Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Municipal Government 2019 -- Lax Kw'alaams

Our quick reference and archive of items from Lax Kw'alaams

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Community Profile

First Nations Financial Transparency Act

Financial Statement
Remuneration Schedule

News items of 2019


December 23 -- Stephen Conway to take on duties as new Chief Administrative Office at Lax Kw'alaams  NCR
December 19 -- Holiday period means civic closures, here's the list for Prince Rupert and area NCR
December 18 -- Lax Kw'alaams and Metlakatla ferry schedules in place for Holiday season NCR
December 13 -- Prince Rupert City Vision (video)
December 13 -- A new vision unveiled for Prince Rupert
December 13 -- Big Plans Ahead: Prince Rupert Reveals 2030 Vision
December 13 -- City of Prince Rupert and community partners share joint announcements
December 13 -- Collaboration the focus for Prince Rupert 2030 Announcements, setting the template for the future as program of civic renewal moves forward NCR
December 13 -- Many moving parts and many questions to come for Prince Rupert 2030 vision plan NCR
December 10 -- Lax Kw'alaams preparing to deliver their gift for 2020 to Band members  NCR
December 5 -- Prince Rupert Port Authority unveils new vessel
December 5 -- New Prince Rupert Port Authority vessel honour Ts'msyen culture
December 5 -- The Amwaal is celebrated as newest patrol vessel joins the Port of Prince Rupert's fleet NCR


November 25 -- Power restored to Lax Kw'alaams
November 25 -- Lax Kw'alaams gets powered back up after overnight outage NCR
November 25 -- Early morning Lax Kw'alaams outage
November 21 -- Garry Reece returns at Lax Kw'alaams Mayor
November 21 -- New band mayor elected in Lax Kw'alaams
November 21 -- Garry Reece reclaims Mayortaly in Lax Kw'alaams after four year hiatus  NCR
November 20 -- Garry Reece elected as Mayor of Lax Kw'alaams
November 19 -- Election Day for Lax Kw'alaams  NCR
November 19 -- Prince Rupert Airport to showcase First Nations culture in New Year  NCR
November 18 -- Q & A with Lax Kw'alaams Mayor John Helin
November 18 -- Lax Kw'alaams Council update notes advances in transportation, housing and infrastructure planning  NCR
November 5 -- Two weeks until election day for Lax Kw'alaams members  NCR


October 28 -- Lax Kw'alaams launches Child Care Needs Survey NCR
October 9 -- North Coast First Nations announce new initiative on climate goals related to LNG and Hydro development  NCR


September 17 -- Lax Kw'alaams the latest North Coast community to seek out a new Chief Administrative Officer  NCR
September 16 -- City of Prince Rupert, Metlakatla First Nation and Lax Kw'alaams Band sign relationship protocol  NCR
September 13 -- Nomination period about to launch for November 19th Lax Kw'alaams election  NCR


August 6 -- Frustrated from DFO discussions: Lax Kw'alaams to consider coordinated fishery NCR
August 2 -- Lax Kw'alaams Commercial Fishermen to receive update on state of season today  NCR


July 30 -- Fishery Closures bring Advisory from Metlakatla Aquatic Resources  NCR
July 30 -- Lax Kw'alaams Cable viewers to see changes to system as upgrades get underway  NCR
July 22 -- New protocol agreement will see Lax Kw'alaams and Metlakatla work as one to protect environment in traditional territory  NCR
July 12 -- Canada officially sells off Ridley Terminals stake
July 12 -- Canada divests from Prince Rupert's Ridley coal terminal, First Nations to get portion
July 12 -- Ridley Terminals gets new owners, as Federal Government divests ownership of North Coast Industrial mainstay  NCR


June 24 -- Indigenous languages experts from more than 20 countries gathering in BC today
June 21 -- National Indigenous Day kicks off on Prince Rupert Waterfront  NCR
June 21 -- July 18th set for Lax Kw'alaams Election Code referendum date NCR
June 21 -- Paint the town project underway at Argosy in Prince Rupert; with more projects announced for the summer  NCR
June 8 -- Political moves behind opposition to Nasoga Gulf question: Nisga'a Nation  NCR
June 7 -- Nasoga Gulf Dispute (video)
June 7 -- Nisga'a say politics behind land purchase opposition
June 7 -- Coast Tsimshian propose Collaboration in dispute with Nisga'a over Nasoga Gulf lands
June 7 -- Coast Tsimshian Tribes set up info blockade on Highway 16 at Kasiks in territory dispute with Nisga'a, B.C. government
June 7 -- Lands not for sale: Coast Tsimshian blockade
June 7 -- Coast Tsimshian release demands and shared solutions on land dispute with Nisga'a
June 7 -- Tsimshian blockage spreads offer of collaboration on Nasoga Gulf lands
June 7 -- Provincial funding to help First Nations negotiate education agreements with school boards
June 7 -- Tsimshian bands joining up for information blockade west of Terrace on proposed land sale
June 7 -- Coast Tsimshian protest sale of land to Nisga'a
June 7 -- Nine Tribes of the Coast Tsimshian outline their solution to the Nasoga Gulf Controversy  NCR
June 7 -- Coastal First Nations seek province to engage in Nasoga Gulf controversy NCR
June 6 -- Coast Tsimshian to hold information blockade on land transfer to Nisga'a
June 6 -- Coast Tsimshian plan information blockade along Highway 16
June 6 -- Harold Leighton and John Helin: NDP betraying First Nations by trying to sell our land to Nisga'a 
June 5 -- Federal Minister of Indigenous Services say government already taking action on MMIWG final report
June 4 -- Indigenous voices finally heard with final MMIWG report, says Northwest BC advocate
June 4 -- Nasoga Gulf question, economic development and reconciliation discussions among the themes for Community Information sessions ahead for Lax Kw'alaams Members  NCR


May 22 -- Lax Kw'alaams Search and Rescue (video)
May 21 -- Search and rescue equipment on Lax Kw'alaams receives critical upgrades
May 21 -- Lax Kw'alaams Rescue Society completes Station equipment upgrades
May 21 -- $55,000 plus Port investment Fund contribution helps Lax Kw'alaams Search and Rescue  NCR
May 21 -- Lax Kw'alaams Mayor praises Senate Committee rejection of Tanker Ban Bill
May 17 -- Lax Kw'alaams Mayor applauds Senate recommendation on tanker ban bill
May 17 -- Lax Kw'alaams Mayor and Government welcome latest Senate moves on Tanker Ban Bill NCR
May 10 -- No charges laid in VIP fishing trip to Ecstall River, anglers told


April 10 -- BC North Coast residents to Ottawa: "We can't make a living fishing'


March 29 -- Lax Kw'alaams band in court last week
March 28 -- Lax Kw'alaams, Metlakatla oppose commercial herring fishery
March 26 -- Lax Kw'alaams to test BC Government jurisdiction over energy projects  NCR
March 25 -- Herring opening for Prince Rupert area spawns action from Lax Kw'alaams  NCR
March 22 -- Lax Kw'alaams looks to document and maintain heritage material  NCR
March 6 -- Coast Tsimshian Career Fair set for March 14th at Prince Rupert Civic Centre  NCR
March 2 -- 35th Anniversary for Ridley Terminals makes for bounty of cash for North Coast communities/groups   NCR
March 1 -- Ridley Terminals Inc. investing $1 million in Northcoast communities to honour 35th anniversary


February 28 -- Ridley Terminal donations (video)
February 28 -- Ridley Terminals donates $1 million to community projects
February 22 -- Lax Kw'alaams moves forward with proposed amendments to Band Election Code  NCR
February 6 -- Lax Kw'alaams Sneak Peek for ANBT tournament opening night  NCR


January 24 -- Lax Kw'alaams to preserve documents for future generations  NCR
January 17 -- With Port of Prince Rupert moratorium, Lelu Island marine areas to be off limits for future development  NCR

Archive of items from 2018
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Archive of items from 2015
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