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 2023; the Band has an on-reserve population of 6,616 and an off-reserve population of 2,782. There are individuals of non-aborginal origin, as well as a number of Metis, bringing the total population of Cross Lake to approximately 9,415. The majority of the population is treaty status. Our Native language is CREE
Cross Lake Band of Indians (CLBOI) is the governing entity for the members of Cross Lake. Currently there is a population of over 8000 band members. The Chief and Council are the political entity who advocate for the people with respect to health services offered on and off reserve.
The Cross Lake Education Authority was established in 1987 when the community members agreed to take over their education system from the Department of Indian Affairs. Cross Lake Education Authority is a locally controlled organization under the auspices of the Cross Lake Band. The Education Authority oversees all education aspects for the community.
The Cross Lake Education Authority main office is located in Cross Lake, Manitoba with a sub-office located in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The main office has departments to ensure smooth operations of the education system.
Midnorth Development Corporation has a history of undertaking and the completing projects. To remain established in the construction industry Cross Lake Band, who own the Corporation, has taken steps to recreate the firm to make it a viable construction organization. To meet this goal, Midnorth Development has been given contracts to complete in the Community. Midnorth has been involved in Construction projects for many years.
RBC Convention Centre- City Ballroom - Hall C
375 York Ave, Winnipeg, MB
3550 Victoria Ave, Brandon, MB
Highway 10, The Pas, MB
George St-Pierre is coming to Cross Lake Band, Wednesday November 29th Otter Nelson River School, Mikisew School, D.R Hamilton School
Grand Opening October 11th at 10 am
Opening Prayers, followed by opening remarks and guest speakers. After speakers will give a tour of the new facility. Followed by a feast
DATE: Thursday, October 5, 2023
SUBSTANCE NAME(S): Cocaine
VISUAL DESCRIPTION: Slightly more glassy/crystalline in appearance than regular crack rocks
DETAILS: A batch of cocaine in Thompson provoking seizures in people who have never had seizures previously.
Some people had multiple back-to-back seizures
If you are using substances, please:
If you are using alone, consider calling a friend or the NORS line at 1-888-688-NORS so they can spot you.
Pick up at band office
New Employment Opportunities
Link to Cross Lake Facebook Page
Having a big sale, on-site celebrity, or other event? Be sure to announce it so everybody knows and gets excited about it.
Brady Keeper, the first person from Pimicikamak Cree Nation in Manitoba to play in the NHL, signed a one-year, two-way contract to stay with the Florida Panthers on March 18, 2019. The 24-year-old defenseman made his NHL postseason debut against the New York Islanders in Game 2 of their Stanley Cup Qualifier series at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, the hub city for the Eastern Conference, on Aug. 4.
Signed as a free agent by Florida, March 18, 2019.
Signed as a free agent by Vancouver, July 28, 2021.
Signed on a one-year, two-way contract with Montreal Canadiens, July 1, 2023
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