News & Updates

Take a look at recent activities and exciting announcements from the Nation.

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.

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.

etsím lam̓ tl’a i7x̱w swat (washroom for everyone)

We’re excited to announce that starting next week, new All Gender Washroom signage will be in place across Squamish Nation buildings to support a safe and private experience for all who need to use the washroom!

Housing Engagement | Summer 2024

During the spring and summer of 2024, Ta na wa Shéway I7x̱w ta Úxwumixw (Planning & Capital Projects) and Wa Ns7eyx̱ ta Temíxw (Community Lands) are inviting Squamish People to share their feedback about housing. There will be two rounds of engagement.

Letter to Members | 2012-2013 Housing List Publication

To support with transparency, the 2012/2013 Housing List is being published. A Housing List Fact Sheet is also being provided as an introduction to how the Housing List works. Please be aware that this is not the final list for allocations.

Letter to Members | Forestry

This letter is for Nation Members only. Please login to read it.

Letter to Members | Housing Updates

A number of projects are currently underway to build more secure, safe, and affordable housing, and to improve our policies and programs. This letter is to share some exciting updates on housing for the community.

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.

Call for Vendors

Apply for a table at the ḵw’ey̓ús (Spring Festival) happening on March 31, or the CJMC Spring Craft Fair, happening on April 13 & 14.