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Constance Lake

Constance Lake

Constance Lake wins housing award — 106 homes over 15 years

Constance Lake’s consistent house-building efforts were rewarded with the 2014 Community Innovation Housing Award at the 12th Annual First Nations Northern Housing Conference.

Long-distance education program seeing success in Constance Lake

A four-week job readiness program in Constance Lake First Nation is seeing positive results. In the first four week session, three of the 12 participants were offered jobs at Lecours Lumber.

Online education for Constance Lake

Constance Lake First Nation community members now have new educational opportunities thanks to a recent partnership with Contact North, a distance education and training company, and Constance Lake First Nation Ontario Works.

Constance Lake Elders oppose hydro project

A group of Elders in Constance Lake are strongly opposed to a hydro-electric dam project the First Nation signed with a Toronto-based power corporation, because of the impact the dams will have on the river and wildlife.

J-G Grocery delivers groceries north

J-G Grocery in Constance Lake is looking to deliver lower-priced groceries to remote communities across the north.

Constance Lake youth enjoy donated hockey gear

The fact that winter lasted an extra few weeks was a bonus to youth in Constance Lake, who got to spend even more time enjoying their new hockey equipment on the community’s outdoor rink.

Mamawmatawa Hawks earn championship

M.H.E.C Sr. Boys basketball team from Constance Lake First Nation completed a perfect season with a strong finish at the NEOAA championship tournament in Iroquois Falls on Feb. 28.

Constance Lake students earn credits while learning trapping from Elders

Mamawamatawa Holistic Education Center in Constance Lake First Nation is offering its students a more traditional option while earning credits towards their high school diploma.

Award winning film explores homelessness

Wayne Neegan of Constance Lake did not set out to make a documentary when he first interviewed George Stephen of Kashechewan.

Constance Lake artist invents animal waste composter

Constance Lake’s John Ferris recently showed off his animal waste composter invention at the Great Canadian Inventions Show.

Constance Lake honours its veterans with monument

A monument honouring the memory of the 11 members of Constance Lake First Nation who lost their lives in the First and Second World Wars and the Korean Conflict has been unveiled at a special ceremony honouring their sacrifice.

Constance Lake students learn cultural activities

As part of an ongoing initiative to incorporate cultural activities and teachings, Mamawmatawa Holistic Education Centre in Constance Lake First Nation organized a cultural camp day at the beginning of October.

Constance Lake school responds to student's arrest and subsequent protest

Mamawmatawa Holistic Education Centre (MHEC) of Constance Lake First Nation has addressed some of the concerns made by local organization, Parental Involvement Committee (PIC), regarding the arrest of a student on school grounds.

Drug arrests in Moose Cree and Constance Lake

Nishnawbe-Aski Police (NAPS) executed a search warrant under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act at a residence in Moose Cree First Nation and Constance Lake.