Mississaugii of Rice Lake

We, the Mississaugi of Hiawatha First Nation, are a vibrant, proud, independent, and healthy people balanced in the richness of our culture and traditional way of life.

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Are You Ready for the Heat This Summer?

Peterborough Public Health Activates Heat Warning System Click here to listen to an audio message from Brittany Cadence, Communication Manager at PPH. With summer quickly approaching, Peterborough Public Health has activated its Heat Warning and Information System (HWIS) to advise residents of the best way to protect their health when temperatures soar. Environment and Climate… Read more…

Suspected Poisonings in Peterborough

Local agencies report an unusual increase in suspected poisonings in the community. In the last 48 hours there have been 3 suspected drug-related deaths, and a total of 6 for the month of May so far. The substance causing these poisonings is not yet confirmed, however, there are some reports of a blue (both a… Read more…

AIAI Elders Gathering 2020 Postponed

As per the recommendation from the Health/Social Advisory Board and with the approval of the AIAI Chiefs Council, please be advised that the 2020 AIAI Elders Gathering will be postponed. The Elders Gathering will be held in August 2021 and the Oneida Nation will remain as the host. We understand the importance of the knowledge… Read more…

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