Community Description

The Ditidaht First Nation is a First Nations band government on southern Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada. Its reserves and traditional territory are generally west of Port Renfrew and East of Barkley sound.

Treaty or Tribal Association

Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council

Economic Development Background

Ditidaht is looking to make partnerships with interested parties for co-ownership of a sustainable, high-end tourism resort in one of the last untapped regions of the Pacific Rim of Vancouver Island. They are also looking to diversify into aquaculture, particularly in fish farming. Ditidaht operates the Ditidaht Development Corporation.

Summary of Economic Development Agreements, Community Businesses and Joint Ventures

Dididaht has a mutual benefits agreement with Trans Canada.

Community Details:

Vancouver Island & Coast
Formerly Nitinaht (Pre-1984) (Variation Nitinat)
West Coast (Nanaimo)
750.7 hectares

Contact Details:

Jack Thompson Economic Development Officer/Councillor
(250) 745-3333
(250) 745-3332
P.O. Box 340 Port Alberni, BC, Canada V9Y 7M8
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