Community Description

The Tsawwassen First Nation is an economically powerful First Nations government whose lands are located in the Greater Vancouver area of the Lower Mainland of British Columbia, Canada, adjacent to the South Arm of the Fraser River and the Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal and just north of the international boundary with the United States at Point Roberts, Washington.

Treaty or Tribal Association

Naut'sa mawt Tribal Council

Economic Development Background

The TFN Economic Development Corporation (TEDC) was established in November 1st, 2009 under the BC Corporations Act to develop Tsawwassen Lands in an economically, socially and environmentally sustainable manner, and to facilitate business relationships. Our shareholders are all of the TFN Members and we are guided by experienced Board of Directors comprised of TFN Members and non-members.

Community Details:

Lower Mainland Southwest
Tsawwassen First Nation
Variation Tchewassen, Tche-Waasan; Formerly Tsawwassen; Meaning "Beach At The Mouth"; Tsawwassen First Nation Treaty Effective (2009)
Halq'eméylem hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ Hul’q’umi’num’
South Coast (Surrey)
272.6 hectares

Contact Details:

Chris Hartman CEO, Tsawwassen Development Corporation
(604) 943-2112
(604) 943-9226
1926 Tsawwassen Drive Tsawwassen, BC, Canada V4M 4G2
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