News

Cancelled: Christmas Bingo 2019

The Burwash Recreation Committee is sorry to announce that there will not be a Christmas Bingo this year. Unfortunately, our very busy volunteer committee will not be able to host the annual Turkey and Ham extravaganza.

We will see you next year!

Community Lateral Kindness Workshop

Become a positive force for change in the community. Drop old habits of communicating and learn effective ways to enhance your life and the lives of those around you.

Open to all community members!

Elders’ Payments Notice

Please be advised that Elders’ Payments for the remainder of the year will occur on the following dates:
September 13
October 11
November 8
December 6

Community Surveys

Kluane First Nation is reviewing its Early Learning and Child Care programs for its youth ages 0-18. Individual surveys from Citizens and community members will determine how programs and services can be improved.

Two community surveys (recreation and community) will be distributed during home visits by the surveyors who will interview participants. Home visits will include KFN families and community members in Burwash, Destruction Bay, Haines Junction, Whitehorse, surrounding areas, and KFN citizens who come back to the community for visits.

In addition, the surveys will be posted online on the KFN website and Facebook page (www.kfn.ca).

Two community meetings will be held:

  • Whitehorse, August 20th, from 7-9pm at Yukon Inn,and
  • Burwash, August 21st from 5-8pm at Jacquot Hall

Community meetings will be for one-on-one discussion of early learning and childcare review for KFN.

**Food/beverages will be provided.

**Draws for door prizes!

Names of individuals who participate in the survey (online or hard copy to surveyors) will be put into the Main draw for top 3 prizes:

1st Prize – Deluxe Pack from Yukon Meat & Sausage (worth $339)

2nd Prize – Super Pack from Yukon Meat & Sausage (worth $229)

3rd Prize – Econo Pack from Yukon Meat & Sausage (worth $215)

Please put your name on the survey when completed!

August 20th will be the deadline for online surveys and the Main Draw will be done at the August 21st meeting!

For more information, contact:

Alyce Johnson, 867-333-9527 aly.dukeriver1@gmail.com

Marissa Mills, 873-353-2332mmills.kluanelake@gmail.com

Curtis Carlick, Facebook Page

The two surveys are located on these links:

Survey Monkey (Community): https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WQKJM3F

Survey Monkey (Recreation): https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/F8RVVXM

Wanted: Two Surveyors

Required August 5, 2019 Duties include:

  • Conduct surveys with KFN citizens on programs andservices.
  • Travel required to Haines Junction and White- horse.
  • Attend community meetings regarding surveys.
  • Other duties as required.

If you are interested, please contact the HR at hr.manager@kfn.ca or 841-4274 x.229

DEADLINE TO APPLY: Friday, August 1, 2019 at 12:00 p.m.

Notice of Election

Kluane First Nation Council



POSITIONS FOR NOMINATION:
1 CHIEF
2 COUNCILLORS-AT-LARGE 
1 ELDER COUNCILLOR
1 YOUTH COUNCILLOR


In this election, ELECTRONIC VOTING (E-VOTING) AND MAIL-IN BALLOT will be used. An e-vote or mail- in ballot will be sent to every eligible Citizen who DOES NOT RESIDE in KFN’s TRADITIONAL TERRITORY. To cast your vote electronically, please contact the Chief Returning Officer (CRO), Crystal Trudeau at crystal.trudeau@gmail.com to confirm your email address. If you live in KFN’s Traditional Territory, you may obtain an e-vote or mail-in ballot if you will be unable to vote at the Advance Poll or on Election Day by contacting the CRO.

Nomination Forms & Information for Criminal Record Checks can be picked up at the following location:
Kluane First Nation Office, Burwash Landing, YT 867-841-4274 or 1-866-558-5587

Nomination Forms and Criminal Record Checks must be submitted to Reception at the Kluane First Nation Office by 4:30 p.m. on July 8th, 2019.

Youth & Elder Councillors nomination forms must be submitted one week earlier,
by 4:30 p.m. on July 2nd, 2019.

E-voting, Advance poll and Election poll will be held as set out below:

POLLDATETIMELOCATION
E-votingDate open: Wednesday, August 7, 2019 Date closed: Friday, August 23, 20198 p.m. 8 p.m.Electronic
Advanced Poll – Burwash LandingFriday, August 9th, 201910 a.m. – 8 p.m.Jacquot Building – Youth & Elders Rm
Election Poll – Burwash LandingFriday, August 23, 201910 a.m. – 8 p.m.Jacquot Building – Youth & Elders Rm

The Kluane First Nation Voters List will be posted at:
► Kluane First Nation Office; and
► Canada Post Office – Burwash Landing

You may call the Kluane First Nation Office at the numbers listed above to verify your name is on the list.


TO REVISE THE VOTERS LIST:
You must submit applications to amend the Voters List in writing to the Election Committee c/o Kluane First Nation
before 5:00 p.m. on July 4, 2019.

ATTENTION: NAMES WILL NOT BE ADDED OR REMOVED FROM THE VOTERS LIST AFTER THIS DATE