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Chief's Message

Chief Derek Sunshine


Anin, it is with great pleasure and gratitude that I am able to serve the people of Fishing Lake First Nation. I am thankful for this opportunity to be a part of making a difference in our community. By focusing on strengthening our community through business opportunities and more simply by making everyone feel welcome in our beautiful community.  I would like to say thank you to all of you that supported and believed in me to lead our people to a better and brighter future for our children and all future generations to come.  Meegwich

– Chief Derek Sunshine

Administration Office Hours

Chamkun Health Centre


8:30 am - 4:30 pm


Saturday - Sunday

Closed or by event


9:00 am - 4:30 p.m

Saturday - Sunday


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Chief & Council


Fishing Lake First Nation’s Chief and Council consist of eight members who meet once a month to discuss and make decisions about the businesses and well-being of Fishing Lake First Nation band members. Chief and Council encourage input from all band members to decide what is in the best interest for all band members and the future of the Fishing Lake First Nation. The election system is by the Indian Act, Council Quorum is 5, we have 8 councilors and 1 chief, and we need 5 members to make Quorum in order to conduct business. A full Term is defined as four years, in which Appointment date would begin February 2020 and continue until February 2024.

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Fishing Lake Fire Department

Fishing Lake Fire Department received our fire truck. Thank you to Canora Fire Dept and Fishing Lake Community Bingo. This is a big step to helping our community.


—  Fishing Lake Fire Department