On February 20, the community of Whapmagoostui lost beloved Elder and longtime Clergyman Sandy Masty. Born in 1925, he passed away at age 88. The love and tenderness he showed to his fellow community members will long be remembered. His legacy lives on through his family and the people whose lives he touched throughout his time as spiritual leader for his community.

The community of Mistissini also experienced a loss with the passing of Elder Minnie Brian Jolly. Their physical presence has departed this world but their spirit lives on.