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May. 24

To: Lac des Mille Lacs First Nation Membership From: Chief and Council Date: May 24, 2017 THUNDER BAY, ON—Your Chief and Council are overjoyed to be able to say that the long wait for signatures is over! The Settlement Agreement has now been signed off by all Ministers. We would like to say Chi Miigwetch to all involved for their assistance and co-operation in making this a priority for our First Nation. We acknowledge the many, many hours of work and tireless dedication that it took to overcome the challenges that we have had to face in bringing this claim to closure. This week, we have been focusing on working with the bank in securing and finalizing ...

May. 23

  It’s that time of year again and soon our youth will be done with their studies and off for the summer! LDMLFN would like to take this opportunity to say “well done” to our children and youth!  Please find information regarding two separate Education Awards that are available through our First Nation and Bimose Tribal Council which recognize the achievements of our Elementary and Secondary students.     LDMLFN – Casino Rama Elementary and Secondary Graduation Awards: The Casino Rama graduation awards are given to LDMLFN band and community members that successfully complete Grade 8 and 12.  Grade 8 students are ...

May. 22

The First Nation has prepared this document which contains some recently asked questions by its members and the corresponding answers to those questions. Question: Will the flood claim settlement monies have any effect on individuals who currently collect (ODSP) - Ontario Disability Services Program or (OW) - Ontario Works? Answer: We have researched this and feel that these monies are not considered income and should not be clawed back. We also believe that the initial settlement monies should be deemed non-taxable. However, it is our understanding that any interest that is earned on these initial monies will be considered income for the purposes of ODSP and ...

May. 16

COMMUNIQUE To: Lac des Mille Lacs First Nation Membership From: Chief and Council Date: May 16, 2017 THUNDER BAY, ON— Boozhoo Members! Your Chief and Council would like to take this opportunity to provide an update on where we are regarding the signing off of the Settlement Agreement documents. Firstly, we would like to say that significant progress has been made to date! Regrettably, we still have to contend with both Ontario and Canada’s internal processes, and as we are all aware, they can be quite extensive and time consuming. Your Chief and Council have signed off on all of the Settlement Agreement documents. They were then sent to Ontario. ...

May. 4

We are pleased to announce we will be hosting our 10th Annual Return to Our Lands Powwow on June 16, 17, 18, 2017 at Savanne River Resort.  We hope to see you all there!  If you require more information, Please contact: Mike Ignace - Community Wellness Worker (807)622-9835 Ext 231 or m.ignace@tbaytel.net            

Apr. 18

  SP100 Crew Member 5-Day Training Course For Treaty 3 Members Co-hosted by Grand Council Treaty #3 and MNRF Registration Opens June 21, 2017 Tentative Start Date: August 21, 2017 Location: TBA   Only 32 Spots!Serious Applicants Only.Must be 18 years or older and physically fit.   For More Details and to Register Please Contact: Kristie DuncanResource SpecialistTerritorial Planning UnitGrand Council Treaty #3Phone: 807-548-4214 ext. 219Email: resource.specialist@treaty3.ca    

Apr. 18

The "Event Calendar" has been updated with upcoming events.  Please click here to be taken to the "Event Calendar" page.

Apr. 12

LDMLFN Flood Claim - Frequently Asked Questions and Answers  The First Nation has prepared this document which contains some recently asked questions by its members and the corresponding answers to those questions.    Question:      The LDMLFN members voted in favor of accepting the Settlement Offer. What does that mean? Answer:         The First Nation is excited for its membership as the members overwhelmingly demonstrated their support by voting, almost unanimously, to accept the Settlement Offer.  This is virtually unprecedented in terms of obtaining such a high percentage of ...

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