Concerning Our Members Displaced Due to Evacuations in HRM

Attention To All Members of Wasoqopa'q (Acadia) First Nation Affected by Mandatory Evacuations in HRM

We are putting together a list of Acadia First Nation members who were evacuated from their homes due to the Tantallon fire. Please email your civic address and telephone number to or call 902 483-7040.

Wildfire Information Package

Wildfire Information Package

We are experiencing a severe wildfire season in Nova Scotia. Wildfires can cause massive damage to residential and commercial properties and pose a significant threat to public health and safety. We have prepared some information to help in these uncertain times.

Fire Safety

Vehicles Safety Infographic (CWCG) (676 KB)
Target Shooting Rack Card (CWCG) (590 KB)
Protect Your Home From Wildfire Pamphlet (NSDNRR) (160 KB)
Ready Set Go Poster (IAFC) (627 KB)
Gasoline Equipment Safety Infographic (CWCG) (680 KB)
Campfire Safety Poster (NSDNRR) (830 KB)
Debris Burning Infographic (CWCG) (701 KB)
Avoid Causing A Spark Graphic (Washington State DNR) (600 KB)
Campfire Safety Infographic (CWCG) (779 KB)

Health And Safety

Reduce Health Risks With Wildfire Smoke Infographic (EPA) (1.13 MB)
Wood Burning Smoke Fact Sheet (Alberta) (370 KB)
Protecting Indoor Air Infographic (Health Canada) (638 KB)
Protect Your Pets From Wildfire Smoke Fact Sheet (EPA) (384 KB)
Combined Smoke Heat Infographic (Health Canada) (5.03 MB)
Prepare For Wildfire Smoke Infographic (Health Canada) (2.83 MB)
Be Air Aware Poster (GOC) (3.63 MB)
Air Quality Health Index Fact Sheet (GOC) (542 KB)


Wildfire Evacuation Poster (CFSC) (510 KB)
Emergency Supply Kit Info Card (PreparedBC) (610 KB)
Protecting Indoor Air Infographic (Health Canada) (638 KB)
Emergency Kit Checklist Flyer (NSEMO) (61 KB)
Choosing & Using Air Purifier Infographic (Health Canada) (1.40 MB)
Are You Ready (Disabilities) Document (NSEMO) (260 KB)
Be Prepareed For A Wildfire Flyer (FEMA) (382 KB)
Are You Ready Document Mikmaq (NSEMO) (261 KB)
72hr Emergency Preparedness Guide Document (PSC) (1.81 MB)
Are You Ready Document English (NSEMO) (288 KB)

FireSmart Factsheets

FSC Windows (Fact Sheet) (348 KB)
FSC Yard (Fact Sheet) (374 KB)
FSC Siding (Fact Sheet) (354 KB)
FSC Gutters (Fact Sheet) (292 KB)
FSC Roof (Fact Sheet) (505 KB)
FSC Decks (Fact Sheet) (428 KB)
FSC Fences (Fact Sheet) (728 KB)

Returning from Evacuations

Well Safety After Emergency Flyer (Health Canada) (268 KB)
Returning Home After A Fire Pamphlet (CalFire) (539 KB)
Guide to Wildfire Recovery Document (CRC) (146 KB)

Grade 12 Graduates 2023

Attention Students Graduating Grade 12 in 2023

Any Acadia First Nation band members graduating Grade 12, June 2023 please forward your name and contact information to:

Janice Francis
Education Director, AFN

t. 902-685-2956

Mi'kmaw Will and Estate Planning

Acadia Community Notice January 2023 page 001

Attention!!! Important Information: Ban from Acadia First Nation Reserves

William Nauss Ban letter page 001

William (Billy) Nauss of 1483 Flat Iron Road, Mill Village,  Nova Scotia has been banned from entering all Acadia First Nation communities and businesses. If Mr. Nauss is seen in any Acadia First Nation community,  you are advised not to engage with him and call the RCMP as he is trespassing and subject to arrest

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