Community Description

The Squamish Nation is a vibrant and dynamic Coast Salish Nation, with a strong culture, rich history and bright future. Their main reserves are near the town of Squamish, British Columbia and around the mouths of the Capilano River, Mosquito Creek, and Seymour River on the north shore of Burrard Inlet in North Vancouver, British Columbia.

Treaty or Tribal Association


Summary of Economic Development Agreements, Community Businesses and Joint Ventures

The Squamish Nation currently owns and operates a diverse portfolio of businesses including: Mosquito Creek Marina, Lynnwood Marina, Marina Grill, North Vancouver Smoke Shop at Mosquito Creek, Squamish Valley Gas LP, Superstore Gas Bar North Vancouver, Capilano River RV Park West Vancouver, Northwest Squamish Forestry LP, The Park Royal Shopping Centre, International Plaza, and Greater Vancouver Storage Sewage Plan. In addition to revenue generated from existing leases and businesses, the Squamish Nation plans to develop various parcels of lands, including proposed developments at Seymour, Capilano, Kitsilano, Chekwelp and Stawamus.

Community Details:

Lower Mainland Southwest
Variation Skwamish, Skwawamish; Alternate Ch'Ch'Elxwikw; Seymour; Includes False Creek (Pre-1914); Includes Capilano (Variation Kapilano - 1923; Capitano Creek - Circa 1917; Alternate Homulchsean); Includes Kitsilano (1923) (Alternate Senakw)),
Sḵwx̱wú7mesh sníchim
South Coast (Surrey)
2120 hectares

Contact Details:

(604) 982-0510
(604) 982-0515
P.O. Box 86131 North Vancouver, BC, Canada V7L 4J5
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