Waskaganish is a beautiful small Cree community located on the shores of the James Bay and the Rupert River, in Quebec, Canada. Come visit us and relax while taking in the natural beauty of our vast territory. From Waskagasnish you can travel easily to the other communities, or explore the surrounding wilderness in any season.
Getting to Waskaganish by Plane
There are daily flights (except for weekends) to Waskaganish via Aircreebec from Montreal, Val D'or, Chibogamau and all other Cree communities. The flights are short and inflight meals and snacks are served while on route. Bring along a camera to take pictures of the cree territory from up above.
Typical Flying Times from nearest Airports.
Montreal (via Val d'Or)- Approx 3hrs 40min Montreal (via Chibogamau/Nemaska)- Approx 4hrs Val d'or - Approx 35 mins.
For more information, please contact AirCreebec at 1-800-567-6567 or visit them online.
Getting to Waskaganish by Road
Waskaganish is easily accesible by road via any major city or town in Quebec. Located on the Rupert River/James Bay, Waskaganish is connected to all other communities. There are 2 possible routes you can take by road.
James bay Highway
The James Bay Highway (the northern most paved highway in Eastern Canada) starts at Matagami and goes all the way to Radisson. This route is the most common route for travellers passing through Val D'or or Amos.
Route du Nord
The Route du Nord (North Road) is an isolated gravel road that connects Chibogamau with the James Bay Road (French: Route de la Baie James) at km 275. It is 407 kilometers (253 mi) long, all of it unpaved. While a detour, on the way to Waskaganish one can visit the Cree community of Nemaska, located on the Champion Lake.
The Crees of Waskaganish First Nation 70 Waskaganish Street Waskaganish, Quebec J0M 1R0 Tel: (819) 895-8650 Fax: (819) 895-8901