Blog

/Blog/

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|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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

Burning March 8 – April 30 along Pipehom

Sqewqel Development Corporation farm staff will be burning wild hazelnut trees in the old hazelnut crop trees locate on Pipehom Road from March 8 to April 30, 2017. For safety concerns, we ask that you be aware of where your children are playing. The burning will be monitored by Sqewqel Development Corporation staff at all [...]

By | March 8th, 2017|Categories: Announcement|Comments Off on Burning March 8 – April 30 along Pipehom

Water interuption

There will be a one hour interruption to our water system today starting at around 1 p.m. The interruption shouldn't last more than one hour and will effect the entire community. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

By | February 24th, 2017|Categories: Announcement|Comments Off on Water interuption

Digging out of a snowstorm

Keeping the Office open has been a team effort this winter, with some areas of the Island seeing several feet of snowfall followed by freezing rains. Chanea and Kim from the Events team were more than happy to help out with clearing snow from walkways to ensure Band Members and clients could access services. Dealing [...]

By | February 15th, 2017|Categories: Announcement|Comments Off on Digging out of a snowstorm

Notice of Nomination Period

By | February 10th, 2017|Categories: Chief & Council, Elections & nominations|Comments Off on Notice of Nomination Period

Community update, weather forecast and areas to avoid

Our local area is expecting a period of warming with additional rain and 60-80 kilometre an hour southern winds. Staff are monitoring problem trees, but Community Members should watch for tree branches breaking from the weight of ice and high winds. Be prepared for possible power outages if trees fall on power lines. Staff have [...]

By | February 9th, 2017|Categories: Announcement|Tags: |Comments Off on Community update, weather forecast and areas to avoid

Band Office open Friday, SICS, College, Daycare and Preschool closed

Seabird Island has decided to close Seabird Island Community School, Seabird College, Daycare and Preschool Friday, February 9, 2017. They will reopen on Tuesday, February 14 after the Family Day holiday. This decision is in line with our neighbouring school districts. Chilliwack and Fraser Cascade have both cancelled school. The Band Office and Doctors Office [...]

By | February 9th, 2017|Categories: Announcement|Comments Off on Band Office open Friday, SICS, College, Daycare and Preschool closed

February 9 Update- Essential Services Only

Update: Staff are advised to only come in to work if absolutely necessary. Only our essential services are currently running. The Dental Clinic, Employment Centre, Doctors Office, Fitness Center and Youth Centre will also be closed today. The Pharmacy will be open 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.   If you are a staff member, you [...]

By | February 9th, 2017|Categories: Announcement|Comments Off on February 9 Update- Essential Services Only