Happy New Year to everyone! May New Year 2017 bring you lots of joy, laughter, happiness and Good Health.
The Emergency Measures Prepardness Plan training will be held on September 26, 27 & 28, 2016 at the Community Health and Fitness Centre (CHFC) starting at 9:00 AM each morning. For more information please contact Bobby Blacksmith-Public Safety Officer at 819-753-2587.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Relocation of the Cree Nation Bears (Peewees)
(Waswanipi, Thursday, September 8, 2016) - Hockey Abitibi-Témiscamingue and the Cree Bears franchise Nations is proud to announce the relocation of the Peewee BB team in the community of Waswanipi, 122 km north of Lebel-sur- Quévillon.
The Waswanipi community is proud to be chosen as the host city for the Peewee BB teams for next season (2016-2017). Also be part of the strong partnership between the Abitibi-Témiscamingue and the Cree nation existing since the mid-80s in the regional structure of minor hockey.
This means great confidence and a great challenge for the community of Waswanipi. The franchise will be located in Waswanipi, Quebec, 122 km north of Lebel-sur-Quévillon and reached an agreement a year to play its home games in their modern facility built in 2015.
About the Cree First Nation of Waswanipi
The current community of Waswanipi is located on Highway 113 along the Waswanipi River and is accessible by car. The name "Waswanipi" means "light on the water." With the Cree community located on the south, we represent the door of northern Quebec. For more details, visit the website of www.waswanipi.com
About Hockey Abitibi-Témiscamingue
Hockey Abitibi-Temiscamingue is one of 14 administrative regions of Quebec Federation ice hockey (Hockey Quebec). Founded in 1976, the agency coordinates the activities of about 3500 players and 250 teams in 18 minor hockey associations and four leagues, in addition to supporting the work of 2,000 volunteers and 400 referees and minor officials. For more details, visit the website of Hockey Abitibi-Témiscamingue www.hockeyat.ca.
For more information please contact;
Marc Désilets, General Director
819-727-2535 poste 222
The General Assembly will take place on September 6, 7 & 8, 2016 at the CHFC.
The CHFC and the Leisure & Sports department will host a Basketball camp for children and youth starting August 15-23, 2016. The Rising Stars will run the camp all week. For more information please contact Amy Happyjack or Clarissa Happyjack at 819-753-2600.
The Waswanipi Fishing Derby will be held on August 12, 13 & 14, 2016. Many prizes to be won over the weekend. The event will take place at the Waswanipi Lake (Old Post). For more information please contact Jonathan Saganash at the Band office at 819-753-2587 or at the CHFC 819-753-2600.
Waswanipi is implementing a pilot project for Private Housing in conjunction with First Nations Market Housing Fund. The Cree First Nation of Waswanipi will build complete homes which will then be sold to community members. Up to 5 units will be constructed.
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