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  • Giving Goldstream Salmon a Fighting Chance

    With Tswaout member Elmer Horne looking on, Tswaout fisheries manager Dan Claxton and biologist Ian Bruce move sand bags in preparation of replacing a water intake in Goldstream River. Source:http://www.bclocalnews.com Engineering project expand...
  • Heavy Garbage Pick-Up

    We are compiling a list of interested people to hire through this process. The following requirements are: • Must abide by rules of CRD Landfill • Wear a reflective vest, steel toe boots, etc. • Are responsible and are accountable for...
  • Douglas Treaty News - September

    Tsawout Longhouse Reconstruction Project  The Board of Directors have met and Elected Norm Underwood as President, Vernon Harry as Vice President, Liz Underwood as Treasurer and Helen Jack as Secretary. Congratulations to them all.  Membership...
  • Public Works and Taxation

    Heavy Garbage Pick Up A schedule is being set for the Village Maintenance Crew to drive through on a Monthly Basis for any heavy pick up. Home owners must notify the band office and leave a message for pick up and provide details if they need assistance ...
  • Summer Day Camp Thanks

    The daycamp staff would like to thank the children/youth of Tsawout for making the camp a fun experience.  It was so nice to see all the children having such a great time and willing to try new things.  I know the staff had made many new little ...
  • Summer Day Camp Thanks

    The daycamp staff would like to thank the children/youth of Tsawout for making the camp a fun experience.  It was so nice to see all the children having such a great time and willing to try new things.  I know the staff had made many new little ...
  • Elder News - September

    Elders Meeting September 15th @ 11:00am; Chambers at the old band office. Elders Hot meals are delivered every Tuesday and Thursday from11:30 – 1:00pm. If you are an Elder and you need Meals on Wheels or a hot meal twice a week please call me: ...
  • Crime Stoppers

    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!...
  • Hospital Information Cards

     Tsawout Hospital Information cards are available at the front desk.  If you choose to show your *new* Tsawout card to a hospital intake worker, where you or your family member are a patient, the hospital will have the numbers to call  for ...
  • Introducing Rian Mercer

    Rian Mercer is a Master's student in the Indigenous Governance program at the University of Victoria. As the closure for the common experience payment is September 19, 2011, she has committed this year to help survivors with any questions or issues they m...
  • Welcome Home Celebration

    The Tsawout Counsellors, and all who joined in for the Welcome Home celebration, wish to thank Rose Jimmy for her scrumptious dinner - with a second thank you to Thelma Underwood and Tabitha Jimmy. We also raise our hands to the many Elders, Al Len Rainbo...
  • Habitat Aquisition Trust

    Over the past 3 months residents of the Saanich Peninsula have been making positive changes at home that will help protect rare salmon habitats downstream through Habitat Acquisition Trust’s (HAT) Cordova Shore Good Neighbours Project. The project&r...
  • Tsawout Strategic Plan Project

    Chief and Council want to work with Tsawout members to plan for how the Council manages and delivers services to our members. This plan will help to guide our work on budgets, programs and facilities, so that we are able to focus our efforts where the com...
  • Membership Law Update

    After the Chief and Council have reviewed the proposed draft banishment wording for the Membership Law, the next steps are as follows: 1. Community meeting on September 23, 2010 from 1:30 pm to 5:00 pm in the gym’s multi-purpose room. 2. Commu...
  • Ancestral Law Project

    Our Grandparent's Teachings - Ancestral Law Project By Patricia Vickers - Consultant The most valuable assets we have today as First Nations people are the teachings of our Grandparents, also known as Ancestral Law or Family Law. The central force of An...
  • Tsawout Goes to T'SOU-KE

    It was a bright sunny day, or should we say solar day, as group of 18 individuals from Tsawout traveled to T'SOU-KE First Nation to see the solar heating project, cultural restoration project, and the community garden. TSOU-KE First Nations were friend...
  • Wednesday Lunch at Tsawout Assembly of Praise

    Wednesday Lunch at Tsawout Assembly of Praise NEW!  Every Wednesday come and enjoy a bowl of soup for lunch at the Tsawout Assembly of  Praise.  After lunch take some free bread home.  Any questions please call Marco @ 250-888-507...
  • Excluded On-Call Bookkeeper - SISB

    Excluded On-Call Bookkeeper If you possess an education and/or experience in bookkeeping, the WSANEC School Board invites you to submit your resume for on-call work with the Administration office of the WSANEC School Board.  This opportunity w...
  • Housing News

    Letter to tenants The Tsawout Chief & Council in the last meeting have duly passed and approved a new housing policy.  My interest in this policy is the growing debt caused by rental defaults.  These same defaults have caused reluctance o...
  • Grad Congratulations

    Congratulations to the following individuals for completing their grade 12 and/or College programs: Richard Underwood ... College Prep Simone Underwood ... Home Support/Resident Care Attendant Ileana Susan Perry ... Indigenous Family Support Whitney...