Truck Stop Coming To Keeshkeemaquah

On the heels of last week’s announcement of a new hotel to be developed near Keeshkeemaquah Centre just outside Portage la Prairie, comes news of a truck stop to be established nearby. Long Plain First Nation Chief Dennis Meeches stresses it won’t happen without support from the city, and the province. “Because obviously, there’ll have…

Long Plain First Nation hosts Director General, Economic and Business Opportunities

Long Plain First Nation and Arrowhead Development Corporation hosted Mohan Denetto, Director General, Economic and Business Opportunities (Indigenous Northern Affairs Canada) along with representatives from the Province of Manitoba. Long Plain First Nation and Arrowhead Development Corporation presented upcoming Economic Development projects, urban reserves and what it means to the people of Long Plain. Reserve…

National Access Cannabis One of Four Groups to operate retail pot stores in Manitoba

Manitoba has identified four companies that will be allowed to operate retail  locations for recreational cannabis The province says it has conditionally accepted proposals from: Consortium of Delta 9 Cannabis Inc. and Canopy Growth Corporation — Delta 9 operates an 80,000 square foot production facility in Winnipeg and expects to hire approximately 100 people for production and retail…

Province’s First Urban Reserve Paid Off Quickly

Manitoba’s first urban reserve is located on three acres next to Madison Street and St. Matthews Avenue in Winnipeg. Long Plain First Nation bought the property from Manitoba Hydro in 2005, and the property became an urban reserve in 2013. The land is about 100 kilometres from Long Plain’s home reserve, which is located about…