News

Hydro Safety Notice

BC Hydro is ramping up the discharge from the John Hart Dam in response to the heavy rainfall and in anticipation of a storm forecast for Sunday, Jan. 28 . The public are asked to continue to stay away from Elk Falls and the Campbell River.

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Chief Robert Pollard Leaves Office

Following years of service as the Chief of the Wei Wai Kum Nation, Robert Pollard is leaving office after Council declared his seat vacant in accordance with the Nation’s Election Code. Chief Pollard has been on leave for more than six months for medical reasons.

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Welcome to New School Staff

School District 72 and the Wei Wai Kum First Nation welcome two new additions to the staff: Dana Roberts and Charity Perrault. Dana Roberts will teach Language and Culture part-time. Charity Perrault is the interim Home School Liaison Officer.

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Training Program Helps Budding Entrepreneurs Be Their BEST

In their ongoing commitment to building a better future for business in Vancouver Island First Nation communities, NEDC is ramping up for another installment of its Business Entrepreneurial Skills and Training program (BEST). BEST is a free training series that helps nurture the entrepreneurial spirit of people, communities and organizations .

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Tickets Now Available for Reconciliation Play

Tickets are now available for the interactive play šxʷʔam̓ət, about reconciliation issues between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people. The play, whose name is pronounced “shwah-mette” (‘home’ in a Coast Salish dialect), comes to Thunderbird Hall Jan. 25.

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