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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Flooding in the Driscoll Cottage Area

Warning to Driscoll cottage owners and residents in the Otonabee River area that flooding is occurring or imminent. Notice sent to resident from the Township of Otonabee-South Monaghan: To view the flood warning issued on January 19, 2020 and for further information please visit: https://www.otonabeeconservation.com/flood-warning-january…/

OPG statement about Pickering Nuclear Alert

Please see notice below from Ontario Power Generation (OPG) in regards to Sunday, January 12, 2020 alert from the Pickering station. “The alert occurred due to an error while the Province’s Emergency Operations Centre conducted a training exercise. The office of the Solicitor General is investigating in order to understand how this happened.  Both Pickering… Read more…

Blue Box Program Update

Starting November 1st, the City of Peterborough has a new contractor for Blue Box recycling collection and processing. The new contractor is Emterra Environmental. What does this mean for Hiawatha’s collection program? While the curbside collection service does not change (Waste Connections Canada will continue to collect your garbage and Blue Box recyclables), the way… Read more…

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We proudly offer full-time, part-time and seasonal employment on a picturesque setting along the shores of Rice Lake


Hiawatha First Nation

Hiawatha First Nation