Official List of Candidates – 2022 Election

Here is the official list of candidates for Chief and Council for the 2022 Election.

Elections will be held at the Alaqsite’w Gitpu School, 22 Caplin Rd Listuguj, on Saturday, November 5, 2022.



Unofficial List of Candidates – 2022 Election

ELECTION 2022 (November 5, 2022)


Dated:  September 23, 2022




GRAY, Darcy  
MARTIN, Scott  





BARNABY, Ali METALLIC (Barnaby), Donna
BARNABY, Annette METALLIC, Peter Albert (Jutter)
BARNABY, Calvin METALLIC, Peter Patrick Duke
BARNABY, Cory Bouge METALLIC, Roderick
BARNABY, Dakota Rico METALLIC, Sky (Baun)
BARNABY, Dylan Ala’suinu METALLIC, Tracey
BRISK, Jonathan METALLIC, Wendell
BRISK, Joseph Peter METHOT, Kevin Bixie
CONNORS, Damien Dewey MOLLEY, Erwin Peter
DEDAM, Joshua Eric MORRISON, Alexander (Popoff)
DEDAM, Kirt Dustin Joseph SWASSON, Floyd
GRAY, Mason Storm WYSOTE, Lyle
GRAY, Serge WYSOTE, Marcus
ISAAC, Gordon Jr. WYSOTE, Timmy Steel
ISAAC, Jesse Ray WYSOTTE, Wilfred William (Moley)
ISAAC, Michael  
ISAAC, Terry (Jr.)  
JACQUES, Jesse Tanner  
JACQUES, Saylor Lloyd  
MARTIN, Dr. Cathy  
MARTIN, George  
MARTIN, Patricia Ann (Patty)  

The Bivalent Moderna COVID Vaccine Will Be Available in Listuguj

The Listuguj Community Health Center is pleased to announce that the Bivalent Moderna COVID Vaccine will be available in Listuguj.

We will be offering the Bivalent Moderna COVID vaccine to all Listuguj community members 18 years and over who:

 Have received at least two doses of a previous COVID vaccine (Moderna or Phizer) and it has been more than 5 months since your last dose


 You have had a previous dose(s) of a COVID vaccine and have had COVID.  It must be at least 3 months since the infection.


Our vaccination clinic will be held in the community at the Listuguj Community Health center on October 7th, 2022

Our clinic will run from 9-4. By appointment only.

Call the Health Center at 418-788-2155 and speak with Jennifer Caplin, for an appointment.

We will require your name, date of birth and Medicare number.

If you have any questions regarding the Covid-19 vaccine, please give us a call.

Help Us Create a Community Calendar!

The Listuguj Mi’gmaq Language & Culture Revitalization program is creating a calendar for next year, and they’d like your help!


Weather Advisory – September 22, 2022

This is a public advisory for Listuguj and surrounding areas.
Hurricane Fiona is expected to affect terrestrial areas in Atlantic Canada on Saturday and offshore southern areas on Friday.
We ask that the community prepare for stormy inclement weather and possible power outages over the weekend.
Make sure provisions such as food, water, candles, and other emergency supplies are available in the event of a power outage.
For families with elders and vulnerable persons, please monitor closely and contact the Listuguj Police Department for any emergencies at 418-788-2003 or 911.
Please bring in your pets as they may be vulnerable to the climate and be sure to secure movable articles on your property in anticipation of severe weather.

Invitations to Tender – Belledune Port Authority


Asphalt Paving – Terminal 4 (C009)


Project No. 088-22-3A


Offers signed under seal, executed, dated and marked “Asphalt Paving – Terminal 4 (C009)” will be received until 2:00 p.m. (local time), October 4, 2022, via email at  Opening of tenders will follow immediately, however the opening will not be open to the public.


Each offer must be accompanied by a Bid Bond in the amount of 10% of the total Bid price, executed in the favour of the Belledune Port Authority. The successful Bidder will have to submit to the Owner, at the time of the contract execution, a Performance Bond and a Labour and Material Payment Bond, each equal to 50% of the Contract amount.


The Bidding procedures shall be defined under the “Instructions to Bidders” section of the tender document.  Bidders will be required to register at to obtain the bid documents.  Registrations will be accepted starting September 13, 2022, at 8:00 a.m. (local time).


The Belledune Port Authority reserves the right to accept or reject any or all offers. The lowest/highest or any qualified tender will not necessarily be accepted.






Béton Bitumineux – Terminal 4 (C009)


Projet no 088-22-3A


Les soumissions signées, datées et identifiées « Béton Bitumineux – Terminal 4 (C009) » seront reçues par courriel à jusqu’au 4 octobre 2022 à 14 h (heure locale). Le traitement des soumissions se déroulera immédiatement après la fermeture de la période d’appel d’offres, mais ne sera pas ouverte au public.


Chaque soumission doit être accompagnée d’un bon de cautionnement au montant de 10 % du total de la soumission, payable à l’Administration portuaire de Belledune. Le soumissionnaire retenu devra remettre au propriétaire, au moment de l’exécution du contrat, un cautionnement d’exécution et un cautionnement du paiement de la main d’œuvre et des matériaux, chacun équivalent à 50 % du montant du contrat.


Les règlements de soumission stipulés dans l’article « Instructions to Bidders » du document d’appels d’offres s’appliquent au présent contrat.  Les soumissionnaires seront tenus de s’inscrire au pour obtenir les documents d’appel d’offres. Les inscriptions seront acceptées dès le 13 septembre 2022 à 8 h (heure locale).


L’Administration portuaire de Belledune se réserve le droit d’accepter ou de rejeter toute offre. L’offre la plus basse/la plus élevée ou toute soumission admissible ne sera pas nécessairement acceptée.


Listuguj Police Station Preloading Tender

The Listuguj Mi’gmaq Government is currently looking for construction proposals for the site preloading of the new police station building.

Firms interested in submitting a proposal should download the link below, including the tender documents.

Interested firms will have to email the following, showing their interest so they receive all future addendums (if any):

Project Architect

Copied to the General Manager of Capital and Infrastructure, Bassem Abdrabou, P.Eng, M.A.Sc


Please see attachment for further details.

Listuguj Police Station_Site Preloading Tender_2022-09-07


Click here to see the Addendum

Natural Resources Community Announcement – 2022 Lobster Fall Fisheries

Listuguj Mi’gmaq Government
Natural Resource Directorate
Mi’gmaq Nation

Community Announcement – 2022 Lobster Fall Fisheries
The 2022 Lobster Food Fishery will begin September 25, 2022 at 6:00am and end October 9, 2022 at 4:30pm. The effort allocated for this season will be 235 traps for a total of 14 days. The LMG will fish 60 tags, and the remaining 175 tags will be divided amongst the Fishers. Vessels and Fishers must register with the Natural Resource Directorate (NRD). Community members who want tags can register at the NRD. Please see the attached Schedule.

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. Fishers and Vessels must be registration will open on September 1st, 2022 close on September 8th , 2022at 4:30pm AST.

Tag Holder Registration will open on September 12th , 2022 and close on September 15th, 2022 at5:00pm AST.

Vessel Registration and Vessel Safety Rules
If you are a vessel owner, and would like to participate in the fall lobster fishery, you must meet the following conditions:
1. Vessels must be owned by a Listuguj band member (proof of ownership is required).
2. Vessels must be registered with the Natural Resource Directorate via the “VESSEL REGISTRATION form”.
3. Vessels need to meet the safety and environmental requirements outlined in Transport Canada’s Small Vessel Compliance Program
4. Vessel owners must register with Transport Canada. The NRD can assist you in your registration.
5. Each registered vessel cannot have more than three (3) fishers. There are no limits on deckhands.
6. The Natural Resource Directorate will be responsible for accepting or denying vessel registrations based on the conditions outlined above.
7. The Natural Resource Directorate will be responsible to notify the vessel owners on the status of their vessel registration.

Complete Gespe’gewa’gi Fisheries Vessel Registration Form online:

The Fisheries Coordinator will contact you if your registration was accepted.

Fisher Registration Rules
If you are a community member who would like to fish lobster this fall, you must meet the following conditions:
1. Properly fill out a “FISHER REGISTRATION form”.
2. Have access to a proper lobster-fishing vessel that is registered with the Natural Resource Directorate upon meeting the criteria outline in the Vessel Registration and Vessel Safety Rules.
3. Must be a Listuguj band member.
4. All fishers are required to sign a Lease Agreement.
5. All fishers are required to honor individual tag holder agreements.
6. All fishers must respect the Conservation Harvesting Plan, Order in Councils, License Conditions, and Lease Agreements
7. All traps must be tagged using the Gespe’gewa’gi Fisheries Tag provided by the Natural Resources Directorate.
8. All Fishers must have access to their own fishing and safety gear.
9. If multiple fishers are sharing one vessel, there cannot be more than three (3) fishers per vessel. There are no limits on deckhands.
10. All fishers must be onboard to check their respective trap. Fishers cannot check the traps of another fisher. Special circumstances must be pre-approved with the Ranger Department if a Fisher cannot check their respective traps.
11. The Natural Resource Directorate will be responsible for accepting or denying Fisher registrations based on the conditions outlined above.
12. The Natural Resource Directorate will be responsible to notify the Fishers on the status of their fisher registration.

If you are interested in Fishing, please complete the online FISHER Registration (attached link):

The Fisheries Coordinator will contact you if your registration was accepted.

Community Tag Distribution Rules
If you wish to receive a tag, and have a fisher catch lobster for you, you must register in person at the natural resource building from Monday, September 12th, 2022 to Thursday, September 15th, 2022 during regular working hours (8:30am – noon; closed for lunch; 1:00pm to 5:0pm).
1. A total of 235 tags are dedicated to the fall lobster fishery. A total of 60 traps will go to LMG and 175 traps are available for community access.
2. To request a tag, community members must register in person at the designated date, time, and location. The Natural Resource Directorate will communicate the date, time, and location via
LMG website, LMG Facebook page, and CHRQ.
3. Registrations will be accepted on a first-come first-served basis.
4. Community members must identify a fisher of choice from the list of registered fishers approved by the Natural Resource Directorate.
5. Due to limits on tags per fisher, there is no guarantee that a community member will get their fisher of choice. Community members may have to select another available fisher.
6. The Natural Resources will give tags to fishers directly.
7. Each tags represents 20 lbs of lobster total over a 14-day fishery.
8. Any community member who registered for a tag cannot get lobster from the community lineup or elder delivery. Your lobster must come directly from the Fisher.

Lobster Cooking and Distribution Rules
Cooking will occur each day of fishing. All lobster will be cooked at the Natural Resource garage building.
Doors will open at 5pm on weekdays and 12pm on weekends. Please wear your mask and respect social distancing!
1. Cooking will occur each day of fishing. All lobster will be cooked at the Natural Resource garage building.
2. Doors will open at 5pm on weekdays and 12pm on weekends.
3. Community members must arrive on-site to receive cooked lobster.
4. First come, first serve basis!
5. Lobster availability depends on weather conditions and catches.
6. Must be 18 years of age.
7. Schedule changes will be posted on CHRQ.

Elder & Disability Delivery Rules
• The LMG will deliver lobster to elders and disability patients on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays for the duration of the fall lobster fishing season.
• The Natural Resources Directorate will follow the Elders and Disability patients list obtained from the Heath Directorate.
• Elders, Disability patients, or their respective caretakers must contact Sylvia Barnaby at the Natural Resources Directorate at 418-788-3022 (ext 3258). No other employee will accept names for delivery.
• To be on the delivery list, YOU MUST CALL EACH DELIVERY DAY before noon.
• 45 names will be taken each day. Those who call after the daily list is full will have their name put on the list for the next delivery day.
• If no catches are received on any elder’s delivery day, the next day of landings will be designated an elders delivery day.
• Elders who registered for a tag CANNOT receive elders’ delivery. They must get lobster directly from the Fisher.

To view the PDF, click here   Rules Governing the Fishery 2022

Notice of Post Office Closure

The Listuguj Mi’gmaq Government would like to inform community members that the Listuguj Post Office will be closed to the public on Wednesday, August 31st.
This closure is necessary for a system equipment upgrade and training for staff.
The Listuguj Post Office ask that if you have any parcels to be picked up, please stop by on August 29 or 30th. No mail or parcels on August 31st, 2022.
Regular business operations will resume on Thursday, September 1st.
Thank you for understanding.