The James Bay Winter Road will be "Officially Closed" for the 2014 - 2015 season on March 30, 2015 at 1800 hours (6:00 p.m.). Please be advised that there will be no regular maintenance after this date.
At this time we would like to mention that no creek crossings will be removed whatsoever.
On behalf of the Board of Directors we would like to thank all the contractors, sub-contractors and staff for all their hard work and determination for building another excellent winter road.
The James Bay Winter Road connects the communities of Attawapiskat, Fort Albany, and Kashechewan to Moosonee through the annual construction and maintenance of an ice road. From Moosonee there is a rail link to the main Ontario provincial highway system at Cochrane.
The James Bay Winter Road is operated and managed by the Kimesskanemenow Corporation, a corporation jointly owned by the four communities it connects, Attawapiskat, Fort Albany, Kashechewan and Moose Cree First Nations. The word kimesskanemenow is a Cree word which means our road.
This website provides road users with up to date road status and conditions, and provides access to the past newsletters, employment opportunities with Kimesskanemenow Corporation, and contact information.
President: Nancy Wood
Secretary/Treasurer: Randy Chase
Directors from Attawapiskat: Richard Iahtail and Mike Okimaw
Directors from Fort Albany: Alex Solomon and Agatha Nakogee
Director from Kashechewan: Edward Sutherland
Directors from Moose Cree: Guy Ginter and Chief Norm Hardisty