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.

Ferry Schedule Change

Please take note of the below new ferry schedule in effect as of November 24, 2021

New Ferry Schedule - Added November 24, 2021

Push Barge Schedule - Added November 25, 2021


Push Barge Service only available Monday through Friday.

Material and resources required for Beausoleil First Nation Will take priority over all trips when required.


EOT Update - Added November 25, 2021

Updated Covid-19 Response Plan - Added November 25, 2021

If you have any questions or concerns as a visitor to our territory, please send an email to ecgquestions@chimnissing.ca.

Community Safety Information

Lands Notice - Added November 25, 2021

Mandatory Proof of Vaccination Requirement for Visitors and Service Providers - Added October 28, 2021

Animal Control Bylaw - Added September 16, 2021

Visitor Area

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.

Community News and Events

What's happening in and around Chimnissing?

November 25, 2021 - Beausoleil Family Benefit Memo

November 23, 2021 - Updated Employment Opportunities

November 1, 2021 - Community Meeting

October 18, 2021 - Beausoleil Family Benefit 2021 Information