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Syilx Nation Salmon Feast Celebrates Sacredness of the River at Traditional Fishing Camp sx̌ʷəx̌ʷnitkʷ

It is one of the goals of the Syilx Nation to carry on the work of our Elders, who have taught us the importance of preserving and revitalizing our traditions, customs, and language. As part of this commitment the annual Salmon Feast provides the opportunity for snxa?l’iwlem (to honor the sacredness of the river) at […]

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Juvenile White Sturgeon Monitoring

White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) in the upper Columbia River in British Columbia, Canada, was listed as endangered under the federal Species at Risk Act (SARA) in 2006 as the population is undergoing recruitment failure. One segment of the population resides in the Mid-Columbia River, which is a section of the upper Columbia River located between […]

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YES (You Empowered & Strong)

YES is an Aboriginal Community Safety Development project that addresses the need for community-based solution for families who have to deal with the harmful impacts of family violence. Each community will determine how they provide the service based on individual community needs. Building relationships within community to support capacity building. Prevention and education opportunities will […]

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West Kelowna Transmission Line

On February 5, 2015, the Province of British Columbia and BC Hydro announced the West Kelowna Transmission Project. BC Hydro is in the early planning stage for a new, secondary transmission line delivering clean, reliable power to the communities of West Kelowna and Peachland. About 22,000 customers are served by the Westbank Substation and a […]

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