Cleaning of JC Van Horne Bridge

The JC Van Horne Bridge will be cleaned next week by sub-contractor D&D Associates Ltd.

 

  • TOP PART OF BRIDGE;  Starting Monday, July 16, 2018 from 11:00 pm to 7:00 am from Monday to Friday. After the top of bridge is completed, contractor will undertake cleaning under the bridge.

 

  • UNDER THE BRIDGE; Monday to Friday from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm or a little later. (No anticipated traffic impacts)

 

Should you have any questions regarding this project, please contact Delphine Metallic at 418-788-2136.

Chief and Council to Hand Over Decision-Making Authority to the People

 

COMMUNITY RELEASE

 

Chief and Council to Hand Over Decision-Making Authority to the People

 

June 20, 2018 (Listuguj, Quebec) – The Listuguj Mi’gmaq Government Chief and Council, at a duly convened council meeting, have indicated their interest via resolution that they will hand off their decision-making authority to the people in regards to the current potential investment with Sun Pharm Investments Ltd (SPIL), formerly International Herbs Medical Marijuana (IHMM).

 

The decision to convert the term debt loan into shares with SPIL is of paramount importance and therefore Chief and Council will be hosting a public meeting and vote to make this decision final. The meeting will be on June 26, 2018 at 6:00 pm at the Listuguj Community Development Centre (Bingo Hall), where a final presentation will take place with a vote to follow.

 

The LMG is encouraging band members over the age of 18 to come to this meeting as this is a very important decision to be made.

 

The LMG Economic Development Unit will coordinate the event and present all relevant information in regards to this file for the public. There will also be various representatives in attendance to answer any additional questions.

 

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For more information, please contact:

Mike Isaac, Communications Manager, 418-788-2136 or misaac@listuguj.ca

Listuguj Embraces New Banking Ventures

 

FOR COMMUNITY RELEASE

Listuguj Embraces New Banking Ventures

June 18, 2018, Listuguj Quebec – As an active approach to open doors for greater Economic Development in the community, the Listuguj Mi’gmaq Government (LMG) has decided to transfer banking institutions from Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) to the Bank of Montreal (BMO).  With the process comes, not only transferring bank accounts; but also, currently mortgages, loans and lines of credit.

Throughout the years, LMG has incurred debt to provide housing to our community members.  To date, our total long-term debt is just over $12.7 million, including mortgages and lines of credit.  LMG is currently in the practice of honouring the Financial By-Law, which states under section 62 b) of the by-law, there is a requirement that reasonable notice be given to members of the community for any loan exceeding $500,000.00 and said notice has to be published in a local media followed by the community.

 

This bulletin is to notify the community that LMG is authorized to enter into an upcoming financial agreement with the Bank of Montreal in the amount of 13 million dollars for the purpose of transferring existing loans at maturity to Bank of Montreal. LMG will be moving its current debt of $12.7 million from RBC to BMO as each mortgage matures.

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For further Information :

Jill Martin
Office of Chief and Council
(418)-788-2136

Jill.martin@listuguj.ca

First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line

Do you need support?

It’s now possible to get it online at hopeforwellness.ca

The 24/7 First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line has expanded to include mental wellness counselling and crisis intervention through online chat.

Experienced and culturally competent Help Line counsellors can help if you:

  •        want to talk
  •        are distressed
  •        are triggered by painful memories

If asked, counsellors can also work with you to find other wellness supports that are available near you.

Many people, and particularly youth, are more at ease using the internet and handheld devices to access services and seek support. Online chat services are currently available in English and French and the possibility to offer them in Indigenous languages is currently being explored.

The telephone counselling is available in English, French and upon request in Cree, Ojibway, and Inuktitut.

The Hope for Wellness Help Line can be accessed by phone at 1 855 242-3310 or through the new online chat at hopeforwellness.ca.

You can download First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line awareness resources here.

Why Should You Participate in the Public Inquiry?

The Public Inquiry Commission on relations between Indigenous Peoples and certain public services in Québec will be in the community on Wednesday, June 6th, to host a community meeting at the Elders Lodge from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.

They need our input to create an inquiry for Listuguj.  Come take part in this important meeting on June 6th!