Blog - Shuswap Indian Band

Broadband Speed Test

The Southeastern BC Regional Connectivity Committee has been advocating for highspeed internet for residents and businesses within the Columbia Basin and we are asking folks to take part in the speed test at www.ourtrust.org/speedtest By taking the online speed test, you are providing specific data about the true state of connectivity in your area. This

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Shuswap Indian Band 2020 Year in Review

Weyt-kp/Hello everyone! Seasons Greetings to all!  2020 has most certainly been a unique and challenging year. Despite the circumstances, Shuswap Indian Band rose to the occasion and with team effort, mobilized a COVID-19 safety plan for staff and the community.  Shuswap Indian Band experienced a steep learning curve. While educating themselves on the pandemic, also

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A Message from The Shuswap Health Team

On Nov 19, 2020 Dr. Bonnie Henry our Medical Health Officer issued new restrictions for the province of B.C. These are in effect until December 7, 2020. The following restrictions can be read by clicking on the link below: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/safety/emergency-preparedness-response-recovery/covid-19-provincial-support/restrictions As a Health Team we understand how difficult these times are. However, we do ask

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COVID-19 Updates

A Message from the Shuswap Health Team November 30, 2020 On Nov 19, 2020 Dr. Bonnie Henry our Medical Health Officer issued new restrictions for the province of B.C. These are in effect until December 7, 2020. The following restrictions can be read by clicking on the link below: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/safety/emergency-preparedness-response-recovery/covid-19-provincial-support/restrictions As a Health Team we

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Land Use Plan Ratification Vote

TAKE NOTICE THAT the Shuswap Indian Band has called a Ratification Vote in accordance with the Shuswap Indian Band Land Code (2014) to be held on October 29, 2020 to determine if eligible voters support the following YES/NO question:Do you approve of the Shuswap Indian Band Land Use Plan (2020) dated October 2020?NOTE THAT the

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Invermere has one confirmed positive case of COVID 19

COVID -19 is not over! Invermere has one confirmed positive case of COVID 19. This has potentially affected 7 families within the Shuswap community.  Chief and Council have decided to play it safe and close the administration office for the next two weeks and closely monitor the situation. Everyone is asked to continue practicing physical

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Notice: Visitors By Appointment Only

IMPORTANT NOTICE All visitors to the Shuswap Indian Band will be seen by appointment only. Please call: 250-341-3678 THANK YOU for helping us keep our office safe!

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Land Use Plan: Community Meeting and Upcoming Vote

LAND USE PLANCOMMUNITY MEETING AND UPCOMING VOTEOPEN TO ALL SHUSWAP INDIAN BAND MEMBERS Date: Wednesday, September 30th, 2020Time: 6:00 pmLocation: Virtual Meeting via Zoom (Details to be sent by email in coming days) The Shuswap Indian Band is currently undertaking an update to the community’s on-reserve Land Use Plan. A previous version of the Plan

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IMPACTS OF THE TRANSITION FROM CERB TO EI ON BC FIRST NATIONS

TO: UBCIC CHIEFS COUNCILFROM: NATASHA KIM, POLICY RESEARCHER AND WRITERDATE: AUGUST 24, 2020RE: IMPACTS OF THE TRANSITION FROM CERB TO EI ON BC FIRST NATIONS PURPOSE: To provide the UBCIC Chiefs Council with a comprehensive background and analysis of the federal government’s plans to transition Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) recipients back to employment insurance

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