Community Description

Also known as the Coquitlam Indian Band, Kwikwetlem First Nation is the band government of the Kwikwetlem, a Sto:lo people living in the Coquitlam area of British Columbia, Canada.

Economic Development Background

Kwikwetlem First Nation is committed to Economic Development to promote the self-determination and long-term growth of the Nation. The Nation's companies are responsible for carrying out all business operations. If you would like to learn more, please contact the Nation's companies directly.

Summary of Economic Development Agreements, Community Businesses and Joint Ventures

Through it's development corporation, KFN enterprises, Kwikwetlem is engaged in a number of Partnerships in the Health and Safety, Civil Engineering and Construction, Environmental Remediation, and Homebuilding, among others. It is currently working on a land development project known as Saskay Land Development LP.

Community Details:

Lower Mainland Southwest
Kwikwetlem First Nation
Formerly Coquitlam; Kwayhquitlam First Nation (Pre-2000) (Variation Kwayhquitlim, Kwayquitlam); Meaning "Stinking Fish Slime"
Halq'eméylem hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ Hul’q’umi’num’
South Coast (Surrey)
84.5 hectares

Contact Details:

Ron Giesbrecht Chief and Economic Development Officer
(604) 540-0680
(604) 535-0772
2-65 Colony Farm Rd. Coquitlam, BC, Canada V3C 5X9
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