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Jam packed summer planned for Youth

“The Youth Group have had a busy month,” said Tara-Lyn Linton, Youth Worker. Last month the program welcomed Youth Resiliency Research Assistant, Ricki Sam-Greene to their team. “Many of our Youth graduated from both Grade 7 and Grade 12! What an accomplishment! We are so proud of all your hard work!” Youth spent some time [...]

By | July 12th, 2017|Categories: Youth|Comments Off on Jam packed summer planned for Youth

Human-caused wildfire burns near Harrison Lake, marking the start of wildfire season and fire restrictions

Campers around Harrison Lake were evacuated over the Canada Day long weekend as a human-caused fire spread quickly on the mountain-side. Plumes of smoke could be seen from kilometres away as firefighters were sent in to combat the 60-acre blaze. “Most of the fires to date have been because of carelessness,” said Marg Drysdale of [...]

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Smiling and graduating, thanks to family and SICS staff

“A special thanks to Ms. White who said on our first day ‘this won’t be easy, but I am here to make sure you succeed. You will get annoyed with me, but you will thank me when you are standing on that stage smiling and graduating’ and here we are, smiling and graduating,” said valedictorian [...]

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Fire ban now active for Seabird Island

With the current wildfire situation across BC, Seabird Island is enacting a fire ban in our community. All outdoor wood burning is banned on Seabird Island. Only propane, gas or charcoal is permitted. This ban will be in effect until further notice. Help us keep our community safe, don't burn.

By | July 12th, 2017|Categories: Announcement, Emergency Procedures, Safety & security|Comments Off on Fire ban now active for Seabird Island

Be water conscious this summer

Water restrictions are not in place but we are encouraging Community Members to water shrubs and gardens in the evenings and mornings, avoid washing vehicles and using sprinklers. Water restrictions may be enacted if the warm, dry weather continues. The heat we’ve been experiencing in the Fraser Valley this summer has put some stress [...]

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Seabird College students celebrate marks

When the ten Heavy Equipment Operator students were sat down to discuss the results of their Industry Training Authority exams they probably weren’t expecting instructors Don and John to tell them they all received top marks. Each of the 10 students received final exam marks of between 80-94%. To celebrate, Don presented the College class [...]

By | July 10th, 2017|Categories: Seabird College|Comments Off on Seabird College students celebrate marks

Fishing Notice – June 23

Seabird Fishing Notice There are no mesh restrictions for the next two weekends. Early Stuart Window Closure starts June 26 at 12:00 hours below Mission Bridge and June 27 at 06:00 hours below Sawmill Creek. Any fisheries during the window closure will have a minimum 8” mesh net restrictions to protect these Early Stuart Sockeye [...]

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Caution! Children playing

As temperatures increase and the school year comes to a close, drivers are reminded that they may start seeing children out and about throughout the community. Pay special attention to pedestrians as you drive. Tips for drivers Always look for pedestrians, especially when turning. Watch for children. Drive slowly and cautiously through areas near playgrounds, [...]

By | June 22nd, 2017|Categories: Safety & security|Comments Off on Caution! Children playing

Lands Advisory Committee seeks three committee members

Chief & Council are pleased to announce that the effective date for the Seabird Island Land Code was September 1, 2009. The term for three (3) committee positions have become vacant, one (1) Elder position and two (2) regular committee positions. The terms of these positions are for four (4) years. Any eligible voter may [...]

By | June 20th, 2017|Categories: Chief & Council|Comments Off on Lands Advisory Committee seeks three committee members

Aboriginal Day Celebration

We hope we will see you tomorrow for our Aboriginal Day Celebration from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Millennium Hall. Agate hunting runs from 1 - 2 p.m. Story time with Elder Reid Peters begins at 10:30 a.m. Rod fishing demonstrations run from 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. We will also have an [...]

By | June 20th, 2017|Categories: Announcement|Comments Off on Aboriginal Day Celebration