Abegweit First Nation


First Nations are faced with a unique challenge; how do we compete and participate in the modern economy while maintaining, sustaining and - in many instances, recapturing - our Indigenous cultures, languages... READ MORE


March 25, 2019

Election Code Plebiscite Results

75% required to approve proposed changes.

Total number of votes cast in plebiscite: 152

Spoiled ballots: 2

Question 1 (not approved)

Yes 92 votes, 61.74%

No 57 votes, 38.26%

Question 2 (not approved)

Yes 74 votes, 49.66%

No 57 votes, 50.34%

Question 3 (not approved)

Yes 88 votes, 59.46%

No 60 votes, 40.... READ MORE


April 5, 2019

As a result of a Federal Court Order, an injunction has been put in place, postponing the election of the scheduled for ‪April 17, 2019‬. The election will be held after the Federal Court rules on the case brought by the Applicants. It is anticipated that the Hearing of that matter will be held May 9th. Once the judge makes a decision, we will be able to proceed with the election.

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Comprehensive Community Plan

Comprehensive Community Planning

Our Comprehensive Community Planning process was developed by community members, for community members. Our planning process started in 2016. Since this time, we have conducted community surveys, community engagement sessions, open houses and celebrations for the CCP. We wanted to know what the community envisioned for future generations. This CCP process was intended as a way to document the community needs and wishes in order to plan for the future they envisioned....READ MORE