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Who to call for downed power lines

If you notice any down power lines or trees please call 911 THEN our Housing team at 604-798-0942 or the Public Works team 604-991-0809 . DO NOT go near them stay 10 meters away.   If you have power or gas concerns, Housing and Public Works are unable to assist you in making those calls. [...]

By | October 17th, 2017|Categories: Emergency Procedures, Safety & security|Tags: |0 Comments

The Learning Curve continues after program completion at Seabird College

Seabird College is proud to partner with other post-secondary institutions to bring educational opportunities to our community. These partnerships allow instructors to come and share their knowledge and skills with our students. Certifications, training, education, skills and experience are key to many employment opportunities. The transition from being a student to finding and keeping a [...]

By | August 2nd, 2017|Categories: Education|Comments Off on The Learning Curve continues after program completion at Seabird College

Pre-kindergarten program coming for the fall

Seabird Island Community School is happy to offer a full-day pre-kindergarten program, called K4, for children four years of age. Developed in partnership with Early Childhood Development, the program incorporates literacy, numeracy and learning through play-based activities to prepare children for traditional kindergarten. “Learning through play is the focus, introducing academics in a fun way, [...]

By | August 2nd, 2017|Categories: Education|Comments Off on Pre-kindergarten program coming for the fall

Dr. Fox returns from fellowship program with new knowledge and skills

The wait is over! After taking a year off to undergo a fellowship study, Dr. Robert Fox has returned to normal duties at the Health Centre. During his fellowship at St. Paul’s Hospital in downtown Vancouver, Dr. Fox expanded his knowledge of a range of addiction behaviors, such as substance abuse - including street drugs, [...]

By | August 1st, 2017|Categories: Health & Social Development|Comments Off on Dr. Fox returns from fellowship program with new knowledge and skills

Special Air Quality Statement

Elevated pollution levels are expected or occurring. Metro Vancouver has issued an Air Quality Advisory for Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley because of high concentrations of fine particulate matter that are expected to persist for several days. The developing weather pattern over the BC Coast is causing outflow winds to carry smoke from wildfires [...]

By | August 1st, 2017|Categories: Emergency Procedures, Safety & security|Comments Off on Special Air Quality Statement

First Nations communities rallying to help evacuees

It was a long, uncertain journey for the Elders from Canim Lake. The group of fourteen Elders, caregivers and pets were headed home from the Elders Gathering at Campbell River on Vancouver Island July 11 - 13. Many of the Elders had made it all the way to Kamloops when the evacuation order was issued [...]

By | August 1st, 2017|Categories: Health & Social Development|Comments Off on First Nations communities rallying to help evacuees

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

Seabird Island Community School receives new roof in $800,000 project

It’s been a long time coming. For the last 2-years, leaky areas of Seabird Island Community School’s roof have been covered with tarps - providing a short-term fix to a long-term problem. It wasn’t a pretty solution, but it gave Seabird time to seek funding to replace the aging cedar shingle roof. “We started that [...]

By | August 1st, 2017|Categories: Education|Tags: |Comments Off on Seabird Island Community School receives new roof in $800,000 project

Heat Wave Advisory

**Too hot at home? Seabird Island has opened up a designated cool down area in our Elders Lounge and Gymnasium all week.*** Extremely high temperatures are expected this week. Daytime maximum temperatures will soar into the mid to upper 30's through midweek over communities in the Fraser Valley. The heat combined with the lack of [...]

By | July 31st, 2017|Categories: Announcement|Comments Off on Heat Wave Advisory

Special Air Quality Statement

Elevated pollution levels are expected or occurring. Metro Vancouver is now issuing an Air Quality Advisory for Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley Regional District because of high concentrations of fine particulate matter due to wildfires outside of the region. These conditions are expected to persist for at least 24 hours. Fine particulate matter, also [...]

By | July 18th, 2017|Categories: Emergency Procedures, Safety & security|Comments Off on Special Air Quality Statement