2021 Community Projects

Cheryl Bear – Colby Bear Pilot Mount – $2,000.00

Colby Bear to attend Grade 12 2020-2021 Pilot Mount Hockey Academy to build forward hockey skills and education, elite AAA Lightning player

Cheryl Bear – Brayden’s Pilot Mount – $1,493.87

Brayden Bear to attend 2020-2021 Pilot Mount Hockey Academy to build defense hockey skills and education, elite AAA Lightning player.

PFN Special Projects Consultation – Judicial Review – $56,869.75

Judicial Review of an Order of the Governor in Council (GIC) with respect to Manitoba – Minnesota Transmission Project (MMTP).  Noncompliance with duty to consult and accommodate with a view to obtain consent and deep consultation

Circle of Care – Covid 19 Isolation Site – $280,000.00

Purchase an Integrated Wellsite System, 42’ by 120’.  Temporary shelter for covid 19 exposure situations and when no longer required for covid, will be used to house members that suffer abuse in the home, bed bugs, high risk youth and homelessness

Phillip Stranger – Construction Equipment – $20,435.79

Phillip’s Hauling & Equipment purchased an excavator and tandem trucks to create employment and expand in the future

Joanne C. Manningway – Mama Jo’s Crafts – $2,000.00

Purchase supplies to create crafting items for sale such as wreaths, lanterns, wall hangings and swags

Sommer Bousquet – Project Management – $843.60

Red River College Project Management course

Peguis Recreation – On Reserve Christmas Hampers – $40,000.00

Funding for on reserve members Christmas hampers and turkey to help during the holiday season

Peguis Development Corporation – Mall Fire & Sprinkler System Repair – $50,000.00

Funding to repair sprinkler system and complete a thorough inspection of fire and safety of the mall’s mechanic systems

Rodrick Freeman – Freeman’s Towing – $5,000.00 

Funding for purchase of 1996 GMC Topkick 550 Lowpro with caterpillar 3116 diesel engine 18-foot aluminum rollback deck with hydraulic wheel lift for towing and scrap hauling

Peguis Consultation & Special Projects – Off Reserve Christmas Hampers – $40,000.00

Funding for off reserve members Christmas hampers and turkeys to help during the holiday season

Peguis Income Assistance – Mental Health Awareness – $3,750.00

Help social clients deal with mental health awareness and suicide prevention by bringing Jordin Tootoo who has dealt with alcoholism and suicide

Peguis Multiplex – Re-Open Peguis Multiplex – $100,000.00

Full year operational budget for Peguis Multiplex

John James Wilson – North Wind Mechanical – $5,000.00

Red Seal Certified Mechanic to purchase a hoist and air compressor for mechanical shop.

Crystal Byer – Shelby’s Shiisuru Art Business – $3,000.00

Equipment, supplies and materials for art creation, bridging the gap between modern technology and indigenous art by creating modern, youth culture-based art, connect digital, fantastical, cartooning and animated art for youth market.

Peguis Income Assistance – Ineligible Special Needs – $20,000.00

Special needs for ineligible items that Indian Affairs doesn’t cover for dressers, sofa/loveseat sets, sofa, armchairs

Bruce McElhinney – Hedge Cutting Business – $5,000.00

Purchase a McConnel powered arm hedge-cutter, P.A 93 Classic, Hi-powered edition, 2005, High horsepower T Flail head, 5 metre reach, cable contacts 540 RPM

Jules Sutherland – Family Support Worker Program – $5,000.00

Red River College Urban Circle Training Centre for Family Support Worker Program, this will allow him to help families access and navigate the world of receiving support.

Peguis Recreation – Youth Movement – $30,000.00

Yearly youth activities held at Peguis Recreation Centre and New School.  Events will provide youth with options to stay away from drugs and alcohol

PFN Special Projects Consultation – Peguis CCP – $88,000.00

Funding to create a strategic plan to implement the Peguis Comprehensive Community Plan, do a historical analysis, revisit community goals and create a work plan

Patrick McKay – Peguis Indigenous Golf Tour – $1,400.00

May to July 2021 tour to promote healthy choices through exercise.  Players will play throughout 6 different golf courses and will win the Peguis Surrender Claim Trust Cup and cash prize

Glen Cochrane – Peguis Treaty Days Gospel Camp Meeting – $9,900.00

Peguis Treaty Days Camp Meeting with gospel band, musicians & singers, sound system, motel, food and ministers

Jacob Prince – Hotdog Vending Business – $4,920.00

Business also rents out bouncy castles.  Require better canopy, fridge and more castles to meet demand

Allan Churchill – Pizza Business – $5,000.00

Purchase fridge, double deck pizza oven and supplies.  Future goals of having own kitchen and hiring staff – cooks and delivery drivers

Marjorie Nielsen – Capture the Moment – $1,500.00

Purchase equipment and supplies to provide photo services at reasonable rates for low-income families

Glen Manningway – Manningway Construction – $5,000.00

Purchase carpentry tool and equipment and provide drywall, renos, and house building services

Alyssia Sutherland – Ally’s Ribbon – $5,000.00

Design and production of ribbon skirts and shirts with a website and social media presence

Peguis Consultation & Special Projects2 Nation Master Anglers Challenge – $5,000.00

Seasonal fishing derby, submit qualifying catch for prizes and door prize draws.  Recognition by Tourism Manitoba (Master Angler Program) June – September

Holly Rae Deanne Monkman – Professional Certification – $875.00

Fees and exam funding for Canadian Professional Standard Board for Registered Professional Planning Certificate

Misty Bear – Carter Bear Western Hockey League Showcase – $750.00

All Star Prospect Showcase and The Primary Hockey Expo.  Carter AAA Bantam with Winnipeg Hawks.

Rhonda McPherson – Evander AAA Spring Hockey League – $750.00

Selected to play with Team Extreme Elite, Winnipeg Junior Ice, Winnipeg Spring Hockey League through RINK training centre

Redmen Fastball Club – Canadian Native Fastball Championship Rings – $2,500.00

Peguis Redmen Fastball Club, 2019 1st Canadian Native Fastball championship for the Senior Men’s Division undefeated

Peguis Consultation & Special Projects Unit – Aquatic Environmental Monitor Courses – $5,000.00

Four-day aquatic environmental monitoring course

Peguis Consultation and Special Projects – Website Development – $5,000.00

Platform to provide questionaries, applications, environmental training information and consultation information

Liam C. Bear – Heavy Duty Truck Technician Tools & Equipment – $5,000.00

Red River College Level I, working towards Red Seal Heavy Duty Truck Technician working with Transolutions Truck Centre requires tools and equipment

Shawna Spence – Bead Journey – $3,000.00

Create earrings and regalia to sell.  Provide training sessions online and supply kits

Paige Spence – Babygirls Cheesecakes – $5,000.00

Purchase a cooler fridge, microwave, equipment and supplies

Ty Kushnir – CFA Exam Fees – $888.68

Chartered Financial Analyst fees for 3 exams, CFA designation is one of the highest designations in the finance industry

Peguis Training & Employment – Summer Youth Work Program – $50,000.00

2021 summer youth work experience for 240 employees, coordinator, grade 12 graduates, post secondary students and high school students

Peguis Gaming Commission – 2021 Treaty Days – $70,000.00

July 24, 2021 through to August 30, 2021 Annual Treaty Day events and activities

Warren Chernichan – Chernichan Farms – $5,000.00

Purchase farm tractor and equipment, 360 acres hay harvest and summer follow in preparation for seed crop next year

Clifton Campbell – NC Transportation – $5,000.00

Purchase cargo van for courier business, pick-up and delivery of packages

Redmen Fastball Club – Saskatoon Tournament – $5,000.00

September 2-5, 2021 in Saskatoon, MB.  Canadian National Indigenous Fastball Champions to represent Peguis in Saskatoon

Peguis Mohawks – National Championships – $5,000.00

Fred Saskamoose “Chief Thunderstick” National Championship.  August 13-15, 2021 at Saskatoon, SK.  32 Indigenous Teams across Canada.

Sharon Sutherland – Sutherland Catering Services – $5,000.00

Cook equipment to provide catering for community events, weddings etc.

Peguis Consultation & Special Projects – Trailer Purchase for Land Based Program – $8,437.00

Purchase trailer for boat for land-based employment program for Peguis Youth on and off reserve in Peguis, Selkirk and Winnipeg

Peguis Development Corporation – One Stop Fisher Branch – $53,178.00

Purchase deep fryer and soft ice cream machine to offer quicker customer service

Peguis Consultation & Special Projects – Night Hunting – $200,000.00

Judicial Review application – section 35 duty to consult and accommodate.  Night Hunting legislation changes Bill 16

Fay Stevenson – Peguis Citizen Honoring Event – $5,000.00

Community event honoring Elder Ray Mason receiving an honorary Doctor of Law degree from Queen’s University, Kingston ON for his working leading up to the residential school court agreement

Kyle Mason – On-Line Book Launch – $750.00

One-line book launch for Spirit of the Grassroots People by Ray Mason with McNally Robinson

Derrick Sinclair – Rec Hockey Jerseys & Socks – $1,928.36

Peguis Senior Rec Hockey Team to purchase home & away jerseys and socks with team name and logo

Douglas Sinclair – Watchdog Website – $5,000.00

Federally Registered non-profit to complete development of a searchable website and update digital presence.  Established to monitor, integrate and deliver comprehensive and relevant details on all the Truth & reconciliation Commissions Calls to Action

Tracy Gowans – Kingston’s Western Canada Hockey Academy – $2,000.00

Western Canada Hockey Academy 2021-2022 academic year.  Student train in the morning and afternoon attends school

Misty McPherson-Bear – Carter WHL Cup & U18 Winnipeg Thrashers – $2,750.00

WHL Cup – Team Manitoba at Red Deer on October 20 – 24, 2021.  U18 Winnipeg Thrashers September 26 – March 27, 2022.  AAA Midget

Leon Spence – TCL Music Man – $4,841.73

Upgrade sound system and lights for music services and provides music for youth dances, foam party, mud bogs and socials

Jim Wastasecoot – Terra Indigena – $13,200.00

Independent newspaper distributing 5,000 copies monthly in Peguis, Winnipeg and Selkirk

Brayden Prince – Big Dog Mud Bog 2021 Year End – $5,000.00

Year End Mud Bog on October 16, 2021, with a variety of categories

Debbie McElhinney – Eloquent Beauty Products – $5,000.00

Purchase containers and ingredients for rose cream and bath salt product line

Peguis Consultation & Special Projects – Professional Development – $10,000.00

Staff professional development and strategic planning sessions

Cheryl Sutherland – Colton U15 AA Lightning – $1,000.00

2021-2022 hockey season, U15 AA Interlake Lightning

Cheryl Sutherland – Tallon U15 AA Lightning – $1,000.00

2021-2022 hockey season, U15 AA Interlake Lightning

Derek McCorrister – Tavon U17 AAA Winnipeg Wild – $2,000.00Tavon playing with U17 AAA Winnipeg Wilds

Ramona Favel – Jayden AAA Lightning U18 – $2,000.00

2021-2022 hockey season, Female U18 AAA Interlake Lightning

Michelle & Michael Cochrane – Merrill U15 AAA Girls Fastpitch Team – $1,000.00

Merrill plays with U15 AAA Winnipeg Lightning Girls Fastpitch Team

Michelle & Michael Cochrane – Madison U17 AAA Girls Fastpitch Team – $1,000.00

Madison plays with U17 AAA Winnipeg Lightning Girls Fastpitch Team

Lesli Fenner – Linken’s Italy Educational Tour – $500.00

10 day School education trip to Italy, France and Spain to learn about these countries in school

Peguis Anglican Church – Renovations & Repairs – $10,000.00

Repairs and renovations to St Mathews Church, windows, doors, bathroom, electrical upgrades, plumbing, tables, chairs vacuum, coffee pot and canopies

Peguis Free Spirit Child Care Centre – National Child’s Day Celebration – $1,000.00

National Child’s Day Celebration at Peguis Multiplex, information pamphlets, take home activities, photo booth, radio child story contest and movie night for 7-10 years and 12-17 years

Peguis Christmas Cheer Board – Christmas Hampers – $80,000.00

Purchase turkeys, gift certificates for on and off reserve members for Peguis, Selkirk and Winnipeg


Peguis Gaming Commission – Community Events/Winter Carnival – $110,000.00

Monthly Community Events – Hunters & Gathers Feast, Craft nights, Big Hill, Midnight Madness, Elders Christmas Party, Light contest/Parade, New Years Eve, Honoring Community Members, Spring Break Youth events and Winter Carnival