Category: Council Updates

Letter from Council | WoodfibreLNG Project Floatel

We wanted to inform you of an update concerning the WoodfibreLNG Project, specifically concerning the Floatel, which was proposed to house the non-local project workers. The EAO issued an Order to WoodfibreLNG on June 17, 2024, requiring them to relocate all non-local workers onto the Floatel and dock at Swiy̓at by Friday, June 21, 2024.

Letter from Council | Violent Incidents in Community

With a recent increase in violent incidents among young people in our communities, we are facing difficult and challenging times. These violent incidents have far-reaching consequences for all of us. To keep our communities and our young people safe, it is important to address these incidents and related safety concerns immediately. The safety of the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh People is our top priority, and we take the allegations of criminal and violent behaviour seriously.

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.

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.

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.

A Message from Council Chairperson | Long-Term Elder Care

On behalf of the Nexwsxwníw̓ntm ta Úxwumixw (Council), I wanted to update you on the Long-term Elder Care Facility and Assisted Living Care Facility that staff continue working hard on.

A Message from the Office of Council Chairperson | AGM

The Squamish Nation Council is hard at work on major challenges and some exciting opportunities for our people. Although we are only a few weeks into 2023, we are already making progress on the six resolutions passed at the 2022 Annual General Meeting.

A Message from the Office of Council Chairperson

To the Squamish People, The Squamish Nation Council is hard at work on major challenges and opportunities for the Squamish Nation. There are only a few weeks left in the […]

Squamish Nation Council Chairperson and Spokespersons Introduced

November 22, 2021: North Vancouver, BC – Today, the Squamish Nation is pleased to announce the introduction of a new Council Chairperson and new Spokespersons for the Nation. First elected […]