2 ball hockey teams, ages 12-15 yrs, went to Edmonton on the week of Aug 13-15, 2017 to compete at the Alberta Indigenous games. One of the teams came home with a bronze medal. SO proud of these children. They represented the nation very well. Thank you to all that helped and organized. Job well done.
Annual Trust Audit Report & Community Meeting COMING SOON
The PTFN Council, who are also the Trustees along with the Independent Trustee for our Nation’s settlement Trust, would like to inform the membership of the following activities in relation to providing information about our Nation’s Trust:Read More
Multiple wildfires burning in Northern Alberta have cast ash and other irritants into the air, which may cause breathing problems for children, Elders and those with underlying respiratory problems. This article provides insight and advice on wildfire smoke inhalation.Read More
Here is the 72 hour emergency supply kit list.
This is only a precaution in light of the recent fires in Alberta. We want our members to be prepared for anything that may happen. Please read over and see what you could add to your emergency supply kit to be prepared.
The Peerless Trout First Nation would like to Welcome the new employees, Darla Laboucan who joined the Finance Department. Lorraine Muskwa, who joined at the Health department as the Health Director. Congratulations to both.Read More
Peerless Trout First Nation is excited to announce their first BEAHR program offered in the community. The five week program that commenced in October 2015. Eight members of the PTFN community and two members from Loon River First Nation are participating in a five week training program known as BEARH. The participants will receive an Environmental Monitor Certificate through their five week program that consists of:
- Studying the National Occupational Standards in Environmental Monitoring with Specialization in Regulatory and Research Skills.
- Working closely with Elders, and community members to learn more about the relationship between Indigenous people and the land.
- Learning to gather environmental data and report findings to leaders and/or Stakeholders with the intent of reducing impacts of project by including traditional knowledge in the western science review of projects.
The program will assist graduates in developing a positive working relationship with all Stakeholders. Since 2006, BEARH training programs have helped Aboriginal communities develop technical environmental skills and foster rewarding environmental careers. The First Nation through their Development Corporation obtained a grant through the Alberta Canada Job Grant to assist with instructor fees and textbooks. The course is being delivered by Carol Crowe of Indigenous Visions. The company is an Aboriginal training group and a multi-provincial corporation for both Alberta and Saskatchewan. To date the company has have certified over 250 Environmental Monitors in primarily Alberta and Saskatchewan.
***UPDATE: Our winners of the Sobeys $50.00 gift cards are Bradley Noskiye, Trina Gladue and Valerie Sinclair. Gifts cards will be made available on Monday, January 18th and can be picked up from Shannon Houle at the Housing Office in Trout Lake. Congrats to the winners and to all who entered the contest.***Read More
Since our Spring Newsletter update a number of items have transpired, perhaps the most newsworthy would be the recent approval of Louise Houle obtaining a housing loan through the Bank Of Montreal to build a new home. Louise is the first community member to obtain a loan through the BMO on reserve loan program, the Chief, Council, Housing Authority and housing dept. are quite proud of Louise taking the initiative to seek alternative financing to address her family’s housing needs.Read More