The Grand Council of the Crees

Specific Agreement for the Elderly

Posted: 2008-10-22

Dear Chiefs,

Matthew MukashI cordially invite you to the announcement and press conference on the Specific Agreement for the Elderly signed between the Cree Regional Authority and the Quebec government. The Minister responsible for the Elderly, Ms. Marguerite Blais and I will share the news in Ouje-Bougoumou on Friday, October 24, 2008 at the Cree Nation of Ouje-Bougoumou office at 1:00pm.

As you know, we hold our Elders in high regard and honor their contribution to our communities and families, and this Agreement will help provide supportive programs and services to meet their needs. The duration of the Agreement is five years for a total value of $1,345,000.

Your presence at the event would be greatly appreciated and together we can share the news with our Nation and welcome Minister Blais to Eeyou Istchee.

Please confirm your attendance and/or forward your questions to Ms. Darlene Wapachee at dwapachee@gcc.ca or at 514-861-5837.

Sincerely,

Matthew Mukash
Grand Chief