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The government of Canada is working in partnership with First Nations communities to improve their health and their education, and to respond to their needs in terms of related infrastructure.

On August 20, 2019 — First Nation Kasabonika Lake, Treaty no.. 9 (Ontario) — Aboriginal Services Canada

The government of Canada is working in partnership with First Nations communities to improve their health and their education, and to respond to their needs in terms of related infrastructure.

Today, on behalf of the honourable Seamus O’regan, minister of Aboriginal Services, the honourable Bob Nault, mp for Kenora, was congratulated by the First Nation Kasabonika Lake for the opening of a nursing station improved and expanded, the Emily Anderson Memorial Menoyawin Health Centre.

The deputy Nault has also announced funding for the construction of a school that can accommodate pupils from the 7th to the 12th year, and for the improvement of the school’s current community that welcomes students from junior kindergarten (age 4) to 6th grade.

The nursing station will improve access to quality health services and culturally appropriate, including care of mental wellness in the community.

The nursing station existing has been extended by 1 154 square metres, and it now has a total area of 1 897,66 square meters. The expansion has allowed the addition of new residences and exam rooms, and emergency. It will support an increased range of services and programs relating to public health and to dental care, including oral health of children.

Aboriginal Services Canada has invested $ 13.9 million in the project.

Services to Aboriginal people of Canada will invest up to $ 41.2 million in the school infrastructure of Kasabonika Lake, in particular, for the renovation and expansion of the current school to accommodate students from junior kindergarten (age 4) to grade 6, the construction of a new school with an area of 3,000 square meters to accommodate approximately 180 students from the 7th to the 12th year, and the improvement of the residences of the teachers in the community. The work related to the residences of teachers are in progress. The construction of the new school and the renovation and expansion of the current school should begin in the spring of 2020.

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“Congratulations to the First Nation Kasabonika Lake for the inauguration of its office of nursing and its partnership with us in order to improve the educational facilities of the community. The government of Canada is committed to investing in infrastructure, health and education reserves, in order to facilitate the access of members of First Nations education and to quality health care. The position of nursing expanded the community would greatly enhance the health and well-being in the long-term families of the First Nation Kasabonika Lake. Improvements to the existing school and the construction of a new secondary school will create a climate that will allow students of the community to succeed and to consider a promising future. “

The honourable Seamus O Regan, C. P., députéMinistre Services to Aboriginal people

“I am pleased to highlight the official opening of the Emily Anderson Memorial Menoyawin Health Centre, as well as the announcement of the funding for the project for improvement and construction of school infrastructure. It is important steps for us, since all our members will be able to benefit from the services of better education and health, directly in our community. With the expansion of the nursing station, health professionals and members of our community enjoy a space more functional. The renovation and expansion of the current school and construction of a new secondary school will create a learning environment that will help our children achieve their full potential and realize their dream of a promising future. “

Eno H. AndersonChef of the First Nation Kasabonika Lake

“All the residents of the North, regardless of where they live, have the right to have access to health care and an education adapted to their culture. The expansion of the nursing station and the improvements made to the current school are historic milestones for the community. I congratulate the chief, the council, as well as all those who participated in the realization of these projects. The community will benefit from the positive impact of these investments for many generations to come. “

The honourable Bob Nault, P. C. Member of parliament for Kenora

Quick facts

The First Nation Kasabonika Lake is a community of ojibway/cree, located about 400 km northeast of Sioux Lookout and is accessible by air all year or by winter road seasonal.

The First Nation Kasabonika Lake has a total of 1 186 members, of which about 1 097 live in the reserve.

In the framework of the infrastructure plan to Invest in Canada, the government of Canada is investing more than $ 180 billion over 12 years in transit projects, green infrastructure, social infrastructure, roads, trade and transport, and in rural and northern communities of Canada.

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Kevin DeagleAttaché of presseCabinet of the honourable Seamus O ReganMinistre Services to Autochtones873-354-0987

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