Resource Library

1 year 3 weeks
2018 / PDF and Power point
The purpose of the proposed Skeetchestn Membership Law, 2018 is to replace the current 1987 Membership Code.Why Change the 1987 Membership Code? 1. Last extensive review was 30 years ago2.
Found in: Governance | Legal
1 year 1 month
2018 / PDF
Upon the advice of the Lands Advisory Committee, Sq'ewa:lxw Chief and Council, has enacted the Sq'ewa:lxw Removal of Trespassers Law 2018. In the process of implementing jurisdiction over our land, Sq'ewa:lxw is enacting land management laws and creating policies with which we will fashion the cummunity as envisioned by the people. The Law is applicable to the whole area of the Reserves, to all...
Found in: Legal
1 year 1 month
2018 / PDF
Sq'ewa:lxw has an inherent right to self-government and stewardship of our lands which is enabled by the Sq'ewa:lxw Land Code. Upon the advice of the Land Advisory Committee, Sq'ewa:lxw Chief and Council, has enacted the Sq'ewa:lxw Outdoor Fires Law 2018.
Found in: Legal
1 year 1 month
2018 / PDF
The Sq'ewa:lxw Noise Control Law 2018 was put forward for consideration at a duly convened meeting of Chief and Council on February 28th, 2018 and passed by Council on April 25th, 2018. The purpose of the law is to prevent unreasonable noise that is likely to disturb the community.
Found in: Legal
1 year 1 month
2018 / PDF
Upon the advice of the Land Advisory Committee, Sq'ewa:lxw Chief and Council, has enacted the Sq'ewa:lxw Fireworks Control Law 2018. The purpose of the law is to promote safety and to protect Sq'ewa:lxw lands, members, occupants, buildings, and resources from potentially hazardous or disruptive use of fireworks. The law is applicable to all Sq'ewa:lxw lands including the whole area of the...
Found in: Legal
1 year 1 month
2018 / PDF
Given the inherent right of Sq'ewa:lxw to self-government and stewardship of our lands, and as enabled by the Sq'ewa:lxw Land Code, and upon the advice of the Land Advisory Committee, Sq'ewa:lxw Chief and Council, has enacted the Sq'ewa:lxw Animal Control and Protection Law 2018.
Found in: Legal
1 year 1 month
2018 / PDF
Stz’uminus dedicated 65 acres of land to economic development and we are in the process of developing a new town at Oyster Bay.Since Stz’uminus First Nation voted for First Nation Lands Management and passed our Land Code in 2013, Stz’um inus operates under the First Nations Land Management Regime and has management authority and law - making powers over its reserve lands.
Found in: Governance | Legal
1 year 3 months
2012 / PDF
Created by the First Nations Tax Commission, this policy sets out the requirements that must be met in financial administration by-laws enacted under subsection 83(1) of the Indian Act. This policy is used by the Commission in its review and recommendation for approval of First Nations’ financial administration by-laws. Provides guidance on the definitions and contents of each section.
Resource Producer: First Nations Tax Commission
Author(s): First Nations Tax Commission
2 years 1 week
2016 / PDF
The official Skowkale First Nation Business Permit Laws governing business applications, permitting, and enforcements. 
Resource Producer: Sq’ewqéyl (Skowkale First Nation)
2 years 5 months
2009 / PDF
This resource highlights the 96 Best Practices of Comprehensive Community Planning among First Nations. The list was compiled with the work of New Relationship Trust, as well as Beringia Community Planning, from a range of both Aboriginal and Non-Aboriginal sources. It covers five areas of: Comprehensive Community Planning (CCP), Governance, Land Use Planning, Consultation, and Environmental...
Resource Producer: New Relationship Trust
Author(s): Cook, Jeff

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