Community & Economic Development
There have been some developments in both community and economic development
for the James Smith Cree Nation. Here is a list of recent
The residents of the James Smith Cree Nation celebrated the opening of
their new $2.3 million Band Office and Margaret Turner Health Centre in 1998.
The facility is 15,000 square feet in size. The health centre
is named after a past elder, who often offered her home as a distribution
centre for medication. The health centre includes office space for
visiting doctors, dentists, as well as an emergency room and NNADAP
The development of a basketball/tennis court in the village townsite;
Telephone lines have now been installed in all houses on the reserve by
Meetings are being held at regular intervals, which focus on community
wellness and youth initiatives (i.e. sports, recreation etc.).