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Presenters Warn of Dangers of Farmed Fish

Speakers at a community meeting last week about fish farms warned of the threat posed by open net fish farms to wild salmon and other marine life, to the marine environment, and – as a result – to the culture, health and well-being of most of B.C.’s Indigenous people.

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Two BladeRunner Programs to Start in January

The Laichwiltach Family Life Society will offer two BladeRunner job readiness programs starting in January. One will prepare participants to work as a prep cook. The other will provide training for seven workplace certifications useful for those who want to work in the service sector. 

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Holiday Office Hours

The Wei Wai Kum First Nation band office will be closed between noon - 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 15 and again on Friday, Dec. 22. The office will be closed Dec. 25 through Jan. 1, re-opening on Tuesday, Jan. 2.

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Sporting Accomplishments for Wei Wai Kum Youth

Two Wei Wai Kum youth are celebrating their athletic accomplishments this month. Mark Anthony Roberts received one of the 2017 Premier’s Awards for Aboriginal Youth Excellence in Sport for the Vancouver Island Region while Emoni Bush was a member of the Carihi senior girls’ volleyball team that won the AAA Island Championships.

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