Hoobiyee - Ts’amiks Edition 2018 a Success

What began several years ago as an opportunity for Nisg̱a’a citizens residing in the greater Vancouver area to celebrate Hoobiyee together - has evolved in to one of the City of Vancouver’s largest Indigenous cultural festivals. 

The 2018 Hoobiyee - Ts’amiks Edition took place February 2 & 3rd at the PNE Forum - a larger venue chosen by Nisg̱a’a Ts’amiks Vancouver Society - since the celebration outgrew the Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre.

President Clayton Extends Support to the Family of Colten Boushie and the Red Pheasant Cree Nation

While Indigenous people have been making progress over the years, the outcome of Colten’s case brings a somber realization that our Indigenous people continue to face systemic injustices that go unaddressed. Colten’s story has raised the need for change, and a call to the government of Canada to assess the Canadian judicial system.

Extended Nurses Clinics

Notice from Nisg̱a’a Valley Health Authority re: Extended nurses clinics.  Contact your local health centre for further information.


Prince Rupert Highway Closure due to High Avalanche Hazard

For the information of Nass Valley motorists planning to come to or from Prince Rupert - the highway is currently closed due to high avalanche hazard.  Check www.drivebc.ca for current and up to date road conditions.

Nisga'a Highway Closure both directions Gingolx to Laxgalts'ap

Nisga'a Highway Closure both directions Gingolx to Laxgalts'ap

Closed in both directions from Greenville to Gingolx (Kincolith) (28.8 km) because of High Avalanche Hazard. No detour available. Next update at 11 AM. Estimated time of opening is 2 PM. Updated on Thu Feb 8 at 5:39 am PST. (ID# 273237)

Please continue to monitor DriveBC for further updates before you travel and please travel with caution.  Link here: http://www.drivebc.ca/#listView&xtg=Events%20Badge

Notices from Nisga'a Valley Health Authority

Please see notices provided by Linda Morven, Chief Health Services Officer for Nisg̱a’a Valley Health Authority. 

For further information also visit Nisg̱a’a Valley Health Authority’s website at www.nisgaahealth.bc.ca

Weather Alert for North Coast - Inland Sections

Alerts for: North Coast - inland sections


4:43 AM PST Wednesday 07 February 2018
Snowfall warning in effect for:

Nisg̱a’a Elections Officer proposes series of amendments to Elections Act

On January 24th, Nisg̱a’a Elections Officer (the “NEO”) Esther Adams tabled a report to the NLG Executive entitled, ’Proposed Amendments to the Nisg̱a’a Elections Act & Nisg̱a’a Elections Regulation’. 

Ross Lake (Tseax 80) Bridge Replacement Construction

Please be aware that construction work related to the replacement of the one lane bridge at km 82 of the Nisga’a Highway 113 will commence during the week of February 5, 2018.

The project will run until approximately September 2018. Construction initially involves creating a detour adjacent to the existing bridge. Once the detour is functional the existing bridge will be removed and a new two lane bridge will be built.


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