Yearly Archives: 2016

/2016

Comprehensive Sustainable Community Plan now available

The Comprehensive Sustainable Community Plan has been completed by Tasha Henderson and Zoe Greig and a copy can be found on our website. The Plan is a consolidated document of the member’s input from 14 plan documents over a 12-year period. View the plan now > Council and the directors determine which goals are to [...]

By | December 3rd, 2016|Categories: Announcement, Chief & Council|Tags: |Comments Off on Comprehensive Sustainable Community Plan now available

Fishery Notice: Dec. 3-4

Drift Net 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday Set Nets 4 p.m. Friday-4 p.m. Sunday

By | December 2nd, 2016|Categories: Corporate Affairs|Tags: |Comments Off on Fishery Notice: Dec. 3-4

You may get a phone call or knock on your door this December

Seabird Island with First Nations Health Authority participates in the Regional Health Survey. The Regional Health Survey was developed by First Nations for First Nations. It is the first ever First Nations owned and operated health research. It has been ongoing for 20 years! This survey gives us data about health status and the things [...]

By | December 2nd, 2016|Categories: Health & Social Development, Membership|Comments Off on You may get a phone call or knock on your door this December

Next Band General Election to be held under the new Election Code, with Ottawa’s Approval of Code

Information Sessions on the coming Election Process Changes are scheduled for December 21 and January 4, 2017. Seabird Island Council has been given verbal confirmation at a meeting with Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada’s BC Regional Director, Catherine Lapas on November 28, that the Election Code has been accepted by the government. Official confirmation to [...]

By | December 2nd, 2016|Categories: Announcement, Chief & Council, Elections & nominations|Comments Off on Next Band General Election to be held under the new Election Code, with Ottawa’s Approval of Code

Stephanie Williams wins award

Stephanie is currently completing her 2nd year of Early Childhood Education at Camosun College where she recently received the Aboriginal ECE award on behalf of Success by 6 from Coast Capital Savings. Congratulations Stephanie!

By | December 2nd, 2016|Categories: Announcement|Comments Off on Stephanie Williams wins award

BC Transit Survey

BC Transit, the Fraser Valley Regional District and the District of Hope are planning to introduce transit service to Hope in fall 2017. BC Transit is interested in understanding your transit needs to help us plan the schedules and routing for this exciting new service. Take the survey online

By | November 28th, 2016|Categories: Announcement|Comments Off on BC Transit Survey

Fishing Notice: November 26-26

Species: CHUM SALMON (Oncorhynchus keta) Allowable Fishing Times: Start: Friday, November 25, 2016 at 15:00 End: Sunday, November 27, 2016 at 15:00 Details: Set net Gear: Net, Set Licence Area: Lower Fraser GEAR AND GEAR IDENTIFICATION: The following gear is permitted: During each opening in the Fishery, each Participant may fish using either one Drift [...]

By | November 25th, 2016|Categories: Announcement|Tags: |Comments Off on Fishing Notice: November 26-26

Education Committee Appointment

Chief and Council hereby provides notice to Seabird Island Band members regarding two upcoming vacancies on the Seabird Island Band Education Committee ending January 31, 2017.  These positions will begin February 1, 2017 and cover a two year term. Chief and Council invites Seabird Island Band members to forward your letter and/or completed application to [...]

By | November 18th, 2016|Categories: Chief & Council|Comments Off on Education Committee Appointment

Fishing Notice: November 18-20

Seabird Island Fishing Notice:   Set Net: Friday, November 18 3:00 p.m. to Sunday, November 20 3:00 p.m.   Drift Net: Saturday and Sunday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

By | November 18th, 2016|Categories: Corporate Affairs|Tags: |Comments Off on Fishing Notice: November 18-20

Hope, Health, and Healing workshop begins today

Talks are underway at the Hope, Health, and Healing workshop hosted by Seabird Island. The workshop introduces First Nations Health Authority's Hope, Health, and Healing toolkit and discusses how communities can begin working towards building a community-oriented response to suicide plan. Today, participants will be discussing how they can respond to grief and loss, as [...]

By | October 24th, 2016|Categories: Announcement|Tags: |Comments Off on Hope, Health, and Healing workshop begins today