In our best efforts to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Shxw’ōwhámél Administration Office
will remain closed until further notice.

On Friday, June 12, 2020, the Shxw’ōwhámél First Nation Si:yá:m Council signed a temporary COVID-19 Virus Community Protection Law. Its purpose is to provide for the protection of Shxw’ōwhámél Lands, the environment, the health and safety of our elders, vulnerable Members and their families by imposing measures to reduce the risk of the spread of the COVID-19 virus on Shxw’ōwhámél Lands.

Important resources

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External links

GOVERNMENT OF CANADA FULL FEDERAL RESPONSE PLAN

For Canadians facing hardship as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak info available online.

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB), applications will also be available on this website beginning April 6th, 2020. If you have lost income because of COVID-19, CERB will provide you with temporary income support. CERB will provide eligible applicants with $500 a week for up to 16 weeks.

EMPLOYMENT INSURANCE QUICK LINKS

Regular EI – Eligibility and requirements available online

Regular EI Sickness Benefits (this may be rolled into the CERB)

Medical notes NOT required, check COVID-19 notice highlighted portion

Contact Toll-Free: 1-800-206-7218 or TTY: 1-800-529-3742