Community Description

The Popkum First Nation or Popkum Band is a band government of the Sto:lo people located in the Upper Fraser Valley region, at Popkum, northeast of Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada.

Economic Development Background

As a member of the Sto:lo Nation, Popkum Band both participates in and receives a variety of economic development related services, including land development, research, resource management, and tourism services.

Summary of Economic Development Agreements, Community Businesses and Joint Ventures

Popkum Band has engaged in a First Nations Clean Energy Business Fund Revenue Sharing Agreement with the Provincial Government, regarding the Tretheway Creek Power development. It has engaged in several Forestry Agreements with the Province

Community Details:

Lower Mainland Southwest
Popkum
Halq'eméylem hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ Hul’q’umi’num’
South Coast (Surrey)
160 hectares

Contact Details:

Vivian Ferguson Secretary
(604) 728-7491
c/o Sto:lo Nation Bldg 1-7201 Vedder Rd Chilliwack, BC, Canada V2R 4G5
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