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Emergency Planning & Response
Manager: David Harrison
The Emergency Planning & Response team focuses on increasing the Nation’s capacity to respond to emergencies like fires, floods, and heatwaves by providing the first 72-hour emergency support services to on-reserve Members and initial emergency support services to off-reserve Members.
To receive timely and important notifications and updates on critical events and other issues, sign up for Voyent Alert! It’s anonymous and only takes a few minutes to register. Members can receive notifications about critical events by phone, SMS, text, email, or app notification.
To reduce the risks of wildfires, the team is working towards making our communities FireSmart through education, vegetation management, legislation and planning, development considerations, interagency cooperation, emergency planning, and cross-training.
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.