Update from Chief & Council
March 1, 2022
We are issuing this notice to provide an important update on the consultation and ratification process for the proposed amendments to the Detour Agreement between Moose Cree First Nation and the owners of the Detour Lake Mine.
In response to requests from membership, the ratification vote will be postponed to allow membership to participate in additional engagement sessions.
The new dates for the Ratification Vote are as follows:
1. Regional Polls – voting times will be 10 am to 6 pm for all locations
2. Moose Factory and Moosonee Polls – voting times will be 10 am to 8 pm
3. Mobile Voting will take place from Saturday, March 19 to Friday, April 1, 2022. Mobile voting is for those who are unable leave their home due to mobility issues or illness.
4. Mail-in Voting If you wish to vote by mail, we strongly advise that your request your mail-in ballot as soon as possible as they must be received by the Electoral Officer by April 1, 2022 at 8:00 pm.
To request a mail-in ballot or to set up mobile voting contact at Brittany Weistche-Rickard, Electoral Officer at: or call/text 705-288-6944
Additional consultation sessions for Elders, Youth, Mine Employees and General Membership have been scheduled as follows:
Monday, March 7 at 10 am @ E.P.R. Centre and on Zoom – a take out lunch will be provided at the end of the meeting
Tuesday, March 8 at 6:30 pm @ E.P.R. Centre and on Zoom
Wednesday, March 9 at 3:00 pm @ E.P.R. Centre and on Zoom – a takeout dinner will be provided at the end of the meeting
Members that work at the Mine
Saturday, March 12 at 5 pm on Zoom
Thursday, March 17 at 6:30 pm on Zoom
Monday, March 21 at 6:30 pm on Zoom
Pandemic safety measures approved by the pandemic team will be in place for the three sessions at the E.P.R. Centre.
Registration is required for all consultation sessions. To register, contact Judy Small at: or call/text 705-266-3513