Category: Community Notices

etsím lam̓ tl’a i7x̱w swat (washroom for everyone)

We’re excited to announce that starting next week, new All Gender Washroom signage will be in place across Squamish Nation buildings to support a safe and private experience for all who need to use the washroom!

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 | 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.

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.

Letter to Members | One-Time Special Payment

Nexwsxwníw̓ntm ta Úxwumixw has approved a one-time special payment of $1000 to each Member. This payment will be issued on December 7 and 8, 2023 along with the regular Distribution.

Reminder of Complete Fireworks Ban On-Reserve

As a response to concerns from Members about the disruption and safety issues regarding fireworks in our community, Nexwsxwníw̓ntm ta Úxwumixw (Council) passed a resolution in August 2022 for the control and eventual ban of fireworks on-reserve as of November 1, 2022. This ban was reaffirmed in August 2023.

Capilano River Fishing Closures | August & September

Update September 22, 2023 Thanks to your cooperation during the weekly 24 and 48-hour fishing closures, good numbers of salmon have been able to reach the Capilano Hatchery! Regular fishing can now resume.

Projects to Mark 100th Anniversary of Amalgamation

To help mark the 100th anniversary of Amalgamation, Ta na wa Shéway I7x̱w ta Úxwumixw (Planning & Capital Projects), on behalf of Nexwsxwníw̓ntm ta Úxwumixw (Council), completed several community legacy projects.