Update: CN Rail Impacts on Squamish Nation

Following up on our communication from early April, we are pleased to provide this update to membership on the positive progress we have made in our advocacy with CN Rail. Since our last update, CN has taken a number of steps to address the impact of their operations on the Eslhá7an and X̱wemelch’stn communities.

Read the full update from Council Co-chairs.

Job Opportunities – Weekly Job Flyer

Stitsma Career Centre’s Weekly Job Flyers April 19-23, 2021! These are just a few of the opportunities available.

CLICK HERE to view the North Vancouver Job Flyer

For more information on other job opportunities contact Barb Vincent at 604-985-7711 or email stitsma_career@squamish.net

CLICK HERE to view the Squamish Valley Job Flyer

For more information on other opportunities available in Squamish, contact Devan Williams at 604-892-5975 or email stitsma_career@squamish.net


If you are looking for assistance with your resume or finding your passion, give the Stitsma Career Centre a call
North Vancouver: 604-985-7711
Squamish Valley: 604-892-5975
E-mail: stitsma_career@squamish.net

Nch’ḵay̓ – Job Opportunities

Nch’ḵay̓ Development Corporation is seeking an Assistant Store Manager and Cashiers for the Squamish Valley Gas Bar. Interested individuals should send their resume to HR@nchkay.com

View the full job descriptions below:

Assistant Store Manager
Cashiers


Nch’ḵay̓ was established in 2018 as the economic development arm of the Squamish Nation. Its mandate is to develop, manage and own the active businesses of the Nation, and was created to allow for the separation of business and politics within the Squamish Nation. It’s important to note that Nch’kaỷ is fully owned by the Squamish Nation.

The Nch’ḵay̓ Group’s purpose is to support the Skwxwú7mesh Úxwumixw by generating wealth and creating prosperity from economic opportunities for current and future generations of the Nation in a manner that respects the Snewayelh and Nexwniw of the Nation and upholds the spirit and intent of the Amalgamation.

Job Opportunities – Weekly Job Flyer

Stitsma Career Centre’s Weekly Job Flyers April 12-16, 2021! These are just a few of the opportunities available.

CLICK HERE to view the North Vancouver Job Flyer

For more information on other job opportunities contact Barb Vincent at 604-985-7711 or email stitsma_career@squamish.net

CLICK HERE to view the Squamish Valley Job Flyer

For more information on other opportunities available in Squamish, contact Devan Williams at 604-892-5975 or email stitsma_career@squamish.net

 

If you are looking for assistance with your resume or finding your passion, give the Stitsma Career Centre a call
North Vancouver: 604-985-7711
Squamish Valley: 604-892-5975
E-mail: stitsma_career@squamish.net

Public Art Opportunity for Squamish Nation Artists

*Extended Deadline & Amendments

Mountain Highway Underpass: Cultural Recognition Stencil

Request for Proposals

*Extended Deadline: Friday, May 14, 2021 

As part of the Mountain Highway Underpass project, there is an opportunity for artist(s) to create a design celebrating Squamish culture and connection to the land. The selected design will be stamped into the concrete walkway. Artists are encouraged to create a simplified design, and do not have to use the entire area allocated for this art installation.

The Mountain Highway Underpass Project is being led by the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority to improve the roads accessing Lynnterm Terminal in North Vancouver as well as increase pedestrian safety and access by adding a sidewalk.

*New Amendment: Artists not submitting a “design fitting the design specifications” with their application, are required, as per section #3, to submit Samples of their previous work, related to the scope of work highlighted, along with a written concept of their design plan outlining a brief story-line of the art design as it reflects the story location. This written concept must be no longer than one page. Application deadline is extended to May 14, 2021 (5pm). If an artist who chooses this option is selected, they are required to submit their final design no later than May 21, 2021 (4pm).

Click here to view the complete RFP document, with additional information about design guidelines, timeline, artist selection process, and other specifications.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
Artists interested in this project must prepare and submit a hardcopy application. Please include the following:

  1. A Letter of Interest – (no more than one page) describing the proposed design for this public art opportunity.
  2. Current resume – if applying as an artist team, please provide one for each artist.
  3. Sample of Previous Work – Up to 5 images with a brief description (30 word max), title of artwork, medium, date of artwork, dimensions. Submit high quality images. Do not submit original artwork.
  4. A design that fits the design specifications in the “Attachments and Specifications” section of the Request for Proposals
  5. Two references – from people you have worked with on past projects and are familiar with your art and practice. Include complete addresses and telephone numbers.
  6. Contact information.

SUBMIT APPLICATION PACKAGES TO:

Elizabeth Ross elizabethross3305@gmail.com
Ray Natraoro ray_natraoro@squamish.net
415 West Esplanade, North Vancouver, BC V7M 1A6
604-982-0510

All submission proposals must be delivered on or before May 7, 2021.

 

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