School Cheque Update

School cheques will be issued to students at the following locations and times:

 

SSHS students  – Wednesday June 17th at the Listuguj Education Complex at 3 P.M.

AGS students  – Friday June 19th      -See Tammy Isaac at the end of the school day at the AGS  

CMS  and PRP students  – Friday June 19th at the Listuguj Education Complex between 10am and 12PM.

 

If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact Lloyd Alcon at 506-789-2125 and Tammy Isaac at 418-788-3100. 

 

 

 

The LMG Will Enforce the Financial Administration By-law

The Listuguj Mi’gmaq Government will be enforcing the Financial Administration By-law. This will impact 5% of the community. The individuals will receive a letter in the mail reviewing their amount owing. 

 

Click here to view the official memo from the Director of Finance

Dance Classes for the Month of May

There will be dance classes held at the Listuguj Education Complex for the month of may for Children ages 5 and up however, all children under 10 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or chaperone

 

PLEASE NOTE: Only offered during the month of MAY

 Dates:

Tuesday May 12th

Wednesday May 13th

Wednesday May 20th

Thursday May 21st

Wednesday May 27th

Thursday May 28th 

 

All sessions will be from 6pm-7:30

Held @ Listuguj Education Complex

For more info. Contact Bobbi Madahbee @ 418-788-2248

Listuguj Canada Settlement Agreement – Summary of Events

Listuguj Canada Settlement Agreement

 

Summary of Events 

October 20, 2014

Chief and Council passed Order-In-Council which set in motion the Settlement Agreement Ratification process, providing the Ballot Question, the Consultative Second Ballot Question (PCD in two of three options), the date of the Main Polls, authority for Chief Martin to sign the Ratification Protocol with Canada, and naming of the Chief Ratification Officer, Michel Poirier. 

 November 3, 2014

Both the Notice of Ratification Vote  was posted throughout the community and social electronic media, and Mail-in Ballot packages were mailed out for off-reserve voters. 

 November 18 & 25, and December 2, 2015

3 Information Meetings 

November 29, 2014, and from December 1-6 and 8-12, 2014, from 9am-4pm

LMG held Advance Polls voting on at the LMG Administration Building in Listuguj.  

December 13, 2014

The Ratification Vote Main Poll voting was held at the Alaqsitew Gitpu School (AGS) in Listuguj on from 9am to 8pm.  

December 15, 2014

The Chief Ratification Officer posts community wide, the Certificate of Results as soon as possible after the vote. 

The Chief Ratification Officer had to allow 7 days after posting the Certificate of Results to receive complaints about the vote and he received zero (0).  

In the case of complaints received by the Chief Ratification Officer, (and then submitted to) the Review Officer, Donatien Grenier, the Review Officer had to rule within or on the 7th day after receiving the complaint, but since no complaints were received this didn’t happen. 

Pursuant the provisions of the Ratification Protocol, if a ruling on a complaint were appealed, the Review Officer had 7 days to rule, but since no complaints were received no ruling or appeal resulted.  

December 22, 2015

The Chief Ratification Officer prepared the Official Results Report. 

December 29, 2014

Official Results Report submitted to Canada 

February 5, 2015

Chief and Council passed OIC #2180, confirming successful ratification of the Settlement Agreement and conferred upon Chief Martin, authority to sign the Settlement Agreement on behalf of Listuguj.  

March 26, 2015

Chief Martin signed four (4) originals of the Settlement Agreement, to which I was witness. 

The 4 originals of Settlement Agreement mailed by priority post and then emailed PDFs, to Canada, 

March 30, 2015

Canada receives 4 signed copies of the Settlement Agreement. 

April 8, 2015

Canada Informs Listuguj of delay of Canada signing Settlement Agreement on basis that a “rollover letter” to carry settlement negotiations mandates from fiscal 2015 to 2016 must be signed before signing the Settlement Agreement and that the same people doing this also are the same people working on the Federal Budget which has been delayed to April 21, which the Federal Budget being the top priority of Canada. 

April 13, 2015

Chief Martin sends Canada letter requesting reasons and explanation of delay in the signing of Settlement Agreement by Canada. 

April 17, 2015

Chief Martin, assisted by Jeff Basque, meets with Canada to request reasons and explanation in person for the delay and the actions being taken to proceed with signing of the Settlement Agreement by Canada.  Canada apologizes and emphasizes that this is a purely administrative delay and Canada intention to pay early May stands. 

April 29, 2015

Canada signs settlement agreement. 

April 30, 2015

Canada informs Listuguj it has signed the Settlement Agreement. 

May 1, 2015

LMG release information that Canada signed the Settlement Agreement on April 29, 2015, and that the cut off date for membership registrations for purpose of counting members as of the Effective Date in the calculation of the per capita distribution (PCD) of the settlement funds is May 29, 2015.  Also announced by LMG is that ALL members will have to apply for the PCD.

 

 

 

 

 

Capital and Infrastructure: Spring Cleaning

Here is a brief message to community members who are doing their spring cleaning. It is the request that you do not leave your garbage curbside for the entire weekend the Capital and Infrastructure directorate will be doing curb side pick up throughout the week. Also, could you please separate your household garbage and your compost so that it can be sorted appropriately.

 

if you have any questions please contact the Natural Resource building at 418-788-3022

Free Installation of Next-Generation Meter

Hydro-Quebec must replace all its outdated electromechanical meters with the next-generation models. The meter replacement is being done in compliance with the conditions established by the Regie de l’energie which regulated energy distribution in Quebec. Next-generation meters will enable Hydro-Quebec to provide improved service, including faster outage detection.

Please feel free to visit meters.hydroquebec.com for more information.

 

Click here to view the official letter from Hydro-Quebec

Canada Signs the Settlement Agreement

May 1, 2015 (Listuguj, Gespe’gewa’gi) – On April 29, 2015, the Government of Canada signed the Settlement Agreement and April 29, 2015 is therefore the “Effective Date” of the Settlement Agreement. LMG is providing for a grace period of 30 days to confirm Listuguj membership registration and has established a cutoff date of May 29, 2015.

 

Click here to see the full community release

 Click here to view the official signed copy of the Settlement Agreement

Click here to view the official notice of signature

 

If you have any questions please contact:

Jeff Basque, Settlement Agreement Coordinator jeffbasque@listuguj.ca (418)-788-2136

Chief Scott Martin chiefscott.martin@listuguj.ca (418) 788-2136

Gino Clement, Lands and Membership Registration Manager gclement@listuguj.ca (418)-788-2136

Mike Isaac, Communication Officer, misaac@listuguj.ca (418) 788-2136

 

 

 

Canada Delays the Signing of the Settlement Agreement

The Government of Canada has informed LMG that they have not yet signed the Settlement Agreement.

“Chief and Council are extremely disappointed with this news,” said Chief Scott Martin. “We have been working in good faith, on the word of Canada that they planned to sign the Agreement in early April. We have now been told that Canada hopes to sign the agreement in the next week or so. We want our members to be aware that this delay is not due to Chief and Council.”

Click here to see the full document

Head Start Goes to the Sugar Camp

Head start will  be going to the Sugar Camp on Thursday, April 16th with the Mi’gmaq Nursery Students. 

If you have any questions please contact  Tina at Head Start at 418-788-3041

To All Social Assistant Recipients: Direct Deposit

To All Social Assistant Recipients:

 As an attempt to improve the payment process for Social Assistance payments, we are pleased to announce the introduction of direct deposit.

 Simply fill out the attached form and forward this information to the Social Assistance Office as soon as possible.

 Should you require additional information or help on this matter please do not hesitate to contact our office at 418-788-2909.

 Thanking you in advance for your cooperation.

 

For more information please contact Social Assistance at 418-788-2909

 Sincerely,

 

Denise Jacques,

Supervisor/Finance of S.A.