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One step at a time… mock exercise tests emergency preparedness

“Take it one step at a time. Look after making the Band safer, making the community safer, and know that you’ll get through it – no matter what it is,” said trainer Lynn Orstad when asked what she hoped staff learned from her emergency preparedness training. Over the last few months, staff from Seabird Island [...]

By | February 7th, 2017|Categories: Public Works & Housing|Tags: |Comments Off on One step at a time… mock exercise tests emergency preparedness

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

Power outage notice

An important notice to all Seabird Island Band residents: Please be advised that there will be an interruption of power on Seabird Island Wednesday, Nov. 25. This power outage will begin at 10 am., and is expected to last until noon. The power outage could affect all buildings and homes along Charles Dr., and the [...]

By | November 25th, 2015|Categories: Announcement, Public Works & Housing, Safety & security|Comments Off on Power outage notice

Fire Department election see Danial Harry made Chief

Busy month for Seabird Island Fire Department includes election of officers. Daniel Harry, a member of the Fire Department for 15 years, has been elected as the new Chief In September and October, the Seabird Island Fire Department officers met regularly to plan for training that maintains minimum training standards as set out by the [...]

By | October 30th, 2015|Categories: 2015-16, Announcement, Public Works & Housing|Tags: |Comments Off on Fire Department election see Danial Harry made Chief