Norway House Cree Nation (Kinosao-Sipi)


Norway House Cree Nation (Kinosao-Sipi) is located to the north of Winnipeg along the channels of Nelson River. It has a population of around 5,000 people. Historically, it was a major trading port for the Hudson Bay Company and was an important fur trade post in 18th and 19th centuries. The terrain is mostly small creeks, rivers, streams and islands. The members are engaged in commercial and subsistence fishing. Other industries that have developed over years are freighting, trapping and boat building. Mayor Cristo Spies and Community Administrator Lyod Flett run the community. Norway House is a thriving community that is undergoing great transformations.

The community is self-reliant in offering a host of services to its members such as fire and rescue, police, recreational, and medical services. It is a regional center to the University College of the North and runs a satellite degree program from the Brandon University and the University of Manitoba. The community has seen a lot of infrastructure and community development since 1990s.

We are currently working with the community to as they perform a health needs assessment. 

Norway House Action Plan Completion Dates
Meeting to determine action items    Feb. 20, 2019
Suicide Prevention Project In progress


Goals Achieved Completion