Call for Tenders – Paving of streets in Listuguj

The Listuguj Mi’gmaq Government has released a call for tenders for the following projects:

  • Rehabilitation of the pavement structure and paving of Isaac Lane in Listuguj
  • Rehabilitation of the pavement structure and paving of Triplex Lane in Listuguj

The Contractor must send its duly completed bid, no later than September 23, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. (Atlantic time).

Documents relating to this call for tenders may be obtained from the Service électronique d’appel d’offres (SEAO) by contacting one of its representatives by telephone at 1-866-669-7326 or 514-856-6600, or by visiting the website, www.seao.ca. Documents can be obtained at a cost determined by the SEAO.

For more information and to view the tender document, please click here.

Community Announcement – 2019 Lobster Fall Fisheries

Listuguj Mi’gmaq Government

Natural Resource Directorate

 

The 2019 Lobster Food Fishery will begin September 21, 2019 at 6:00am and end October 6, 2019 at 6:00pm. The effort allocated for this season will be 235 traps for a total of 14 days.

Tag Registration: Community members interested in receiving a tag can register at the Natural Resources Directorate Building starting Monday, September 16, 2019 during regular office hours. Please see the table below for more information.

Lobster Cooking and Distribution: Begins September 22, 2019; please see the table below for more information.

Elders & Disability Delivery: Community elders and disability patients can contact Joanne Martin at (418) 788-3022 to get their name on the delivery list. Delivery days will be on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays until the season ends. To be on the delivery list, you must call Joanne Martin each delivery day.

If you have questions or concerns, do no hesitate to contact the Natural Resources Directorate at (418) 788-3022. Please note, no disrespectful behaviours towards employees will be tolerated, and could result in denial of service.

 

 Tag RegistrationLobster Daily DistributionElders & Disability Delivery
Important Information!Register in-person with Joanne Martin at the Natural Resource Building during regular office hours.

You must complete a tag registration form!

Tag holders will receive lobster directly from Lobster Fishers.

Tag holders cannot receive lobster from the community line.

Community members must arrive on-site to receive cooked lobster. One bag per adult.

First come, first serve basis!

Lobster availability depends on weather conditions.

Listen to CHRQ for schedule changes!

Available for Elders or disability patients only.

Delivers must be scheduled with Joanne Martin at (418) -788-3022 each morning Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.

Delivery available only Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays!

Schedule & TimeTag Registration Begins:

Monday, September 16, 2019 @ 8:30am

 

Tag Registration Ends:

Thursday, September 19, 2019 @ 4:30pm

 

Tag holders must make arrangements directly with Lobster Fishers

Lobster distribution will be everyday for a 2-week period.

Garage Doors open at 5:00pm on weekdays and noon on weekends!

Lobster Distribution Begins:

Sunday, September 22, 2019

 

Lobster Distribution Ends:

Sunday, October 6, 2019

Delivery available on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays!
LocationNatural Resources Directorate

44 Dundee Rd.

Natural Resources Directorate Garage Door

44 Dundee Rd.

 

 

Listuguj Community Social Services Closed for the Day

Community Notice:

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Listuguj Community Social Services building at 19 Riverside West will be closed today, September 9th, 2019.  The situation will be reevaluated tomorrow to see if the building can open.  We will provide an update as soon as possible.  Thank you for your patience.

Calendar of Activities

The Loisirs Avignon Centre offers sports, culture and community related services within the municipalities of Pointe-à-la-Croix, Escuminac and Ristigouche Sud Est.  The centre has released a list of activities and workshops they have planned for this fall.  Check out their brochure below to find activities you may be interested in attending.

Click here to view the calendar of activities for fall 2019.

Listuguj Launches Tourism Initiative on September 11th

 

Listuguj Launches Tourism Initiative on September 11th

 

PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Distribution

 

LISTUGUJ – September 4, 2019 – On September 10th and 11th, Listuguj will be hosting their first annual Economic Development Symposium.  As part of this event on September 11th, the Economic Development Unit is proud to announce the launch of Listuguj Tourism – a new tourism initiative.

Listuguj is located in an important tourism location, with visitors passing through Listuguj as they are traveling through to the Gaspésie, the Atlantic provinces or the United States.  The aim is to take advantage of this strategic location to create spaces and attractions for tourists to stay, eat and play while offering opportunities to better understand Mi’gmaq history, people and place.

The first edition of Listuguj’s two-day Economic Development Symposium will focus on entrepreneurship and support entrepreneurs in getting their business ideas off the ground.  The Economic Development Unit’s strategic goal is to support business creation and stimulate growth in the community.

The event will be held at the Listuguj Community Development Centre (Bingo Hall), 42 Dundee Rd.

  • TUESDAY, September 10th

Highlights: Women Entrepreneurship, Pitch Competition & Keynote Speaker, Jenn Harper, Co-founder and CEO of “Cheekbone Beauty”

  • WEDNESDAY, September 11th

Highlights: Funding Opportunities, Networking & Launch of Listuguj Tourism

 

Spokespersons:

 

Rhonda Metallic – Event Coordinator, Economic Development Symposium

Email: rhondalexi@gmail.com |Cell: 780-298-4670

 

Paige Isaac – Tourism Development Officer

Email: paige.isaac@listuguj.ca |Cell: 514-926-8589

2020 Prime Minister’s Award

The 2020 Prime Minister’s Awards competition is now open!

Teachers play an important role helping to build the next generation of successful, caring, and creative Canadians. We all remember a teacher that changed our lives. The Prime Minister’s Awards for Teaching Excellence, Teaching Excellence in STEM, and Excellence in Early Childhood Education honour exemplary teachers and early childhood educators who are preparing our youth for the innovation economy.

Prime Minister’s Awards recipients can receive:
•       Cash awards worth up to $5,000
•       A certificate from the Prime Minister
•       National recognition and promotion of their best teaching practices

Consider nominating an educator for a 2020 Prime Minister’s Award! Download your nomination package today by visiting www.pma.gc.ca. Submit your nomination electronically or by mail by January 14, 2020.

Looking for inspiration? Check out some of the previous teaching and early childhood education award recipients.

Call for Tenders – Alaqsite’w Gitpu Gina’masutioguom School Extension and Refurbishment

The Listuguj Mi’gmaq Government has released a call for tenders for the extension and refurbishment of the Alaqsite’w Gitpu School.  The work includes the expansion of the existing gymnasium, the addition of a stage and cafeteria, as well as the addition of new classrooms and a cultural space.

All tenders must be received before September 30th, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. Quebec time. View all tender documents by clicking here.

For more information, you can contact Maxime Hamel at 418 392-7707 ext. 200 or m.hamel@pbarchitecte.com.

Traffic Detour – St Anne’s Church

Please be advised that Public Works will be working on the road in front of St Anne’s Church on Wednesday, August 14th, starting at 8:30 a.m.  Traffic will be detoured through the Education Directorate parking lot for most of the morning and possibly into the afternoon.

Motorists should expect short traffic delays.  The LMG encourages community members to drive with caution and thanks them for their patience.

RIG Race Seeking Vendors and Volunteers

Are you interested in being a vendor or a volunteer for RIG Race 2019 on Friday, September 13, 2019?  RIG is a unique adventure and orientation race including several sports such as running, mountain biking, canoeing, swimming and rope challenges.

This event brings in 170 athletes from around 12 different countries, over 100 volunteers, media, sponsors and local populations to the region.  Welcoming activities will be hosted at the Pow Wow grounds all afternoon.

Let me know if you are interested in setting up as a vendor to sell food, crafts, or merchandise.  We are also seeking volunteers to assist in ensuring that the race runs smoothly.  Be a part of the hype and let’s make this a fun community event!

Please email or call Paige Isaac before September 3, 2019 (paige.isaac@listuguj.ca/418-788-2136) to sign up!

Community Notice from Capital & Infrastructure

The Capital and Infrastructure department is happy to announce that one black garbage bin will be provided for every household in Listuguj in order to improve waste management in our community. You can now come and get your garbage bin at the Public Works Garage.

Only ONE bin per household will be provided by Capital and Infrastructure. If the bin gets damaged, lost or becomes unusable, it will not be replaced by Capital and Infrastructure.

Public Works will only deliver bins to elders and people with disabilities. Please call Public Works (418-788-3047) if you are an elder or are physically incapable of coming to the Public Works Garage and haven’t received it by August 22nd 2019.

Make sure to fill out and sign this waiver in the presence of an LMG representative before taking a bin.

 

Help keep your community clean by putting your bin at curbside on:
THURSDAYS before 8:00 AM

No domestic/residential garbage will be picked up throughout the week. Please respect the weekly Thursday schedule.

 

Domestic WasteIn the black bin
Recyclable MaterialsIn the blue bin
Household Hazardous Waste

(Paint cans, used oil, batteries, etc.) or any other waste that could be dangerous to Public Works employees

To the Public Works Garage
Construction, Renovation and Demolition Waste

(Roof shingles, plaster, treated wood, etc.)

Directly at the curb or at the transfer station