Community Notice – Flood Watch

A Flood Watch Advisory has been issued for the following regions:  North Shore Mountains  Metro Vancouver  Howe Sound Sunshine Coast  A High streamflow Advisory remains in effect for the following regions:  Fraser Valley – North  Fraser Valley – South Vancouver Island Environment and Climate Change Canada is forecasting 75-150 mm of total rainfall for most […]

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 […]

Stay COVID-19 Smart – Tackle Misinformation

There are confirmed COVID-19 cases in our communities. We continue to deal with these cases under the guidance of Public Health. It is important to keep in mind that these numbers are low and fluctuate as Members recover. Exact numbers are not being shared at this time to protect the privacy of Members who may […]

Covid-19 – Important Updates & Resources

COVID 19 INFORMATION CLICK HERE to Download COVID-19 Community Relief Program Highlights – to March 2021 As of Wednesday, August 25, 2021 masks must be worn in all indoor public spaces throughout BC to help slow the transmission of COVID-19. COVID-19 IN THE COMMUNITY There has been a recent rise in COVID-19 cases in both […]

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 […]

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 […]

Investigation re: St. Paul’s Indian Residential School

Our community is on a healing journey, one that is supported and sustained by our Sḵwx̱wú7mesh culture and customs. Ta na wa Yúus ta Stitúyntsam̓ (Rights & Title) has been preparing to undertake work regarding the former St. Paul’s Indian Residential School site. We thank all community members and survivors who were able to join […]

Tips for Staying Healthy in the Heat this Summer

With the extreme heat we have been experiencing this summer, it is important to take steps to protect yourself and your family. Watch the video below or find resources at canada.ca Three ways to protect you and your loved ones during an extreme heat event Be informedKeep up to date with local weather forecast and […]

2021 General Election Candidates Announced

Squamish Nation Electoral Commission has announced the list of nominated candidates who are running in the upcoming General Election. Click here to download the 2021 General Election Candidate List.

Squamish Members have voted YES for affordable housing

Yesterday, 550 Squamish Members cast their ballots in the Affordable Housing Land Designation Referendum. Here are the results: Question 1: Yes: 458 No: 89 Spoiled Ballot:1 Question 2: Yes: 474 No: 77 Question 3: Yes: 465 No: 80 Spoiled Ballot: 1 Thank you to everyone who made time to vote by mail or in person. […]