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Forest Fire Update

On Wednesday August 08, 2018 at 10:30am the Agassiz Fire Department was dispatched to a grass / brush fire along the roadside of the Lougheed Hwy just west of Ruby Creek. There were multiple spot fires located along the road allegedly caused due to a mechanical problem with a vehicle travelling west on the highway. [...]

By | August 9th, 2018|Categories: Announcement|Comments Off on Forest Fire Update

Forest Fire Update

All services are employed. There are no foreseen dangers to Seabird at this time. Hwy 7 is closed between Seabird Bluffs and Johnson Slough rest area due to a forest fire. No estimated time of opening. Alternate route from Agassiz, take Hwy 9 to Hwy 1. Updated on Wed Aug 8 3:15 pm PDT. (ID# [...]

By | August 8th, 2018|Categories: Announcement|Comments Off on Forest Fire Update

Update: Highway 7 from Seabird towards Hope will be closed.

Update: Highway 7 from Seabird towards Hope will be closed for the next few hours. Cars are being turned back at the gas bar, however Seabird Roads remain open. INCIDENT (Drive BC) Highway 7 Both Directions - Grass Fire 4 Km East of Wahleach Rd. in Agassiz has the highway closed so that water bombers can [...]

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Water Shortage Strategies for First Nations

Hello all, The FNFC is encouraging communities to be proactive and prepare to manage for low water flows connected to fisheries this summer. In conditions of extreme water shortage due to drought or water over-allocation, the BC Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development (FLNRORD) can implement one or more temporary regulatory [...]

By | August 7th, 2018|Categories: Announcement|Comments Off on Water Shortage Strategies for First Nations

Dry Rack Fishing Extension

Please find attached the 3 licences to extend the DRY RACK – WIND DRYING fishery on Monday July 30 to Thursday August 2. We will have a follow up call on Wednesday August 1 at 1 p.m. to plan further fisheries. Here are a couple of reminders for the attached licences. • This is a [...]

By | July 27th, 2018|Categories: Announcement|Comments Off on Dry Rack Fishing Extension

Fishing Openings

Please find attached 3 licences for The Lower Fraser First Nations, Harrison Fisheries Authority and to Yale First Nation to target sockeye with an incidental harvest of chinook.  There are no mesh restrictions and no retention of Steelhead or Sturgeon.  The Dry rack is already in place until Friday night at 6 p.m. and then [...]

By | July 26th, 2018|Categories: Announcement|Comments Off on Fishing Openings

Dry rack fishing notice July 25-27, 2018

This licence is issued under the authority of SECTION 4 OF THE ABORIGINAL COMMUNAL FISHING LICENCES REGULATIONS. This licence is not intended to define an Aboriginal right to fish or its scope; however, for the fishing season, it is intended to provide a mechanism, for reasons of proper management and control of the fisheries and [...]

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Seabird Island Notice of Proposed Property Tax Laws 2018

Seabird Island Notice of Proposed Property Tax Laws 2018

By | July 19th, 2018|Categories: Announcement|Comments Off on Seabird Island Notice of Proposed Property Tax Laws 2018

Seabird Island 49th Annual Festival

festival 2018

By | May 24th, 2018|Categories: Announcement, Festival|Comments Off on Seabird Island 49th Annual Festival

Education jurisdiction talks sparked again

It’s been a long time since the community has heard the words ‘education jurisdiction’ uttered. Seabird was once at the forefront of education jurisdiction, which would give the community control of the education their children receive on reserve - allowing us to govern curriculum, set qualifications for staff and balance cultural practices with in-class activities [...]

By | August 1st, 2017|Categories: Announcement|Comments Off on Education jurisdiction talks sparked again