Please read the following Community Notice:

SUMMER BEAVER, Ont. — Nibinamik First Nation has declared a state of emergency because of a failing diesel generating system amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

The state of emergency came into effect on Wednesday night at 5 p.m.

“The approval processes to access supports to upgrade the diesel generator station, stabilizing power supply must be prioritized and streamlined,” the letter reads.

 

Nibinamik First Nation
ᓂᐱᓇᒥᐠ ᐊᓂᔑᓂᓂᐃᐧ ᑕᓇᐱᐃᐧᓂᐠ

Nibinamik First Nation (Ojibwe language: ᓃᐱᓇᒥᐦ ᐠ (Niibinamik, “Summerbeaver”); unpointed: ᓂᐱᓇᒥᐠ), also known as Summer Beaver Band, is a small Oji-Cree First Nation reserve in Northern Ontario, located on the Summer Beaver Settlement that is connected to the rest of the province by its airport, and a winter/ice road that leads to the Northern Ontario Resource Trail.

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