Job Opportunities – Hiyám̓ Housing Society

Hiyám̓ ta Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Housing Society is currently seeking a full-time Building Manager and Tenant Support Worker. Building Manager – Job Description Location: Office is in North Vancouver. Travel will be required in North Vancouver and Squamish. BackgroundHiy̓ám̓ Housing Society is an incorporated non-profit Society, newly formed by the Squamish Nation Council as part of its strategic […]

Notice to Members: People’s Assembly on December 5, 2021

Nexwsxwníw̓ ntm ta Úxwumixw (Council) is pleased to invite Members to a People’s Assembly on Sunday, December 5, 2021. Members are welcome to attend in person or online. Date Sunday, December 5, 2021 Time 10:30 am – 5:00 pm (lunch break 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm) Location – In-person North Vancouver: Chief Joe Mathias Centre – 100 Capilano Rd, North Vancouver, BC […]

Squamish Valley Recreation – Fall Program Guide

Squamish Valley Recreation facilities are open and operating with modified activities based on BC Public Health guidelines to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Thank you for your continued patience and willingness to follow provincial health regulations while participating in our programs.  Download the Fall Program Guide.  To register or ask any questions, contact our office: Office Hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Telephone: 604-892-5166 Email: 

Results from 2021 Squamish Nation General Election Announced

PRESS RELEASE For immediate release: September 27, 2021  NORTH VANCOUVER, BC – The Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish Nation) announced today the results of the 2021 General Election. This year’s election is the first since Nation Members voted to implement a new electoral process in a 2018 referendum. Included in those changes is a historic moment for […]

Squamish Nation Assistance with Rent Program (SNARP)

The Squamish Nation Assistance with Rent Program (SNARP) provides eligible Squamish Nation tenants with rent support, and is part of a broader affordable housing strategy from Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish Nation). The program will be administered by Hiy̓ám̓ ta Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Housing Society (Hiy̓ám̓ Housing). For details on program eligibility download the Program Guide and FAQ. Update […]

Coastal Centre – Fire Ban Has Been Lifted

As of September 3, 2021, campfire bans in Coastal Fire Centre regions have been lifted, except in the South Island Forest District area. The map below shows the areas where campfires are permitted. Although fire danger ratings have decreased, we should always follow safe fire practices to protect our lands. Always check restrictions before lighting […]

Recreation Fall Program Guide 2021 Available

Recreation welcomes you back! As we are still navigating through the COVID-19 provincial restart plan, some modifications and restrictions based on BC health guidelines will remain in place. Thank you for your continued patience and willingness to follow provincial health regulations while participating in our programs. Download the Fall Program Guide To register or ask […]

COVID-19 Guidelines for K-12 Schools (August 2021)

The Government of BC recently announced updated COVID-19 guidelines for K-12 schools. Updates from North Vancouver School district can be downloaded below: Letter from NVSD Superintendent – August 31, 2021 Letter from NVSD Superintendent – August 24, 2021 Public Health guidelines: Vaccinations. According to public health, vaccines are the most effective way to reduce the […]

Squamish Nation Election 2021 – Resources

Squamish Nation is holding a General Election on September 26, 2021 in accordance with the Squamish Nation Election and Referendum Law and Regulation, for the purpose of eligible voters electing four (4) members to the Office of General Councillor, and one (1) member to each of the Offices of North Shore Councillor, Regional Councillor, and […]

Sheway̓ántsut (Growing Up) Group for Youth

Sheway̓ántsut (growing up) group is a 12-week program offered by Ayás Mén̓men Child & Family Services. Squamish Nation Youth have the opportunity to be grounded in Squamish Teachings while learning how to build inde-pendence, create connections in their community and gain essential life-skills to help support in their transition to adulthood. Topics to be covered […]