Niisaachewan Community COVID-19 Updates – October 2, 2020

Urgent COVID-19 Notice

There has been one (1) positive case of the COVID-19 virus confirmed in Washagamis Bay as of October 1, 2020.  There have been news reports about possible exposures to the virus in Valleyview Public School, St. Thomas Aquinas High School,...

Niisaachewan Community Access Updates – 6/16/2020

Effective today June 16, 2020 @ 7:00 a.m. The community will be in a Level 1 with Level 2 restrictions. This will be reviewed on a weekly basis. What does this mean? Essential shopping day will be Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays from 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m....

Urgent Community Notice

Be advised there are 2 confirmed Covid-19 cases in the Kenora and 1 confirmed case in Wabaseemoong. The health, well-being, safety, and security of Niisaachewan Anishinaabe Nation and its members are critically important. Chief and Council have enforced measures to...

Band Office & Community Checkpoint Updates

Band Office remains open and operating during the hours of 9am – 3pm Monday – Thursday with limited staff. Meals on Wheels every Wednesday – pick up at band office, front door with social distancing.Emergency Pandemic Assistance is available for June 2020. All...
Emergency Community Support Fund

Emergency Community Support Fund

The Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF) is a $350 million emergency funding program from the Government of Canada. The fund is designed to help Canada’s most vulnerable populations during the COVID-19 crisis. The global pandemic has left no community untouched,...
Emergency Food Hampers

Emergency Food Hampers

Are you worried and struggling with food security? Ne-chee Friendship Centre want to lend a helping hand. Their emergency food bank program is now available for anyone in the Kenora area during the COVID-19 pandemic. An intake must be completed and delivery is to your...

Updated Niisaachewan Community Lockdown Notice

Please know that the gate is closed to incoming and outgoing traffic on MONDAY, WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY, FRIDAY, SUNDAY. Please note: If you have an appointment, you must confirm your appointment with the Health Manager at the band office. Also, if you are an essential...

Niisaachewan Partial Lockdown in Effect

COVID19 Update – PARTIAL LOCKDOWN IN EFFECT April 21, 2020 On Friday April 17, 2020 the NWHU confirmed its first positive case in Kenora, Ontario. Many of our neighboring communities have implemented further lockdown measures to protect their members and limit...
Niisaachewan Community COVID-19 Updates – October 2, 2020

First positive COVID-19 case in Kenora

Kenora has its first confirmed COVID-19 case. This case brings the total for the Northwestern Health Unit area to 13. The case acquired the virus from out of province travel, is currently self-isolating, and has had very few contacts. All contacts have been followed...

Community Notification System

Community Notification System in the Event of Telecommunication Disruption. Going door-to-door is not advisable. In the event of telecommunications disruption, households will receive 4 colour codes to display in their most visible window and front door (facing the...

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...

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...
Niisaachewan Community COVID-19 Updates – October 2, 2020

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 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:...
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...

Anishinaabe Abinooji Family Services Pandemic Measures

In response to the COVID-19 Pandemic and evolving precautionary measures taking place in our service area, Anishinaabe Abinoojii Family Services offices will be closed effective Thursday March 19, 2020 at 4:30 PM. The earliest date for reopening will be Monday April...

Niisaachewan Community Checkpoint & Updates

Please be advised that due to recent concerns regarding the 2019 Novel Coronavirus, 2019-nCoV, or COVID-19 and in order to minimize the impact of an epidemic / pandemic outbreak in our community and territory, the Chief and Council of Niisaachewan Anishinaabe Nation...
Kenora Hospital New Restrictions and Screening

Kenora Hospital New Restrictions and Screening

Lake of the Woods District Hospital is activating its pandemic plan in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The health and safety of patients, their families, staff, professional staff, and volunteers is our utmost priority. The plan is in place for the safety of our...

Lake of the Woods District Hospital Pandemic Plan

Lake of the Woods District Hospital (LWDH) is activating pandemic plan in response to the COVID-19 pandemic Lake of the Woods District Hospital is activating its pandemic plan in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The health and safety of patients, their families,...
Urgent Notice – Travel Restrictions

Urgent Notice – Travel Restrictions

Pandemic Emergency Preparedness – Temporary Travel Restrictions Effective Immediately! As of March 11, 2020, The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared Covid 19 an International Pandemic and has affected over 100,000 cases globally in over 111...
Niisaachewan Community COVID-19 Updates – October 2, 2020

Coronavirus Updates for Northwestern Ontario

There have been NO CASES of Coronavirus in Northwestern Ontario, and there is no reason to believe that it is possible to acquire the virus locally. The Health Unit will keep the public updated with any changes in this situation. In an effort to keep our community...
Coronavirus Updates

Coronavirus Updates

In an effort to remove fears about the Coronavirus we urge our Band Members and the general public to please visit the following link from the World Health Organization. Please bookmark the page below and visit it frequently. It is the best and most up-to-date source...