Community Description

The Tsartlip First Nation is a First Nation located on the Saanich Peninsula, in Saanich territory on Vancouver Island. It's main administrative offices are located in Brentwood Bay.

Treaty or Tribal Association


Economic Development Background

Tsartlip First Nation is an economically active, independent First Nation, whose Chief and Council are leading several projects which will generate revenue to be reinvested into Tsartlip Community

Summary of Economic Development Agreements, Community Businesses and Joint Ventures

In 2014 Tsartlip opened a gas station and convenience store on their reserve. Tsartlip is currently developing the Gowdy Meadows property into townhomes. The community is not party to any economic development related Agreements with the Provincial Government.

Community Details:

Vancouver Island & Coast
Variation Chawilp; Formerly Part Of Saanich (Pre-1957); Includes North Saanich Tribe Of The Douglas Treaty (1852)
Lkwungen Malchosen Semiahmoo SENĆOŦEN T’Sou-ke
West Coast (Nanaimo)
333.8 hectares

Contact Details:

Karen Harry Band Administrator
(250) 652-3988
(250) 652-3788
P.O. Box 70, 800 Stelly's X-Road Brentwood Bay, BC, Canada V8M 1R3
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