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The Seabird Island Band is a First Nations Band in Agassiz, British Columbia. We exist to promote a healthier, self-sufficient, self-governing, unified and educated community.

Do you have questions about the Draft Land Use Plan and Proposed Business Park Referendum on May 4, 2017?

Do you have questions about the Draft Land Use Plan and Proposed Business Park Referendum on May 4, 2017? Join us at one of our Information Sessions! Information Session for the Draft Land Use Plan: April 24, 2017 between 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Seabird Island Band Office (Main Boardroom). Information Session for [...]

By | April 21st, 2017|Categories: Announcement, Chief & Council|0 Comments

Registration for the 48th Annual Seabird Island First Nations Festival is open!

The Seabird Island First Nations Festival offers youth, young adults, and adults alike an opportunity to showcase their culture and history through Soccer and War Canoe races. Games run from 8:00am to 6:00pm and each day is packed with competition, fun, and showcases the rich First Nations cultural diversity that exists in British Columbia. No [...]

By | April 21st, 2017|Categories: Festival|0 Comments

Chief and Council election see’s Chief Seymour elected to another term

Chief Clem Seymour, elected first in 2007, was once again elected as Chief of Seabird Island with 177 votes. Jason Campbell received 96 votes. Marcia Peters and Alexis Grace were both re-elected to Council along with new Councillors Rodney Peters, Paul Andrew, Stacy McNeil, Ronald Joe, Janice Parsey and Linda Kay. Term: April 23, 2017 [...]

By | April 20th, 2017|Categories: Announcement, Chief & Council, Elections & nominations|0 Comments

Chief and Council election today!

Polls are now open! Band Members can drop by the Band Office Gymnasium to case their vote in the Chief and Council Election. Polls will remain open until 8 p.m. tonight. Not sure who's running? Confirmed list of candidates for Chief: CAMPBELL, Jason Garry Gray SEYMOUR, Clement Eugene Confirmed list of candidates for Council: ANDREW, [...]

By | April 19th, 2017|Categories: Chief & Council, Elections & nominations|0 Comments

Introducing the A:yelexw Recovery Home!

For many years the Seabird community has been asking for a detox, treatment and recovery facility closer to home more and easily available. We are happy to announce that our facilities are now open. We have a 13 bed Men’s Health & Healing Home and 10 bed Women’s Health & Healing Home. For now, the [...]

By | April 12th, 2017|Categories: Health & Social Development|Tags: |0 Comments

Fishery Notice: April 7 – May 20

The licence starts this Friday April 7 and is valid every other weekend until May 20 for Drift and set net. There are no mesh restrictions during this fishery. Set Net Fisheries Start at 1800 hours (6pm) Friday evenings ending 1200 hours (12pm) Saturday on the following days. April 7/8, April 21/22, May 5/6, and [...]

By | April 6th, 2017|Categories: Announcement|Tags: |Comments Off on Fishery Notice: April 7 – May 20

Referendum for the Draft Land Use Plan and Proposed Business Park

A referendum for the Draft Land Use Plan and Proposed Business Park will be held on May 4, 2017 from 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. at the Band Office. Information Sessions for the Draft Land Use Plan will be held: April 12, 2017, at Open House 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. April 19, 2017, at [...]

By | March 30th, 2017|Categories: Announcement, Chief & Council, Corporate Affairs|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Referendum for the Draft Land Use Plan and Proposed Business Park

Request your mail in ballot today

Live off-reserve and cannot make it to Seabird Island to cast your vote in our April 19 Band General Election for Chief and Council? Make sure you request a mail in ballot! The deadline to request a mail in ballot will be 4:00 p.m. on April 10. Contact Leona Sam, Electoral Officer at 604-791-3671 or [...]

By | March 16th, 2017|Categories: Elections & nominations|Comments Off on Request your mail in ballot today

Election Notice

Our upcoming election will be held April 19, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. The Election Poll will be held for one (1) Chief and eight (8) Councillors - term of office will be three (3) years. Effective April 23, 2017 - April 22, 2020. Note: Deadline to request for a mail in ballot [...]

By | March 15th, 2017|Categories: Announcement, Chief & Council, Elections & nominations|Comments Off on Election Notice

Tentative list of candidates for Chief and Council

The nomination period for Chief and Council has now closed.   Our tentative list of candidates for Chief are: 1. CAMPBELL, Jason Garry Gray 2. SEYMOUR, Clement Eugene   Our tentative list of candidates for Council are: 1. ANDREW, Paul Thomas 2. HUNT, Shalon Ryan McNeil 3. JOE, Ronald Archie 4. KAY (PETERS), Linda Joan [...]

By | March 10th, 2017|Categories: Chief & Council, Elections & nominations|Comments Off on Tentative list of candidates for Chief and Council