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July 2014 Front PageThis section includes all of the news items in our monthly newsletter, and then some!

July 2014 Newsletter

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

July 2014 Colour  (large  2.6 MB).

Crime Stoppers

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If you have any information about a crime that's been committed call:
1-800-222-TIPS (8477)
We don't want your name... we just want your information..!


NRT Bursaries and Scholarships

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NRT Post-Secondary Scholarships and Bursaries
NRT Scholarships and Bursaries are available to First Nation students pursuing a post-secondary education from a recognized institution. Scholarships are awarded at the Bachelors, Masters, Doctorate levels. Bursaries are awarded to students pursuing trades certificates and diplomas.

NRT has allocated a total of $750,000 for Scholarship & Bursary funding in 2011-2012. The breakdown of awards is as follows:

    * 60 Bursaries for Certificate, Diploma and/or Trades @ $2,000 each
    * 40 Undergraduate degree Scholarships @ $5,000 each
    * 20 Masters degree Scholarships @ $10,000 each
    * 10 Doctorate degree Scholarships @ $20,000 each

Application Deadline
The first call for bursaries begins April 15, 2011. The second call will be available August 15, 2011. There is no deadline for applications. Half the bursaries are awarded each call until funds exhausted.

Fields of Study
All fields of study are eligible.

Bursary awards are available to students who are registered members of a BC First Nation and have been accepted to attend a recognized post secondary or training institution on a full-time basis.

Bursary Application
A complete application must include the following elements:
  * Bursary application form completed and signed;
  * A letter of support from your First Nation or First Nation Government;
  * Proof of citizenship from BC First Nation;
  * Acceptance letter at a recognized post-secondary or training institution; and
  * Up-to-date resume.
  * Renewal Criteria

For more information or to download an application go to: www.newrelationshiptrust.ca/funding/for-students


Indian Dance List 2011-2014

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This list was provided courtesy of Louisa Underwood and has been revised as of February 2011 (LG)

If you have any changes, please contact Louisa Underwood atr (250) 746-5465

Download the List as a PDF Document here (1.2 MB)


New Gymnasium Schedule

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A new menu item has been added to the Tsawout website. To check events that are happening in the new Tsawout Gymnasium, please click the "Gymnasium Schedule" menu button on the "Main Menu" to the left. This calender will display all activities in the new community gymnasium.


2010-2011 Annual Health Report

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2008-2009 Annual Health ReportThe annual Health Report for 2009-2010  (4MB) is now available for download.  Please be aware that you will need Adobe Reader to view these files. Get Adobe Reader here.


Life Ring Meetings Canceled

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Life Ring meetings have been postponed, until further notice. Please note that A.A. monthly meeting schedules can be
found on line, or picked up in the Health Office.

Below are some A.A. meetings in the Saanichton, Sidney area.


A.A. Meetings

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SIDNEY NOON SERENITY - 12:00 to 1:00 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
10030 3RD Street, Sidney, Saint Elizabeth’s Church – side door.

TSARTLIP RESERVE - 7:00 to 8:00 Wednesday
#3 Boat Ramp, Health Centre

THE GRAPEVINE GROUP - 7:30 to 8:30 Wednesday
Mount Newton Cross Road, Saanich Peninsula Hospital – next to the cafeteria

SIDNEY THURSDAY NIGHT – 8:00 to 9:00 Thursday
2410 Malaview, 5th Street (Saint Paul’s Church)

MOUNTAIN VIEW – BIG BOOK 7:30 to 8:30 Saturday
2166 Mount Newton Cross Roads, Saanich Peninsula Hospital – next to the cafeteriaaa-meetings


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