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Urgent Community Notice on COVID-19 from the Washagamis Bay First Nation

Please be advised there has been three confirmed cases in the Kenora area. Therefore, Washagamis Bay First Nation has now reached PANDEMIC ALERT LEVEL 3 of the Pandemic Emergency Management Plan. Download the notice here to read the implemented measures for the area.
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Road Closure Information

To all SERA members: Attachments: Band Council Resolution Border Closure Community Update COVID-19 Road Closure Update As might be expected, the boards of the 4 road associations have been inundated with questions and comments concerning the Apr. 24 road access closure to all but permanent residents. SERA discussed your concerns ...
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Washagmis Bay First Nation – Community Update COVID – 19

April 19th, 2020 Click here to download WBFN Covid-19 Update as PDF Upon further clarification of the current non-essential business and closures, we would like to provide the following information to all cottager owners and contractors. Effective April 20th, 2020 at 11pm the community will enforce the following: As per ...
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COVID-19 UPDATE: Washagamis Bay First Nations

To all SERA members, Washagamis Bay First Nations Covid-19 UPDATE – April 11, 2020 Under direction of Chief Marilyn Sinclair and Council please be advised. Effective Saturday April 11, 2020 and until further notice The Washagamis Bay First Nation is enforcing an overnight curfew at the checkpoint for road traffic ...
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PUBLIC NOTICE: RESTRICTED FIRE ZONE – TOTAL FIRE BAN

Effective Immediately (April 3, 2020) the Chief Fire Official has declared a Restricted Fire Zone – Total Fire Ban for our district. This ban applies to all open-air fires including, brush piles, burn barrels, campfires, cooking fires, consumer fireworks, incinerators and other types of outdoor burning that use solid fuels ...
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If you have a choice – stay home

  During the COVID-19 situation, the First Nation has developed a procedure of dashboard passes to limit access on the reserve road to our members. But they are concerned about their safety and that of their community due to a sudden influx of cottagers. The First Nation, as well as ...
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Summer Residents Requested to Delay Their Return

Mayor Daniel Reynard joins Premier Doug Ford, Member of Provincial Parliament, Greg Rickford and the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada, Doctor Theresa Tam asking our summer residents to stay in their permanent home and not come to their cottages and summer residences. Health experts advise that if we want ...
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Twinning of the TransCanada to finally start – news release

News Release Ontario Moving Forward with Plans to Widen Highway 17 in Kenora Province Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Niiwin Wendaanimok (Four Winds Group) February 5, 2020 4:00 P.M., Ministry of Transportation KENORA — Today, Caroline Mulroney, Minister of Transportation, and Greg Rickford, Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines and ...
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Wishing you happy holidays

As winter closes in on us and the lake country transitions to a peaceful and white environment, the SERA board of Directors would like to wish all of our members the very best of the Holiday Season and Healthy and Prosperous New Year! Road Update, as the volume of traffic ...
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Poplar Bay Road Update

Time to take note of the great work on the Poplar Bay Road.   After the lifting of load limits on roads on June 1, work began in earnest to augment the road with gravel and chips, dust suppressant and grading.   Here are a few interesting stats – since June 1, ...
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