Economic Development Background

Chawathil's chief and council oversee its economic development function. Additionally, as a member of the Sto:lo Nation, it both participates in and receives a variety of economic development related services, including land development, research, resource management, and tourism services, through the economic development body, Sto:lo Community Futures.

Summary of Economic Development Agreements, Community Businesses and Joint Ventures

Chawathil operates the Telte-Yet Campground, located on the Fraser River in Hope. Chawathil is party to a Strategic Engagement Agreement with the Provincial Government and several Forestry Agreements

Community Details:

Lower Mainland Southwest
Chawathil
Formerly Hope (Pre-1988); Includes Cat'S Landing; Pronounced "Shi-Wa-Thill"
Halq'eméylem hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ Hul’q’umi’num’
South Coast (Surrey)
http://www.chawathil.org
625.2 hectares

Contact Details:

Rose Peters Band Manager
(604) 869-9994
(604) 869-7614
4-60814 Lougheed Highway #7 Hope, BC, Canada V0X 1L3
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