Aaniin Community Members,

We are writing today to address the change at the helm of our CLFN Administration with

the departure of our Chief Operating Officer.

As leadership, it’s our responsibility to provide needed stability in the Chief Operating

Officer (COO) role and the recruitment and hiring of a new COO is a top priority. As we

work through this process, we will also be reviewing Curve Lake’s leadership structure,

and invite community members to reach out to members of Council and our Acting

COO, Katie-Young-Haddlesey, to share their suggestions and ideas. As Council, we

appreciate community members input deeply and say chi-miigwetch to those community

members who may have already reached out to provide input.

As well, moving forward, we as Council will also reflect to identify needed changes to

support the best possible outcome and success in this position. Council is taking steps

with the goal of filling the COO position as soon as possible. It is our commitment to

work toward long-term stability for Curve Lake First Nation community members.

If you have any ongoing matters and you are awaiting a response please feel free to

reach out to our Acting Chief Operating Officer Katie Young-Haddlesey, to Chief Emily

Whetung, or to any member of Council who may be able to assist you.


Chief Emily Whetung on behalf of Curve Lake Council