Community Description

The Ucluelet First Nation, is the government of the Yuu_u_i__at_ people, located on the west coast of Vancouver Island on the northwest side of Barkley Sound. The Yuu_u_i__at_ Government believes that a healthy and prosperous future requires the nation and its members to pursue development that is socially, economically, and environmentally sustainable and free of political influence.

Treaty or Tribal Association

Maa-nulth First Nations

Economic Development Background

Yuu_u_i__at_ Government believes that a healthy and prosperous future requires the nation and its members to pursue development that is socially, economically, and environmentally sustainable and free of political influence. Ucluth Development Corporation oversees the businesses owned and, or operated by the Yuu_u_i__at_ and seeks to attract new investment. Ucluth Development Corporation is responsible for creating economic development opportunities for the government of the Yuu-tluth-aht First Nation focussing on sustainable development in their Treaty Settlement Lands.

Summary of Economic Development Agreements, Community Businesses and Joint Ventures

Yuu_u_i__at_ Government has fee simple ownership of their treaty settlement lands and also own the rights to subsurface resources. Their economic development corporation, YFN Holdings LP, holds a portfolio of showcase businesses, including an oceanfront resort, two gift shops, a surf shop and cafe, and a 35 room motel in Ucluelet. They are looking to connect with companies and communities interested in exciting and lucrative opportunities abound in tourism, residential development, forestry and fisheries in a world class location.

Community Details:

Vancouver Island & Coast
Yuu_u_i__at_ Government
Formerly Ucluelet (Variation Ewl-Hwilh-Aht); Alternate Yuu-Cluth-Ahts (Alternate Yuu-Cluth-Aht)
Nuučaan̓uɫ
West Coast (Nanaimo)
http://www.ufn.ca/
199.3 hectares

Contact Details:

Iris Frank Director of Operations
(250) 726-7342
(250) 726-7552
P.O. Box 699 Ucluelet, BC, Canada V0R 3A0
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