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 Response Modified Level 3


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More information on our Covid-19 Response Plan

Important Notice

EOT Update for October 8, 2020 - Added October 8, 2020

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, and OTTAWA Health Units.

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

Ferry Schedule - Added July 29, 2020

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

Community News and Events

What's happening in and around Chimnissing?

October 23, 2020 - Nookmis Renovation Grant - Extended!

October 22, 2020 - Virtual Meeting for BWTST

October 22, 2020 - Halloween Safety Information

October 22, 2020 - New employment opportunities!

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