The Cross Lake Indian Reserve is located approximately 190 air kilometers (118.5 miles) south of Thompson and 520 air kilometers (325 miles) north of Winnipeg along the shore of the Nelson River, where it enters Cross Lake. According to the regional population statistics as of December 31, 2002; the Band has an on-reserve population of 4216 and an off-reserve population of 1733. There are individuals of non-aborginal origin, as well as a number of Metis, bringing the total population of Cross Lake to approximately 7,000. The majority of the population is treaty status. Our Native language is CREE
Howard Halcrow - Director
of Cross Lake Band Health Services retires after 35 years of service.
Howard, we hope you enjoy your retirement hobbies and whatever new activities you turn to.
We thank you for all that you have done for us over the years. We thank you for your hard work. We thank you for being a friendly colleague and co-worker.
Your warmth and good humor have continually brightened the halls of this office. We will sorely miss you, but we wish you the best of luck in your new position in life.
A final tribute is to say that such is the strength of the foundation you have lain in the Health Department that we can all face the future with confidence.
Congratulations on a wonderful career, and best wishes for the next phase - We know you are well prepared for this transition.
It has been our pleasure to know you and to work with you.
To yourself and your family, We wish you long life, health, and happiness.
What would you like the present Chief and Council to do for the community?