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Songhees Wellness Centre Official Opening

January 22, 2014 — After eight years of planning, countless community consultations and $24 million in strategic financing, the Songhees Wellness Centre will open officially Wednesday with a ceremony honouring everyone involved. "Our people wanted something to call their own, a gathering space, but it's become more than that," said Chief Ron Sam, in the office wing of the new building that overlooks a...

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Songhees Wellness Centre a community success story

January 20, 2014 — “Our people wanted something to call their own, a gathering space, but it’s become more than that,” said Chief Ron Sam, in the office wing of the new building that overlooks a stunning seaside panorama. He said the centre encompasses wellness: physical, cultural, spiritual and financial. The centre at 1100 Admirals Rd. brings the band’s previously scattered administrative offices together....

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The Unity Wall

January 8, 2014 — Students from nearby elementary schools experienced local First Nations culture firsthand with tours of the painting area and the mural on the Ogden Point breakwater.

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Carving House Posts with Songhees Nation

March 26, 2013 — Shaw TV's Jen Muranetz finds out what it takes to carve House Posts for the new Songhees Wellness Centre. It takes more than just carving...telling the story is also very important.

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Songhees' New Wellness Centre

March 13, 2013 — The Songhees Nation has a new wellness centre that will provide health, rec rooms and places to meet for the community. Shaw TV's Sucheta Singh reports.

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