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July 2017 Front PageThis section includes all of the news items in our monthly newsletter.


July 2017 Newsletter

For a copy of our current newsletter, please download it here.

July 2017 Colour  (2.7 MB).




Intergenerational Resilience ReefNet Fishing and Reconciliation

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August 3rd Public Event 

  • When: 5:30 - 8:30 pm, PST, Thursday 3rd August
  • Where: Tsawout First Nation Gym, 7728 Tetayut Road, BC V8M 2E4
  • Program: Traditional Feast 5.30 pm with Public Presentation 6:00 – 7:30 pm PST
  • Virtual attendees: tickets available at: www.streamofconsciousness.ca/reefnet

Held on the traditional territory of Tsawout First nation, this event centers intergenerational learning between WSANEC Elders, children and youth. The first of a series of Intergenerational Resilience projects it will also feature the WSANEC Peoples’ story of the Banning of the ReefNet Fishing following Canada’s Confederation in 1867, and their courageous work to bring it back to life.

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Chief & Council Election 2017

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The election results are in, congratulations to the newly elected leadership.

The Tsawout Band's Leadership consists of elected members of the community that make up the Chief and Council. Elections are currently held bi-annually, with the most recent election of July 5, 2017. The Current leadership are;

Chief: Harvey Underwood

Council:Allan Claxton, Toby Joseph, John Etzel, Abe Pelkey, John Wilson, Stanley Sam, Bruce Underwood, Mavis Underwood.

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Chief & Council Updates

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Chief & Council have released a special update newsletter. Please see the link for important informatoin regarding Tsawout Longhouse reconstruction efforts, new acting Band Manager, and Finance information.June-SE

 

Tsawout First Nation and Kinder Morgan Pipeline

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Following the recent B.C. election, the Kinder Morgan Pipeline Proposal is back in the news. Kinder Morgan is hoping to increase its oil tanker traffic through the Straight of Georgia.

Tsawout First Nation has been working very hard with other organizations to develop research and has filed documents with the National Energy Board. These include the Tsawout Traditional Marine Use Study, our Expert Reports, and Affidavits from some of our members. These documents can all be found at:
http://docs.neb-one.gc.ca/fetch.asp?language=E&ID=A70322

 

Final Chief & Council Candidates List

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REVISED LIST OF CANDIDATES

 

Registration Information - BC Elders Gathering

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BC Elders Gathering

Over the next week, Gina will visit Elders to confirm his/her registration, for the BC Elders Gathering. Tsawout Elders attending the Elders Gathering will be requested to participate with fundraising activities. Tsawout Elders unable to attend or participate with fundraising activities, due to health/physical abilities, will be exempt. All monies raised will support Tsawout Elders with their accommodations, travel expenses.

Fore more information, please follow this link.

 

Health & Recreation Grants 2017

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Just a reminder that proof of residency is needed for Health & Recreation Grant applications. Any of the following will be accepted:

  • Hydro bill
  • Phone bill
  • Cable bill
  • Revenue Canada child tax papers.  

Grant Application

 The mail that you hand in has to have your name on it. You have to be a Canadian resident to be eligible for the grant.  Handing in ID from the United States is not acceptable and you will not be eligible for the grant.

If you have turned 18 or will be turning 18 before the May 27th distribution, you are eligible to receive the Health & Rec Grant. So be sure to fill out a new application for this year's distribution. Please provide a copy of your status card and a piece of mail (cell phone bill). If you do not have mail that has your name on it and you still live at home, please have your parent write a letter stating that you reside at the address.

If you have recently had a baby, please make sure that you have started the registration process BEFORE you add your baby to the form. Once you have started the registration process, I will get confirmation from Farrah.

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