Category: News Release

Squamish Nation Establishes Historic Partnership with Lime, Pioneering Indigenous Mobility Solutions Globally

Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw is proud to announce a groundbreaking partnership with Lime, marking the first agreement between a shared micromobility operator and First Nation in Canada. Lime will deploy its fleet of electric bikes and providing dedicated parking locations in community and nearby areas, offering convenient and eco-friendly mobility options within the community and surrounding areas.

Three BC First Nations Celebrate Education Jurisdiction Agreements

Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw is pleased to announce a cultural celebration recognizing three British Columbia First Nations assuming jurisdiction over their own educational systems on their lands.

Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw and Partners Repurpose Little Yellow Schoolhouse

August 2, 2023: North Vancouver, BC – Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish Nation), working closely with the Vancouver School Board and Renewal Home Development, and supported by the City of Vancouver and Vancouver Parks Board, have saved an historic building from demolition.

Squamish Strong Protocol Agreements Signed

As a part of the celebrations of the 100-year anniversary of the Amalgamation of Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw, we are pleased to announce the Nation is signing a Wa Iyí̓m ta Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Protocol Agreement with the City of North Vancouver, District of Squamish, and the City of Vancouver respectively.

New Squamish Nation Residential Tenancy Regulations for Sen̓áḵw

Today, the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw announces that the protections in the British Columbia Residential Tenancy Act (BCRTA) will be in place for the Sen̓áḵw development and for future on-reserve housing developments.

Squamish Nation to Engage in Land Planning Process

The Squamish Nation Council today announced it will start the development of community capital plans and land use strategies for several Squamish Nation-owned lands. The Council has placed a moratorium on entertaining third-party proposals for developing its lands for one year as part of this process.

UNDRIP Task Force Provides Final Report to City of Vancouver Council

Today, in partnership with Musqueam Indian Band, Squamish Nation, and Tsleil-Waututh Nation, the City of Vancouver’s United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) Task Force provided their final report and calls to action for City Council as Vancouver seeks to implement its UNDRIP strategy. The calls to action in the final report are the first of their kind in Canada.

Historic Partnership Between Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw and Canada to Create Nearly 3,000 Homes in Vancouver

September 6, 2022: Vancouver, BC – The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, was joined today by Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw Council Chairperson Khelsilem on Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw traditional territory to announce the federal government […]

Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw Launches Census

Eslhílhkw’iws Chet, a census of the Squamish Nation – brings all Members into focus July 18, 2022: North Vancouver, BC – Today Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish Nation) embarks on Nation’s largest […]