compete in three rounds to win prizes worthy of a top chef. Read more.

June 17, 2014 - Internal Community Consultation Protocol Information Sessions
Lands and Resources will be hosting two Internal Community Consultation Protocol (ICCP) information sessions in Cochrane and Kapuskasing. Read more.

June 13, 2014 - Summer Work Experience Job Fair
Moose Cree Employment and Training will be hosting a Job Fair in the complex foyer Monday June 16, 2014. They will also be accepting resumes during the job fair. Read more.

June 13, 2014 - Pickup Trucks For Sale by KAP
Three pickup trucks have become available for purchase from KAP at the Lower Mattagami River Project, as per the Amisk-oo-Skow Agreement. Offered until June 19, 2014. Read more.

June 10, 2014 - Moose Cree First Nation Mourns the Passing of Grand Chief Stan Louttit
Grand Chief Dr. Stan Louttit passed away after a long battle with cancer in the early morning hours of June 10, 2014. The Grand Chief was a well-respected leader and well-known figure not only within the Mushkegowuk area and Nishnawbe-Aski Nation, but regionally and nationally as well. Read more.

June 6, 2014 - Summer Student Employment Opportunities
Summer student opportunities are now available. Apply by June 19, 2014. Application form is attached. Read more.

June 5, 2014 - Aboriginal Day Event - 1st Annual Fishing Derby
Moose Cree is planning to host its 1st Annual Fishing Derby as part of the Aboriginal Day festivities. There will be prizes for biggest pike and biggest walleye. Read more.

June 4, 2014 - Status Cards Unavailable
Status cards are currently unavailable. A notification will be posted once more cards arrive at our office. Thank you for your understanding.

June 2, 2014 - Protecting the North French River
The North French River is one of the most pristine, untouched waterways in Ontario. In this short video, locals discuss their experiences with the river and explain why it is important to keep it protected. Read more.

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May 2014

May 30, 2014 - E.P.R. Centre and Community Hall Rental Forms
Updated rental forms for the E.P.R. Centre and community hall are now available, Read more.

May 30, 2014 - Application Opportunity for Housing Contractors
Moose Cree First Nation plans to hire a contractor for the renovation of four (4) housing units for the First Nation through Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation's Residential Rehabilitation Assistance Program (RRAP). Read more.

May 29, 2014 - Treaty Land Entitlement (TLE) Negotiation Information Session
This session is intended to provide Moose Cree First Nation Citizens with information on the Moose Cree First Nation Treaty Land Entitlement Negotiation. June 4, 2014. Read more.

May 29, 2014 - Victor Mine Community Trade Show
Moose Cree First Nation and De Beers invite everyone to attend the Victor Mine Community Trade Show: Window Into Victor on June 4, 2014 at the Moose Cree Complex. Read more.

May 28, 2014 - Good Food Boxes
Good Food Boxes are available from the Youth Centre for $65 each. Read more.

May 27, 2014 - Summer Work Experience 2014
The Moose Cree Employment and Training Unit are now accepting resumes for the Summer Employment 2014 Program. Deadline to apply is June 13, 2014 at 5:00PM. Read more.

May 27, 2014 - Ontario First Nation Limited Partnership (OFNLP) Allocations
Moose Cree First Nation is accepting application submissions for OFNLP Funding. Submissions will be accepted between 8:30 a.m. June 2 and noon June 30, 2014. An application form is attached. Read more.

May 27, 2014 - Status Cards Now Available
Status cards are now available. Status card days are on Wednesday and Friday.

May 22, 2014 - Burning Grass and Wood Debris Safely
Moose Factory Island Fire & Rescue offers the following tips when starting a fire. Read more.

May 21, 2014 - Status Cards Unavailable
Status cards are currently unavailable. A notification will be posted once more cards arrive at our office. Thank you for your understanding.

May 16, 2014 - Congratulations Northern College Graduates
Moose Cree First Nation congratulates the recent Northern College graduates on their achievement. Read more.

May 16, 2014 - Resume Workshops
The John R. Delaney Youth Centre will be offering two Resume Workshop sessions. Grades 9-12 and post-secondary and beyond. Read more.

May 14, 2014 - Health Services Summer Services and Programming
Moose Cree First Nation Health Services will be offering a variety of programs, workshops, and services this summer. Read more.

May 14, 2014 - Congratulations Inspector Eric Cheechoo on 35 Years of Police Service
Moose Cree First Nation congratulates Inspector Eric Cheechoo on 35 years of dedication and loyalty to the police services. Read more.

May 13, 2014 - Service Canada Community Visits
A Service Canada Representative will be in Moose Factory and Moosonee on June 10th and 11th to assist with a variety of services. Read more.

May 13, 2014 - Hockey Night in Moose Factory Apparel On Sale
T-shirts available for $5 and Hats for $10 while supplies last. Read more.

May 9, 2014 - River Surveillance Update #17
Breakup has progressed to Moose Factory Island and has stopped just passed the north end of the island, along the mainland side passed Pilgrim Island, and back of the island about 1.5 miles towards the mouth. Read more.

May 8, 2014 - River Surveillance Update #16
There have been minor changes from this flights from this morning and afternoon. Read more.

May 8, 2014 - River Surveillance Update #14
As of 10:30 a.m. the Moose River breakup that was stuck just upstream from the mouth of the Abitibi River has broken free and made a small channel. Read more.

May 8, 2014 - Emergency Preparedness Information from Red Cross Canada
The Canadian Red Cross offers important information to help you and your family prepare for emergencies. Read more.

May 7, 2014 - River Surveillance Update #13
As of 7:20pm the Moose River breakup remains intact at the mouth of the Abitibi River and seems to be the same as this afternoon's flight. Main breakup is still 17 miles from the communities of Moosonee/Moose Factory. Read more.

May 7, 2014 - River Surveillance Update #12
As of 2:15 p.m. the Moose River breakup remains at the mouth of the Abitibi River. Main breakup is 17 miles from the communities of Moosonee/Moose Factory. The ice jam is approximately 4 miles in length. Read more.

May 7, 2014 - River Surveillance Update #11
As of 9:40am the Moose River breakup remains at the mouth of the Abitibi River. Main breakup is 17 miles from the communities of Moosonee/Moose Factory. The ice jam is approximately 4 miles in length. Read more.

May 6, 2014 - River Surveillance Update #10
As of 6:30pm Moose River breakup remains at the mouth of the Abitibi River, but has moved in a couple of areas about a hundred yards. Breakup is still approximately 18 miles from the communities of Moosonee/Moose Factory. Read more.

May 6, 2014 - River Surveillance Update #9
As of 10:25am Moose River breakup has moved to the mouth of the Abitibi River (stopped there), which is approximately 18 miles from the communities of Moosonee/Moose Factory. The ice jam is approximately 7 miles long. Read more.

May 6, 2014 - Application Opportunity for Housing Contractors
Moose Cree First Nation plans to hire a contractor to renovate 4 housing units for the First Nation through Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation's Residential Rehabilitation Assistance Program. Apply by May 20, 2014. Read more.

May 5, 2014 - River Surveillance Update #8
As of 7:00 p.m. breakup still remains at mileage 151 (Tommyville) which is 34 miles from the communities of Moosonee/Moose Factory. The ice jam has now extended about 1/2 mile upstream from the Moose River Crossing. Read more.

May 5, 2014 - Regular Band Membership Meeting
There will be a Regular Band Membership Meeting on Thursday, May 29, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. at the community hall. Read more.

May 5, 2014 - Donate Traditional Food
Making room for this year's harvest will mean cleaning out your freezers. One way of sharing your harvest is by redistributing it in the community. Read more.

May 5, 2014 - Arts and Crafts Wanted
The Cree Cultural Interpretive Centre (C.C.I.C) is looking to purchase arts and crafts from local artisans. Read more.

May 5, 2014 - River Surveillance Update #7
As of 9:45 a.m. breakup still remains at mileage 151 (Tommyville) which is 34 miles from the communities of Moosonee/Moose Factory. The ice jam has now extended about ½ mile passed the Moose River Crossing. Read more.

May 4, 2014 - River Surveillance Update #6
Another flight was conducted at 5:00 p.m. this evening. As of 5:45pm breakup still remains at mileage 151 (Tommyville). The ice jam still remains approximately 5 miles long with high water levels behind the leading edge of break-up and pack ice. Read more.

May 4, 2014 - River Surveillance Update #5
Another flight was conducted at 9:30 a.m. this morning. Our concern for our flight was to check on the current location of breakup and the water levels behind it. The location of break-up, during our flight was at mileage 151 (Tommyville). Read more.

May 3, 2014 - River Surveillance Update #3
Another flight was conducted at 10:30 a.m. this morning and lasted approximately 2 hours. Our concern for our flight was the Moose River upstream of the Moose River Crossing due to high water levels and flow rates. Read more.

May 2, 2014 - River Surveillance Update #1
The Surface Water Monitoring Station located on the Missinaibe river has indicated that the river break-up is progressing. Read more.

May 2, 2014 - Ontario Northland Passenger Survey
Ontario Northland is creating a new reservation and ticketing solution for both bus and rail and is seeking your feedback. Your opinion matters. Take survey.

May 1, 2014 - Moose River Flow Increase Advisory
Please be advised that warmer weather and forecasted precipitation at the southern end of the Moose River basin signals an increase in flows from Moose River tributaries. Read more.

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April 2014

April 17, 2014 - Easter Long Weekend Office Closure
Moose Cree First Nation wishes you and your family a very happy Easter. Our offices will be closed on Good Friday and Easter Monday.

April 17, 2014 - Health Services - Managing stress and anxiety during spring break up
Moose Cree Health Services offers information for managing your stress and anxiety levels during the spring break up. Read more.

April 17, 2014 - Spring 2014 Newsletter
The Spring 2014 edition of Paytahchemowin Newsletter is now available. Read more.

April 16, 2014 - Application Opportunity for Housing Contractors
Moose Cree First Nation plans to hire a contractor for the construction of new housing units for the First Nation for 2014 / 2015. Apply by May 9, 2014. Read more.

April 11, 2014 - Boater's Training
A boater's training course will be offered by Georgian College Great Lakes on May 26, 2014. Deadline to register is May 9, 2014. Max 15 participants. Read more.

April 7, 2014 - For Sale by KAP - Liebherr HS 895 HD Crawler Crane
This piece of machinery has become available for purchase from KAP at the Lower Mattagami River Project, as per the Amisk-oo-Skow Agreement. Offered until April 11, 2014. Read more.

April 4, 2014 - Emergency Operations Control Group Meeting
If you have any questions or concerns about Moose Factory's emergency plan and break-up please attend this open meeting on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 7:00pm at the E.P.R. Centre. Read more.

April 3, 2014 - Ice Road Closure
The ice road between Moose Factory and Moosonee will officially close on Friday, April 4, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. Read more.

April 3, 2014 - Arts and Crafts Wanted
The Cree Cultural Interpretive Centre (C.C.I.C) is looking to purchase arts and crafts from local artisans. Read more.

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March 2014

March 19, 2014 - Wetum Road Season Closure EXTENSION
The Wetum Road season closure has been extended to Monday, March 31, 2014 at 12:00 noon. Read more.

March 21, 2014 - Results of Youth Councillor By-Election
Results of the nominees who accepted or refused their nominations for Youth Councillor. Read more.

March 21, 2014 - Regular Chief and Council Meeting
The Regular Chief and Council Meeting has been postponed to Saturday, March 29th, 2014 and will include a swearing in ceremony for Ross Trapper. MCFN Members are welcomed to attend and observe the meeting. Read more.

March 17, 2014 - Advisory Group Meetings - Revised Dates Announced
The three advisory group meetings in March for the Lands and Resources Internal Community Consultation Protocol have been rescheduled. Read more.

March 14, 2014 - Community Information Session
Chief and Council will be providing an update on the Investment Planning Working Group on March 27, 2014 regarding the proposed Trust Fund and Self Generated Funds. Read more.

March 14, 2014 - Finance and Administration Committee
Moose Cree First Nation is looking for an interested MCFN member to sit on the Finance and Administration Committee. Please apply by Friday, March 21, 2014. Read more.

March 12, 2014 - Youth Internal Community Consultation Protocol Meeting
On March 13th, the Lands and Resources department is holding a Youth Dodgeball, Pizza Party, and Internal Community Consultation Protocol Meeting. Have fun, enjoy a meal, win great prizes, and learn more about this important document. For youth ages 12 and up. Read more.

March 10, 2014 - Monthly Video Update from Chief Norm Hardisty Jr.
This month, Chief Norm Hardisty Jr. discusses the establishment of a Moose Cree First Nation Trust and the Treaty Land Entitlement Negotiation. Read more.

March 10, 2014 - Wishing all a safe and successful spring harvest!
The Moose Cree First Nation Chief, Deputy Chief, Council, and staff wish everyone all the best this spring harvesting season. Read more.

March 10, 2014 - Smoke Alarm Reminder
Moose Factory Island Fire Rescue would like to remind everyone that with the time change to Daylight Saving Time, don't forget to change your smoke alarm batteries. Read more.

March 6, 2014 - Band Council Resolution
Moose Cree First Nation Chief and Council has selected the following new dates for the Youth Councillor by-election nominations and voting. Read more.

March 5, 2014 - Wetum Road Update
The Wetum Road will remain open throughout the March Break. Please drive carefully. Be advised that road maintenance will end on March 15th. Read more.

March 4, 2014 - Status Cards Unavailable
Status cards are currently unavailable. We expect new stock to arrive by March 12, 2014. Please call our main office to confirm availability.

March 4, 2014 - Polar Bear Express Saturday Service During the March Break
Ontario Northland is providing Saturday service for the next two Saturdays (March 8th and 15th) for the March Break. Read more.

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February 2014

February 28, 2014 - The Story Behind the Wetum Road Name
We are often asked how the Wetum Road got its name. Find out by reading this interesting article written by the men behind the winter road project. Read more.

February 27, 2014 - Truth and Reconciliation (TRC) Hearing
Moose Cree Health Services will be taking MCFN Residential School survivors to a TRC hearing in Edmonton on March 27-30, 2014 (subject to funding). Residential school survivors wishing to attend this event must register by February 28, 2014. Limited availability. Read more.

February 27, 2014 - Advisory Group Meetings
There will be three advisory group meetings in March for the Lands and Resources Internal Community Consultation Protocol. Read more.

February 27, 2014 - Round Dance
Moose Cree First Nation invites you to the 3rd annual community memorial round dance on Saturday, March 1, 2014. Read more.

February 26, 2014 - Press Release: Omushkego Walkers
Moose Cree First Nation acknowledges the dedication of the Omushkego Walkers. Read more.

February 25, 2014 - FNFNES Results Presentation
The results of the First Nations Food, Nutrition, and Environment Study will be presented on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. at the TCJMC Community Hall. Read more.

February 24, 2014 - Notice of By-Election
Moose Cree First Nation accepted the resignation of the Youth Councillor, effective December 19, 2013. Therefore, a By-election shall be held to fill the vacant position. Read more.

February 24, 2014 - Regular Band Membership Meeting
There will be a Regular Band Membership Meeting on Monday, March 3, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. at the TCJMC Community Hall. Agenda attached. Door prizes to be won! Read more.

February 18, 2014 - 186 Mile Challenge
Get active and participate in this fun community walk. Take your walking pedometer with you and walk 186 miles by April 4, 2014 for a chance to win a great prize! Read more.

February 18, 2014 - Cultural Projects Information Session
There will be a community information session regarding the ongoing cultural programs under the Amisk-oo-Skow Agreement. Read more.

February 13, 2014 - Chainsaw Operator Safety Training Course
This course introduces the student to the basic parts of a chainsaw and proper chainsaw handling techniques. Chainsaw certification received upon completion. Read more.

February 11, 2014 - Influenza Update #2
The Moose Factory Health Centre has an update on influenza in our community. Read more.

February 10, 2014 - Thank You Volunteers
Chief and Council and Executive Services wishes to thank all the volunteers who helped out with the Montreal Alumni Game on Saturday January 11th, 2014. Read more.

February 7, 2014 - Spring 2014 Harvesters Support Program
Apply now for the Harvesters Support Program! The program is a subsidy only and is not intended to cover all costs. Funds are limited and priority will be given to those in need. Application form is attached. Apply by March 14, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. Read more.

February 18, 2014 - 186 Mile Challenge
Get active and participate in this fun community walk. Take your walking pedometer with you and walk 186 miles by April 4, 2014 for a chance to win a great prize! Read more.

February 18, 2014 - Cultural Projects Information Session
There will be a community information session regarding the ongoing cultural programs under the Amisk-oo-Skow Agreement. Read more.

February 13, 2014 - Chainsaw Operator Safety Training Course
This course introduces the student to the basic parts of a chainsaw and proper chainsaw handling techniques. Chainsaw certification received upon completion. Read more.

February 11, 2014 - Influenza Update #2
The Moose Factory Health Centre has an update on influenza in our community. Read more.

February 10, 2014 - Thank You Volunteers
Chief and Council and Executive Services wishes to thank all the volunteers who helped out with the Montreal Alumni Game on Saturday January 11th, 2014. Read more.

February 7, 2014 - Spring 2014 Harvesters Support Program
Apply now for the Harvesters Support Program! The program is a subsidy only and is not intended to cover all costs. Funds are limited and priority will be given to those in need. Application form is attached. Apply by March 14, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. Read more.

February 5, 2014 - Cultural Projects Information Session POSTPONED
The community information session scheduled for February 6, 2014 has been postponed to February 18. 2014. Read more.

February 4, 2014 - Service Canada Community Visit
Representatives will be in Moose Factory and Moosonee on March 4th and 5th to assist with a growing number of services from federal departments and agencies. Read more.

February 4, 2014 - Hockey Night in Moose Factory mechandise on sale
Remaining t-shirts and baseball caps are on sale for $10.00 each! Read more.

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January 2014

January 31, 2014 - Public Tender - International Yellow School Buses
Moose Cree First Nation is disposing of some of its assets and welcomes tenders from the general public. Invitation for tender closes February 14, 2014. Read more.

January 31, 2014 - Cultural Projects Information Session
Community information session held on February 6, 2014. Learn more about the various cultural projects under the Amisk-oo-Skow agreement. Read more.

January 24, 2014 - Wetum Road Opening Today
The Wetum Road will oficially open for its second season today at 12:00 noon. View attached document for information about road conditions, directions, and safety tips. Read more.

January 24, 2014 - Influenza Update
Moose Factory Health Centre has an update regarding influenza and getting vaccinated. See a health care provider if you have been experiencing flu-like symptoms. Read more.

January 22, 2014 - Pathways to Healing Conference Schedule
The schedule for the Pathways to Healing Conference is available on pages 2-3 of the attached document. Read more.

January 22, 2014 - Wetum Road Update #3
The road will officially open for use on Friday, January 24, 2014. Please drive carefully and be aware of road crews that will be continually working to improve the road surface. Read more.

January 22, 2014 - Aboriginal Conservation Program Reminder
All successful applicants will be receiving a phone call from Samantha Doolittle of the AborGroup to schedule a home energy audit at the end of the month. Read more.

January 21, 2013 - Regular Band Membership Meeting
There will be a Regular Band Membership Meeting on Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. at the community hall. Agenda is attached. Read more.

January 21, 2013 - Special Band Membership Meeting CANCELLED
The Special Band Membership Meeting scheduled for Saturday, January 25, 2014 has been cancelled. Read more.

January 20, 2013 - Youth Centre After School Program
Beginning January 23rd, youth ages 6-12 can drop by the youth centre to participate in activities, enjoy a healthy snack, and receive assistance with homework. Read more.

January 17, 2013 - Wetum Road Update #2
The recent warm weather slowed progress and has resulted in the opening date being pushed back by one week. Read the full update here. Read more.

January 10, 2013 - Wetum Road Update
Our first update is now available. Estimated opening date for light traffic is January 17, 2014. Detailed update coming next week. Read more.

January 9, 2013 - Special Band Membership Meeting
There will be a Special Band Membership Meeting on Saturday, January 25, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. at the E.P.R. Centre regarding the North French River. Read more.

January 9, 2013 - Land Use Plan Information Session
Lands and Resources information sessions held on Wednesday, January 15, 2014 regarding the community-based land use plan for MCFN citizens. Two sessions offered. Read more.

January 7, 2013 - OFNLP Call for Proposals
Moose Cree First Nation is accepting application submissions for OFNLP Funding. The deadline for submission is on January 31, 2014 at noon. Click to download application. Read more.

January 7, 2014 - Hockey Night in Moose Factory - Saturday, January 11, 2014
The Montreal Canadiens Alumni take on Moose Cree First Nation! Please click the link for more information about the game, tickets, volunteering, the MCFN team, and the youth hockey camps. Puck drops at 7:00 p.m. at the TCJMC arena. Read more.

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2013 News

December 2013

December 24, 2013 - New Years Events
Celebrate the New Year and join us in family fun activities! Read more.

December 24, 2013 - Merry Christmas from Chief & Council!
Wishing you and your families a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Read more.

December 24, 2013 - Thunder Airlines Ticket Raffle - New Draw Date
Win two tickets for a return trip to Timmins! Only $10 for an arm-length of tickets. New draw date is January 11, 2014. Proceeds go towards hosting the Montreal Canadiens Alumni hockey game. Read more.

December 23, 2013 - Paytahchemowin Newsletter - Winter 2013
The latest issue of Paytahchemowin newsletter is now available online! Read more.

December 23, 2013 - Toys and Games Available
To Moose Cree First Nation Social Assistance clients: Thanks to an anonymous donor from down south we have some toys and games available at the social assistance department. First come, first serve and while quantities last! One per child.

December 20, 2013 - Chief Norm Hardisty Jr. Monthly Video Update
In this month's video, Chief Hardisty discusses the Moose Cree First Nation Treaty Land Entitlement Claim. Read more.

December 20, 2013 - Housing Department on-call staff during Christmas Holidays
For Emergencies in our Rental units, you can reach the individuals on the assigned day during the closure of the Band Office. Read more.

December 19, 2013 - Hockey Night in Moose Factory - MCFN Team List Announced
The Moose Cree First Nation team playing against the Montreal Canadiens Alumni has now been selected! Read more.

December 18, 2013 - Ice Road Open for Light Duty Traffic
This is to advise the public that the ice road between Moosonee and Moose Factory has been officially opened to light duty vehicles. Read more.

December 13, 2013 - MCFN Members Applying for Employment at Detour Gold
If you are a MCFN Member and have applied or are in interested in applying for employment at Detour Gold, we request that you contact our office. Read more.

December 12, 2013 - Christmas Parade
You are invited to the Christmas parade held on December 21st at 12:00 noon. Join the fun or enter a float and win a prize! Read more.

December 12, 2013 - Boil Water Advisory Lifted
After receiving the required bacteriological test results, we are pleased to inform you that the boil water advisory has been lifted. Read more.

December 11, 2013 - Office Closure due to Scheduled Power Outage
There will be a scheduled power outage today (Wednesday, December 11, 2013) from 12:00 noon to 3:00 p.m.

December 9, 2013 - Pathways to Healing Conference
January 22 - 25, 2014 at the E.P.R. Centre in Moose Factory, ON. Read more.

December 9, 2013 - Montreal Canadiens Alumni Tickets On Sale
Purchase your standard or V.I.P. tickets to the Candiens Alumni vs. Moose Cree First Nation hockey game held on January 11, 2014. Limited quantities available! Read more.

December 6, 2013 - Boil Water Advisory Issued
In the interest of protecting public health, a precautionary boil water advisory is being issued effective immediately due to a power failure that caused a loss of pressure to the communal supply. Read more.

December 2, 2013 - Service Canada
Service Canada representatives will be in Moosonee from December 9 - 11, 2013. Read more.

December 2, 2013 - Dog Safety Notice
Please ensure the safety of others by keeping your dogs safely secured at home. Read more.

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November 2013

November 29, 2013 - Christmas Turkey Giveaway to MCFN Elders
Chief and Council are providing 150 Butterball turkeys to local MCFN Elders aged 60 and over. Maximum 1 turkey per household. Read more.

November 29, 2013 - Thunder Airlines Ticket Raffle
Win two return trip tickets to Timmins! Proceeds go towards the costs of hosting the upcoming Montreal Canadiens Alumni hockey game. Draw date is December 23rd. Thank you to Thunder Airlines for generously donating the tickets! Read more.

November 29, 2013 - Detour Gold Agreement Implementation Committee
Moose Cree First Nation is looking for 1 member at large to sit on this committee. Please apply by Friday, December 13th, 2013 5:00 p.m. Read more.

November 29, 2013 - Future Governance Committee
Moose Cree First Nation is looking for 2 members at large to sit on this committee. Please apply by Friday, December 13th, 2013 5:00 p.m. Read more.

November 27, 2013 - Notice: Surveying
Please be advised that two surveyors from True Grit Consulting will be conducting field work on the reserve from Wednesday, November 27th to Monday, December 2nd, 2013 and it may be necessary for the crew to enter backyards to collect information. Read more.

November 25, 2013 - Boil Water Advisory Lifted
After receiving the required bacteriological test results, we are pleased to inform you that the boil water advisory has been lifted. Read more.

November 20, 2013 - Grief Edu-Therapy™ Session - November 26th, 2013
Moose Cree Health Services invites you to participate in the Grief Edu-Therapy™ program for individuals dealing with signicant emotional loss. Read more.

November 20, 2013 - Important Video Message from Chief Norm Hardisty Jr.
Chief Norm Hardisty Jr. discusses new developments relating to health services for the First Nation. This video is the first of what will become regular monthly video updates. Watch.

November 19, 2013 - Precautionary Boil Water Advisory Issued
In the interest of protecting public health, a precautionary boil water advisory has been issued for Moose Factory effective immediately. Updates will be posted once this advisory is lifted.

November 19, 2013 - Hydro One Power Update
Hydro One has not issued any official planned power outages for today. We will provide an update if this situation changes.

November 14, 2013 - National Addictions Awareness Week 2013
NAAW is from November 17-23, 2013. Join us throughout the week for various activities, meetings, and presentations. Schedule is attached. Read more.

November 13, 2013 - Hockey Night in Moose Factory - January 11, 2014
Buy your tickets now for the upcoming Montreal Canadiens Alumni vs. Moose Cree First Nation game! Read more.

November 8, 2013 - Crisis Team Volunteers Needed
Become a volunteer and lend a helping hand! Please call Health Services at (705) 658-4619 ext. 256 for more information or to sign up. Read more.

November 7, 2013 - Economic Development Information Session
Join us on November 24th and learn more about the Economic Development department, including the Employment & Training Unit and the Tourism/Washow Unit. You can also meet the Economic Development staff and committee members. Win a door prize! Read more.

November 7, 2013 - Housing Department - Reporting of Arrears
On September 23, 2013, Chief and Council approved the amendment to the Financial Policy Section 3021.10.1 – Housing, Utilities or Other Arrears. Motion # 2013-09-294. Moose Cree First Nation will begin reporting all arrears for April 1, 2014. Read more.

November 6, 2013 - Remembrance Day
Moose Cree First Nation honours, respects, and remembers the courageous veterans of James Bay who fought for peace and freedom in the First and Second World Wars. Read more.

November 6, 2013 - The Trial of Suzuki
Lands and Resources department. Don't believe in Climate Change? On November 6th all of Canada will join the jury. Join us at the youth centre on November 6th from 8:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. to watch the live stream and deliver your verdict. Read more.

November 5, 2013 - Aboriginal Conservation Program
We are seeking interested home owners/renters on reserve to participate in this program. Apply today to receive FREE energy efficient upgrades and save money on your electric bill. Read more.

November 5, 2013 - The Future of the Land and Rivers
Climate Change Adaptation Presentations by Dr. David Pearson, Professor at Laurentian University and Scholar, Jennifer Robus, presenting her thesis; "Linking TEK and science to understand impacts of a changing climate." November 14th at the E.P.R. Centre. Read more.

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October 2013

October 30, 2013 - Hockey Night in Moose Factory - January 11, 2014
You can now reserve your tickets for the upcoming Montreal Canadiens Alumni vs. Moose Cree First Nation game! Read more.

October 30, 2013 - Winter Clothing Exchange
The Social Assistance department will be accepting clothing donations for the upcoming winter clothing exchange! Donating your gently used items could help keep a child warm this winter. Read more.

October 30, 2013 - First Aid CPR Certification Course
2-day certification course held on November 9 - 10, 2013. You will be educated on the necessary skills when performing First Aid and CPR. Limited spaces available. Read more.

October 30, 2013 - Personal Support Worker Information Session
November 1, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at the Moose Cree Complex. Learn more about the upcoming Personal Support Worker Training Course. Read more.

October 30, 2013 - Main Office Reopened
The Moose Cree First Nation main office has reopened ahead of schedule. We are open as of Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 8:30 a.m. Read more.

October 25, 2013 - Trappers' Assistance Program
Applications are now available for trappers' assistance for this trapping season. Download an application online or pick up at one of our offices. Due November 1st, 2013. Read more.

October 25, 2013 - NOTICE: OFFICE CLOSURE
The Moose Cree First Nation MAIN OFFICE will be closed on Tuesday, October 29th to Thursday, October 31st at 12 noon. This is due to the closure of the Moose Cree Complex. Read more.

October 24, 2013 - Regular Band Membership Meeting
There will be a Regular Band Membership Meeting on Saturday, November 23, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at the community hall. Read more.

October 23, 2013 - Paytahchemowin Newsletter - Fall 2013
The fall 2013 edition of Paytahchemowin Newsletter is now available online. Read more.

October 15, 2013 - Aboriginal Conservation Program
Receive FREE energy efficient upgrades and save money on your electric bill. Meet former CBC News anchor, Carla Robinson as she hosts workshops, activities and presentations. Held on October 22 - 23, 2013. Read more.

October 10, 2013 - Moose Factory Health Centre Flu Clinic
Flu season is upon us. Get your flu shot; protect yourself and others! Open clinic on October 10 - 11, 2013 at the Moose Factory Health Centre. Read more.

October 10, 2013 - Responsible Gambling Council Presents "Scared Money"
More than one-third of Ontario high school students gamble. The Responsible Gambling Council will visit DDECS on October 15th to present "Scared Money", a live drama about gambling and its risks. Read more.

October 4, 2013 - Coming Soon! Montreal Canadiens Alumni Hockey Game
On January 14, 2014, the Montreal Canadiens Alumni will play an exciting game of hockey against a team composed of Moose Factory community members! Admission fees and other details to be announced soon! Read more.

October 4, 2013 - Notice from the Social Assistance Department
The Social Assistance Staff will be out of the office from October 7th - 11th, inclusive. A casual worker will be remain available for emergencies. Read more.

October 3, 2013 - Sisters in Spirit Information Presentation and Vigil
Moose Cree Health Services invites you to this event on October 4, 2013. The primary goal of the Sisters in Spirit Campaign is to conduct research and raise awareness of the alarmingly high rates of violence against Aboriginal women and girls in Canada. Read more.

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September 2013

September 22, 2013 - Boil Water Advisory Issued
A cautionary boil water advisory has been issued due to a water main break. Read more.

September 22, 2013 - Draft Zoning Bylaw and Community Plan Available
The draft zoning bylaw and the community plan is available to MCFN members. To request a copy, please send a request via our Facebook page and/or to the Associate Executive Director. Request Copy.

September 17, 2013 - Grant Announcements
During an event held on September 13, 2013, the Ontario Trillium Foundation announced two important grants awarded to Moose Cree First Nation. Read more.

September 11, 2013 - Health Services - Information about Lateral Violence
Learn about what lateral violence is, how to recognize the signs, how it can affect you and others, and what you can do to help. Read more.

September 11, 2013 - Goose Migration Information Session
DATE CHANGE DUE TO POWER OUTAGE. Join us on September 11, 2013 for a presentation on goose migration and information about monitoring and mapping of fall hunt locations in Moose Cree Homelands. Read more.

September 9, 2013 - Media Advisory - Ontario Trillium Foundation and MCFN
The Ontario Trillium Foundation and Moose Cree First Nation will make an important announcement on Friday, September 13th, 2013 on a grant contribution to enhance and preserve the Moose Cree Homelands in the land and resources sector. Read more.

September 6, 2013 - Second Band Membership Meeting - CANCELLED
The second band membership meeting scheduled for September 18, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. has been cancelled. The next Regular Membership Meeting will be on November 28, 2013. Read more.

September 5, 2013 - Detour Gold Job Fair
Detour Gold and its contractor partners invite you to discover current job opportunities at the Detour Lake mine during our joint job fair on September 12 - 13, 2013. Read more.

September 5, 2013 - Bear Safety
With the increased number of bear sightings in our community, Moose Cree First Nation offers the following tips to stay safe. Read more.

September 5, 2013 - Banishment Notices
Augustine Scott, Natasha Koosees, Dominic Scott, Simon Wesley, and Annette Mark are banned from entering Moose Factory Island Reserve #1 and Reserve #68 for any purpose. Read more.

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August 2013

August 30, 2013 - Chief and Council Statement on the Proposed Weeneebayko Area Health Authority Consultation Session
Weeneebayko Area Health Authority approached Moose Cree First Nation Chief and Council regarding their plan to conduct a community consultation session in our territory on August 27, 2013. Read more.

August 28, 2013 - Special Band Membership Meeting
A Special Band Membership Meeting has been scheduled for August 28, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. at the Community Hall. Please see the attached document for the agenda. Read more.

August 21, 2013 - Regular Membership Meeting Postponed
Please be advised that the Regular Membership meeting for Thursday August 22nd, 2013, has been postponed to Thursday, September 5th, 2013. Read more.

August 19, 2013 - Moose Cree First Nation Services Survey
We want your opinion! Rate the services you have accessed in the last two years and offer your suggestions to improve our programs and services.Read more.

August 15, 2013 - Moose Factory in 2030 - Community Plan and Zoning Bylaw
We need your insights. Is this the right plan? We also have many draft policies. Are they right? Come to one or more of these events to learn more and share your insights. Read more.

August 9, 2013 - By-Election Summary of Results
Pauline Rickard has been elected to office of Councillor. Read more.

August 9, 2013 - Community Alert: Bear Sightings
Two medium size black bears have been spotted by the dump gates heading towards the community. Read more.

August 6, 2013 - Public Tender: 2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty
Moose Cree First Nation is disposing of one of its assets and welcomes tenders from the general public. Invitation for tender closes on August 12, 2013. Read more.

August 1, 2013 - Housing Authority
Through a partnership with the First Nations Market Housing Fund, Moose Cree First Nation began exploring the idea of establishing a Housing Authority. We have compiled a series of questions and answers from the three community information meetings. Read more.

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July 2013

July 24, 2013 - Special Ceremony to Honour Grand Chief, Dr. Stan Louttit
On behalf of all Moose Cree citizens, the Chief and Council extends this special invitation to all community members of Moose Factory, and all other Gathering of Our People participants to join us in this very special ceremony. Friday, July 26th at 7:00 p.m. at the arena. Read more.

July 24, 2013 - James Bay Treaty No. 9 Conference - July 30th to August 1st
Hosted by Moose Cree First Nation. This is an open Treaty Conference and everyone is invited to attend to learn more about our Treaty with the Crowns – Canada and Ontario. This event is streaming live online. Read more.

July 24, 2013 - Be Red Cross Ready: Preparing for Emergencies
The Canadian Red Cross offers the following tips for preparing for emergencies in remote First Nation communities. The Red Cross will be presenting at the arena on July 24th at 5:00 p.m. during the Gathering of Our People. Read more.

July 23, 2013 - Gathering of Our People
See the 2013 Gathering of Our People live online! Watch now or watch on Facebook!

July 23, 2013 - Gathering of Our People Schedule
The day and evening schedule for the 2013 Gathering of Our People is now available online! Download a copy here. Read more.

July 22, 2013 - Media Advisory - Ontario Trillium Foundation
The Ontario Trillium Foundation and Moose Cree First Nation will make an important announcement on Thursday, July 25th, 2013 on a grant contribution to enhance and preserve the Moose Cree Homelands in the land and resources sector. Read more.

July 19, 2013 - Regular Band Membership Meeting
There will be a regular band membership meeting on Thursday, August 22nd, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. at the community hall. Read more.

July 19, 2013 - Membership Meeting Minutes Available
Membership meeting minutes for May and June 2013 are now available for distribution for MCFN members. Read more.

July 19, 2013 - Start Your Own Business Workshop
This step-by-step workshop will take you through the process of successfully starting your own business! Held from August 12-16, 2013. Register by August 6. Read more.

July 19, 2013 - Lands and Resources Logo and Vision Statement Contest
The Moose Cree First Nation Lands and Resources department is holding a logo contest. We need a logo design for the Community Land Use Plan. Click for details. Read more.

July 19, 2013 - By-Election Summary and Poll Notice
The following document contains a list of nominees who have accepted their nominations. Polling dates and locations are also listed. Read more.

July 8, 2013 - Grief Edu-Therapy™ Sessions
Moose Cree Health Services invites you to participate in the Grief Edu-Therapy™ program for individuals dealing with signicant emotional loss. July sessions now listed. Read more.

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June 2013

June 27, 2013 - Housing Community Information Session
This is an information session from the MCFN Housing Department for the MCFN Membership. July 11, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. at the E.P.R. Centre. Read more.

June 19, 2013 - Seeking Members to sit on Bid Selection Review Panel
Moose Cree First Nation is seeking three members to sit on a bid selection review panel for the purpose of reviewing bids for the Phase 19 Housing Project. Read more.

June 18, 2013 - Aboriginal Day Activities
Moose Cree First Nation is celebrating Aboriginal Day! Activities and schedule are available online. Read more.

June 18, 2013 - Grief Edu-Therapy™ - Healing Broken Hearts
Moose Cree Health Services invites you to the upcoming Grief Edu-Therapy™ program for individuals dealing with signicant emotional loss. First session begins July 3, 2013. Read more.

June 17, 2013 - Canoe Certification Program for MCFN Members
NEW DATE: Join us for our 15-day whitewater canoe certification program July 3 - July 17, 2013 on the Missinaibi River. Improve your skills with our intense and fun courses. Read more.

June 14, 2013 - Elders Information Session - Assisted Living Facility
For elders and caregivers of elders, on Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at the E.P.R. Centre. Transportation available. Read more.

June 14, 2013 - Right to Play Summer Sun Program
Another year of summer fun is fast approaching! Come and join the Right to Play 6-week Summer Sun program. Registration form attached. Read more.

June 13, 2013 - Bird Species at Risk Training Workshop - July 4-7, 2013
MCFN, in partnership with Nature Canada, presents a three day workshop on the conservation and stewardship of bird species at risk within the Moose Cree homelands. Read more.

June 13, 2013 - Lands and Resources Community Information Session
Attend the Lands and Resources information session on June 25th at 6:30 p.m. at the E.P.R. Centre. Read more.

June 12, 2013 - Little League Summer 2013 Registrations
A representative will be at the Moose Cree complex on June 12th and 13th to assist with the Moose Factory Little League registrations. Application form is also attached here. Registrations are accepted until season start. Read more.

June 10, 2013 - Animal Control Program Meeting
On June 11th, there will be a meeting at the arena viewing area to discuss the animal control program for the community. All interested citizens are invited to attend. Read more.

June 10, 2013 - Financial Information Session
The MCFN Finance Committee will be hosting an information session on June 15, 2013 at the E.P.R. Centre at noon. Open to all MCFN membership. Read more.

June 7, 2013 - Public Works - Hydrant Flushing
On June 10th - 11th, Public Works will be running hydrants to check flow and pressure. These checks are necessary to evaluate the system and plan future improvements. Read more.

June 7, 2013 - Women's Wellness & Self Care Program
This is a program that will provide women of all ages an opportunity to learn, share and connect in an environment with other women. Read more.

June 5, 2013 - De Beers Canada - Window Into Victor Tradeshow
Meet De Beers managers and departments and learn about what opportunities exist and what types of work is done at the mine. Read more.

June 3, 2013 - Community Consultation Sessions - Formation of a Housing Authority
To learn more about the formation of a Community Based Housing Authority for Moose Cree First Nation, three dates have been scheduled during June. Read more.

June 3, 2013 - OFNLP Allocations
Moose Cree First Nation will be accepting application submissions for OFNLP Funding. Submissions will be accepted between July 1st and July 31, 2013 at 5:00 PM. Fillable application form included in package. Read more.

June 1, 2013 - Memorial Service
A memorial service will be held at the community hall on Sunday, June 2nd, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. for the victims of the Ornge helicopter crash. Read more.

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May 2013

May 31, 2013 - Second Membership Meeting
There will be a second membership meeting on Tuesday, June 4th, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. at the community hall. Read more.

May 31, 2013 - Chief and Council Statement on Ornge Air Ambulance Crash
Just after midnight this morning an Ornge Air Ambulance crashed just north of Moosonee enroute to Attawapiskat. We are deeply saddened by the tragic loss of life resulting from this crash. As a community we are profoundly affected. Read more.

May 29, 2013 - Treaty Payments
Payments will be available for pickup on Thursday, July 25, 2013 from 11:30 am to 5:00 pm at the Moose Cree Complex. Read more.

May 29, 2013 - Canoe Certification Program for MCFN Members
Join us for our 15-day whitewater canoe certification program June 26 - July 12, 2013 on the Missinaibi River. Improve your skills with our intense and fun courses. Read more.

May 28, 2013 - 2013 Council Meeting Minutes Available to Membership
2013 Council meeting minutes are now available to the MCFN membership. Please visit the Executive Services office to obtain copies. Read more.

May 24, 2013 - Niska 1 Ferry Service
The Niska 1 ferry service between Moosonee and Moose Factory is anticipated to begin the 2013 season in approximately three weeks. Read more.

May 24, 2013 - Sell your arts and crafts!
The Cree Cultural Interpretive Centre is looking to purchase local arts and crafts on May 27th and 28th, 2013. Bring your crafts to the centre and showcase your work! Read more.

May 24, 2013 - Regular Membership Meeting
The next regular membership meeting is May 30th, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. at the community hall. View attached document for more information. Read more.

May 24, 2013 - 2013 Regular Chief & Council Meeting Schedule
Moose Cree First Nation members are welcome to attend regular Chief & Council meetings. Contact Executive Services to confirm dates, times, and locations. Read more.

May 23, 2013 - Moose Factory Health Centre - Lemon Cree
Introducing fun co-ed fitness classes for all levels! May 24 - 28, 2013. Read more.

May 23, 2013 - Logo Contest
Moose Cree First Nation is looking for a new logo! Enter your submission by July 12th for a change to win $1,000. Must be a member of Moose Cree First Nation. Read more.

May 23, 2013 - Community Beautification Day
Let's spring into action to help keep Moose Factory clean! Join us Friday, June 14th. Read more.

May 23, 2013 - Press Release
Moose Cree First Nation offers condolences on the passing of Elijah Harper. Read more.

May 16, 2013 - Burning Grass and Wood Debris Safely
Moose Factory Island Fire & Rescue offers the following safety tips and information on safely burning grass and wood debris. Read more.

May 15, 2013 - Moose Factory Health Centre - Surviving Your Adolescents
On May 30th, join us for afternoon and evening presentations with Dr. Phelan, author and creator of MAGIC 1,2,3 Effective Discipline for Children ages 2-12, and Surviving your Adolescents; How to Manage and Let Go of Your 13-18 Year Olds. Read more.

May 15, 2013 - Rabies Notice
The Moose Factory Health Centre has been made aware of one confirmed case of rabies in a dog from one of the communities along the coast. Read more.

May 15, 2013 - Grief Resolution - Healing Broken Hearts
Moose Cree Health Services invites you to take part in this workshop from June 7 - 9, 2013. This workshop is for individuals dealing with significant emotional loss. Read more.

May 13, 2013 - Business Development Workshop
Join us on May 22, 2013 for the business development workshop, presented by Nishnawbe Aski Development Fund, Wakenagun CFDC, and DeBeers Canada. Read more.

May 13, 2013 - Men's Group Advisory Meeting
On May 16th, Moose Cree men are invited to discuss the development of Community Plans / Zoning Bylaws to help better organize our community to accommodate our growth. Read more.

May 9, 2013 - Women's Wellness & Self Care Program
This is a program that will provide women of all ages an opportunity to learn, share and connect in an environment with other women. Read more.

May 8, 2013 - Youth Services Open Forum
On Saturday, May 11, 2013, we invite you to join this open forum. This is an opportunity to express your concerns, share your ideas and help set priorities for our new Youth Services Department. Read more.

May 8, 2013 - Fire & Rescue - Surveillance Flight Reports
Read the latest river conditions from Moose Factory Island Fire & Rescue. Read more.

May 5, 2013 - Wolf Notice
a medium size wolf was observed at the following location at the north end of Trapper Street and Bay Road in a vacant lot. Read more.

May 4, 2013 - Moose Factory Island Fire & Rescue Facebook Page
Please note: all all information, notices, and updates regarding spring breakup is on the Moose Factory Island Fire and Rescue Facebook page. Read more.

May 1, 2013 - Women's Advisory Group Tea - POSTPONED
Meeting postponed to Thursday, May 9, 2013. Lands and Resources is inviting Moose Cree women to discuss the development of a Community Plan / Zoning Bylaws to help better organize our community to accommodate our growth. Read more.

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April 2013

April 30, 2013 - Fire & Rescue - Surveillance Flight Report #1
Latest river conditions from Moose Factory Island Fire & Rescue. Read more. - View photos.

April 29, 2013 - Fire & Rescue - Water Stations Information Update
Latest river conditions from Moose Factory Island Fire & Rescue. Read more.

April 29, 2013 - Regular Membership Meeting
There will be a Regular Membership Meeting on Thursday, May 30th, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. at the community hall. Additional information and agenda attached. Read more.

April 29, 2013 - 6-Week Fitness Program
This 6-week fitness program is presented by the Moose Cree Community Activator and begins on April 29th, 2013. Read more.

April 26, 2013 - NAPS Official Turn in your Prescription Drug Event
On May 11th, 2013, Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service will be conducting a proactive approach to combat the misuse of prescription drugs. Community members will have an opportunity to dispose of their unwanted or expired medications for safe and proper disposal. Read more.

April 25, 2013 - Fire & Rescue - Monitoring of Moose River
Moose Factory Island Fire & Rescue will be completing daily river surveillance of the Moose River and its tributaries during the spring break-up. Read more.

April 24, 2013 - Paytahchemowin Newsletter Spring 2013
The latest issue of Paytahchemowin Newsletter is now available online. Read more.

April 18, 2013 - Moose Factory Island Fire & Rescue Spring Information Package
Information about emergency preparedness, response plans, emergency kits, river surveillance updates, and more. Read more.

April 16, 2013 - Women's Advisory Group Tea
Lands and Resources is inviting Moose Cree women to discuss the development of a Community Plan / Zoning Bylaws to help better organize our community to accommodate our growth. Meeting scheduled for May 2, 2013. Read more.

April 15, 2013 - Detour Gold Job Fair
Detour Gold will be holding a job fair in Moose Factory on May 17, 2013. Read more.

April 4, 2013 - Free Radio and Broadcasting Training and Workshops
Richard Brooks from Action Media teaches you basic radio skills and more. April 10 - 28, 2013. Presented by the John R. Delaney Youth Centre. Read more.

April 4, 2013 - Women's Wellness and Self Care Program
This program provides women of all ages an opportunity to learn, share and connect in an environment with other women who may be there for the same reasons as you. Read more.

April 3, 2013 - Community Activator April 2013 Newsletter
Read the latest newsletter from the Moose Cree Community Activator. Read more.

April 2, 2013 - Application Opportunity for Design-Build Contractors
Moose Cree First Nation (MCFN) plans to hire a design-build contractor for the construction of new housing units for the First Nation for 2013/14. Read more.

April 2, 2013 - Fire & Rescue Spring 2013 Newsletter
The spring 2013 editon of the Moose Factory Island Fire & Rescue newsletter is now available online. Read more.

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March 2013

March 27, 2013 - Ice Road Closure
The ice road servicing Moosonee and Moose Factory will officially close for the season on Thursday, March 28, 2013. Read more.

March 27, 2013 - Membership Meeting Minutes Available
The Regular Band Membership Minutes for Thursday, February 28th, 2013 and the 2nd Meeting for Thursday, March 7th, 2013 are now available for distribution to members. Read more.

March 27, 2013 - Volunteers needed for Health Services Crisis Team
Become a volunteer of the crisis team and lend a helping hand. Read more.

March 22, 2013 - Journey of Nishiyuu - Trip to Ottawa
On Monday, March 25, 2013, MCFN will be sending a group of MCFN members to Ottawa in support of the Journey of Nishiyuu Walkers. Contact reception by 3:00 p.m. today. Read more.

March 21, 2013 - Boil Water Advisory Lifted
The Ontario Clean Water Agency has lifted the boil water advisory. Read more.

March 20, 2013 - Elders Information Session Rescheduled
The Information Session that was scheduled for Saturday, March 23rd has been postponed to Saturday, April 6th @ 2:00 p.m. at the Senior's Residence. Read more.

March 19, 2013 - Women's Wellness & Self Care Program
Health Services welcomes women of all ages an opportunity to learn, share, and connect in an environment with other women who may be there for the same reasons as you. Read more.

March 15, 2013 - Boil Water Advisory
A boil water advisory has been issued for Moose Factory. Read more.

March 15, 2013 - OFFICE CLOSURE
Our Moose Factory offices are closed today, Friday March 15 2013, due to low water pressure. We are closed until further notice. Thank you.

March 15, 2013 - Wetum Road Season Closure
The Wetum Road will be closing for the season on Wednesday, March 20, 2013. Read more.

March 13, 2013 - Family & Marital Counselling Services Available
March 22-24, 2013. If you would like to schedule an appointment for Family & Marital counselling, please contact Brittany Biedermann at 705-658-4619 ext. 307. Read more.

March 13, 2013 - Membership Meeting Minutes now available
2012/13 Council Meeting Minutes are now available to the Membership. Please contact Executive Services for details. Read more.

March 8, 2013 - Health Services - Grief Resolution: Healing Broken Hearts
Grief resolution workshop held on March 15 - 17, 2013 for individuals dealing with significant emotional loss. No cost to participate. Read more.

March 8, 2013 - Health Services Crisis Assistance and Referral Services
Health Services information pamphlet. Read more.

March 8, 2013 - Health Services Domestic Violence Pamphlet
Health Services information pamphlet about domestic violence. Read more.

March 8, 2013 - Health Services Dating Violence Brochure
Health Services information pamphlet about dating violence. Read more.

March 1, 2013 - Introduction to Prospecting Course
April 8th - 10th, 2013. Learn about the mining sequence, rocks and minerals, field navigation, map interpretation, and more. Read more.

March 1, 2013 - Service Canada in Moose Factory and Moosonee
A Service Canada representative will be in the community on March 5th and 6th. Read more.

March 1, 2013 - 2nd Regular Membership Meeting
2nd Regular Membership Meeting - Thursday, March 7, 2013. Read more.

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February 2013

February 27, 2013 - Regular Membership Meeting
Regular Membership Meeting - Thursday, February 28, 2013. Read more.

February 21, 2013 - Health Care Discussion - Invitation to Elders
On Monday, February 25th, 2013, Moose Cree invites Elders to attend an informal discussion on health care needs. Read more.

February 21, 2013 - Requesting Membership Feedback on Documents
The MCFN Leadership Committee is in the process of reviewing several draft documents and would appreciate receiving your input and comments. Read more.

February 21, 2013 - Canadian Forces presents certificate of appreciation
The Canadian Forces thanks Moose Cree First Nation for its support during Exercise Trillium Response 2013. Read more.

February 21, 2013 - JRD Youth Centre Programming Survey
Have your say and send us your ideas for youth programming at the youth centre! It's easy and only takes a couple of minutes to complete. Take survey.

February 21, 2013 - Detour Gold Aboriginal Forum
Informal meeting to share current and future aboriginal initiatives at DGC. February 21, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. at the permanent camp. Read more.

February 21, 2013 - Wetum Road Status Update
The Wetum Road will be OPEN at 12:00 noon today. Road crews will be on the road continuing to clear the snow, so please drive carefully.

February 20, 2013 - Housing Workshops - Home Ownership and Personal Finance
The Moose Cree housing department in partnership with FNMHF present the Home Ownership and You and Personal Finance Workshops in March. Read more.

February 20, 2013 - Spring 2013 Harvesters Support Program
Apply for assistance for your spring hunt. Applications are due by March 4, 2013. Read more.

February 19, 2013 - Wetum Road Temporarily Closed
Due to an accumulation of snow and reduced visibility, the Wetum Road is temporarily closed until further notice. Read more.

February 15, 2013 - Youth Land Use Planning Discussion
Come on out for an informal discussion on land use planning, what it is, what's going on in our Homelands, and how this all relates with the Idle No More movement! Read more.

February 13, 2013 - Wetum Road South Grand Opening
The Wetum Road will be officially open for use on Friday, February 15, 2013. You are invited to attend the grand opening. Read more.

February 8, 2013 - Wetum Road South Update - NOT OPEN
The latest update for the Wetum Road (winter road from Moose Factory to Otter Rapids) is now available online. Read more.

February 5, 2013 - OFNLP Allocations - Call for Proposals
Moose Cree First Nation is accepting application submissions for OFNLP Funding. The deadline for submission is Thursday, February 28th, 2013. Read more.

February 1, 2013 - Information Sessions
Information sessions on the MCFN Impeachment Regulations (draft), MCFN Recall Election Regulations (draft), and MCFN Code of Conduct – For Elected Officials (draft) will be held on March 6th, 2013. Read more.

February 1, 2013 - Community Activator Monthly Newsletter
February newsletter from the Moose Cree Community Activator. Read more.

February 1, 2013 - 9th Annual Regional Career Fair
The career fair will be held in Moosonee on February 28th and in Moose Factory on March 1st. All community members are encouraged to attend. Read more.

February 1, 2013 - Weaving our Voices Women's Support Group
Support group for women that are survivors of childhood trauma. Sessions on February 12th and 14th, 2013. Read more.

February 1, 2013 - Family and Marital Counselling Services Available
Contact Brittany Biedermann to book an appointment. Read more.

February 1, 2013 - Canadian Forces Exercise Trillium Response
Information about the military training exercise taking place in the Cochrane, Moosonee, Moose Factory area from February 8 - 24, 2013. Read more.

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January 2013

January 30, 2013 - Elders Tent Frame Application Form
Moose Cree First Nation is providing subsidies to its members to build cabins and tent frames. Apply by February 6, 2013. Click for details. Read more.

January 29, 2013 - Wetum Road South Update
The latest update on the winter road from Moose Factory to Otter Rapids. Read more.

January 29, 2013 - Regular Membership Meeting
A Regular Membership Meeting will be held on Thursday, February 28, 2013. Read more.

January 29, 2013 - G1 Test Preparation Course
1-day preparatory program that will educate you on the necessary skills when driving a motor vehicle. Read more.

January 28, 2013 - Idle No More - World Day of Action Protest
Moose Cree First Nation members, staff, and leadership attend the Idle No More - World Day of Action protest in Ottawa. Read more.

January 21, 2013 - Community Potluck Feast
Join us for a community potluck feast on Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. Bring your favourite dish to share! Read more.

January 21, 2013 - James Bay Winter Road Officially Open
Effective January 19, 2013 the James Bay Winter Road is officially open to light traffic. Drive with caution as heavy equipment is still working on the road. Read more.

January 21, 2013 - Information Sessions Postponed
Information sessions scheduled for January 24th and 26th have been postponed. New dates will be posted once confirmed. Read more.

January 14, 2013 - Heavy Duty Equipment Technician Pre-Apprenticeship Training
Northern College is providing training for individuals wishing to become Heavy Duty Equipment Technician apprentices. Apply by January 25, 2013. Read more.

January 11, 2012 - Pathways to Healing Conference
Moose Cree Health Services invites you to join their annual Pathways to Healing conference this January 24 - 26, 2013. Information and schedule attached. Read more.

January 11, 2012 - Weaving Our Voices Women's Support Group
Weaving Our Voices is a support group for women who are survivors of Childhood Trauma. Facilitated by Maricela G. Faucheux & Moose Cree Health Services. Click for dates. Read more.

January 11, 2012 - Your Health, Your Future, Take Control Workshop
Moose Factory Health Centre is holding health workshops on January 14th and 15th on diabetes, kidney disease, dialysis, transplantation, and organ donation. Read more.

January 8, 2012 - January 16, 2013 National Day of Action - Charter Bus to Ottawa
MCFN will be chartering a bus to Ottawa for Members who are interested in attending. Contact Executive Services by Friday, January 11, 2013. Read more.

January 8, 2012 - Letter to Prime Minister Harper
Read Chief Norm Hardisty's letter to Prime Minister Stephen Harper. Read more.

January 8, 2012 - Information Bulletin - Update on Chief Theresa Spence's Hunger Strike, Bill C-45, and the Idle No More Movement
Information can be found in this document. Read more.

January 8, 2012 -Regular Band Membership Meeting Postponed
The membership meeting scheduled for January 8th, 2013 has been postponed to Tuesday, January 22, 2013. Read more.

January 7, 2012 - Detour Gold Job Fair and Employment Workshop
The Detour Gold job fair will be held from January 8-10, 2013 at the Moose Cree Complex. 11am to 6pm daily. Drop by to learn more about available career options. Read more.

January 4, 2012 - Paytahchemowin Newsletter - Winter 2012
The winter edition of our newsletter is now available for viewing online. Read more.

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2012 News

December 2012

December 28, 2012 - Dog Safety Notice
Please ensure the safety of others by keeping your dogs safely secured at home. Read more.

December 24, 2012 - Merry Christmas from Chief and Council
May your Christmas be rich with family love, warm with friendship, happy with life's goodness, and blessed with the joys of the season. God Bless, and safe holidays to all.

December 24, 2012 - On-Call Staff for Housing Department during Holidays
For Emergency's in our Rental units, you can reach the individuals on the assigned day during the closure of the band office. Read more.

December 21, 2012 - Press Release
Moose Cree First Nation strongly supports Chief Theresa Spence and calls on federal government to honour its obligations. Read more.

December 21, 2012 - Santa Claus Parade
There will be a Santa Claus Parade in Moose Factory on Saturday, December 22nd! Come on out and enjoy the floats, or enter your float for a chance to win prizes! Read more.

December 21, 2012 - Angel Tree
The Health Centre will have an angel tree in the Moose Cree Complex until January 4th, 2013. Our angel tree is here to encourage community members to take an angel and write a note to a loved one. Read more.

December 21, 2012 - Winter Road Project (Moosonee - Moose Factory)
Moose Cree First Nation will be working with Cree Aski Services Ltd to maintain and construct the 2012-2013 Winter Road between the two Communities. Read more.

December 14, 2012 - Lower Mattagami River Project Update
Update from OPG regarding the Lower Mattagami River Project. Read more.

December 13, 2012 - Pathways to Healing Conference
Moose Cree Health Services invites you to join their annual Pathways to Healing conference this January 24 - 26, 2013. Read more.

December 13, 2012 - Winter Road South Update #1
The first update for the 2012 - 2013 winter road from Moose Factory to Otter Rapids is now available online. Read more.

December 12, 2012 - Early Office Closure on December 14, 2012
Our office will close at 3 p.m. on Friday, December 14th due to a staff function. Read more.

December 12, 2012 - Holiday Hours
Our hours of operation during Christmas are now available. Read more.

December 7, 2012 - Domestic Violence Awareness Presentation
Moose Cree Health Services is offering a domestic violence awareness presentation on December 10, 2012. Read more.

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November 2012

November 30, 2012 - Interview Skills Workshop
Learn how to improve your interview skills at this free workshop. Tuesday, December 4, 2012. Read more.

November 30, 2012 - Information Sessions - New Date Announced
January 24 and 26, 2013 are the new dates for the information sessions on the MCFN Impeachment Regulations (draft), MCFN Recall Election Regulations (draft), and MCFN Code of Conduct – For Elected Officials (draft). Read more.

November 29, 2012 - Regular Band Membership Meeting CANCELLED
The regular band membership meeting scheduled for Thursday, November 29, 2012 has been postponed to a later date. Read more.

November 15, 2012 - Performance/Workshop from Jason Chamakese and Robert Gladue
Performance on November 19th, 2012. Workshops on November 19-20, 2012. Read more.

November 15, 2012 - Right to Play - Community Scavenger Hunt
Come out and join us in a fun family oriented activity! Begin NAAAW with a fun activity. Prizes to be won! Read more.

November 15, 2012 - National Aboriginal Addictions Awareness Week Schedule
NAAAW is from November 18th to 24th, 2012. See the attached document for a schedule of events. Read more.

November 15, 2012 - Meditation and Relaxation with Lynn Cheechoo
Moose Cree Health Services invites you to meditation and relaxation classes with Lynn Cheechoo. Held every Sunday at 7:00 p.m. beginning November 11th. Read more.

November 15, 2012 - Health Services - Become a Crisis Response Volunteer!
Lend a helping hand and make a difference. For eligibility criteria and contact information, please contact Health Services. Read more.

November 21, 2012 - Information Sessions Postponed
The information sessions on the MCFN Impeachment Regulations (draft), MCFN Recall Election Regulations (draft), and MCFN Code of Conduct – For Elected Officials (draft) has been postponed until further notice. Read more.

November 15, 2012 - Performance/Workshop - Jason Chamakese and Robert Gladue
Performance on November 19th, 2012. Workshops on November 19-20, 2012. Read more.

November 15, 2012 - Right to Play - Community Scavenger Hunt
Come out and join us in a fun family oriented activity! Begin NAAAW with a fun activity. Prizes to be won! Read more.

November 15, 2012 - National Aboriginal Addictions Awareness Week Schedule
NAAAW is from November 18th to 24th, 2012. See the attached document for a schedule of events. Read more.

November 15, 2012 - Meditation and Relaxation with Lynn Cheechoo
Moose Cree Health Services invites you to meditation and relaxation classes with Lynn Cheechoo. Held every Sunday at 7:00 p.m. beginning November 11th. Read more.

November 15, 2012 - Health Services - Become a Crisis Response Volunteer!
Lend a helping hand and make a difference. For eligibility criteria and contact information, please contact Health Services. Read more.

November 15, 2012 - Information Sessions - New Location
The location has changed for the information sessions on the MCFN Impeachment Regulations (draft), MCFN Recall Election Regulations (draft), and MCFN Code of Conduct – For Elected Officials (draft). Read more.

November 14, 2012 - Health Needs Assessment Survey
Moose Cree Health Services wants to know how it can better serve our community. This survey is completely anonymous and you can enter to win one of three gift cards. Read more.

November 13, 2012 - Grand Opening of the Red Cross satellite office
On Wednesday, November 14, 2012 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the EPR Centre, we invite you to join us in celebrating the grand opening of the Red Cross satellite office. Read more.

November 9, 2012 - Office Closure - November 12, 2012
The Moose Cree First Nation office will be closed on Monday, November 12, 2012 for Remembrance Day. We will reopen on Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 8:30 p.m.

November 9, 2012 - Resume and Interview Skills Workshop
Learn how to successfully develop your portfolio, improve your interview skills, and enhance your resume and cover letter. November 27, 2012. Read more.

November 7, 2012 - Regular Band Membership Meeting
There will be a regular band membership meeting on Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 6:30 p.m. at the Thomas Cheechoo Jr. Community Hall. Read more.

November 7, 2012 - Chair the Regular Band Membership Meeting
Moose Cree First Nation is inviting interested MCFN members to chair the regular membership meeting on Thursday, November 29th, 2012. Read more.

November 7, 2012 - Remembrance Day
On November 11, 2012, let us honour, respect, and remember our courageous veterans who fought for peace and freedom in the First and Second World Wars. Read more.

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October 2012

October 31, 2012 - Grief Edu-Therapy Solutions - Healing Your Heart
As part of a joint initiative between Moose Cree First Nation and Edu-Therapy™ Solutions, we invite you to participate in the upcoming Grief Edu-Therapy™ Personal workshops for individuals dealing with significant emotional loss. Read more.

October 31, 2012 - Happy Halloween from Moose Cree First Nation!
The staff at Moose Cree First Nation participated in a costume contest today. View our photo album! Have a great Halloween. Stay safe and have fun! Read more.

October 30, 2012 - Information Sessions
Information sessions for the MCFN Impeachment Regulations (draft), MCFN Recall Election Regulations (draft), and MCFN Code of Conduct – For Elected Officials (draft) will be held this November. Two sessions for the general membership and one session for elders. Read more.

October 25, 2012 - Craft Purchase Days at the Cree Cultural Interpretive Centre
Do you have arts and crafts that you would like to sell? The CCIC is interested in purchasing your items! Visit us on November 15 - 16, 2012 to make a sale. Read more.

October 25, 2012 - Community Movie Night - The Amazing Spiderman
The Amazing Spiderman will be playing at the John R. Delaney Youth Centre on Friday, November 9, 2012 at 7:15 p.m. Read more.

October 25, 2012 - Fall 2012 Paytahchemowin Newsletter now available
Our newsletter is now available for viewing online. Read more.

October 24, 2012 - Investment Planning Working Group
Moose Cree First Nation is seeking interested MCFN members to sit on the Investment Planning Working Group. Read more.

October 16, 2012 - Canadian Red Cross and Moose Cree First Nation Partnership
The Canadian Red Cross and Moose Cree First Nation present the unique and innovative "Strength and Spirit" campaign. Read more.

October 3, 2012 - The 2012 - 2016 Chief and Council
Meet the members of the 2012 - 2016 Chief and Council. Read more.

October 1, 2012 - Advisory to local hunters in the North French River area
Be advised that there will be will be helicopter flights to the water station 9.5 km upstream from October 2-3, 2012. Read more.

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October 1, 2012 - Halloween Monster Mash Dance Party!
Health Services is hosting a Halloween dance party on Friday, October 26th. Read more.

September 2012

September 26, 2012 - Washow Lodge Elder and Youth trip UPDATE - New dates
The trip has been postponed to October 18th to 24th, 2012. Read more.

September 26, 2012 - Cree Cultural Interpretive Centre Sewing Classes
Classes will be held every Tuesday evening beginning October 7th, 2012. Read more.

September 24, 2012 - Youth Centre Strategic Direction Planning Sessions
We are seeking community representatives to attend this upcoming planning session to be held on September 27 - 28, 2012. Read more.

September 24, 2012 - NTPF Training Opportunity - Professional AZ Program
Explore training opportunities designed for Northerners interested in acquiring the skills needed to work in the mining sector. Apply by October 1, 2012. Read more.

September 14, 2012 - Listen to 107.1 FM The Island live online!
The Island is now being broadcast live over the internet! Listen now.

September 13, 2012 - EPR Centre Hospitality Suite Reservation Form
An updated EPR Centre hospitality suite reservation form with rental rates is now available online. Read more.

September 12, 2012 - Active Parenting for Step Families
There will be a workshop on September 14, 2012 at the Moose Factory Health Centre. Read more.

September 12, 2012 - Hydro One Brushcutting
Hydro One will be brushcutting around hydro lines within the Moose Cree First Nation reserve boundaries for the next two weeks. Read more.

September 12, 2012 - Office Closure for September 14, 2012
Our office will be closed on September 14, 2012 at 12 noon for our staff appreciation BBQ. Read more.

September 12, 2012 - Call for Committee Members
Moose Cree First Nation is looking for interested MCFN members to sit on various committees. Read more.

September 7, 2012 - Service Canada to visit Moosonee / Moose Factory
Service Canada Representatives will be in the communities from September 11 - 12, 2012 to assist with various programs services offered by Service Canada. Read more.

September 7, 2012 - Washow Lodge Elder and Youth Gathering
Washow Lodge is holding a gathering for Elders and Youth from September 23rd to the 30th. Elders will be offering teaching programs for the Youth. Youth between the ages of 14-18 years are encouraged to attend. Sign up by September 7th at 4:00 P.M. Read more.

September 7, 2012 - Assisted Living Services Residence Steering Committee
The committee will guide the development of the Assisted Living Services Residence. Still seeking one Moose Cree member at large. Read more.

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August 2012

August 31, 2012 - Suicide Awareness Day
September 10, 2012 is Suicide Awareness Day. There will be activities, workshops, and counselling sessions provided by Moose Cree Health Services. Read more.

August 30, 2012 - Re-launch of the Think Well of Yourself Campaign
Moose Cree Health Services presents the 2012 Think Well of Yourself Campaign! Nominate a role model by September 28, 2012. Read more.

August 23, 2012 - Detour Gold Job Fair
Detour Gold will be holding a job fair in Moosonee and Moose Factory on September 20th and 21st, 2012. Read more.

August 22, 2012 - Moose Cree First Nation policies available online
Our policies are available for viewing. Read more.

August 22, 2012 - Professional DZ Training Program
Aquire the skills needed to work in the mining industry. 3-week program beginning in September. Delivery at Niska Academy in Cochrane. Read more.

August 22, 2012 - GPS Survey and Total Station Training Opportunity
Practical hands on training with August and September intakes. Delivery at Niska Academy in Cochrane. Read more.

August 21, 2012 - Harvesters Support Program - Fall 2012
Applications for the Fall 2012 Harvesters Support Program are now available online. Apply by September 12, 2012. Read more.

August 17, 2012 - Strategic Plans Information Session
MCFN Members are invited to an information session on the updated Moose Cree strategic plans on August 28th, 2012. Read more.

August 14, 2012 - Invivo Wellness workshop and classes
Zumba classes, "Craving Change" workshop, and kickboxing bootcamp. Read more.

August 14, 2012 - Detour Project Site Meeting for Moose Cree Membership
The MCFN Detour Team will be hosting a meeting on August 30th, 2012, for all MCFN Members working at the Detour mine site. Read more.

August 8, 2012 - Swearing in Ceremony for the Chief and Council
Join us on Tuesday, August 14th, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. at the community hall as we swear in the new Chief and Council. Dinner will be served (limited to 300 persons). Read more.

August 3, 2012 - Moose Cree First Nation Committees
Moose Cree First Nation is looking for interested MCFN members to sit on the leadership, finance, administration, health, and housing committees. Read more.

August 3, 2012 - General Election - Appeals update now available
Notice of Decision for Appeal #5 now available. Read more.

August 3, 2012 - Paytahchemowin Newsletter - Summer 2012 issue now available!
Summer issue now available online. Read more.

August 3, 2012 - Moose Cree Health Services - Crisis Response Volunteers
Become a volunteer and help make a difference! Read more.

August 3, 2012 - Turtle Concepts Leadership Training Boot Camp
Youth leadership training from August 8th to 10th. Read more.

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July 2012

July 18, 2012 - 2012 Gathering of our People / Creefest
Performers and schedule announced! Read more.

July 18, 2012 - Ontario First Nations Limited Partnership(OFNLP) Allocations
Applications are now being accepted for OFNLP funding. Deadline is August 10. Read more.

July 13, 2012 - Appeals Update now available
Appeals update for the 2012 General Election. Read more.

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June 2012

June 20, 2012 - OFFICE CLOSURE
Moose Cree First Nation offices will be closed on June 21, 2012 for Aboriginal Day. We will reopen on Friday, June 22, 2012 at 8:30 a.m.

June 20, 2012 - Full Version of Election Regulations Posted
This document is the full version of the MCFN Election Regulations which includes Schedule 1 (the forms). The previous posted Regulations was inadvertently posted without the forms. We apologize for this unintentional clerical error. Read more.

June 20, 2012 - National Aboriginal Day Celebrations
Join us as we celebrate Aboriginal Day. Food, entertainment, and fun! Read more.

June 19, 2012 - Notice to General Public - Federal Properties on Moose Factory Island
The AANDC properties have become a public health risk and efforts are being made to compel AANDC to begin cleaning up these areas. Read more.

June 12, 2012 - Recount Report now available
The 2012 General Election Recount Report is now available online. Read more.

June 11, 2012 - Moose Cree First Nation 2012 - 2015 Brochure
This brochure looks at the vision, mission, priorities, core strategies, and more of the Moose Cree First Nation from 2012 - 2015. Read more.

June 11, 2012 - Notice of Recount
July 11, 2012 - 2:00 p.m. - EPR Centre. Read more.

June 8, 2012 - Statement from the MCFN Leadership Committee
RE: 2012 MCFN Election Process Read more.

June 8, 2012 - First Nations Food, Nurtition, and Environment Study
Information regarding the study will be presented to Membership on June 13th, 2012 at the E.P.R. Centre. Read more.

June 8, 2012 - Update on Election Results - Notice on Re-Count
Latest update from Chief Electoral Officer Sherry A. Mattinas regarding the General Election re-count. Read more.

June 1, 2012 - New Polling Station Location - 2012 General Election
ELECTION DAY: JUNE 6, 2012. Please be advised that the polling station location has been moved to the EPR Centre from 10:00 am - 6:00 pm. Read more.

June 1, 2012 - Flu Prevention Strategies - Moose Cree Health Services
Due to the recent and late outbreaks of influenza being experienced in Ontario we are reminding community members to continue with their flu prevention strategies. Read more.

June 1, 2012 - 2nd Annual Youth Conference
John R. Delaney Youth Centre presents the 2nd Annual Youth Conference on June 7-9, 2012. For details, see the following poster. Read more.

June 1, 2012 - 2012 Summer Student Work Experience
If you are a student and are interested in working with Moose Cree First Nation this summer, please take a look at the positions we are offering! Read more.

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May 2012

June 1, 2012 - Upcoming Health Services Workshops
Moose Cree Health Services is offering a Parenting Workshop and an Anger Management Workshop this month. Read more.

May 31, 2012 - Restrictions Lifeted on Outdoor Burning in Northeastern Ontario
Fire restrictions for Northeastern Ontario have now been lifted. For details, please read the following notice. Read more.

May 28, 2012 - Meet and Greet the Councillor Candidates - May 31, 2012 - LIVE STREAM
There will be a second meet and greet on May 31, 2012, at 7:00 p.m. at the E.P.R. Centre. This night is set aside for the Councillor candidates and will be streamed live online. Read more.

May 25, 2012 - Detour Gold Job Fair - Moose Cree First Nation Complex
On May 29, 2012, Detour Gold will be holding a job fair at the Moose Cree Complex. Read more.

May 24, 2012 - LIVE STREAM and NEW LOCATION - Meet and Greet the Candidates
The 2012 General Election Candidate Meet and Greet scheduled for May 24 has a new location. It will now be held at the EPR Centre at 7:00 p.m., and can also be viewed live online. Read more.

May 24, 2012 - Notice from Moose Factory Island Fire & Rescue: FIRE BAN NOTICE
A fire ban is currently in effect for our region. Click to learn more. Read more.

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April 2012

April 23, 2012 - Paytahchemowin Newsletter - Spring 2012
View the spring 2012 edition of Paytahchemowin Newsletter online. Read now.

April 18, 2012 - Community Garden - Returning Summer 2012!
The community garden will be returning this summer! Information about the garden will be updated as the information comes in. Read more.

April 17, 2012 - Urban Poling Walking Group
Urban poling is defined as fitness walking using specially designed poles that cause participants to achieve a full-body workout. Burn more calories and build more muscle than you would from just walking. Learn more and give it a try at an upcoming session. Read more.

April 12, 2012 - Application opportunity for design-build contractors
Moose Cree First Nation plans to hire a design-build contractor for the construction of six - four bedroom housing units for the First Nation. Read more.

April 10, 2012 - Updated dump gates schedule
Due to the recent fire at the dump, an updated schedule for the dump gates has been posted. Effective April 10, 2012. View schedule.

April 4, 2012 - Eligible voters list
List of all eligible Moose Cree First Nation voters for the 2012 general election. View list.

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March 2012

March 31, 2012 - Office closure Easter holiday
The Moose Cree First Nation offices will be closed on Friday, April 6th and Monday, April 9th 2012 for the Easter holiday. Normal office hours will resume on Tuesday, April 10, 2012.

March 30, 2012 - Official List of Candidates Annouced
Official list of candidates for the 2012 Moose Cree First Nation General Election. Read more.

March 28, 2012 - Assisted Living Services Residence
Update on the development of an Assisted Living Services Residence. Read more.

March 24, 2012 - Nomination Results
Nomination results for the 2012 general election. Read more.

March 22, 2012 - Moose River Ice Conditions
Latest updates provided by Moose Factory Island Fire & Rescue Read more.

March 21, 2012 - Appointment of Deputy Electoral Officers
Deputy Electoral Officers for the 2012 general election announced. Read more.

March 20, 2012 - Welcome to our new website!
We are rolling out our new website. Please read on to learn more about the transition to the new site. Read more.

March 19, 2012 - Health and Wellness Conference (Schedule Added)
Join Moose Cree Health Services from March 20-23, 2012 to discuss assorted physical and mental health topics. You will find the schedule here. Read more.

March 16, 2012 - Community Winter Road Officially Closed
The 2011/2012 winter road between Moose Factory and Moosonee officially closes. Read more.

March 15, 2012 - Last Winter Road South Update
The Winter Road South is 90% as of March 15, 2012. This is the last update for this winter. Read more.

March 13, 2012 - New O.N.R. Ticket and Tourism Office
The ticket and tourism office have moved to a new location. Read more.

March 13, 2012 - EPR Conference and Training Centre 2012 Rental Rates
New rental rates are effective April 1st, 2012. View rates.

March 13, 2012 - Community Memorial / Suicide Awareness and Prevention Round Dances
Round dances will take place on March 23 - 24, 2012 Read more.

March 7, 2012 - Special Band Membership Meeting
There will be a Special Band Membership Meeting pn March 21, 2012. Read more.

March 6, 2012 - First Nations Food, Nutrition, and Environment Study
Moose Cree First Nation is looking for an interested MCFN community member to lead the study at the community level. Read more.

March 6, 2012 - Appointment of Chief Electoral Officer
Chief and Council annoounce the appointment of the Chief Electoral Officer for the 2012 General Election. Read more.

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February 2012

Feb 28, 2012 - Spring 2012 Harvesters Support Program Announced
Funds are available for Moose Cree First Nation members to assist with spring hunting costs. Limited funds are available, apply soon. Read more.

Feb 13, 2012 - 5th Indigenous Youth Engagement Forum
March 5 - 8, 2012. Hosted by Moose Cree First Nation. Join a network of Youth and Youth Groups interested in creating a youth policy on the issues that impact them directly. Read more.

Feb 10, 2012 - NAN Jury Roll Review
Community Visit with Frank Iacobucci - February 15th, 2012. Read more.

Feb 1, 2012 - Statement from Moose Cree First Nation Chief and Council
RE: Moose Band Development Corporation. Read more.

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January 2012

Jan 31, 2012 - Ontario First Nation Limited Partnership (OFNLP) Allocations
This package contains information, application form, and guidelines for the OFNLP allocations. View Package.

Jan 30, 2012 - Housing Information Sessions
February 22 - 23, 2012 - "Home Ownership and You" and "The Importance of Paying Your Rent". Read more.

Jan 25, 2012 - Moose Cree First Nation 2012 General Election Schedule
Schedule has been added for the 2012 General Election. Read more.

Jan 23, 2012 - Proposed Amendments to MCFN Election Regulations
Proposed amendments. Read more.

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