Parks Canada is hiring an Interpretation Assistant (Student) As part of the Visitor Experience team, you will deliver meaningful, captivating, and enjoyable interpretive presentations, programs and activities that provide visitors with opportunities to develop meaningful connections to the natural and cultural landscapes of Gulf Islands National Park Reserve. Your duties will include: • Delivery of different styles of interpretation programming (e.g., scheduled programs, demonstrations, roving, tabletop, guided walks etc.). • Representing Gulf Islands National Park Reserve at partner venues such as the Shaw Centre for the Salish Sea and at outreach events in the community. • Organization of and/or [...]
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Parks Canada is hiring Maintenance Workers This position provides excellent work experience and hands-on learning opportunities to support Parks Canada’s maintenance program. As a member of the Asset Team, you will support the overall goals of the Park Reserve by enhancing the visitor experience and engaging Canadians and other visitors from around the world in learning, enjoying and connecting to Canada's natural and cultural heritage. The candidate must be willing to travel by vessel as a majority of the work days begin by loading equipment and materials and departing by boat to various locations within GINPR. This opportunity is a [...]
W̱SÁNEĆ Goldstream Engagement Forum - Dec 13th 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 for dinner and discussion 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 [...]
AN ISLAND UNDER QUESTION Image caption: James Island has had a varied history since 1854 when it was named after Sir James Douglas, governor of Vancouver Island Tsawout: 'Our elders remember' Saanich Peninsula aboriginals want an archeological inventory undertaken to establish that natives were on the island in the early 1900s-and before By Susan Chung Times Colonist (Victoria, British Columbia, Canada) · Mon, Dec 2, 1996 NATIVES WHO SAY they were kicked off James Island to make way for a dynamite plant near the turn of the century want their land back. The Tsawout band has been trying for [...]
Tsartlips claim to ‘sacred’ Tod Inlet By Bill Smith Times Colonist (Victoria, British Columbia, Canada) · Tue, Nov 30, 1993 The Tsartlip Band has plans to lay claim to Tod Inlet. The band is working on a site-specific land claim for the inlet and portions of surrounding land. And while the land is already targeted for major development by Fama Holdings, band chief Daniel Sam said the area is “legally ours.” “There is no bill of sale to say it was bought from the Tsartlip people,” Sam said Monday. Band elders have given descriptions of Tsartlip boundaries from Mount [...]
WLC Holiday Closure ❄️ The WLC offices will be closed starting Thursday, December 21st and will re-open on Monday, January 8th RECENT POSTS Leave Us Your Feedback Here
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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 from leadership to community members, and other private information. This exclusive new feature is [...]
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 [...]
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