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New Affordable Homes Open for kʷikʷəƛ̓əm First Nation Members

kʷikʷəƛ̓əm (Kwikwetlem) First Nation celebrates the Official Opening of Lot 16, a new 14 unit housing project that will provide much needed safe, quality and affordable housing for our members and help us to welcome them back home to their ancestral village of slakəyánc (IR #1). The project is the result of a partnership between the kʷikʷəƛ̓əm First Nation, the Province through BC Housing and the Government of Canada through Indigenous Services Canada.

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Statement on the Death of kʷikʷəƛ̓əm Councillor Stephanie Patterson

kʷikʷəƛ̓əm First Nation is is deeply saddened to announce the tragic death of our beloved Councillor and community member, Stephanie Patterson. Stephanie is survived by three children. “Stephanie was passionate about helping all members of our community - our children, youth, adults and Elders.

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Colony Farm Regional Park Renamed to ƛ̓éxətəm Regional Park

Kwikwetlem First Nation and Metro Vancouver jointly announce the renaming of Colony Farm Regional Park to as ƛ̓éxətəm Regional Park and Colony Farm Road to as ƛ̓éxətəm Road on July 1, 2023.

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kʷikʷəƛ̓əm First Nation announce new Sockeye Hatchery, the next step to bringing the "Red Fish Up the River" back home.

kʷikʷəƛ̓əm First Nation announce new Sockeye Hatchery Hatchery is being built nearby the Coquitlam Dam in the heart of the Nation’s traditional, ancestral and unceded territory known as the skʷƛ̓əma:ɬ x̌acaʔ (Coquitlam Lake) Watershed. The kʷikʷəƛ̓əm Sockeye Hatchery is being led by kʷikʷəƛ̓əm First Nation in partnership with BC Hydro, Metro Vancouver and Fisheries and Oceans Canada.

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New Funding helps Nation create a safer, sacred Cemetery to honour our ancestors and loved ones

kʷikʷəƛ̓əm First Nation receives new funding to upgrade and protect its historical cemetary, including $300,000 from the First Nation Land Management Resources Centre and $387,000 from the First Peoples' Cultural Council. Our Historic Cemetary serves as a sacred final resting place for our Elders and Ancestors as well as extended family and relatives from other First Nations.

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