Chief Gray has Positive Discussion with Premier Higgs


COMMUNITY
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Chief Gray has Positive Discussion with Premier Higgs

 

The Listuguj Mi’gmaq Government would like to notify community members that on July 10, 2020 Chief Gray received a phone call from Premier Higgs in regards to access to New Brunswick.

Through this conversation there were potential solutions to the current border issue proposed that might pose significantly positive results for Listuguj and the surrounding communities.

Chief Gray also received support from other Ministers of NB, who are supporting the inclusion of Listuguj within the “Atlantic bubble” and more details will be available as soon as possible.

 

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For more information, please contact:

Hilary Barnaby, Acting Communications Manager

hilary.barnaby@listuguj.ca

Recycling Bin Inspection Day

There will be a recycling bin inspection day on July 10th, 2020 starting at 9:00 A.M. For those with their recycling bins out on the curb, they will be rated on if everything in the bin is recyclable and if the bin is well positioned on the curb. Notes will be written down and placed on the doorknob if there is anything in the bin that doesn’t belong in the recycling. Items that are accepted in the recycling bin are as follows:

  • Paper and cardboard (Ex: boxes, milk and juice cartons, paper bags, paper, envelopes, etc.)
  • Glass (Ex: bottles, mason jars, etc.)
  • Metals (Aluminium plates, foil, cans, etc.)
  • Plastics (Anything that has the label of 1,2,3,4,5,7)

Non stretchable or metallic plastics are not accepted in the recycling bin. Spray cans, paint cans and any other household hazardous waste are not accepted in the recycling bin. However, if you need to dispose of them, they can be brought to the public works building where they will be disposed of properly. If you have any other questions about where to bring bulky waste or what is accepted in the recycling bin, contact Public Works at 418-788-3047.

Head Start Registration 2020

Update as of July 21, 2020:

Head Start registration for the 20-21 school year is now closed.

 

Head Start registration forms for September students are ready to be picked up at 6B Pacific Drive directly behind the Listuguj Community Health Services. For more information, please contact Tina Martin at 418-788-3041 between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Spaces are limited!

JC Van Horne Bridge Rehabilitation Project

The contract for the JC Van Horne Bridge paving project has been awarded to Dexter Construction Company Ltd. This is the first phase of the JC Van Horne Bridge rehabilitation project. The project phases include asphalt rehabilitation, lateral bracing and program of work.

Community members can expect traffic delays on the bridge once the work has begun. A single lane will be closed with alternating traffic from Monday, July 20, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. to Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at 3:00 p.m.

These closures will not impact cyclists or pedestrians; one sidewalk will remain open at all times. The schedule may change depending on weather conditions.

Call for Tender – Caplin Road Drainage Project

The Listuguj Mi’gmaq Government has released a call for tender for the Caplin Road drainage project. The project will consist of installing storm sewer pipes, manholes, a catch basin as well as all associated property restoration, site clean-up and related work. The deadline for submissions is July 24, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. Atlantic time. Click here for more details and to view tender documents.

Medical Taxi Community Announcement

The Medical Taxi will not be in service on Monday, July 6, 2020 from 8:00 am to 11:00 am.  Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.  Thanking you in advance on this matter.

Call Out for Mi’gmaw Speakers and Knowledge Keepers

The Listuguj Mi’gmaq Government is looking for Mi’gmaw language speakers with traditional and contemporary knowledge to take part in our ‘Nnui’sultinej – Let’s Speak Mi’gmaw video project.

The project is intended to document, promote and revitalize the Mi’gmaq history, knowledge, language and culture by creating videos in the Mi’gmaw language.

If you’re interested in participating in the ‘Nnui’sultinej – Let’s Speak Mi’gmaw video project, please contact us by Friday, July 17th, 2020.

 

Contacts:

Erika Gideon Marchand, Mi’gmaw Language Revitalization Project Developer, erika.marchand@listuguj.ca

Emma Metallic, Student, emma.metallic@listuguj.ca

Chad Gedeon, Councillor, councillor.chad@listuguj.ca

Diane Mitchell, Mi’gmaw Language Educator, dmmisel@gmail.com

Phone: 418-788-2136

Eased Measures: Travelers No Longer Required to Isolate for 14 Days

The Listuguj Mi’gmaq Government is announcing additional changes to our COVID-19 response.  As of Friday, June 26, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. people returning to Listuguj are no longer required to self-isolate for 14 days, unless they are exhibiting signs of COVID-19 or have recently traveled across international borders. People returning from international travel will have to self-isolate for 14 days upon their day of return. This new measure will be monitored and amended if conditions change.