Mushkegowuk Council Regional Emergency Summit
Mushkegowuk’s State of Emergency on Illegal Drugs & Alcohol
REGIONAL EMERGENCY SUMMIT – “Responding to Our State of Emergency”
February 6 – 8, 2018 | Ramada Inn, Timmins, ON
Mushkegowuk Council 32nd Annual Mamowihitowin Resolution No. 2017-09- 17
WHEREAS The supply, demand and use of illegal drugs and alcohol continues to adversely affect the health and wellness of our communities, especially the well-being of our elders, children and the youth; and
THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Mamowihitowin of the Omushkegowuk directs the Office of the Grand Chief to declare a state of emergency in the Mushkegowuk Region regarding a pandemic of illegal drugs and alcohol;
Engaging and empowering the people of the Mushkegowuk First Nations to strengthen the regional campaign against illegal drugs and alcohol.
• Work together in unity, take ownership and strengthen the Campaign.
• Provide support and options for all to live healthier lives.
• Reduce the use of illegal drugs and alcohol.
• A regional and community based report with recommendations and a plan.