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In partnership with the Government of Quebec, the Cree Board of Health and Social Services of James Bay provides health and social services to the 9 communities of the Cree Nation of Eeyou Istchee


ᓇᓈᑲᑕᐧᐁᔨᒫᑖᐧᐁᓂᒡ ᒋᒋᔐᐃᓃᒥᓅᒡ

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Published on
Mon, Jun 6 2022

Continuity of care for the Elders of Chisasibi, Whapmagoostui and Wemindji will be improved through the construction of an Elders' Home in the Cree Nation of Chisasibi, the first of three similar projects in the Cree territory of Eeyou Istchee, in northern Quebec. 

On May 25th CBHSSJB Chairperson Bertie Wapachee and Executive Director Daniel St-Amour talked about upcoming capital projects and the 2023-2029 Strategic Regional Plan of the CBHSSJB.


Maanuuhiikuu provides community members with free and confidential clinical and traditional options to choose from, on their paths to wellness.

Cree values and traditions were envisaged as key to the development of health and social services delivery systems in section 14 of the 1975 James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement (JBNQA), which was the basis for the creation of the Cree Health Board

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Published on
Mon, Jun 13 2022

Wiichihiituwin is requesting the cooperation of its clients to face high lodging demands during this busy period of the year on both corridor of services in Val-d’Or and Montreal. The upcoming Grand Prix de Montreal and other major events in the corridor of Abitibi generally make it difficult to find vacant rooms.


Nurse with stethoscope
Family in the forest smiling

Nishiiyuu Miyupimaatisiiun

Nishiiyuu refers to the traditional ways of the Eeyou and Eenou people. Nishiiyuu Miyupimaatisiiun works to ensure that Cree knowledge and values are reflected in CBHSSJB services. 

Our vision is aapiimuutiihehkuut piimaatiisiiwiiniiuu kiiyah a achiisachiinuutiihehkuut᙮

“Achieving miyupimaatisiiun through the guidance of ancestral teachings”.

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