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.

Notice to the Public

COVID-19 WARNING!

ALL BEACHES ON BEAUSOLEIL FIRST NATION TERRITORY, INCLUDING CHRISTIAN ISLAND, BECKWITH ISLAND AND HOPE ISLAND ARE CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

UNDER BEAUSOLEIL FIRST NATION COUNCIL ORDER #141-2020-35

THIS ORDER WILL BE STRICTLY ENFORCED

Important Notices

Updated May 15, 2020

UPDATED FERRY SCHEDULE - Added May 27, 2020

For immediate release - Added May 15, 2020

Transport Canada Screening Questions and Ministry of Health Screening Questions

Letter to Cottagers - Added May 8, 2020

Letter to non-residents and cottagers - Added April 28, 2020

Consent Form for direct communication to BFN members - Added April 27. 2020

Vessel and Port Security Policies in effect - Updated Wednesday April 8, 2020

Notice to ALL passengers - Added Thursday April 9, 2020

Marine Transportation Security Act as it applies to Beausoleil First Nation

Transportation Update

Starting Tuesday, March 31, 2020, we are further limiting travel restrictions to 1 trip per week, per household with 2 occupants in each vehicle.

Effective April 6, 2020, the recommendation to implement the following protocols relating travel, including the implementation of section 20 and 21 of the Federal Marine Transportation Security Act

  • Cedar Point Security & Screening Process, as per Sec. 20 and 21 (of the Federal Marine Transportation Security Act will be in effect as of Monday, April 6th, 2020
  • The existing travel allowance of one person, per household, per week and maximum vehicle occupancy of 2 persons will remain in effect until the COVID-19 Pandemic is declared over
  • Any conflicts or issues relating to the restriction would be referred to ecgquestions@chimnissing.ca to appeal for an exemption
  • More information is provided in April 6, 2020 ECG update

    Updated Ferry Schedule - Updated May 15, 2020

    Emergency Control Group Updates

    Contact the group by email at ecg@chimnissing.ca

    Updates will be provided daily. Files will be compressed for download to one zip file after 7 days.

    ECG Update for May 27, 2020

    ECG Update for May 15, 2020

    ECG Update for May 14, 2020

    ECG Update for May 13, 2020

    April 27-May 8th ECG Updates - Compressed File

    April 15-25 ECG Updates - Compressed File

    April 7-14 ECG Updates - Compressed File

    March 29-April 6 ECG Updates - Compressed File

    March 18-28 ECG updates - Compressed file.

    Health Centre Updates

    Updates will be provided daily. Files will be compressed for download to one zip file after 7 days.

    BFHC April 7-14 updates - Compressed file.

    BFHC April 7-14 updates - Compressed file.

    BFHC March 30-April 3 updates - Compressed file.

    BFHC March 18-27 updates - Compressed file.

    Education Updates

    Education Update April 23, 2020

    Education Update April 17, 2020

    Education Update April 9, 2020

    CIES Update April 9, 2020

    Covid-19 Related BCR's

    Updated ECG Recommendations - As of April 30, 2020

    Updated ECG Recommendations - As of April 6, 2020

    Updated Travel Recommendations

    Updated ECG Recommendations

    Non-essential Services Shutdown Community Emergency Declaration - Posted March 16, 2020

    Land Law Enacted - Posted March 13, 2020

    Information for our well-being

    Yoga for Mental Health - Yoga for Mental Health - Provided by Julie Craddock

    Mental Health & Addictions Update - Posted April 2, 2020

    Guide to social distancing - Posted March 18, 2020

    Mental Health Considerations - Posted March 18, 2020

    BFN: Response to COVID-19

    Letter to Membership - Posted March 16, 2020

    Community News and Events

    What's happening in and around Chimnissing?

    October 22, 2019 - Jordan's Principle home page