Administration

OKIB seeks to Contract Security Officers to help enforce Bylaw compliance within OKIB reserve boundaries

Posted On May 22, 2020
Attention OKIB Members: The OKIB is hoping to provide opportunities for Security personnel to help enforce compliance of the Covid 19 Emergency Bylaw. OKIB is looking for Expression of Interest Proposals for Security Companies for on reserve enforcement. Due to the sensitive nature of this work and the need for Cultural and Social understanding, this expression of interest is being posted with the intent of hiring Band Members into this role.
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Senk'lip News May 2020

Posted On May 4, 2020
The May edition of Senk'lip focuses on the pandemic and includes information that is accurate as of the publication date. The cover story is about the food security initiative and the hamper program. Read about the draft Emergency Measures Bylaw and the housing and construction projects. We have articles on the education supplement, the temporary rental subsidy and the virtual doctor of the day program. Check out the May Senk'lip, online now and arriving at homes in the coming days.
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Chief Byron Louis talks about financial supports available to members

Posted On April 20, 2020
Chief Byron Louis on behalf of Council talks about the financial supports available to members, and how OKIB is allocating financial resources during the pandemic, which includes emergency funding for these priority areas: - Primary health care + $100,000 - Food security + $100,000 - Home and Community Care and mental wellness + $150,000 If you need help applying Canadian Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) - $2,000 or the one-time support of $1,000 on top of Child Benefit and GST top-ups please contact us. OKIB will help any member who is out of work to access these funds. Call the Social Development office at 236-599-7024 or email [email protected]
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