Employment Oppurtunities

April 18, 2019



Binche Whut’en is accepting Resumes for the part-time position of a Social Development Worker, an Office Assistant, and O & M Worker(s).

The Social Development Worker will administer the Social Development program.  Duties and responsibilities may be of a wide range of social development activities.

Office Assistant will be responsible for preparing agendas, recording meeting minutes, excellent written and verbal communication skills, thorough understanding of office management procedures, proficiency in MS Office, book keeping experience preferred.

Applicants for the O & M positions should have experience in all areas of Operations & Maintenance and must have a valid Class 5 Drivers License and a Small Waters Ticket. Training may be provided to successful applicants.

To submit your resume or for more details, contact Manager at Binche Administration Office, or mail to Binche Whut’en, P.O. Box 2039, Fort St. James, B.C. VOJ 1PO or e-mail davebirdi@binchekeyoh.ca

Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Closing date April 26, 2019.

Naloxone Training Sessions

  • Take Home Naloxone Training is offered to you at your convenience in the comfort of your home, at your organization/work location and at the health centre.
  • 1 to 1 ½ hour (depends on number of people in training.)
  • Training includes; a quiz, a power point presentation with a video on how to recognize an overdose and how to use the naloxone kit. (You will practice using the kit and receive a free kit.)
  • We also have additional information on Fentanyl/Naloxone/overdoses and can chat about other health questions you may have.
  • We can share stories and learn from one another.

If you are interested and would like more information from Nadine or Denyse please post your name on the “Contact info” sheet or call the health centre at: 250-648-3350.  We can visit you either during the day or do evening training.

Up-coming sessions:

  • Tl’azt’en Nation Health Center:

April 30th  from 4 to 6pm (everyone welcome)

  • Nancy Tom Health Center:

May 1st from 1 to 3pm (everyone welcome)

Band Transfer Forms

Below you will find links to post-separation statement of consent forms for transferring to Binche Whut’en. These forms are different than the previous statement of consent forms, as these one’s require a Band Council Resolution. These are not only open to Tl’azt’en members wishing to transfer to Binche Whut’en, but for anyone from any other band wishing to transfer to Binche Whut’en. This process normally takes about 6 months, but INAC has approved the expediting of these documents temporarily so anyone who missed out on the previous process can still transfer to Binche in a timely matter. Keep in mind this is only temporary. After this expedited process ends, we’ll revert back to the normal 6 month process. For minor consent forms we still require signatures from both parents. Copies of legal documents for custody or record of death must be provided if the other parent is not available to sign, or legal guardianship documents must be provided. If you can not contact the other parent for other reasons, a Statement in Lieu of Parent Signature form must be signed. Right now we are prioritizing reaching out and getting these documents filled.

If you require assistance, or want to confirm you, or your family are on the Binche band list, you may contact me at the Binche Band Office at 250-648-3232, or my direct line at 778-300-2485. You can also email me at paulhaskell@binchekeyoh.ca or fax me at 1-778-300-2507

Unfortunately we require originals, so emailed or faxed documents will not be excepted. You can print out these documents, fill them out, then mail to the following address.

Paul Haskell
204 Mandine Dr. PO Box 2039
Fort St. James BC V0J 1P0

Transfering from Tl’azt’en to Binche

Transfer Consent (Tl’azt’en to Binche)
Transfer Consent Minor (Tl’azt’en to Binche)

Transfering from Other band

Transfer Consent Minor (Other to Binche)
Transfer Consent Adult (Other to Binche)

Statement in Lieu of Parent’s Signature.

Binche Community Bus


Binche Whut’en celebrated the ribbon cutting ceremony of the Community Bus at Binche Community Center on Monday February 26th.

The Community Bus service provides safe, reliable and affordable transportation to the communities of Binche, Tl’azt’en, Nak’azdli, Vanderhoof and Fort St. James. Binche is appreciative of the financial support from Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, Tanizul Timber, Tl’azt’en Nation, Northern Spirit Transportation, Dunkley Lumber and Conifex.

DSC_6691Rebecca Murdock lives in the community of Binche and welcomes this new initiative because she now has reliable transportation to her medical appointments. Murdock is pregnant with her second child and remembers hitchhiking into Fort St. James for her prenatal appointments during the winter during her first pregnancy. Rebecca made her best effort to arrange transportation however it was not always reliable so she looks forward to riding the bus into town for medical appointments.

“The services that are being provided by this essential service is very welcoming, now many members of the northern communities can have a safe ride to the District of Fort St James and to Vanderhoof. Now the family members of those whom use to hitchhike may be able to put their minds at ease, knowing their family member(s) are getting safely to the places they need to go.”

Chief Alexander McKinnon

Nak’azdli Whut’en

487b3a296a5787c7fc6ed86e5f9ac869“We are pleased to join other partners in celebrating the launch of the Community Bus project,” said Ken Shields, Chair and CEO of Conifex Timber Inc.  “I applaud the inclusive approach taken by Binche Keyoh Bu Society to provide public transportation options to all stakeholders in the Fort St James community.”

“On behalf of Council for the District of Fort St James I would like to congratulate Binche Keyoh on the launching of their new community bus project.  This will provide a much-needed transportation service within the communities of Binche, Tl’azt’en, Nak’azdli and Fort St James for those individuals who do not have access to personal modes of travel. Thank you for taking the initiative to develop this opportunity and best of luck with your new venture.”

Mayor Rob MacDougall

DSC_6702District of Fort St James

“Communities working together is key to helping those that are in need to moving forward, reaching out helps everyone. It is very wonderful to see this bus service not only meet the demand but connect our communities to assist in our everyday needs. Thank-you to everyone who were instrumental to working together in making this service a reality.” Josh Hallman.

The Community Bus provides safe transportation, promotes economic development by creating employment opportunities and creates partnerships. For further information, contact Josh Hallman or Dave Birdi at Binche Community Center at telephone 250-648-3232 or email davebirdi@binchekeyoh.ca.

Binche Whut’en vision statement:  Binche Whut’en, a proud and unified people, work together to ensure improved quality of life, build capacity, and develop a sustainable, self-reliant, vibrant community that is built upon historical and traditional values of our community. Original way.