Council Welcomes Indigenous Services Canada Decision: Co-Management No More!

For Immediate Release March 1, 2018 COUNCIL WELCOMES INDIGENOUS SERVICES CANADA DECISION: CO-MANAGEMENT NO MORE! Beardy's & Okemasis' Cree Nation, Treaty 6 - “This is incredible news to receive! After nearly 15 years, the Beardy’s & Okemasis’ Cree Nation is under Co-Management no more!” exclaimed Chief Roy Petit. In a letter addressed to Chief & Council … Continue reading Council Welcomes Indigenous Services Canada Decision: Co-Management No More!

Updated Community Development Plan Released

For Immediate Release January 23, 2018 UPDATED COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PLAN RELEASED Beardy's & Okemasis' Cree Nation, Treaty 6 - "We have worked tirelessly with community members and our partners on this project, we have conducted the most extensive outreach in the history of our Nation; and through the Community Development Initiative, today, Jasna and I are … Continue reading Updated Community Development Plan Released

Contract Awarded, Sod-Turning Ceremony Marks Beginning of Construction on $1.2M Drainage Ditch Project

For Immediate Release December 15, 2017 CONTRACT AWARDED, SOD-TURNING CEREMONY MARKS BEGINNING OF CONSTRUCTION ON $1.2M DRAINAGE DITCH PROJECT Beardy’s & Okemasis’ Cree Nation, Treaty 6 – A project dating back decades got its start today as the Project Management Team for the Beardy’s & Okemasis’ Cree Nation held a sod-turning ceremony to mark the … Continue reading Contract Awarded, Sod-Turning Ceremony Marks Beginning of Construction on $1.2M Drainage Ditch Project

Town of Duck Lake Municipal By-Election – December 13, 2017

For Immediate Release December 12, 2017 TOWN OF DUCK LAKE MUNICIPAL BY-ELECTION – DECEMBER 13, 2017 Beardy’s & Okemasis’ Cree Nation, Treaty 6 – On Wednesday, December 13th, 2017, residents of the Town of Duck Lake will head to the polls in a municipal by-election to elect two town council members. Candidates seeking election for … Continue reading Town of Duck Lake Municipal By-Election – December 13, 2017

BOCN signs “Friendship Agreement” with local Municipalities

For Immediate Release September 30, 2017 Rosthern, SK - Chief Roy Petit of the Beardy’s & Okemasis’ Cree Nation joined local municipal leaders from the towns of Rosthern, Hague, Waldheim, Hepburn, and Duck Lake, the Village of Laird, and the RM of Rosthern today to sign a "Friendship Agreement" - the first of many steps toward … Continue reading BOCN signs “Friendship Agreement” with local Municipalities

Council continues record of debt reduction, posts surplus in 2016/2017 Audit

For Immediate Release September 28, 2017 Beardy's & Okemasis' Cree Nation, Treaty 6 - "The 2016/2017 Consolidated Financial Statements report significant improvement in the Nation’s financial position" explains Juliano Tupone, the Chief Financial Officer for the Beardy's & Okemasis' Cree Nation. Those numbers paint a promising picture. The Nation's overall net debt was reduced by $3M … Continue reading Council continues record of debt reduction, posts surplus in 2016/2017 Audit