Listuguj Mi'gmaq Government's new snowblower

New Snowblower

Capital Works has purchased a new snowblower that will make cleaning the streets faster, and cheaper. Two winters ago, there was a record snowfall in the area. Municipal budgets all around the area were strained by the added burden. This was…

Positive End to the Year for LMG

The LMG is essentially two years ahead of its Management Action Plan (MAP), which gives everyone a little more breathing room “It’s truly incredible the way that is has changed,” said John Alexander, the Director of Finance. “A lot…

Deadlines for Funding

Students starting, returning, or continuing post-secondary education need to have their intent form submitted by February 29th. This includes anyone seeking funding for the spring/summer 2016, the fall 2016, or the winter 2017 semesters. The…

12th Annual Home Decoration Competition

The annual Christmas decorations competition with Listuguj and Pointe-à-la-Croix is going on again this year. This will be the 12th year in a row that it has been held. And like everything by The Harmony Project, it is to “build up relations…
support Mi'gmaq organizations in the fight to prevent oil exploration in the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Water Ceremony with Ethan Hawke

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Ethan Hawke recently threw the weight of celebrity behind the fight to protect the Gulf of St. Lawrence from oil exploration. Hawke appeared at a water ceremony and press conference at Paq’tnkek First Nation in Nova Scotia on October 26th.…
Listuguj Anti-Racism Logo Launch

Anti-Racism Logo Launch

The Anti-Racism Strategy held its logo launch on October 28. “We’ve been working on this for a couple of months,” said Debbie Dedam-Montour, the coordinator of the Anti-Racism Strategy. With food, presentations, and even a film, people…

Lobster Season is Open

The lobster season opened on September 20. Those with tags can fish for three weeks until October 10th. And those without tags can get cooked lobster at the Natural Resource building. “A person can come everyday,” said Kirt Dedam, the…

Education Deficit

An unexpected number of new students attending post-secondary school this fall created some confusion leading up to the council meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 12. Council voted to increase their deficit to approximately $700,000, so that all students…

Over $70,000 for the Community Park

Over $70,000 has been raised for the new community park, and Kangaroo playgrounds has been contracted. There should be people on site within four to six weeks. This has been made possibly largely by a $60,000 donation from Invenergy – a…

Mi’gmaq Language Workshop

The 3rd Mi’gmaq language workshop was held at the Bingo Hall on July 30. The goal is to encourage people to learn Mi’gmaq, by sparking their interest. “I personally think that we have plenty of resources needed to learn the language,”…