Huu-ay-aht citizen Marjorie White received Order of Canada

Huu-ay-aht elder Marjorie White is one of 105 appointees to the Order of Canada this year. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, today announced the new appointments to the Order of Canada. The new member list includes 3 Companions (C.C.), 20 Officers (O.C.) and 82 Members (C.M.). Recipients will be invited … Continue reading Huu-ay-aht citizen Marjorie White received Order of Canada

Huu-ay-aht gains ground on commitment to working with both levels of government

More than three months ago Huu-ay-aht First Nations declared the treatment of Huu-ay-aht children by the Province of British Columbia a public health emergency. Since that time, Huu-ay-aht Executive Council and staff have been working diligently to gain support from both the provincial and federal governments. Earlier this spring, a delegation from Huu-ay-aht travelled to … Continue reading Huu-ay-aht gains ground on commitment to working with both levels of government

Wear purple to draw awareness to elder abuse

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is marked each year on June 15. This year help Huu-ay-aht mark this important day by wearing a purple shirt or ribbon. “Like all issues, the first step to begin to put a stop to it is to acknowledge and talk about it,” explains Huu-ay-aht Councillor Sheila Charles. “Elders abuse … Continue reading Wear purple to draw awareness to elder abuse

Huu-ay-aht implements Alcohol Policy

Huu-ay-aht First Nations wants to create an environment that supports and promotes healthy lifestyles and community wellbeing. Therefore, the Nation is implementing an Alcohol Policy on its Treaty Settlement Lands. The policy identifies healthy options available to people who use Huu-ay-aht facilities where alcohol is provided. It applies to the day-to-day operations of all businesses … Continue reading Huu-ay-aht implements Alcohol Policy

Huu-ay-aht purchases commercial crab licence

Finding and creating opportunities to get Huu-ay-aht citizens fishing again is a top priority of Executive Council. On March 7, Executive Council approved the purchase of a commercial crab licence that will get fishers out on the water this year. The licence cost the Nation $1,035,000, plus the cost in fees to transfer the crab … Continue reading Huu-ay-aht purchases commercial crab licence