Program 87B: Trappers Festival 2017

Predictable funding is required to support traditional gatherings that are effective in offsetting impacts of the project on cultural survival of the Pimicikamak people.

Funding support for traditional gatherings as remedial measures in accordance with Articles 24 of the NFA.

Program 79: Demographics Study

There is a need to perform a demographics study for the Pimicikamak territory.

Consistent with providing remedial measures for adverse effects of the project on recreation in accordance with Art. 24 of the NFA, and consistent with Articles 12, 21 and 22, this study will provide a baseline for multiple other initiatives / programs.

Program 12C: 2016 Summer Student Work Experience

There is a need to provide Pimicikamak students with work experience so as to cultivating a mindset of self-sufficiency, and also to provide an increased sense of involvement in the community. This program is consistent with partial fulfilment of Articles 12.4,12.5.7 and 18.4.

Manitoba Hydro and Manitoba, as a sign of good faith, will further strengthen a relationship with Pimicikamak in supporting a cleanup effort in the community of Cross Lake. This student-led initiative will maintain public spaces including gathering sites and recreation facilities to improve both funcitonality and aesthetic quality of the spaces in the community. The work will include preparation, on-site support and clean up for community events and provide short term employment for Pimicikamak students. Besides gaining valuable work experience, students will benefit from an increased stake in their community promoting a sense of identity and value to their contribution.

Program 65: Restorative Justice

There is a need to improve the existing justice system in Cross Lake by diverting offenders to cultural programs and services based on traditional restorative justice concepts.

To provide remedial measures for adverse effects of the project on Cross Lake residents under Article 24 of the NFA in a manner that will improve relations between Pimicikamak and Manitoba Hydro.

Program 85B: Youth Work Training Workshop

There is a need to provide training for youth work professionals and those interested in working with youths.

To have individuals within the community be equipped with the skills and best practices necessary to work with at-risk youths.

Program 85A: Youth Program

There is a need to provide support to at-risk youths that the community identifies as needing help to address risk factors for suicide.

To provide remedial support for the youths that will address the risk factors for suicide. Overtime, the goal is to expand this to a year round program that can continue to take on more youths that are at risk.

Program 95: Interim Predetermined Compensation Model

A Proposal to extend the existing PDC water regime model and agreement addressing high water levels on an interim basis to cover 2017.

A proposal to develop a new PDC model addressing low water events which if agreed to can be added to the interim extension agreement.

In the long term, a proposal will be developed to establish a more comprehensive permanent model, which if agreed, could be in place from 2018 forward.

Develop a new PDC model parameter addressing low water events which if agreed can be added to the interim extension agreement.
Consider how to revise the existing agreement to add Pimicikamak as a party and as the representative of CLBOIs in the interim extension