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.

Residential School Statement

Please read statement here - Added June 26, 2021


Community Safety Information

Rules and Regulations for Lessee's - Added July 22, 2021 New!

EOT Update - July 30, 2021New!

EOT Update - July 16, 2021

New Ferry Schedule - Updated July 2, 2021

Visitor Area

Beckwith Island and Hope Island are open for beach use. Beckwith Island only for CAMPING. For inquiries email tourism@chimnissing.ca

Beckwith Island Tourism information

As of Wednesday, June 2nd, 2021, the visitors request form will be reopened.

If you are a Beausoleil First Nation Member who is a non-resident, meaning your primary address is not located within BFN Territory, the household you are visiting must register you as a visitor.

If you are a Beausoliel First Nation member utilizing your seasonal residence, please fill out the below form:

Form for ALL non-resident visitors - Click to view.

Cottager Area

Rules and Regulations for Lessee's - Added July 22, 2021 New!

As of Wednesday, June 9, 2021, the cottager request form will be reopened.

If you are a Cottage Lessee, please fill out the below form:

Cottager Visitor Form - Added June 8, 2021

All public health measures MUST be followed by all visitors.

Community News and Events

What's happening in and around Chimnissing?

July 30, 2021 - Nookmis 2nd Request for Proposals

July 30, 2021 - New employment opportunities

July 22, 2021 - Paint Tender

July 20, 2021 - Roof Tender

July 12, 2021 - Offer to Purchase (members only).

July 6, 2021 - Education Awards & Bursaries