Health Centre AGM 2016

Oct. 27/16

Snuneymuxw Elder Xelimulh/Kasalid, Bill White, opened the September 15th meeting with a Tiwi’ulth, prayer, and sang two traditional songs with the assistance of Wes Edwards.

Elected Chief John Wesley along with elected Councillors Kate Good and Regan Seward were in attendance at the Health AGM. All three expressed words of welcome and shared the importance of the Health Centre in the community and the goals of the elected council.

Health Staff then presented a discussion of what services their departments provide.

The main intention of the Health Annual General Meeting is for the Health Department to share with community members its finalized Annual General Report for the fiscal year 2015 – 2016. The Annual General Meeting also provided an opportunity for members to hear a presentation about the new Health Centre to be developed.

Jeff Gravistin, David Nairne & Associates, and Charles Nelson, Snuneymuxw Health Administrator, provided a presentation regarding the site location of the proposed new Health Centre to show what measures are being taken to ensure the cultural privacy of Snuneymuxw’s long house and to answer any questions.

Charles Nelson, Snuneymuxw Health Administrator, provided closing remarks by thanking all those community members in attendance for coming out and supporting the work of the Health Centre and thanking the cooks for an excellent meal, then closed the night with a prayer.

Please contact the Health Centre for the full AGM Report: 250-740-2337

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