Monthly Archives: February 2016

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Have 10 minutes? Take the 2016 Comprehensive Community Plan Survey

Our Comprehensive Sustainable Community Plan or CSCP is a vision created both for and by the community. The CSCP will help guide community decisions and activities as we work toward achieving our common goals. We started working on this in 2008, and since then hundreds of Members have contributed – now we want to know [...]

By | February 24th, 2016|Categories: Announcement|Comments Off on Have 10 minutes? Take the 2016 Comprehensive Community Plan Survey

47th Annual Seabird Island First Nations Festival coming up!

The Seabird Island First Nations Festival has welcomed thousands of guests and hundreds of teams in our 46 years. Take a look back at some photos from 1995 - 2005. Join us May 28 - [...]

By | February 19th, 2016|Categories: Festival|Comments Off on 47th Annual Seabird Island First Nations Festival coming up!

Ways to improve energy usage in your home

Use appliances and electronics responsibly Appliances and electronics account for about 20% of household energy bills. The following are tips that will reduce the required energy of electronics and appliances: Refrigerators and freezers should not be located near the stove, dishwasher or heat vents, or exposed to direct sunlight. Exposure to warm areas will [...]

By | February 17th, 2016|Categories: Announcement, Public Works & Housing|Tags: |Comments Off on Ways to improve energy usage in your home

Energy efficiency tips from Housing

Shrink your bills, not your clothes Air –dry your laundry rather than tumble drying it, particularly if there is warm or windy weather. Nothing smells better than air-dried clothes! Energy Efficiency is the goal to reduce the amount of energy required to provide products and services. For Example, insulating a home allows a [...]

By | February 17th, 2016|Categories: Announcement, Public Works & Housing|Tags: |Comments Off on Energy efficiency tips from Housing

Chief and Council gives approval to new laws

The Seabird Island Band Lands team has successfully passed through its seven stages and is about to enact new laws of which all Seabird Island Band Members and Community Members should get a good understanding. These laws are: Spousal Property Law Business Permit Law Development Law Dog Licensing & Animal Management Law We invite all [...]

By | February 16th, 2016|Categories: 2015-16, Announcement, Chief & Council|Tags: , |Comments Off on Chief and Council gives approval to new laws

Meet Carlene Brown

Meet Carlene Brown: Early Childhood Program Manager - Health and Social Development Department 1. Why does Seabird Island Band need an Early Childhood Program? Seabird Island Band needs an Early Childhood Development program for many reasons. Most importantly, we care about our children and recognize that they are the future of our community and culture. [...]

By | February 15th, 2016|Categories: Health & Social Development|Tags: |Comments Off on Meet Carlene Brown

Education Committee looking to fill vacancies

Chief and Council hereby provides notice of the upcoming election for two vacancies on the Education Committee. The positions are for a term of two years. The Education Committee presently meets every third Thursday of each month beginning at 8:30 a.m. unless otherwise stated. Criteria for all candidates: Among those characteristics to be sought in [...]

By | February 15th, 2016|Categories: Band Members, Elections & nominations|Tags: |Comments Off on Education Committee looking to fill vacancies

Celebrating 20 years of regaining control of our reserve lands and resources

Seabird Island joins a list of over 100 Bands celebrating collectively regaining control of our reserve lands and resources.

By | February 12th, 2016|Categories: Announcement|Tags: |Comments Off on Celebrating 20 years of regaining control of our reserve lands and resources