Mawiomi Cafe: a chance to listen

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By creating a relaxing atmosphere, with snacks, coffee, and calming music, the Mi’gmawei Mawiomi Secretariat (MMS) hoped to get a sense of what is most important to the three communities it serves – Gesgapegiaq, Gespeg, and Listuguj. The…

Lobster Fishing Plan

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The Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) wants Listuguj to reduce its efforts in the lobster fishery this year. The “Effort Based Management” system used by DFO has been in place for nearly ten years, but it’s the first time it’s…

Trapper Metallic is the new Chief of Police

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Trapper Metallic is the new Chief of Police for the Listuguj Police Department (LPD). He was appointed on Feb. 6. “This is a position I was never really considering this early in my career,” he said in an interview with the Nujignua’tegeg.…

Listuguj takes ownership of group home

Soon, the Gignu Group Home will be run entirely by the community. On January 19th, Integrated Health and Social Services Centres (CISSS) signed over the responsibility to the LMG. The transfer has been in the works for over ten years. Nearly…

Helping a friend in need

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Almost immediately after hearing the news about their friend, Dylan Montgomery, several students jumped into action. Montgomery was recently diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma. Montgomery and his family have been travelling back and forth from…

HIV/AIDS workshops at AGS

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The annual HIV/AIDS workshop at Alaqsite’w Gitpu School focuses on more than safe sex. It uses the opportunity to discuss other important aspects of growing up – recognizing what an unhealthy relationship actually is, and self-acceptance.…

Small change to the food bank

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The Listuguj Community Social Services has an active program (initiative to fight poverty) for community members in need. The initiative is funded by Quebec and Labrador Social Services Commission, and through this, the community food bank was…

2016 In Review

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NEWS AFN National Chief  Visits Listuguj Issue 26, Aug. 2016 The Assembly of First Nations National Chief, Perry Bellegarde, visited Listuguj during the Powwow weekend last year. It was his first time in the community. Bellegarde met with…

Fire Fighters graduate from first course in 15 years

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Firefighters from the first course offered in Listuguj in 15 years graduated just before the new year. The graduation was held on Dec. 16 at the Bingo Hall. The 10-week course began in September. They could be seen running various training…

Mesgi’g Ugju’s’n Wind Farm at full capacity

It may have been too dangerous to visit the windfarm, because of a snow storm, but the celebration went on anyway. It had been set for years – December 1st, 2016 was the day to commemorate all the work that went into making the Mesgi’g…