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KZA-GBFN Announcements & News

April 19th, 2021

Impala Canada Job Opening 

Impala Canada has a job opening for labourer at Lac Des Illes Mine starting on June 7th 2021.

April 19th, 2021

Clean50 2021 Media Release

A record 900+ nominations were considered before the 2021 Honourees were selected. Pitchford, who Is also CEO of primary award sponsor Delta Management Group observed, “While the contribution of some winners are more high profile, such as Mayor Don Iveson’s enormous contribution to prioritizing the environment and helping make Edmonton one of the greenest cities in North America – and Elizabeth May’s career-long contribution to environmental policy in Canada, every person on the three Clean50 lists released today have made substantial and significant contributions to fighting climate change”.
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April 9th, 2021

welcome Mason Quarrell (Mr. Q) as the teaching Vice Principal

While we wait for Mr. Q’s official start date, we will continue to work with education staff from KZA to deliver paper packages for students to complete independently, and students will continue to have the opportunity to connect with a staff member from Armstrong Public School (APS) on Wednesdays in the remote classroom in KZA.

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April 7th, 2021

Stay Safe, Keep off the Ice

Dear Parents/Caregivers/Guardians, This is a reminder to ensure the safety of the children in our community. With the warmer months, approaching, melting ice is along with it. Please remind your children to be mindful of the conditions around this time and to stay off the ice to avoid any accidents that may occur. Their safety is our number one priority! We hope everyone is enjoying the warm weather we are having and the warmer weather yet to come! Be safe and stay off the ice!
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April 3rd, 2021

Gull Bay’s Council Term Extension Challenged


March 26th, 2021

Giizis Energy Solar Storage Micro Grid Project

On Wednesday, March 17, 2021, The Gull Bay First Nation Giizis Energy Solar Storage Micro Grid Project reached a milestone in climate action by surpassing 100,000 litres in diesel reduction. Despite it being a cloudy day, Giizis was able to provide enough solar production to reach this goal. Chi miigwetch Creator!

March 24th, 2021


Share your thoughts with us on recreational cannabis use. You can submit a short story, a TikTok / YouTube video, or digital or traditional artwork.

The Ontario Native Education Counselling Association (ONECA) is developing culturally-appropriate resources and training related to recreational cannabis use and vaping. We need your input and perspectives. 1st Prize – Laptop!

All participants will receive a gift card! Producers of the top content could be asked to participate in an online forum to develop key messaging that will influence healthy choices and harm reduction.
Send your submissions to Linda Sullivan, the Project Coordinator at
Include your name, email address, and phone number.


March 23rd, 2021

Post Secondary Student Support Program (PSSSP)

PSSSP provides financial assistance to individuals enrolled in an accredited post-secondary certificate, diploma, undergraduate or advanced professional degree program.


March 23rd, 2021

Drivers License Poster

Interested in obtaining other license classes?
Such as Class A, B, C, D, E, F, or M?

Don’t have a driver’s license?
Interested in completing your written exam?


March 22nd, 2021

Election Postponed 
Gull Bay First Nation Election postponed until November 22nd, 2021.  

March 22nd, 2021

Mashkawiziiwin – The Power Within
 This 27 min commissioned documentary tells the story of the Gull Bay First Nation and how they pioneered development of Canada’s first fully integrated solar microgrid (where solar energy is captured and stored in batteries). 

March 19th, 2021

Job Posting: Operator in Training
The mandate of the Ontario First Nations Technical Services Corporation (OFNTSC) is to provide engineering and technical advisory services to all Unaffiliated First Nations and Tribal Councils in Ontario. The OFNTSC requires the services of an Operator-In-Training that will assist a First Nations’ Water Treatment Plant Operator. The position will be located in an Unaffiliated First Nation community participating in the OFNTSC’s HUB program.

February 23rd, 2021

Suboxone Program Is coming to Gullbay!

A new program is coming to Gull Bay!! David Peterson NP, from the Dilico Health Care Services FWFN introducing the Suboxone program in GBFN-KZA. If you are interested in this program instead of going into Thunder Bay daily, or
weekly. contact Jo-Ann CHN at the Gull Bay Health Centre for an appointment.


Ontario Extends Reopening Ontario Acts Order

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Gull Bay First Nation will be featured on a new show called, Power to the People, which starts premiering January 28th on APTN. Host, Melina Laboucan Massimo explores how Indigenous people, values and wisdom are guiding the way to a sustainable, clean energy future. Watch the clip to see Canada’s first fully-integrated remote renewable energy micro grid.

In 2008, Clara Weistche from Waskaganish demonstrated how she singes and cooks moose nose. Watch the CBC Indigenous video below!

Kiashke Zaaging Anishinaabek -
Gull Bay First Nation

Kiashke Zaaging Anishinaabek – Gull Bay First Nation is an Ojibway Nation located on the western shores of Lake Nipigon and the surrounding territory. It is roughly a 200 km drive north from the closest urban city of Thunder Bay, Ontario and has a registered population of approximately 1,375 Citizens residing on and off reserve.

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