Penelakut Tribe

Spune’luxutth is a healthy, safe and independent community guided by our strong culture. Our vibrant local economy and our extensive community facilities, services, and programs sustain our independence, safety, health, and our people. We live off the ocean, and our water and land are clean and pristine.

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Chief & Council

Penelakut Tribe has Council elections every four years, which allows for 9 Council members and 1 Chief Council. There is a community meeting that gives people the opportunity to nominate potential candidates and this list of nominees is used for the election ballots.

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Upcoming Community Events

Jul 15 | 2:30 – 3:30 pm | Virtual

Hop Online - 4 Seasons Early Years

A weekly virtual program for parents with children ages 2-6 who are from out Member Nations, on and off reserve. The program will focus on having fun while helping your child’s development (physical, emotional, intellectual, and spiritual). All you need to …
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Jul 15 | 4:30 – 5:30 pm | Penelakut Field

Fitness Bootcamp

An 8-week fitness program starting June 30, 2020 – July 22, 2020 Prizes will be awarded at the end including a $200 Sport Chek card as well as swag bags with all sorts of goodies donated from Popeyes Victoria! Each time you attend the Bootcamp session you’ll be entered …
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Jul 22 | 2:30 – 3:30 pm | Virtual

Hop Online - 4 Seasons Early Years

A weekly virtual program for parents with children ages 2-6 who are from out Member Nations, on and off reserve. The program will focus on having fun while helping your child’s development (physical, emotional, intellectual, and spiritual). All you need to …
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Jul 22 | 4:30 – 5:30 pm | Penelakut Field

Fitness Bootcamp

An 8-week fitness program starting June 30, 2020 – July 22, 2020 Prizes will be awarded at the end including a $200 Sport Chek card as well as swag bags with all sorts of goodies donated from Popeyes Victoria! Each time you attend the Bootcamp session you’ll be entered …
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Community News

Jul 8, 2020

Grad 2020

Chasing a dream requires efforts, passion and hard work. You are now in the half way. Keep up your good work and continue to strive. Congratulations! Photo by Em Jack – 2020 Indigenous Graduates of the Chemainus Secondary Left to Right – Mariann, Madison, …
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Jul 6, 2020

July News

July 2020 Newsletter Read the Penelakut July 2020 Newsletter for information about Up-to-date News, Health Updates, Employment Opportunities, the Chemainus Thrift Shop and more by clicking here.
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Jun 26, 2020

Employment Opportunity

Penelakut Tribe is seeking a full-time 1-year term (with the possibility of permanent full-time)  Home Care Nurse for the Penelakut Health Centre. Please click here for more information
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Community Services

Health

Penelakut Health utilizes a blend of services that are based on traditional and modern practices to create a well-rounded service for membership.

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Education

The Education Department of Penelakut Tribe is committed to helping its members to achieve their educational goals and aspirations.

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Housing

Penelakut Tribe has a foundation of infrastructure that will support the growth and development of the community.

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Governance

Penelakut Tribe is governed by its elected Chief and Council and is striving towards becoming a self-governing community.

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Economic Development

Penelakut Tribe has developed strategic planning for its Economic Development Department to use as a guideline for future and current opportunities.

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Lands & Resources

The Lands and Resources Departments continue to work towards a sustainable development that will meet our community's needs.

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