Listuguj Artist Network and Directory Survey

Are you a Listugujewaq artist/artisan?  Listuguj Tourism is launching this survey to learn how to best meet the needs of artists/artisans and create a positive impact in the community through arts and culture. Would you be interested in becoming part of a network or directory?  This network would be to connect artists to opportunities, promote collaboration, voice any needs, create new projects, etc. The artist directory on the LMG website also needs to be updated, so we can connect artists with various opportunities, whether it be funding, events, or other projects.


Here’s the link to the google form:

All names will be entered into a draw for a $100 gift card!

Deadline is July 1, 2021.

If you have any questions, please contact Paige Isaac, or 418-788-2136.

Listuguj Community Greenhouse Survey Contest

In order to encourage building a stronger and more sustainable economy for Listugujewaq for the next seven generations to come, Listuguj Mi’gmaq Government is implementing a food sovereignty initiative by introducing the Listuguj Greenhouse Project. This will extend the current Listuguj Community Garden’s capacity to provide nutritious and organic sources of produce from seasonal to all year-round.

This sustainable agriculture initiative is the first step to addressing food insecurity within Listuguj by maintaining food self-sufficiency using green energy sources. Whether it be by encouraging community members to learn how to grow their own food through workshops, facility tours, and distributions by subscription food boxes and produce donations.

The SurveyMonkey questionnaire created below for the Listuguj Greenhouse Project will be used to gather important information and insight in regards to the intended produce to be grown, learning opportunities, community activities, & typical household grocery budget.

Paper versions of this survey can also be picked up at the post office & the completed surveys can be dropped off at the Listuguj Mi’gmaq Government’s Administration Reception.



Shop Listuguj This Holiday Season

As part of the Economic Development Unit’s effort to support businesses, we are launching a #ShopListuguj Campaign.

The #ShopListuguj Campaign is the perfect time to explore how our beautiful community contributes to the local economy.  Many of our local businesses offer products from unique Indigenous handcrafted items to decorating ideas, and gift cards. Some also offer gift certificates for their unique services, which you can give to friends and every member of your family.

A majority of our small businesses are locally owned and operated, and supporting our own entrepreneurs in the community is a win-win situation, as it helps our own Mi’gmaq people as well as retaining money in the community.

Look for products made locally, as well as those that are being sold by local Mi’gmaq because we will be drawing a $100 gift certificate for anyone who uses the #ShopListuguj hashtag on either Facebook or Instagram. Please make sure your posts are public.  Since we want to maintain a healthy positive community, excluded purchases such as alcohol, tobacco and cannabis items will not be accepted.

Listuguj Community Business Fund Notice – Businesses Affected by COVID-19


Has your business been economically impacted by COVID-19 (e.g. loss of revenues)? Was your business financially viable prior to the pandemic? Have you had to lay-off employees? Did you not qualify for any other Government of Canada COVID-19 relief measures? Did you incur costs associated with the COVID adaptation, planning and reopening of a business – costs required to comply with provincial health regulations (protective barriers (e.g. plexiglass), visual markers (for social distancing) PPE needs (e.g. masks, gloves, etc.), and sanitizing needs), or any other operational costs?

If you answered yes to any or all of the above questions – you may be entitled to economic recovery funding!

To find out if your business is eligible to access these funds, please contact the Economic Development Manager, Delphine Metallic, at or call 418.788.2136.

Accepting LMCP Spotlight Nominations for November 2020

The Listuguj Mi’gmaq Community Plan Coordinator is accepting nominations for their LMCP Spotlight! If you spot a community member highlighting any of our community plan’s action areas, we would love to know!

The LMCP Spotlight is to encourage community members to know and implement the LMCP. One of the main purposes behind the initiative is to recognize hard work and showcase that the plan is comprehensive. The entire community together will make it successful.

Requirements: The nominee must be a Listuguj Band member and must be highlighting one of the LMCP’s 4 action areas.

Download the nomination form here. Completed forms can be dropped off at the band office or emailed directly to

Business Needs Assessment – Economic Development Community Notice

Are you a current Listuguj business-owner or an entrepreneur looking for more assistance to achieve your business goals?

The Economic Development Unit has been actively strategizing ways we can support our current economic environment, as well as, discovering ways to provide new or enhanced opportunities for Listuguj business owners and entrepreneurs.

We are conducting a Listuguj Business Needs Assessment, which will provide insight to the areas of assistance needed to help you conduct your business in confidence. These areas include, but are not limited to: marketing, financial, access to capital, business planning, training, and administrative advice and support.

This survey ultimately will help describe the current needs of our economy. Specifically, what support and assistance would be helpful to current Listuguj business owners and entrepreneurs.

For those who fill out the Listuguj Business Needs Assessment, there will be an option to enter a draw for a chance to win a $150.00 MasterCard gift card. For more information about this survey, contact the Economic Development Manager, Delphine Metallic, at or call 418.788.2136.

Forms can be picked up and filled out at the administrative building’s reception area or sent directly to Delphine Metallic’s e-mail,

Listuguj Business Needs Assessment:

Download here

Economic Development Update

Attention to Listugujewaq youth who have recently turned 18 and would like to make their Per Capita Distribution (PCD) application. Felicia Mitchell will be in office on Wednesday, March 25th, from 9 am to 12 noon. Please contact reception at 418-788-2136 from 9 am to 12 noon March 23-24th to schedule your appointment. If you have any questions, you can contact her by email; Mail in applications will still be accepted up until March 31st, 2020.

For in person applications, you will need to bring (2) valid IDs (examples are Status Card, Birth Certificate, Medicare, Passport, Driver’s License) and a copy of your bank deposit information. You can find the instructions for the PCD at


March Pop Up Contest – Listuguj Mi’gmaq Community Plan

It’s just about that time again! I’m getting ready to host my March Pop Up Contest (which will be on Monday March 9th). If you didn’t see me last month, I will be targeting different areas in the community this time around. The pop up contest is to help educate community members on the LMCP (Listuguj Mi’gmaq Community Plan) and help promote items from the plan that departments/programs are doing.

I’m asking all community programs, departments or organizations to please reach out if you have anything you would like me to help promote! Anything you and/or your team is doing that supports our LMCP. Remember, our four action areas are:

–        Healthy Community

–        Environmental and Natural Resource Stewardship

–        Entrepreneurship & Employment

–        Mi’gmaw Laws and Governance

Watch out for my promo on the LMG Facebook page and community radio stations that will include the answers to my questions coming next week! Have a great end of February.

Your LMCP Coordinator, Alexandra Barnaby-Willett


Update Regarding the JC Van Horne Bridge Repairs with Community Members & Entrepreneurs




Update Regarding the JC Van Horne Bridge Repairs

with Community Members & Entrepreneurs


Industry day

The repairs to the JC Van Horne Bridge will be carried out through tendered contracts, managed by Public Services and Procurement Canada. There will be an Industry Day taking place on Monday, February 24th, 2020 at the Listuguj Community Development Center (Bingo Hall) from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. The focus of the initial stream of work is on asphalt paving rehabilitation, with work expected to start in May 2020. An additional notice on the Industry Day can be expected.

In advance of that session, the LMG Economic Development Unit would like to invite interested Listugujewaq who may want to do business on this to attend a meeting of Community Entrepreneurs on Thursday, February 20th, 2020. At this time, we will provide additional information on the format and intent of the Industry Day to encourage your attendance and participation.

Please contact Felicia Mitchell to confirm your attendance for the February 20th meeting by email Felicia.mitchell@listuguj or by phone 418-788-2136.


LMCP Spotlight Winner for February

Donna Metallic, February LMCP Spotlight Winner

Congratulations Donna Metallic, our February 2020 spotlight winner!! Donna does amazing work at highlighting our LMCP’s action areas. She was nominated for empowering Mi’gmaq women by promoting and guiding others through a healthy lifestyle.

Thank you Donna for working towards our vision for future generations .

Reminder that nominations for March 2020 are now being accepted! Fill out a form here and spotlight someone who deserves recognition!

Alexandra Barnaby Willett

Listuguj Mi’gmaq Community Plan Coordinator