Naming of Red Indian Lake

Now Closed

This online engagement was hosted on engageNL from May 18 to June 11, 2021. Below is a record of this engagement.


The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador is seeking the views of residents of the Red Indian Lake area, members of the public, and interested organizations on the naming of Red Indian Lake in Central Newfoundland. Red Indian Lake borders three communities in Central Newfoundland: Buchans, Buchans Junction and Millertown.

Government and the Indigenous leadership of the Province are committed to advancing Reconciliation with Indigenous peoples and promoting inclusive communities. 

Get Involved

Residents of the Red Indian Lake area, the public and interested organizations have an opportunity to take part in the engagement process by attending a public session or by submitting your views online. Thank you in advance for your participation.

Online Questionnaire:

This questionnaire will be available until June 11, 2021. It should take you approximately 5 minutes to complete.

If you have any questions related to this questionnaire or require an alternate format, please contact the Office of Indigenous Affairs and Reconciliation at 709-325-6001.

Click here to complete the questionnaire now

Public Sessions:

Public sessions for residents of Buchans, Millertown and Buchans Junction in Central Newfoundland are scheduled for Tuesday, May 18 and Wednesday, May 19, 2021.



Time and Location

To Register Call:

Tuesday, May 18


7:00-9:00 p.m.

T.A. Soper Memorial Stadium


Wednesday, May 19


10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. (session 1)

12:30-2:00 p.m. (session 2)

Community Centre


Wednesday, May 19

Buchans Junction

2:30-3:30 p.m.

Community Centre

Local Service District


If you require any disability-related accommodations to participate in a session, please contact the town office in your community.

Written Submissions:

If you prefer to participate with a written contribution, please submit your response by June 11, 2021.

Written submissions can be sent by:

Mail:     Red Indian Lake
             Office of Indigenous Affairs and Reconciliation
             6th Floor, Confederation Building
             P.O. Box 8700
             St. John's, NL  A1B 4J6

Fax:      709-729-4900


How will your input be used?

The information and views collected throughout the consultation, as well as the feedback received to date, will be reviewed by the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador. All feedback will be considered with respect to the name for Red Indian Lake.

Privacy Statement

Please do not include your name or any information that could identify you.  The collection of information is done under the authority of section 61(c) of the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act, 2015, for the purpose of collecting public feedback on the naming of Red Indian Lake. If you have any questions about how this information will be collected, used and disclosed, please contact the Office of Indigenous Affairs and Reconciliation at 709-325-6001.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or additional comments regarding the consultation, please call 709-325-6001.