NIISAACHEWAN ANISHINAABE NATION

We are exercising our inherent right to protect our land, the water, our traditions, and to practice self governance.  Niisaachewan Anishinaabe Nation has been in this area since time immemorial.  Our people… our path… our way!

Latest Coronavirus News

Niisaachewan COVID-19 Updates

Be advised that due to the Global Pandemic COVID-19 and in order to minimize the impact of an epidemic / pandemic outbreak in our community and homelands, Chief and Council of Niisaachewan Anishinaabe Nation have deemed it necessary to enact the following actions:...

Niisaachewan Community Will Remain At Level 1

Effective April 2, 2020 - the community will remain at Level 1. What does this mean? Check Point Operators will increase screening at the Reserve Line. We ask everyone to please respect the Operators as they are there to ensure that preventative measures are taken to...

Niisaachewan Checkpoint Road Closure

Due to the security, health and safety of our people that reside in Niisaachewan Anishinaabe Nation, it has been decided that we will be closing road access to ALL INCOMING AND OUTGOING TRAFFIC overnight during the hours of 11pm - 6am starting on THURSDAY APRIL 2nd,...

Gatherings Over 5 People Prohibited In Ontario

The Ontario government has issued an emergency order under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act to prohibit organized public events and social gatherings of more than five people. PLEASE NOTE: This applies to private gatherings at home unless the 5+...

Hydro One Reduced Electricity Rates During Coronavirus

As the global COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, we want to let you know how we’re monitoring the situation and maintaining continuity for our customers, while ensuring that our team members remain safe and healthy during this critical time. Our plans to continue...

Niisaachewan Library Opens

According to StatsCan, only 47% of the Niisaachewan community havea high school diploma, compared to 91% of the national populationaged 24-64.This inequality is rooted in the Indian Act, the residentialschool system and the lack of funding for on-reserve schooling....

All Nations Health Partners Ontario Health Team

Wednesday was a cause for celebration - as we stood in front of hundreds of the broader community, together with the 14 other partners to announce the All Nations Health Partners Ontario Health Team. The All Nations Hospital is in it's planning stage, and the hospital...

Creating partnerships to combat cancer in Treaty 3 territory

The Treaty 3 area has higher rates of certain cancers according to Cancer Care Ontario but access to information about the disease is a problem — the Kenora Chiefs Advisory aims to break down barriers community members face in accessing information about the deadly...

People helping People Charitable Corp

A great day for Kenora Chiefs Advisory. We feasted and celebrated our documents and relationship with our new Board of Directors for our People helping People - Charitable Corp members Hannita, Steven, Gary, David, Vernon, and Eric! This partnership will bring a...

Message from the Chief

The Fednor announcement by Bob Nault is awesome and great news for our community! I need to acknowledge the long and hard work that has been put into this project over the years, special acknowledgement to my former council members Merv Copenace, Roberta Jameson, and...

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Treaty Three Police COVID-19 Press Release

Treaty Three Police COVID-19 Press Release

Treaty Three Police Service is dedicated to providing a quality policing service to the citizens of Treaty Three, in consultation with our policing partners. As the Treaty Three Police Service, we are taking steps to maintain our policing duties during the coronavirus...

Niisaachewan COVID-19 Updates

Be advised that due to the Global Pandemic COVID-19 and in order to minimize the impact of an epidemic / pandemic outbreak in our community and homelands, Chief and Council of Niisaachewan Anishinaabe Nation have deemed it necessary to enact the following actions:...

Niisaachewan Community Will Remain At Level 1

Effective April 2, 2020 - the community will remain at Level 1. What does this mean? Check Point Operators will increase screening at the Reserve Line. We ask everyone to please respect the Operators as they are there to ensure that preventative measures are taken to...

Niisaachewan Checkpoint Road Closure

Due to the security, health and safety of our people that reside in Niisaachewan Anishinaabe Nation, it has been decided that we will be closing road access to ALL INCOMING AND OUTGOING TRAFFIC overnight during the hours of 11pm - 6am starting on THURSDAY APRIL 2nd,...

Gatherings Over 5 People Prohibited In Ontario

Gatherings Over 5 People Prohibited In Ontario

The Ontario government has issued an emergency order under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act to prohibit organized public events and social gatherings of more than five people. PLEASE NOTE: This applies to private gatherings at home unless the 5+...

Kenora Hospital Receives Approval for COVID-19 Assessment Centre

Kenora Hospital Receives Approval for COVID-19 Assessment Centre

On Monday March 30th the Lake of the Woods District Hospital (LWDH), in partnership with the Sunset Country Family Health Team (SCFHT), Kenora District Services Board (KDSB), Waasegiizhig Nanaandawe'iyewigamig (WNHAC), and Kenora Chiefs Advisory (KCA), will be...

Hydro One Reduced Electricity Rates During Coronavirus

As the global COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, we want to let you know how we’re monitoring the situation and maintaining continuity for our customers, while ensuring that our team members remain safe and healthy during this critical time. Our plans to continue...

Niisaachewan Community Updates – March 24, 2020

Be advised that due to the Global Pandemic COVID-19 and in order to minimize the impact of an epidemic / pandemic outbreak in our community and homelands, Chief and Council of Niisaachewan Anishinaabe Nation have deemed it necessary to enact the following actions:...

WNHAC New Number

WNHAC New Number

Effective immediately, all of WNHAC can be accessed through one number: 1-888-MYWNHAC(1-888-699-6422) Please use this number to contact any WNHAC service provider or location.