Posts By: Hiawatha First Nation

COVID-19 Update # 26 – Implementation of Public Health and Hiawatha COVID-19 Health and Safety Measures

The full PDF version of this notice is available here Aanii Hiawatha Citizens, Evidence of Community spread of the highly transmissible Omicron variant and new COVID-19 cases are expected to rapidly increase in the coming days. In other parts of the world, such as the United Kingdom (UK), where Omicron is now the dominant strain,… Read more…

Peterborough Public Health Urges Residents to Take All Public Health Precautions Seriously Amid Omicron Concerns

Highly-Transmissible Omicron Now Makes Up 20% of All Ontario Cases Medical Officer of Health Dr. Thomas Piggott is strongly advising residents to remain vigilant in following public health measures because of the concerning spread of the COVID-19 Omicron variant. “Federal and provincial modelling suggests the Omicron variant is spreading faster than earlier projections, which could… Read more…

Treaties Recognition Week: November 1-7, 2021

Treaties Recognition Week began in November of 2016, as a way to educatenon-Indigenous Peoples on Treaties and the importance of Treaties in all our lives. The majority of Canada exists under Treaties (Treaty Agreements) for shareduse of the land between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people. Treaties are to upholdand protect Indigenous rights to land, resources, water,… Read more…

Ontario providing funding to expand high-speed internet service and enhance mental health services in Hiawatha First Nation

The Ontario government is providing more than $409,000 to bring high-speed internet to Hiawatha First Nation, the area’s MPP announced Wednesday morning. Northumberland-Peterborough South MPP David Piccini announced $409,742 in funding, which he says will help connect up to 174 homes and businesses in the First Nation community located kilometres south of Peterborough. The funding is part of $14.7 million… Read more…