We are the people of G'Chimnissing in southern Georgian Bay

Beausoleil First Nation rests in the southern tip of Georgian Bay on Christian, Beckwith and Hope Islands.
These magnificent islands are home to many.

Much history can be found on the islands. More recently with the Forked Three-awned Grass. This species of grass is nicknamed "Ice Age Grass" found throughout Christian Island and is currently on the Species at Risk list.

BFN Covid-19 Response Modified Level 4

Updated November 23, 2020. Click to enlarge.

More information on our Covid-19 Response Plan

Please visit our Covid-19 Response page for more information.

Important Notice

Well-being Protocol - Added October 1, 2020

The islands of Christian, Beckwith and Hope continue to be closed to the general public.

Travel Restriction in effect to visitors from TORONTO, PEEL, YORK, HAMILTON, HALTON, DURHAM REGION, REGION OF WATERLOO, WINDSOR-ESSEX.

Stay at home if you feel unwell. If you have a fever, cough and difficulty breathing, seek medical attention and call in advance. Follow the directions of your local health authority.

Visitor Information

Please allow 48 hours for your request to be processed. You MUST present a digital copy to security checkpoint 1 upon your arrival. Plan for your visit accordingly. Please read the acknowledgement fully. Stay well!

BFN Visitor Form BFN members, immediate family and service providers.

Ferry Schedule - Added July 29, 2020

Testing in Chimnissing

To date, 880 Covid-19 tests have been administered on Christian Island.

To date, there have been 0 Covid-19 positive results.

Plan for your outing, remember to WASH HANDS, SANITIZE, AND DISTANCE yourself from others.

Community News and Events

What's happening in and around Chimnissing?

November 27, 2020 - New employment opportunity!

November 3, 2020 - Housing Notice

October 21, 2020 - For Beausoleil Family Benefit (formerly Aanit) information, please send your questions to bfb@chimnissing.ca