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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

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

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

Community Announcement:Election Code Referendum

By | July 20th, 2016|Categories: Chief & Council|Tags: |Comments Off on Community Announcement:Election Code Referendum

Today was about bringing learning outside the classroom

Unity Christian School’s grade 4 and grade 11 students visited Seabird Island to talk about the Band and discuss the lasting impacts of Residential Schools. This visit is the second of its kind this month. On May 3, Seabird Island welcomed Agassiz Christian School’s grade 1 and grade 4 classes. During their visits to Seabird [...]

By | May 11th, 2016|Categories: Announcement, Chief & Council, Corporate Affairs|Tags: |Comments Off on Today was about bringing learning outside the classroom

Notice of vote for the Custom Election Code

  TAKE NOTICE THAT a referendum vote will be held by secret ballot on June 15, 2016 to determine if a majority of the electors of the Seabird Island Band are in favour of and agree to approve the Seabird Island Band Custom Election Code attached to this Notice of Vote.  Electors are members of [...]

By | May 4th, 2016|Categories: Chief & Council|Tags: |Comments Off on Notice of vote for the Custom Election Code

Lands Advisory Committee is looking to fill open positions

The Lands Advisory Committee (LAC) is looking for interested and passionate individuals to fill the OPEN positions in the committee. The interested candidates will need to submit a resume and cover letter to the attention of Lands Advisory Committee and Chief & Council. There is one (1) position for a Youth, and one (1) for [...]

By | May 4th, 2016|Categories: Chief & Council|Tags: |Comments Off on Lands Advisory Committee is looking to fill open positions

Seabird Island Band’s hallways were filled with special guests today

32 students from Agassiz Christian School were greeted by the Band’s Chief and Council and Staff from the Corporate Affairs’ Aboriginal Rights and Title team.   The students had a busy schedule for their trip.   The first and most important thing on the agenda? Sharing a delicious snack.   Band Councillors and Staff handed [...]

By | May 3rd, 2016|Categories: Chief & Council, Corporate Affairs|Tags: |Comments Off on Seabird Island Band’s hallways were filled with special guests today

May Chief and Council meeting date correction

Due to the upcoming Chief and Council regular meeting falling on the May long weekend, Chief and Council have re-scheduled their meeting for Friday, May 13 commencing at 8:30 a.m. in the Main Boardroom. There will be no Chief and Council Meeting on May 21 as advertised in the May Yoo Hoo.

By | May 3rd, 2016|Categories: Chief & Council|Comments Off on May Chief and Council meeting date correction

Unauthorized dumping of waste material

A special notice to Community Members: It has come to the attention of Public Works, Seabird Lands Office and Chief and Council that there has been an increase in the unauthorized dumping of garbage on reserve lands. This is in direct contravention to Seabird Island Band Littering and Dumping Prohibition Law, 2013 (Sec. 3). Seabird [...]

By | April 18th, 2016|Categories: Announcement, Chief & Council|Comments Off on Unauthorized dumping of waste material