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Squamish Nation Establishes Historic Partnership with Lime, Pioneering Indigenous Mobility Solutions Globally

Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw is proud to announce a groundbreaking partnership with Lime, marking the first agreement between a shared micromobility operator and First Nation in Canada. Lime will deploy its fleet of electric bikes and providing dedicated parking locations in community and nearby areas, offering convenient and eco-friendly mobility options within the community and surrounding areas.

Housing Engagement | Summer 2024

During the spring and summer of 2024, Ta na wa Shéway I7x̱w ta Úxwumixw (Planning & Capital Projects) and Wa Ns7eyx̱ ta Temíxw (Community Lands) are inviting Squamish People to share their feedback about housing. There will be two rounds of engagement.

Letter to Members | 2012-2013 Housing List Publication

To support with transparency, the 2012/2013 Housing List is being published. A Housing List Fact Sheet is also being provided as an introduction to how the Housing List works. Please be aware that this is not the final list for allocations.

Letter to Members | Forestry

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Letter to Members | Housing Updates

A number of projects are currently underway to build more secure, safe, and affordable housing, and to improve our policies and programs. This letter is to share some exciting updates on housing for the community.

Letter to Members | Health State of Emergency

Ensuring the health and safety of our Members is Nexwsxwníw̓ntm ta Úxwumixw (Council)’s number one priority. That is why Nexwsxwníw̓ntm ta Úxwumixw recently voted in favour of a resolution declaring a community Health State of Emergency.

Statement from the Electoral Commission

We wish to provide an update regarding the vacant Nexwsxwníw̓ntm ta Úxwumixw (Council) seat following the passing of our late respected Councillor and Elder.

Passing of Late Chief Richard Williams

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Squamish Nation Leader, elected Councillor, Hereditary Chief Richard Williams – Xwélxwelacha-t Siy̓ám̓ (also known as Chief Dick Williams), born on February 25, 1948 and passed away on the morning of December 9, 2023.

Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw History Book For Sale

We are excited to announce that tiná7 cht ti temíxw (We Come From This Land) will be published in early January 2024! The book is intended to be a snapshot – a collection of some of the multi-faceted stories and histories that are held by the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh People and a starting point for future conversations.