Labour data ‘first step’

Two Organizations The North Superior Workforce Planning Board and Northern Policy Institute joined together to provide communities better access to labour marketing information.

[…]“This information is intended as a starting point for an evidence-based conversation about why certain changes are occurring,” Madge Richardson, executive director of the North Superior Workforce Planning Board, said last week.

“(The reports are) just a first step. It is now up to community members to explore and address the challenges and opportunities their community is experiencing.

The goal of the reports is to provide residents with a better understanding of what is happening in their community […]

[…] There will be 34 reports in total, covering: Animbiigoo Zaag’igan Anishinaabek (Lake Nipigon Ojibway), Aroland First Nation, Biigtigong Nishnaabeg (Ojibways of the Pic River First Nation), Biinjitiwaabik Zaaging Anishinaabek (Rocky Bay First Nation), Conmee, Dorion, Eabametoong First Nation (Fort Hope), and Fort William First Nation.[…]

To read more about it, just click the link below.

Source: The Chronicle Journal

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News Bulletin: For the people of Eabametoong, who are in need of a mechanic

Mark Sawdo – “Fred’s mechanic”
For the people of Eabametoong, who are in need of a mechanic to service or repair their vehicle. You are asked to provide more information about the vehicle you want repaired. Mark is requesting for V.I.N’s, what problems you are having, he wants to know if some people have the parts here, he needs to know more about the vehicles…….
Without the parts, and information he will not know what is needed, he called and said he’d wait until next week to travel, once he’s got all the information. He’ll be prepared to come and work!

Miigwetch,

Norman

Fred Meeseetawageesic “All those who asked for mechanic, $160 payment can made at CVS acct# 633-0406”

 

Fire arms certificate course

Mar 6th – 7th The Instructor for the course is due to fly in today. Starts 4 PM @ Community Hall. 1st group of people are to attend the first 2 days.

Mar 8th – 9th Starts 9:30 AM @ Community Hall. 2nd group of people are to attend the last 2 days.

If your unsure about what days to attend contact the Ontario Works office for more information. they will clarify any questions you may have.

News Bulletin: Mar 2,2017

Ontario Works
Open House Fri. 2 PM in lobby, Food and refreshments will be provided.
For all that ask for mechanic need to pay $160 CVS acct. 6330406
IMPORTANT NOTICE, there is a list of people around town regarding the Fire Arms certificate course, call OW to confirm your spot.

JCY Announcement: Events This Week:
Winter Carnival: Friday March 3rd: 1020AM – 3PM (regular lunch break at 12-1).
Winter Classic Staff vs Students Hockey Game: Friday March 3rd: 3PM-4PM
March Break starts on Monday, Mar 6
Students return Tues, Mar. 21st, 2weeks off for students
JCY Library Elders afternoon is on every Wednesday.
Mr. Green opens library on Saturdays 1 PM – 3 PM. I need to check in w/ him to be sure its still going on.
Family photos, those who did family photos need to pay for them before photos get sent back.

Mar 4th Flee Market happening @ the GYM 4 PM – 6 PM. call Vicky Ooshag $10 to book a table, or call her for more information. P# 242-1082

Mar 6th NAN Climate meeting, w/ the deputy grand chief Derek fox, Environment manager Lydia BigGeorge, Climate Specialist on cap and trade Bill Maloney.

Mar 9 @ 2 PM. cable and internet disconnection

Mar. 10th – 12th Ojibwe Spirit Jrs. Drum group will leave for TBAY, to attend the Lakehead University Powwow

Apr 1st The Kitchen Inn will be closing to the public of Fort Hope, but the inn will remain open, for all out-of-town workers and tourist who visit our community.

We are having a Launch party @ 6 PM at the GYM this evening. For The Eabamet Lake News Web-site.

Feb 27, 2017 News Bulletin

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Evelyn (left) Vicky, Margaret (middle) Elise (right)
  • Four Elders Take a Walk. Four Elders started a fundraiser walk Saturday afternoon, our Elders are aged between 50-70 years old, Elsie Sagutcheway and Evelyn Waboose, Vikki Ooshag, and Margaret Sagutch. By beginning a 9-10 mile walk. The time the walk took for them was over 5 hours from the Pioneer grave-site, back into town ending at the Communications Building.
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    Drivers/vehicles passing by slowed down for them, so they wouldn’t have to breath in too much dust, some even stopped with offers of encouragement or beverages.The goal was to fundraise money to help buy a headstone for the late Vivian Sagutcheway, they successfully fundraised $720.00 to help with cost.

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    Evelyn Waboose, Elsie Sagutcheway, Vicky Ooshag, Margaret Sagutch
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Mr. Green and his son Oliver.
  • Opening of the Library. JCY school teachers, opened up the school library to the public, allowing students the chance to have time to catch up on homework, or start a reading group. Parents/guardians and everyone else are also welcome to join in. one teacher says “it’s has been a slow start getting it off the ground, but I’m confident people will start to catch on and begin showing up.”So for now it’ll be open Saturdays 1 pm – 3 pm.

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  • Youth Athletes Compete. Four of our youth athletes and their coach returned yesterday from a tough competition in Thunder Bay at the indoor track field of Lake head University for the All Comer Track Meet. They took part in the qualifying tryouts for The North American Indigenous Games coming up in July 2017 in Toronto.Garrick Waswa 15 and Clifford Sagutch 13 are first timers. Clifford says “it was good, but it was hard.” Jacob Meeseetawageesic 19 and Ursula Holcroft 15 are returning athletes. Ursula commented “I feel good, I feel proud of myself because this is my second track meet and I did pretty good.” Returning athletes also competed in Brant ford, Ontario summer games and took part of the Fort Hope summer games.Coach Paul Holcroft commented “they did very well. It can be a very intimidating atmosphere down there because you’re running with highly competitive track athletes. […] So hopefully we’re going to move forward and get more training and more racing between now and July.”

    The track coach for Team Ontario got a chance to see our youth compete with 25 other youth athletes from around the region.

Northern Ontario Business: Province provides $203,206 for Indigenous business initiatives

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The Aboriginal Economic Development Fund is granting money to Eabametoong First Nation, Missanabie Cree First Nation and Animbiigoo Zaagi’igan Anishinaabek

Eabametoong First Nation will receive $36,952 to train and build capacity for entrepreneurs in the cultural tourism sector. […]

Paul Holcroft, employment community co-ordinator at Eabametoong First Nation, in a release.

“The goal is to bring money into the community to help the local economy by attracting tourists to the Eabametoong First Nation Territory. The training is the first step of many in the cultural tourism industry.”

Source: Northern Ontario Business