Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation

B.C., Canada, Tsawwassen First Nation celebrate treaty anniversary

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Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation

B.C., Canada, Tsawwassen First Nation celebrate treaty anniversary

Media Contacts
Sarah Plank
Communications Director
Ministry of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation
250 208-9621
Adrian MacNair
Communications Officer
Tsawwassen First Nation
604 831-5453
Media Contacts
Sarah Plank
Communications Director
Ministry of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation
250 208-9621
Adrian MacNair
Communications Officer
Tsawwassen First Nation
604 831-5453

Backgrounders

Economic successes of Tsawwassen First Nation
  • In 2018, a 41,808 square-metre (450,000 sq. ft.) logistics facility was built on lands leased by the Tsawwassen First Nation to the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan.
  • In 2015, the Tsawwassen First Nation completed a $27-million sewage treatment plant.
  • In 2012, Tsawwassen Shores, a 42-lot subdivision partnership was signed with Aquilini Development.
  • The New Neighbourhood Plan designated 110 hectares for commercial and residential development in 2011, providing the necessary future tax base for government services.
  • In 2010 the Tsawwassen First Nation, Province of B.C. and Government of Canada jointly funded a $9-million servicing project near Deltaport Way.
  • Tsawwassen First Nation Farm School teaches sustainable agriculture and traditional Indigenous food systems.
  • Tsawwassen First Nation signed a 25-year lease on 155 hectares of agricultural land with three farms in 2013, ensuring an ongoing commitment to supporting local agriculture and food security.

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