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May. 6/11

Snuneymuxw’s Island Brave 6 man crew showed why they are National Champions at the Gorge Rowing Paddling Centre In Victoria, BC .OC6 Races on Saturday, April 30, 2011, winning yet again.

May. 5/11

"The Port Authority has stated they are completely committed to ensuring the transfer of the lands occurs in a timely way, and the economic opportunities begin flowing soon. The Cruise Ship Terminal has been, and remains, of fundamental concern to the Snuneymuxw Community. But the Port has indicated that they commit to being partners.

Apr. 21/11

Chief, Council and staff spent a few days in April travelling to Seattle and Vancouver to meet with Snuneymuxw members living in those areas to discuss ongoing events and developments with them.

Apr. 21/11

April’s Community Forum on Emergency Planning was well attended with 33 members (which included 2 elected Councilors and several Elders and even one teenager).

Feb. 25/11

When it comes to firearms, it’s definitely “safety first.” Eight more Snuneymuxw members are now certified safer because they passed the PAL Firearms Safety Course held last two weekends ago in Chambers.

Sep. 18/10

The Chief of the Snuneymuxw First Nation (SFN) has voiced “extreme disappointment” over the conduct of the Nanaimo Port Authority (NPA) with respect to the proposed Nanaimo cruise ship terminal. In particular, the SFN is dissatisfied with the NPA’s failure to address SFN’s concerns about the how the project will impact the Nanaimo River estuary, including Snuneymuxw fish and marine habitat.

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