Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh and Grand Council Treaty #3 Congratulate Newly Elected Chiefs

Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh and Grand Council Treaty #3 would like to extend congratulations to three recently elected Chiefs in the Treaty #3 territory: Jeffrey Copenace elected as Chief of Onigaming First Nation on August 15 Vernon Copenace elected as Chief of Washagamis Bay First Nation on August 16 Clayton Wetelainen elected as Chief of Wabigoon […]

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Another Successful Bannock Burger Drive Fundraiser by Treaty #3 First Nations

Grand Council Treaty #3 challenged all Treaty #3 First Nation Communities to fundraise within their community “Bannock Burger Drive Fundraiser” on September 10th to donate towards their local fellowship centre or friendship centre to help the homeless population. This year was another great turn out and four Treaty #3 communities contributed, fundraising $25,826.75 all together! […]

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Introducing the first Indigenous Care Coordinator for TBRHSC

Joelle Mandamin is an Indigenous Care Coordinator at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBHRSC). She provides a variety of supports to Indigenous patients and their families. In June 2021, the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBRHSC) and Grand Council Treaty #3 partnered to hire Joelle Mandamin as the Hospital’s first Indigenous Care Coordinator […]

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Youth Photography Story Contest Draw Winners Announced

Winners announced for the Youth Photography Story Contest! All winners were picked at random and will be contacted directly. Miigwech to everyone who participated and shared your beautiful photos!   Congratulations to the Draw Winners: Hailey Kabatay, Seine River First Nation Title: Waagoshens Caption: Today I came across a little fox at Crowrock lake. This […]

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Grand Council Treaty #3 Staff Appointed to Sustainable Development Advisory Council of Canada

Grand Council Treaty #3 is pleased to announce the appointment of Geneva Kejick, Territorial Planning Unit Climate Specialist to serve on the federal governments Sustainable Development Advisory Council of Canada. Ms. Kejick was appointed by the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Jonathon Wilkinson on December 23rd 2020. Ms. Kejick has accepted to […]

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Grand Council Treaty #3 Makes Progress on Territorial Internet Connectivity Project

Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh and Grand Council Treaty #3 are pleased to announce the approval of the $51 million Treaty #3 Territorial Internet Connectivity Project. This announcement comes on the news of a joint investment by the Federal and Provincial governments of $148 million in Northwestern Ontario. This funding announcement will provide the Anishinaabe Nation in […]

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