Abegweit First Nation


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.


January 15, 2019

Mi'kmaq - PEI - Canada Framework Agreement

Community Memo

From: The Abegweit and Lennox Island Chief and Councils

January 15, 2019

There will be a signing ceremony today at 2:00 pm at Founders Hall. The document being signed is the Mi'kmaq - PEI - Canada Framework Agreement. The Mi'kmaq Leadership has been actively pursuing a rights-based Framework Agreement for well over a decade to address the outstanding issues of Mi'kmaq rights and title in PEI.


January 3, 2019

HST Rebate

HST Rebate Consent Forms are now available at the Admin Office and here online. Forms are due back by Friday January 26th at 9am. In order to be eligible you must be a status individual with a civic address residing on Abegweit First Nation Reserve consecutively from October to December 2017. Proof of residency may be requested.