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.


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Community Safety Information

EOT Update - June 11, 2021 New!

New Ferry Schedule - Updated March 31, 2021

Visitor Area

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

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.

Important Notice

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

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.

Community News and Events

What's happening in and around Chimnissing?

June 10, 2021 - Employment Opportunities - New!

June 7, 2021 - 2021 Bursary Guide

May 26, 2021 - 2021 Nookmis Proposal Guidelines | RFP Application | Projects Financial Policy