Yearly Archives: 2023



We're thrilled to make W̱SÁNEĆ news and information accessible to our community, and we want to make sure you're always in the know about the latest developments, exciting projects, and valuable resources we have to offer. To stay up to date, engage with our various online platforms and resources: 1. Explore Our Blog, Website & Newsletter:Don't miss out on the latest information. Stay current by subscribing to our monthly newsletter. Our blog and website are consistently updated! Whether you're looking for in-depth informative articles or updates on general community news, you'll find it all at 2. Connect With [...]

FEELING OUT OF TOUCH?2023-11-30T01:14:36+00:00

W̱SÁNEĆ Goldstream Engagement Forum Part 2


W̱SÁNEĆ Goldstream Engagement Forum Part 2 Proposed Barrier and Road Widening Project at Goldstream River LOCATION: Saanich Fairgrounds – Cedar Room / Main Hall DATE: Wednesday, December 13, 2023 TIME: 5:00 – 8:30 The province have proposed to do road work where the Trans-Canada Highway passes through Goldstream Provincial Park. This project cuts through the most important salmon watershed in W̱SÁNEĆ territory and a W̱SÁNEĆ village site. Both of these things were guaranteed to be protected in the Douglas Treaties. Before the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure (MOTI) start work on the project, they must ensure W̱SÁNEĆ constitutional treaty [...]

W̱SÁNEĆ Goldstream Engagement Forum Part 22023-11-26T22:08:22+00:00

W̱SÁNEĆ Leadership Council Launches Community-Only Website Portal


W̱SÁNEĆ Leadership Council Launches Community-Only Website Portal The newly launched community-only portal on the WLC website offers secure access to private or sensitive materials. The W̱SÁNEĆ Leadership Council (WLC) website has been upgraded to help community members stay in the loop on important developments. All while keeping sensitive information safely stored in a password-protected portal. The “Community Only” section will require a password to access and will store important information, such as recordings of community meetings and community engagement sessions, full-length copies of community agreements, messages to leadership from community members, and other private information. This exclusive new feature [...]

W̱SÁNEĆ Leadership Council Launches Community-Only Website Portal2023-11-26T22:07:47+00:00

CineVic Workshop Offering Waived Fee for W̱SÁNEĆ Community Members


CineVic Workshop Offering Waived Fee for W̱SÁNEĆ Community Members CineVic is offering a Film Production Workshop – Location Sound and RED Camera Date & Time: Saturday 2 December 2023 Sunday 3 December 2023 12:00pm – 5:00pm both days Location: Intrepid Studio, 2-1609 Blanshard St., Victoria BC   MAVNetwork is a local production network focused on training and hiring members of the underrepresented film community. CineVic is an artist-run society supporting independent filmmakers and media artists with accessible programming, affordable equipment, professional development resources, and cinematic exhibition opportunities since 1991. We acknowledge and respect the long and continuing history [...]

CineVic Workshop Offering Waived Fee for W̱SÁNEĆ Community Members2023-11-28T17:39:44+00:00

This Time 11 Years Ago – November 2012


   Totem raising is 'a day in history' Tseycum First Nation celebrates deal with province over road construction, burial sites JUDITH LAVOIE Times Colonist (Victoria, British Columbia, Canada) · Sat, Nov 17, 2012 A decades-old dispute between a Saanich Peninsula First Nation and the provincial government took a tentative step toward reconciliation Friday. As Tseycum First Nation celebrated the unveiling of a newly refurbished totem pole on West Saanich Road, Aboriginal Relations Minister Ida Chong offered regrets for the hurt caused by construction of the road over historical burial sites. "We can't change the past, but we need to move [...]

This Time 11 Years Ago – November 20122023-10-31T19:44:54+00:00

Douglas Treaty News


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Douglas Treaty News2023-11-15T00:19:48+00:00
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