Monthly Archives: March 2016

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Chinook Salmon fishing opening

Fisheries Notice Species: Chinook Salmon All efforts and attempts shall be made to return all non-target species including Steelhead and Sturgeon to the water alive and unharmed. Steelhead, and Sturgeon must NOT be retained. Area:     Lower Fraser   Dates and Times Gear: Set Net 6:00 PM Friday, April 1, 2016 to 12:00 PM Saturday, April [...]

By | March 31st, 2016|Categories: Announcement|Tags: |Comments Off on Chinook Salmon fishing opening

X-Files ‘xtras’ from Seabird Island tell their story

Written by: Trevor Schultz, Seabird Island Band Member/ Employment, Training and Social Development Student To act in a TV show or a movie has been in many peoples dreams. For Derek Bobb and Marshall Pennier, it’s no longer a dream. The two Seabird Island Band Members have already begun their acting careers. The television series [...]

By | March 31st, 2016|Categories: Youth|Comments Off on X-Files ‘xtras’ from Seabird Island tell their story

Meet Liz Point

Meet Liz Point: Health Services Program Manager, Health and Social Development Department 1. Why does Seabird Island Band need Health Services? Seabird needs Health Services because there is such a vast array of people living in this community, approximately a population of 900 with ages from newborn babies to elderly close to 90 years of [...]

By | March 18th, 2016|Categories: Announcement|Tags: |Comments Off on Meet Liz Point

Coqualeetza offering free workshops over spring break

How are you planning to spend spring break? Coqualeetza is offering FREE workshops including: Halq’eméylem Language Camp, Make & Take a Cedar Heart, and Learn to Knit! These workshops are FREE to all Stó:lō First Nation Communities but you must register for each workshop. Workshops from 10-2 will include a light lunch. Children must be [...]

By | March 9th, 2016|Categories: Announcement|Comments Off on Coqualeetza offering free workshops over spring break

Canada’s first wellness rewards program launches in BC

New online app to reward users' healthy behaviour with popular loyalty points BC residents who are making an effort to lead healthier lifestyles can now be rewarded with loyalty points such as Aeroplan, PetroPoints, Scene and MoreRewards, thanks to an innovative new mobile app called Carrot Rewards. Users across the province who sign up for [...]

By | March 4th, 2016|Categories: Announcement|Comments Off on Canada’s first wellness rewards program launches in BC

Seabird Island interests represented in Ottawa meeting

Sally Hope, Community Researcher with Seabird Island Band’s Aboriginal Rights and Title Team, recently traveled to Ottawa for an important meeting. The Yoo Hoo asked Sally to give Band Members the details of her trip. As a Member and Co-chair of the Lower Fraser Fisheries Alliance Executive (LFFA) Committee, I was scheduled to meet with [...]

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Meet Richard Parsey

Meet Richard Parsey: Manager of Technical Support & Services, Public Works and Housing 1. Why does Seabird Island Band need an IT department? Seabird uses a lot of technology to deliver programs, and to assist people in doing their jobs. We have around 400 employee’s using all different technology - including cell phones, desk phones, [...]

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