Ta na wa Shéway I7x̱w ta Úxwumixw
Planning & Capital Projects
Acting Manager: Ruby Carrico
The Planning team works with Members to identify the Nation’s goals, values and aspirations and to develop plans, policies and bylaws governing Nation lands.
A recent accomplishment for this team includes Eslhílhkw’iws Chet (Census) where we heard from 1380 Nation Members.
Úxwumixw 2050 is Sḵwx̱wú7mesh’s Generational Plan – our story about what we want our future to be and how we will work to create it.
For more information please visit squamish2050.net.
The long-range capital plan works to develop strategies to protect and expand community buildings and amenities that meet our people’s needs.
For more information, please view the Strategic Plan.
The Planning team in collaboration with other departments is working on updating the 2006 Housing Policy. These updates are being done in phases and will be sent to Nexwsxwníw̓ntm ta Úxwumixw (Council) periodically for review.
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.
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.