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The Driftpile Band is situated 30 kms. west of Swan River (or 3 hours and 15 minutes northwest of Edmonton)

The Driftpile Reserve itself is over 15,000 acres in size and sprawls along 10 kms of sandy shoreline on the south side of Lesser Slave Lake.

Highway #2 runs directly through the reserve and provides good access to the lake.

Info Video about COVID-19

ATTENTION DPCN MEMBERS:
Please watch this video for info about the coronavirus, COVID-19, and how to help prevent the spread of the virus.
Watch the video below.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIESAT DRIFTPILE CREE NATION CLICK FOR MORE INFORMATION

The Driftpile Band also enjoys a stable political environment and welcomes
the prospect of developing tourism on the reserve.
With relatively high unemployment, the project represents
badly needed jobs and economic opportunity for the
future growth and development of the band.

NEWS & EVENTS

Notice: Fitness Test for Firetack 2021

Friday April 23rd at 10AM at the Driftpile Community Hall. Click for details.

Notice: Metal Recycler Pick-up Starting May 2021

Junk Is Us will pay a fee for your metal starting May 2021 and throughout the summer. Click for details.

Big Lakes Bus

Every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday on a fixed schedule. Book your seat today! Click for details.

Job Opportunity: DFNEI Vehicle and Equipment Detailer

Driftpile First Nation Enterprises Inc is looking for a person to detail all company vehicles and equipment. Position would begin IMMEDIATELY. Click for details.

Upcoming Firetack 2021 Season

Are you or someone you know interested in being a part of the 2021 Firetack Contract Seasonal Crew? Click for details.

Funeral Services for the Late Ernie Giroux

Anyone is welcome to come and pay their respects. Click for details.

PRAIRIE RIVER GAS CO-OP POTENTIAL DISCONNECTIONS

If you have received a notice of pending disconnection from Prairie River Gas Co-Op, in order to prevent disconnection the full amount owing must be received in their office before the disconnection date. Click for details.

Vaccine Facts & Guidance Posters

These posters contain facts about the vaccines, misinformation you might see, and guidelines for when you get yours. Click for info.

Urban First Nations Vaccination Clinics

Please book your vaccinations starting on Wednesday, April 7th, 2021 at 1PM. Please contact 1-780-444-9366. Click for details and eligibility.

Public Works Notice: Tie Up Your Garbage Bags

Help out our Garbage man deliver a satisfactory service and tie up your garbage bags before you put them in your bin.

COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics

April 7th, 14th, 21st

Every individual who receives a vaccine shot will be entered into a draw for a main prize of a 2 night stay in Jasper! Ages 50+. Click for details.

Office Closure: Easter Weekend

April 1st @ 3PM, April 2nd, 5th

DPCN Offices close at 3PM today! They will also be closed on Friday the 2nd and Monday the 5th. Enjoy your long weekend!

Online Addictions 101 Series

April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 & May 7

A certificate of completion & gift will be provided for those who complete the workshop. Click for dates & details.

Security Training Program

April 7th & April 28th

Driftpile Cree Nation Security will be hosting a 3-week training program. This program will consist of the courses most likely required when applying for any security job. Click for details.

COVID-19 Service Canada - Ready to Help

These posters provide overviews of various programs that can assist seniors, youth, businesses, and the general population affected by COVID-19. Click for details.

WiFi: You Have Options!

There are many options for internet services currently available in this area and you do not need to stay with the provider you are currently with if you are unhappy. Click for info.

Knowledge and Art Workshop

APRIL 23rd, 2021 / 4:30PM - 7:30PM

Save the date for this very fun, interactive online workshop. Click for details.

Join the 2021 Census Team - Statistics Canada Jobs

Statistics Canada is seeking candidates for census jobs available in Driftpile Cree Nation. Currently, we are seeking four Enumerator positions that must be within the Driftpile Cree Nation. Click for details.

LSLIRC Health Program: Medical Transportation Database Training

The Lesser Slave Lake Indian Regional Council Health Program is looking for individuals to partake in Medical Transportation Database training. Click for details.

Time to File Your Taxes!

Mondays & Fridays 10AM - 2PM

Please call 780-355-3866 to make an appointment or if you have any questions or concerns. Click for details.

4 Youth: Life Skills Series

March 15th - April 20th

6 different Life Skills workshops to help Youth manage stresses and hardships. Ages 12 - 16, 16 seats per workshop. Click for details.

Life Skills Workshops

March 17th - April 22nd

6 different Life Skills workshops to help you manage stresses and hardships. Ages 17+, 16 seats per workshop. Click for details.

Alberta Indigenous Virtual Care Clinic

This is a great resource to utilize, especially for off reserve members. Please forward to someone you may know who would benefit from the AIVCC. Click for details.

Community Wastewater Systems Notification!

Public Works Information on what you can or cannot put down the drains and toilets. Please share. Click for details.

Legal Quarantine and Isolation Requirements

When there is transmission of COVID-19 in the community, it is important that individuals with confirmed COVID-19, and those identified as close contacts, follow public health isolation/quarantine requirements.

The following document outlines the legal obligations under the provincial Public Health Orders 05-2020 and Order 28-2020, and consequences for individuals who do not comply with the requirements. Click for details.

Togetherall Online Mental Health Community

Togetherall offers a safe and anonymous community to connect from anywhere, at any time. Click for details.

COVID-19, Addiction & Mental Health Resources and Supports

Here is a list of phone numbers, websites, online supports, and information for mental health. Click for info.

Notice: Fitness Test for Firetack 2021

Notice: Metal Recycler Pick-up Starting May 2021

Big Lakes Bus

Job Opportunity: DFNEI Vehicle and Equipment Detailer

Upcoming Firetack 2021 Season

Funeral Services for the Late Ernie Giroux

PRAIRIE RIVER GAS CO-OP POTENTIAL DISCONNECTIONS

If you have received a notice of pending disconnection from Prairie River Gas Co-Op please be advised that in order to prevent disconnection the full amount owing must be received in their office before the disconnection date.

If your services get disconnected, before they can restore services you will be required to pay the full amount owing PLUS a deposit equal to 3 months of winter service plus 10%, PLUS a $400 service fee. Driftpile Cree Nation will not be responsible for any damages to your home or belongings as a result of the gas being turned off.

If you have any questions please call PRGCo directly at 780-523-3572 or email them at prgasc@telus.net

Urban First Nations Vaccination Clinics

Public Works Notice: Tie Up Your Garbage Bags

COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics

Online Addictions 101 Series

Security Training Program

COVID-19 Service Canada - Ready to Help

General Population

Seniors

Youth

Businesses

WiFi: You Have Options!

Knowledge and Art Workshop

LSLIRC Health Program: Medical Transportation Database Training

The Lesser Slave Lake Indian Regional Council Health Program is looking for:

Individuals to partake in Medical Transportation Database training. This training is required to fill in as substitute Medical Transportation Coordinators for the LSLIRC Health Program. If interested, Privacy Training and a CPIC must be submitted to:

Marcella Cunningham-Schnurr at marcellac@lslirc.ab.ca, training dates will be scheduled once documents have been received. If you have any questions, please call 780-849-0513.

Time To File Your Taxes!

4 Youth: Life Skills Series

Life Skills Workshops

Alberta Indigenous Virtual Care Clinic

OFF RESERVE Elders, Seniors 75+ - COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments

Tansi Everyone,

For any OFF RESERVE Elders, Seniors 75+ can now book COVID-19 vaccine appointments. If you know anyone, please forward this information.

All Albertans born in 1946 or earlier are eligible to get the vaccine. You do not need to wait for your 75th birthday.

To make an appointment:
Book online: alberta.ca/covid19-vaccine.aspx
Or Call 811

(Appointments are based on vaccine supply.)

COVID-19 Vaccines: Informative Videos

How does the COVID 19 Vaccine Work? Watch the video below made by Sioux Lookout First nations Health Authority.
https://vimeo.com/503519252

This is a video created to give you a sense of how the COVID-19 vaccines work.
For more information on the COVID-19 vaccine, visit slfnha.com/covid/covid-resources/covidvaccine/ For questions, or comments please email ACWinfo@slfnha.com



Want to know Information about the Moderna Vaccine? Watch the video below for info. Video made by Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority.
https://vimeo.com/503661594

This is a video created to explain how the Moderna Vaccine was created so quickly.
For more information on the COVID-19 vaccine, visit slfnha.com/covid/covid-resources/covidvaccine/ or email ACWinfo@slfnha.com

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