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Gulf Islands National Park Reserve Is Hiring A Resource Management Officer / Technician

2021-12-01T20:40:03+00:00

ABOUT THIS OPPORTUNITY Parks Canada - Coastal BC Field Unit, Gulf Islands National Park Reserve is hiring a Ecosystem Integrity – Resource Management Officer / Technician $52,662 to $77,523 (currently under review) (salary level will be determined in accordance with the level of position) Closing date: 22 December 2021 - 23:59, Pacific Time Learn more MORE OPPORTUNITIES

Gulf Islands National Park Reserve Is Hiring A Resource Management Officer / Technician2021-12-01T20:40:03+00:00

Shaw Centre for the Salish Sea is Hiring Casual/Part time Visitor Experience Associate.

2021-12-01T20:35:40+00:00

ABOUT THIS OPPORTUNITY Shaw Centre for the Salish Sea is Hiring Casual/Part-time Visitor Experience Associate. Connecting the public with the Salish Sea Bioregion and its ecosystems through engagement, knowledge and awareness, the Shaw Centre for the Salish Sea offers a fun, interactive and informative experience of science and culture to visitors of all ages – welcoming over 70,000 visitors a year. Learn more MORE OPPORTUNITIES

Shaw Centre for the Salish Sea is Hiring Casual/Part time Visitor Experience Associate.2021-12-01T20:35:40+00:00

Meet Molly Fraser, the Marine Biologist for the W̱SÁNEĆ Marine Guardians Program.

2021-12-01T20:43:29+00:00

The WLC is pleased to welcome Molly Fraser to the team! Learn more about Molly Fraser and how she will help fulfill the W̱SÁNEĆ Leadership Council's mandate. Click play to view the short interview, or read the transcript below. https://youtu.be/yCTA84Em_wA Molly: A little bit about my background is I completed a Master's of science in the geography department in 2020 from the University of Victoria and my thesis focused on improving the understanding of small vessel interactions around humpback whales and killer whales, both Southern resident killer whales and Bigg's Killer Whales in the Salish sea. So once [...]

Meet Molly Fraser, the Marine Biologist for the W̱SÁNEĆ Marine Guardians Program.2021-12-01T20:43:29+00:00

W̱SÁNEĆ Leadership Council launches Tik Tok Channel; Monthly Contest

2021-11-24T19:31:09+00:00

W̱SÁNEĆ Leadership Council launches Tik Tok Channel; Monthly Contest As part of its mandate to promote respect for W̱SÁNEĆ culture, traditional practices, and language, the WLC has recently launched its own Tik Tok channel.   Shown here, an educational Tik Tok video from PEPÁḴEṈ HÁUTW̱, “Tik Tok represents an enormous opportunity for us,” shares Gord Elliott, Director of Operations. “It’s not just a platform for dancing. It’s a powerful educational tool ”  The video creation and sharing app saw enormous growth since COVID with over half of Gen Z using the app, followed by just over 30% of [...]

W̱SÁNEĆ Leadership Council launches Tik Tok Channel; Monthly Contest2021-11-24T19:31:09+00:00

The WLC continues to support community members’ efforts to exercise their Treaty rights to hunt

2021-11-23T19:14:48+00:00

As part of the WLC’s mandate to promote respect for W̱SÁNEĆ rights and culture, the WLC has been working to ensure community members have the skills, training and ability to access W̱SÁNEĆ hunting territory in the Gulf Islands to exercise their right to hunt and fish as formerly. Shown above: W̱SÁNEĆ community members who completed the WLC facilitated PAL training on Oct 30/31st weekend.  Over time, Indigenous hunting has become over-regulated and it is a common experience for W̱SÁNEĆ hunters to be hassled by Conservation Officers. These efforts have been an attempt to sever the critical relationship that exists [...]

The WLC continues to support community members’ efforts to exercise their Treaty rights to hunt2021-11-23T19:14:48+00:00

Nov 25th, 6PM Online Edition: Community Visioning Session

2021-11-22T03:41:39+00:00

Join Us For An Online W̱SÁNEĆ Community Visioning Session   For those who can't make, or aren't comfortable attending this month's In-Person Community Visioning Session. Please join us on Zoom for one hour for a short presentation and facilitated visioning session. Door prizes for all who attend. W̱SÁNEĆ Community Members Only, Please RECENT POSTS How are we doing? Leave Us Your Feedback Here

Nov 25th, 6PM Online Edition: Community Visioning Session2021-11-22T03:41:39+00:00

POSTPONED: Free Training For A Career At Sea Info Session

2021-11-17T17:21:01+00:00

Nov 17th's Info Session on The Bridge Watch Rating program is postponed until further notice. All registrants will be notified when the session is rescheduled.  Register For the Info Session RECENT POSTS How are we doing? Leave Us Your Feedback Here

POSTPONED: Free Training For A Career At Sea Info Session2021-11-17T17:21:01+00:00

Remembering W̱SÁNEĆ War Vets

2021-11-11T19:38:59+00:00

A few of the community members that served in World War Two are remembered by their families. Mary Bartleman: Mary Bartleman was a private who served in the Canadian Women’s Army Corp from 1939-1945. Stationed in Victoria, BC, Mary did not have to kill anyone. She received the Canadian Volunteer Service Meda for her 5 years of service. Her niece Pat, holds her Canadian Army Discharge Certificate which shows her war service badge number #293612 and her discharge date in August 1945. Mary Bartleman had enrolled at 18 years old. “She was a beautiful young lady who lived [...]

Remembering W̱SÁNEĆ War Vets2021-11-11T19:38:59+00:00

Knowledge Keepers Ensure Cultural Protocols Drive Leadership Decisions

2021-11-10T22:55:23+00:00

The Technical Advisory Committee is a group of appointed Elders, Knowledge Keepers and subject matter experts that bring traditional guidance into the WLC’s modern policy decisions. The WLC—as a non-profit organization with a mandate to promote respect for W̱SÁNEĆ culture, traditional practices, and language—works on projects that impact the broader W̱SÁNEĆ territory, benefit all three W̱SÁNEĆ First Nations, and require a unified response.  Why is there a W̱SÁNEĆ Technical Advisory Committee? The W̱SÁNEĆ Leadership Council’s Board of Directors is made up of leadership from Tsartlip, Tseycum, and Tsawout. The WLC takes on projects that are out of scope [...]

Knowledge Keepers Ensure Cultural Protocols Drive Leadership Decisions2021-11-10T22:55:23+00:00
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