Tsawout First Nation

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  • Highway 17

    The Highway 17 Joint Peninsula Steering Committee consists of representatives, who are either elected officials or staff members,  from the Districts of Central and North Saanich, the Town of Sidney and the Tsawout First Nation.  The objective o...
  • Raven Program

    From Youth Worker Carolyn Memnook: Greetings Everyone, I am writing to inquire whether or not you may have any youth who you think would be interested in this year's Raven Program. The deadline is Feb 10- this is an employment program for aboriginal y...
  • South Island Wellness Society

    South Isand Wellness Society (SWIS) is in the process of designing and developing a South Island Aboriginal Child & Family Service System.  This work begins by learning about community strengths and needs from children, youth, parents, caregivers...
  • Health & Recreation Grant Application

    Download the Health & Recreation Grant Application here. Tsawout Health & Recreation Enhancement Program OVERVIEW The Tsawout First Nation will promote health and recreation to help its members stay fit and healthy by providing an annual g...
  • Goldstream IR#13 Specific Claims Process

    We are now in a process of having the 10 acre cutoff lands appraised for compensation. We do intend on having that land returned to us, but we should be compensated for “loss of use”, for the time out of reserve status. This is the purpose of ...
  • Douglas Treaty Hunting

    A meeting was convened in our old Council Chambers because of complains about the duck hunting out on the spit and down in the lagoon.  Also in regard to response by the RCMP against our hunters.  There was a good representation of hunters, staf...
  • CATTS Program

    Construction and Trades to Success (CATTS) BladeRunners Initiatives CATTS is a 23 week program, which starts with 3 weeks of life skills and workplace safety training. Then there is a one week assisted job search followed by 20 weeks of paid work in the...
  • Parks Canada Opportunity

    National Film on First Nations Activities in the Park Parks Canada is seeking participants in a film of Coast Saalish First Nations doing harvesting and other activities in the park reserve.  The filming is scheduled to start  January 21, 22, o...
  • Hospitality Training Plus Schedule

    TRAINING SCHEDULE: Winter 2010 FOODSAFE – Level 1 (1 day)   Dates Time Cost December  1,6, 12, 15   ...
  • Casual Labour

    Any employable people interested in casual labour as needed, please submit your name to the Social Development Department. We will put your name on a contact list and make it accessible to all departments to use as jobs arise....
  • Training Programs

    Training Programs Connie Mills ( Social Development ) will be looking for input for types of training the community members would like to see in the coming New Year. Any input on what you would like to be offered, would be greatly appreciated....
  • Financial Statements

    2008 - 2009 Financial Statements for Tsawout First Nation are available now.  Please request a copy from Russel Harder if you would like to view them....
  • A'LEN Group Wins Award

    Congratulations to the A'LEN Rainbow Inspirations Craft Group, They have won a grant for $1000.00 to recognize the contribution they have made in increasing community capacity in Tsawout. The Innovative Community Capacity Building Award is awarded by t...
  • Guardian Financial Assistance (GFA) Reviews

    As you are probably aware; we operate the Social Development Program under the Indian and Northern Affairs Canada Policy and Procedures. We recently received information regarding changes to the GFA (see attached correspondence from Indian & Norther...
  • Matrimonial Property Law Review

    Woodward & Company is doing additional research and changes to the final draft of the STAUTW (Tsawout) Matrimonial Property Law. Once those changes are prepared – we will call a community meeting for your feedback. For more information and Fre...
  • Peninsula Panthers

    Peninsula Panthers Hockey is back!  Come join us on Friday evenings during this season's home games to watch the Panthers in action.  Carolyn Memnook will be transporting youth to Panorama Rec. leaving Tsawout at 6:30 - puck drops at 7:30. ...
  • Community Meeting Minutes

    Tsawout Community Meeting September 28, 2009 (6:00 pm – 9:40pm) Council Chambers, Old Administration Building Opening remarks: Rose acknowledged the community members (approximately 30+ members) support at meeting to deal with community safet...
  • News from Rose Jimmy

    It has been busy, busy, busy! The next meeting for the Volunteers Watch Patrol is on the 19th at the Band Council Chambers at 6PM. There is a Smoke house meeting following. I am so grateful for the Brotherhood for helping us out with the Elders wood thi...
  • Tsawwassen Treaty

    BC and Canada have had no contact with the Tsawout First Nation since we met with them on September 2nd and I reported in the last Tsawout newsletter. They advised us that they would respond to us in writing, on all matters that were raised at that meeti...
  • Longhouse Reconstruction Update

    Our Elders have now created a non-profit society called the Tsawout SNEPENEKS, Cultural Society. A membership fee was decided upon at the last meeting, so anyone wishing to become a general member of the Tsawout SNEPENEKS Cultural Society can purchase a...