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2020 Elk Harvest

  Introduction ‘Namgis voluntarily participates in Tlawals (Roosevelt Elk) management as set by the Ministry of Forests, Lands, and Natural Resource Operations (FLNRO) using a Limited Entry Hunt (LEH) System. Tlawals numbers were decimated and elk hunting in our territory has been managed by LEH, where a lottery determines the recipients of the elk to be harvested that year. We …

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COVID-19 Antibody Testing – Preliminary Results

Cormorant Island COVID-19 Antibody Testing Preliminary Results, July 23, 2020 Full Document Below are partial details from the full document above. Results 520 people provided a blood sample for COVID-19 antibody testing. 19 people (3.7%) were positive for  COVID-19 antibodies, meaning that they were previously infected with the COVID-19 virus and their body made antibodies against the virus. Most of …

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Job Posting: Director of Community Services

DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY SERVICES Job Summary:  The Director of Community Services oversees the overall management of multiple community-centric programs and services and provides leadership to department staff including overseeing the development, implementation and evaluation of social development programs, services and activities that contribute to the overall well-being of the ‘Namgis First Nation membership including children, youth, and Elders. The Director …

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Job Posting: Assistant Administrator

ASSISTANT ADMINISTRATOR We are seeking an Assistant Administrator to occupy a senior management position. The successful candidate will report to, support and collaborate with the Senior Administrator in all matters related to business operations including, but not limited to, the senior management team, Council, other First Nations and Indigenous organizations, federal and provincial governments, external agencies, membership, and other stakeholders. …

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FNLC COVID 19 Resource Information

FNLC COVID-19 Resource Information This document is about benefits available to Indigenous communities, businesses, and individuals during the COVID-19 novel coronavirus emergency. It was developed by the First Nations Leadership Council.   Gilakas’la

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COVID-19 Hampers for Off-Reserve Members

Covid-19 Response Hampers for Off-Reserve Members May 13, 2020 ‘Namgis First Nation will be providing food hampers to our off-reserve members (residing off Cormorant Island) if they require assistance. As we have a large number of members that have not provided our membership clerk with their address, we are asking each member who wishes to receive a hamper to email …

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Food and Coupon Distribution Info – Cormorant Island

Please be advised. Since Friday April 17th, and continuing into this Friday April 24th, the Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) has been working with various departments of ‘Namgis First Nation to support the distribution of goods to ‘Namgis members on Cormorant Island in response to the current pandemic. The first of two major food distributions prioritized elders, those on income assistance, …

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‘Namgis COVID 19 Emergency Health and Safety Law

  ‘Namgis First Nation COVID-19 Virus Emergency Public Health and Safety Protection Law Preview – Page 1 of 4 for full document click here: ‘Namgis COVID-19 Virus Emergency Public Health and Safety Protection Law – Signed WHEREAS: A. The COVID-19 virus, also known as the Coronavirus, has spread throughout the world and been declared a pandemic by the World Health …

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Ferry Travel Restrictions

ESSENTIAL FERRY TRAFFIC SERVICE Additional safety measures to control the spread of the virus will be to only allow essential service personnel & vehicle traffic.  The following are in this category: TRANSPORTATION CREW (BC FERRIES) PERSON WHO PROVIDES ESSENTIAL SERVICE ESSENTIAL MEDICAL DELIVERIES ESSENTIAL FOOD & GOODS DELIVERIES CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE WORKERS EMERGENCY RESPONDERS EMPLOYEES RESIDING OR WORKING OFF ISLAND RESIDENTS …

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EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY – NO Garbage or Recycling Pickup

IMPORTANT NOTICE – EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY Due to the current health crisis, there will be no garbage or recycling pickup until further notice. If you have a vehicle/transportation, please bring your garbage to the transfer station: Tuesday to Saturday Hours: Tuesday: 12pm to 3:45pm Wednesday: 10am to 3:45pm Thursday: 10am to 3:45pm Friday: 12pm to 3:45pm Saturday: 8:30am to 3:45pm   …