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Nation members helping close the recycling loop at Sea to Sky Soils

LBG partnership with Sea to Sky succeeding thanks to an awesome Lílwat7úl workforce. Pictured above: (left to right) Mateo Ocejo, Darcy Sampson, Stan Wallace, Calvin Perkins, Len Dan, Jaye-Jay Berggren Missing from photo:  Jamie Jim. (Photo provided.) When Sea to Sky Soils approached Líl̓wat Capital Assets LP about leasing a parcel of land at Rutherford, a [...]

November 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Wanosts̓a7 Dr. Lorna Williams honoured with 2018 Indspire award

Wanosts̓a7 Dr. Lorna Williams, Professor Emerita of Indigenous Education at the University of Victoria, has been recognized for her excellent work in education with a 2018 Indspire award. Líl̓wat Nation congratulates Wanosts̓a7 for her 2018 Indspire award win.  From designing a mandatory course in Indigenous education for all teacher education programs in British Columbia to [...]

November 9th, 2017|Announcements, News|

In The News: Lílwat Nation’s Increase in Post-Secondary Achievement

Listening and learning boosts Indigenous post-secondary education success  Story by Joel Barde Reprinted from Pique Newsmagazine, October 3, 2017 Photo submitted Kamana Bikadi (pictured above with father Edwin at her graduation) has a lot on her plate. The recent university graduate has a full-time gig at Deloitte, one of the world's largest accounting firms. But [...]

November 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|

UPDATE: Nlháxten/Cerise Creek Conservancy Management Plan

The Lands and Resources Department has provided this update on the progress of the Nlháxten/Cerise Creek Conservancy Plan. The Líl̓wat Nation and BC Parks will be working together over the next year to develop a management plan for the Nlháxten/Cerise Creek Conservancy. The Nlháxten/Cerise Creek area is located in the Duffey Lake Corridor, north of Joffre [...]

November 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|

12th Annual Líĺwat Nation Addictions Awareness Week

“Cin̓ t̓u7 wa7 ka nák̓a” It Takes a Long Time to Change: Líl̓wat Nation Addictions Awareness Week runs Monday, November 6 to Friday, November 1o. Líl̓wat Health and Healing and Cedar Circle Counselling  have developed a week of activities to raise awareness about addictions. Monday, November 6 Team Sweat w/ Frank Andrew Rob Andrew’s place, 1pm Drum [...]

November 6th, 2017|Announcements, News|

In the News: New Líl̓wat gas station breaks ground

Líl̓wat Nation has broken ground on Mount Currie gas station on the Churchlands North property due to open in 12 to 16 months. Reprinted from the November 2, 2017 edition of Pique Newsmagazine Story by Joel Barde Photo provided The Líl̓wat Nation broke ground on a new community gas station on Friday, Oct. 27. Roughly 60 [...]

November 2nd, 2017|Announcements, News|

Mark your calendars. The Gathering of the Artists is back November 25.

Looking for something unique for Christmas? On Saturday, November 25,  come out and support Líl̓wat Nation's artists and artisans. If you're an artist sign-up to sell your creations. The Gathering of the Artists is a great opportunity to connect with the community's artists and craftspeople. Spend some time at Úll̓us and get a jump on [...]

October 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Sixties Scoop class actions and settlement information

$800 million committed to settling Sixties Scoop class action suits  The following Information has been provided by Klein Lawyers of Vancouver, BC: As a result of an Ontario decision in February 2017, the government of Canada announced its intention to negotiate a national settlement of the various Sixties Scoop class actions. We are pleased to announce [...]

October 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|

NEW Gas Station at Churchlands North to break ground

The beginning of construction for the  new Líl̓wat Gas Station starts this Friday, October 27. at 10:30. Please come to the site next to the new Ts̓zil learning Centre to help celebrate this exciting development.

October 26th, 2017|Announcements, News|

In The News: Crew breaks ground on Function Junction development

Community members provide blessing as Líl̓wat Nation breaks ground on Function Junction development Story by Mean Lalonde Photo by Calling Mountain Productions Reprinted from the Whistler Question OCTOBER 23, 2017 07:17 PM On Sunday (Oct. 22), members of Líl̓wat First Nation gathered in Function Junction’s forest to give thanks to the land that will soon [...]

October 25th, 2017|Announcements, News|