Dear Metlakatla Members,

The Coastal Training Centre wants to hear from Metlakatla members living in the Prince Rupert area that want to obtain employment, but are unsure of what line of work they would like to get into.  The CTC is in the process of developing a Job Shadowing Program (Mentoring) for Metlakatla members that have just graduated, have never been employed or are not employed at this time.  We would like to hear from you regarding the type of work/employment/career you would like to explore.

Please see the below Notice of Annual General Meeting for the Metlakatla Development Corporation on November 21, 2019 at the Crest Hotel. Please RSVP to

The Coast Tsimshian (Metlakatla First Nation and Lax Kw'alaams Band), the Haisla Nation and the Nisga'a Nation today signed an historic Memorandum of Understanding on climate change, establishing the Northwest Coast First Nations Collaborative Climate Initiative. 

Click here to view the full media release.

The Cedar Village Housing Society has extended the deadline for applications for residence at the Cedar Village development in Prince Rupert, which is open to all those 65 and over.
The new deadline is 4:30 p.m. on Friday, October 25 2019.

Click here for more information. 

The Coast Tsimshian, comprised of Metlakatla and Lax Kw'alaams, have signed a relationship agreement with the City of Prince Rupert. 

Click here to view the full press release. 

The Metlakatla Development Corporation has received $43.3 million in federal funding to assist in the development of an import logistics park on its South Kaien lands. 

Click here to see the press release and a statement from CEO Harold Leighton. 

Below are the results from the 2019 Chief and Council Election, held August 28, 2019. Elected candidates are noted with a *
Chief Councillor:
Randall Cobb - 133
* Harold Leighton - 157
Spoiled -4 (all electronic)
On-reserve Councillor
The Cedar Village Housing Society is pleased to announce that applications for residence at the new elders facility on Green Street are now being accepted.
For more information and to download the complete application package, please visit
The deadline for application is 4:30 p.m. September 25, 2019.

The Cedar Village Housing Society is seeking directors for its board. Click here to see the posting.