Community Description

The Peters Band are a First Nations band government in the area of Hope, British Columbia.

Treaty or Tribal Association


Economic Development Background

Peters Band carries out its economic development function through its chief and council.

Summary of Economic Development Agreements, Community Businesses and Joint Ventures

Peters 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. It has also engaged with Kinder Morgan over the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project.

Community Details:

Lower Mainland Southwest
Formerly Squawtits (Pre-1952) (Variation Skwaw-Tits, Squatits)
Halq'eméylem hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ Hul’q’umi’num’
South Coast (Surrey)
197 hectares

Contact Details:

(604) 794-7059
RR 2, 16870 Peters Rd. Hope, BC, Canada V0X 1L2
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