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.


Important Covid-19 Related Updates

Modified Level 5 restrictions

Ferry Schedule - Updated February 8, 2021

Vaccine Roll-out Information

For our non-resident members, please see the below information on how to access the Covid-19 vaccination in your region.

Letter to non-resident members - Added March 5, 2021

Indigenous Health Agencies in Ontario Contact Directory - Added March 5, 2021

Important Notice

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

Travel Restriction in effect to all non-essential visitors.

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.

General Band Election 2021

*Please note that this General Election will be under the Indian Band Election Regulations (IBER) and not the Beausoleil Custom Election Code. Mail-in nominations from 2020 will not be accepted for the April 3, 2021 Nomination Meeting.

Nomination Meeting - Updated February 25, 2021

Voter's List - Added February 24, 2021

Community News and Events

What's happening in and around Chimnissing?

March 8, 2021 - Housing Opportunities!

March 4, 2021 - Lot Clearing Tender and Lot Clearing Bid Form

March 1, 2021 - Employment Opportunities! - Updated!

February 23, 2021 - BEA Committee Member Recruitment

February 22, 2021 - Housing Department Newsletter

February 22, 2021 - Reminder! Post-secondary applications are due March 15th!