Aanii M’Chigeeng,

I wanted to share some important news with you. Some of you aware that I have submitted my resignation to Chief & Council, which has been reluctantly accepted, effective November 17, 2023. While this decision wasn’t made lightly, I want to express my heartfelt gratitude to the wonderful community of M’Chigeeng for the incredible journey we’ve had together.

M’Chigeeng holds a special place in my heart, and its people are truly remarkable. As I prepare to transition, I am committed to minimizing any disruption to MFN operations, and you may see me around from time to time to assist in this process.

We are actively searching for a new Enaagdenjged; the posting can now be found on mchigeeng.ca/employment. I encourage any eligible M’Chigeeng member to consider applying. If you know someone who would be a great fit, please encourage them to step forward.

I’m currently working on organizing our annual community meeting before November 17th, and more details will follow shortly.

These are exciting times for M’Chigeeng, with important projects in progress, such as the RHT and Manitoulin initiatives, infrastructure development, water system expansion, ESR, lagoon upgrades, capital planning updates, a new school and daycare, mental health and addiction support, a new bingo hall, youth facility, and initiatives focusing on language and culture, just to name a few. Our new Chief & Council are diligently crafting their strategic plan, which they will soon share with the community.

It has been an honor to serve the people of M’Chigeeng, and I have full confidence that our Leadership and Administration will continue to build on the progress and achievements we’ve made together.

In closing, I ask you to be patient, be kind, and lend a hand whenever you can. M’Chigeeng is an extraordinary place and truly at the heart of the universe.

Miigwech and with deep love and respect,
Baa Maa Pii