*Please Note that Due to a Death in the Community the Family Week Feast Scheduled for this Thursday has been CANCELLED Until Further Notice.

Thank you.







“Scott Ward Hypnosis Show”~ Monday, February 22nd, 2016 7:00pm- 8:30 pm at Natoaganeg School

Sponsored by:
Eel Ground Health Centre, Education Committee & Community Development Center



Tentative Start Date: January 18th, 2016

Tentative End Date: March 30th, 2016


McKay Road and surrounding area

The water treatment plant upgrade is presently on-going in your neighbourhood. We are committed to maintaining a work site that is safe and orderly. Dust, noise and heavy equipment are intrusive, but common elements of construction. We are working to minimize the inconvenience and appreciate your patience while we work to upgrade municipal facilities.


The work will generally consist of the installation of two (2) well pumps, control panels and filter system and applicable modifications to process piping within the existing Eel Ground First Nations Water Treatment Plant (WTP). The work will also consist of the supply and installation of a new backup generator and supply lines connection to the existing raw water line along the access road constructed in 2014. The works will also include the removals of the existing filter system and associated piping, generator, diesel tank and associated fuel supply system.


No Discharge of Fire Arms in the work area at all times.


Typically from 8:00 am until 5:00 pm weekdays.


  • Beginning immediately, you will see the Contractor preparing the site for construction and proceeding on removal of equipment’s from the water treatment plant. 
  • Construction will occur in stages to minimize disruption and inconvenience to residents, however, some restrictions will be necessary to complete the work.
  • Once the new water system in place some interruption of the water supply may be required and residents will be advised of such ahead of time.



Steven LeBouthillier, P. Eng, Project Engineer

Hatch Mott MacDonald

Tel:  (506) 857-8708

Emerson Francis

Tel:  (506) 625-2065

(For emergency during non-business hours)

The Water reservoir is low today due to a water line break. The break has been located and preparation for repair is started. A section of the system will be closed until the repair is complete and there will be discolouration of the water for a bit afterwards. Please reduce your consumption until resolved, no clothes washing, rink watering etc. We appreciate your cooperation.

Thank you.


Tuesday, December 15th, 2015.

Please be advised that due to the weather the offices of Eel Ground First Nation will ALL be closed today. 

There will be a Turkey Dinner Fundraiser on Thursday, December 10th, 2015 from 3pm until 6pm at the Eel Ground Band Hall. Plates are $10.50 each. All proceeds are for the 2016 Indian Summer Games being held in Eel Ground First Nation. Donations will also be accepted. The Eel Ground Summer Games Committee and of course all the Youth participating "Thank You!" for your support!


From December 7th to 10th, In cooperation with the Eel Ground Chief and Council, EG Health and Wellness Centre, EG Rising Sun Treatment Centre and the EG Social Services, we will be celebrating “Natoaganeg Addictions Awareness Week”


We would like to begin the first evening of December 7th with a poster contest promoting addictions awareness. There will be 2 prizes drawn for $50.00 to anyone who wishes to enter a poster in the contest. There will be 2 categories. One prize of $50.00 for the EG School students and one prize of $50.00 for EG students in the High School grades from NSER and MVHS. Thank you for your participation.

J Kenneth Larry (NNADAP rep)

The schedule for the week is as follows:

Monday: December 7

9:15am Opening Ceremony with smudge (Kenny Larry ) drumming (Emerson Francis) and greeting (Chief Ginnish).  Band Hall.  Sponsored by Eel Ground First Nation Chief and Council.

9:45am  Community Walk Meet at band hall for a  Tea, Coffee, and Cake in the Senior’s lounge in the band hall immediately after the walk.  Show support for our community!!!

4:30pm   Walgwan Youth Treatment Center:  Community Room in Band Hall.  Information session on the rehabilitation center offering services to First Nations youth ages 12-17.   This session is geared towards parents, elders, leaders, community members and youth.   Video Presentation by Natalie Clark.   Chili to be served.

Winners of the Poster Contest to be announced after the presentation.   Two winners will receive $50.

Sponsored by Eel Ground Health and Wellness Center. 

Tuesday:  December 8

10am-12: Families Care group for adults who are dealing with a family members’ substance abuse.  This group provides an opportunity to solve problems, building communication skills, and setting limits.   Conference room at Child and Family Services.  Joey Godin: Addiction and Mental Health.

4:00-6:00pm  Youth in Grade 9-12.   Operation Healthy Teens.   Join fellow youth as ambassadors for a healthy, safe Eel Ground community.  Start the session off with healthy snacks and wrap up with pizza.   Seniors Lounge.  Sponsored by Eel Ground Child and Family Services

Wednesday:  December 9

10am-12:  Sessions at Rising Sun.  Acupuncture ( Kari Patles ),  Mindfulness ( Robert Doucet ), and Emotional Tapping ( Yvonne Meunier ).   Sandwiches, tea and coffee served.

Sponsored by Rising Sun Treatment Center.

1-3pm:   Acupuncture at Health Center ( Janice Innes ).

7-9pm:   AA Group at Development Center ( Downstairs )

Thursday:  December 10

10:30am  Natoaganeg School   Grade 3-4-5 . Drug Awareness presentation with Shelly Donahue ( RCMP Community Officer )

Throughout the day, MVHS Addiction Awareness Booth , Smudging Presentation with Kenny Larry. 

6-8pm: Grade 6-7-8 Movie Night. Band Hall.   Join us for a fun filled night with healthy snacks and big screen movie.   Sponsored by Youth Champions program.


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