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Date: February 22-23, 2011

Location: Waswanipi Youth Center

Contact: Sam W. Gull

The symposium motto is "Healthy Homes, Healthy Families"

Click here to download the full symposium package (agenda, registration form, etc.) [PDF 1 MB].

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FEBRUARY 22-23, 2011

9:00 – 9:15 a.m.

Opening Prayer: Elder

Welcome Remarks: Chief Paul Gull

Chairperson: Allen L. Cooper

9:15 – 10:00 a.m.

Housing Status Report

Housing Administrator: Flora Gull

Flora Gull, Housing Administrator

10:00 – 10:15 a.m.

Coffee & Refreshment Break

Educational Information

Educational Booth

10:15 – 10:45 a.m.

 New Lease Agreements

Melissa Desrocher


10:45 a.m. –11:15 a.m.

Personal Planning & Budgeting

Speaker:   Kim Trang Hoang, C.A.

Kim Trang Hoang,C.A.

11:15 a.m. – 12:00

Housing Maintenance Preventive Program

CRA: Conrad Benoit & Eric Gilpin

Conrad Benoit, CRA

1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Review of Morning Session

Focus on Workshops

Chairperson, Allen L. Cooper

1:30 – 2:15 p.m.

Workshops A  

Personal Planning & Budgeting

How to plan your money.

Kim Trang Hoang, C.A.

Group divided into two workshops


1:30 – 2:45 p.m. (1.15hrs)

Work Shops B

Demonstration of Air Quality

Mold and Sanitation

CMHC, Bill Ottawa

Group divided into two workshops

2:45 – 3:15 p.m.

Coffee & Refreshment Break

Visit Educational Booths 

Education Booths

3:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Workshop A

Workshop B

Kim Trang Hoang, C.A.


CMHC, Bill Ottawa

4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Summary of presentation and workshops

5-minute goal statement from each presenter.

7:00 - 9:00pm



Private Housing Program

Policy, Grants and Funding

Investment, Insurance, and Housing


Rhonda & Jonathan Kitchen

Kim Trang Hoang, C.A.



Appointments will be schedule all day from 8:00am to 2:00pm for personal consultation on February 23, 2011.

Kim Trang Hoang, C.A., This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Stephanie Gull

Daily Gifts and Prizes will be given to participants and guests.




February 22-23, 2011

9:00 – 9:15 a.m.

Opening Prayer: TBA

Opening Remarks

Welcome:   Marcel Happyjack

Chairperson: Allen L. Cooper

9:15 – 10:00 a.m.

Fire & Community Safety

Leroy Blacksmith

Fire Department

Leroy Blacksmith

10:00 – 10:15 a.m.

Coffee & Refreshment Break

Visit Booths and Demonstrations

Educational Booths

10:15 – 10:45 a.m.

CMHC Presentation

William John

Housing role, Section 95

William John


10:45 –11:15 a.m.

CMHC Presentation


William John

11:15 – 12:00pm

Board of Compensation Insurance Program

Liaison officer, Abel Rabbitskin: Insurance Program


Abel Rabbitskin

1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Hydro Quebec: Energy Home Saving Program

Martin Desgagne & Louis Laroche

School Invitation

2:30 – 3:00 p.m.

Coffee & Refreshment Break

Visit Booths:

Educational Booths

3:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Cree Health Board

Healthy Living in the Home

Reggie Tomatuk

School Invitation

4:15 – 5:00 pm

Summary of Presentations


7:00- 9:00pm

Dinner & Entertainment

Entertainment, Glen Cooper


Annual General Assembly

Dates: April 5,6,7, 2011
Location: Waswanipi Youth Center
Time: 9:00 a.m.

Please come early !!!

Rising Above Conference

Dates: April 12-13-14, 2011
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Location; Waswanipi Youth Center


Highway 113 East Closed (Waswanipi-Chapais) on March 6, 2011 between the hours of 6:00 AM until 10:00 AM for road construction work.

Date: April 5, 6, & 7, 2011
Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday

Location: Youth Center, Waswanipi, Quebec.

Time: 9:00 a.m.

Waswanipi Men’s Fellowship Invites You to:

The Mercy Cup Challenge

Location: Waswanipi All Chiefs Memorial Arena

Date: March 18, 2011

Friday night from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Contact: Jimmy Gull @ This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Requirement: This hockey tourney is intended for players who do not regularly play.

Haven’t skated since “I don’t know when?” then you can qualify to play.

There will be individual awards.

Mr. Jimmy Gull (819) 753-7282,
Mr. George Cooper (819) 752- 2905

Women’s Ministry will provide snack and refreshments.

Come out and watch some good old hockey game !!!!!

Games will begin at 7:00 p.m.

Newly elected C.T.A. committee members:

Allan Happyjack Sr. - INterim President

Paul Dixon

Sydney Ottereyes

Frank Blacksmith

Johnny A, Grant


We regret to inform you, but Mr. Jack Gull left us approximately a year ago.