Natoaganeg First Nation and City of Miramichi

Unique Features of this Partnership

Areas of Collaboration – Joint CED Themes

  • Collaborative Community Events
  • Energy Initiatives
  • Inclusive Tourism


  • Established a Joint Working Group.
  • The partners participated in CEDI Workshop #1.
  • Identify areas of possible collaboration, such as clean and renewal energy (exploration of new solar ventures), land management (old paper mill property), and Tourism (calendar planning, partnering for events and information of Indigenous culture and history).
  • The partners held learning sessions on thematic areas of common interest.

Why Work Together?

“In partnering with Newcastle, Chatham, Miramichi … there’s something that we can build in our region that can serve the greater area.”

- Chief George Ginnish

“We are confident that our common goals for local economic development will foster new ideas and joint projects that will have positive benefits that extend to many other aspects of community building.”

- Mayor Adam Lordon, City of Miramichi

Next Steps