News & Updates

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

Sports & Recreation Grants

Applications are now open for Cycle 2 of the 2024 Sports & Recreation Grant. Deadline to submit applications is Friday, August 16, 2024.

Applications Open for 2024 Elk Hunt Tags

The deadline to apply for a 2024 Elk Hunt tag is Wednesday, July 31 at 11:59 pm. A live draw will take place on Facebook the following week. Each tag is allocated for specific Hunting Zones where safety and non-shooting areas must be respected at all times. Hunters must have a valid Personal Acquisition License (PAL) to receive a tag.

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.

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

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