Wondering about the secret GOOD NEWS I mentioned the other day? Well, the secret’s out! Qqs Projects is pleased, proud and honoured to be named one of Tides Canada’s Top 10 Initiatives for this year. We are in awe-inspiring company with projects, organizations and collaborations across the country that are making change happen in phenomenal [...]
Psst… …want to hear some good news? Check back on Thursday to hear something that’ll put a smile on your face!
Qqs (Eyes) Projects society is pleased and proud to co-sponsor the broadcast of today’s Masters Game at the All Native Basketball Tournament! Much love to our co-sponsor, the Heiltsuk College, to all our amazing teams, and to the community who’s cheering them on. Win or lose, you’re all warriors on the court in our eyes!
Qqs is thrilled to call this year’s annual winter coat giveaway a SUCCESS! Thank you to everyone who donated warm clothing and blankets or contributed to our hot meal – and thank you to everyone who came down to enjoy a little winter warmth! Community members left with over TWO HUNDRED warm articles of clothing [...]
Here at Qqs, we are so pleased and excited to share with you an amazing new project that’s looming on the horizon! Many of you are already aware of the incredible ripple effect we’ve seen since Norm Hann and the StandUp4GreatBear expedition arrived in Bella Bella several years ago. Norm has fanned the spark of [...]
As we mentioned in a recent post, our Executive Director at Qqs, Larry “Dr. J” Jorgenson, is the recipient of a 2012 BC Community Achievement Award for his lifetime of passion and dedication. Here’s what they had to say about Larry: Progressive individuals like Larry Jorgenson recognize that people and place are intimately linked. For [...]
To our community, our colleagues, and everyone in the Koeye Family: As most of you are now aware, we lost our facilities in Koeye (the Koeye River Lodge) to an arson-related fire earlier in the week. No one was hurt in the blaze, and I can now confidently confirm that our pups – Bear, Jukla [...]
Today, Qqs and the Koeye Cafe are hosting our fifth annual Warm Winter Giveaway. Generous donations from our community have added up to sky-high piles of cozy coats and jackets, sweaters, hats, gloves, blankets and more! We’ve watched dozens of people come into the Cafe, the cold wind gusting them through the door. And we’ve [...]
One week ago today, I was standing in the Wawiskas Community Hall in Bella Bella, British Columbia. I was watching hundreds of community members, pride on their faces and hope in their hearts in spite of the obstacles we face as First Nations people whose lands, waters, culture, and way of life are threatened by [...]