Declaration of Candidacy

MARCH 21, 2018 Upon review of the submitted appeals, the Election Appeal Committee determined the following Declaration of Candidacy  submissions; Listed Alphabetically James Assiniboine: Deemed Eligible     Sharon Daniels: Deemed Ineligible     Yvette Prince: Deemed Eligible     Peter Yellowquill: Deemed Ineligible   As per the Long Plain First Nation Custom Election Act, Article 13.18 “The…

Official Notice of Eligible Candidates

OFFICIAL NOTICE OF ELIGIBLE CANDIDATES SEEKING OFFICE FOR THE TRIBAL GOVERNMENT As per the Long Plain First Nation Custom Election Act, Article 2.1 the Long Plain First Nation Tribal Government consists of one (1) Chief and four (4) Councillors. Article 2.4 the term of office for the position of Chief and Councillors shall be four (4) years. Article 8.14, this official…

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…