Chief and Council

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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OKIB offices closed for three weeks; staff will continue to provide services

Posted On March 16, 2020
We are taking the extraordinary step of closing all OKIB offices for a minimum of 3 weeks, from March 17 to April 6, 2020 or until further notice. OKIB phone lines will remain open and staff are working remotely in order to do our best to provide the same levels of service that you are used to. Reception will direct calls to the appropriate staff. See the news release for important phone numbers.
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