MST Development Corporation Named Top 3 in Vancouver Magazine’s 22nd Annual Power 50 List

On June 27 – July 1 2022, Treaty, Lands and Resources (TLR) staff Carleen Thomas, Hillary Hyland and Jessica Steele attended the UN Ocean Conference in Lisbon, Portugal. The Governments of Kenya and Portugal co-hosted the conference whose theme was: Scaling up Ocean Action Based on Science and Innovation for Sustainable Development Goal 14: Stocktaking, Partnerships and Solutions.

Vancouver City Council Passes Historic UNDRIP Strategy

Today, October 25, 2022, Vancouver City Council passed the City of Vancouver’s United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) Strategy, as recommended by a Task Force led by the Musqueam Indian Band, Squamish Nation, and Tsleil-Waututh Nation. The adoption of the UNDRIP Strategy is historic, positioning Vancouver as a national and global leader in implementing a clear way forward towards reconciliation.

UNDRIP Task Force Celebrates Unveiling of Historic Report

On October 19, 2022, members of Musqueam Indian Band, Squamish Nation, and Tsleil-Waututh Nation alongside City of Vancouver elected officials, staff, and invited guests celebrated the release of the City of Vancouver’s UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People (UNDRIP) Strategy. Learn more about the event and the importance of this report.

United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Task Force Provides Final Report to the City of Vancouver Council

Today, in partnership with Musqueam Indian Band, Squamish Nation, and Tsleil-Waututh Nation, the City of Vancouver’s United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) Task Force provided their final report and calls to action for City Council as Vancouver seeks to implement its UNDRIP strategy. The calls to action in the final report are the first of their kind in Canada. Learn more.

Tsleil-Waututh Nation Releases 2021-2022 Annual Report

Tsleil-Waututh Nation (TWN) is pleased to share our 2021-2022 Annual Report with membership. We hope that membership finds this report useful in understanding how the Nation has worked towards restoring and protecting our language, culture, and traditions, as well as building capacity within our community.

Media Advisory: Tsleil-Waututh Community to take part in a Pilgrimage to Commemorate the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in Honour of Residential and Day School Survivors

The Tsleil-Waututh Nation community will take part in a pilgrimage to commemorate the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Walking from the site of the former St. Paul’s Residential School, community members, TWN staff, and invited guests will walk 8.5 kilometers back home to the Tsleil-Waututh reserve, located along Dollarton Highway. Members taking part will be wearing orange shirts and carrying signage to acknowledge Tsleil-Waututh Nation residential school survivors and ancestors.

Tsleil-Waututh Nation at the UN Ocean Conference in Lisbon, Portugal

On June 27 – July 1 2022, Treaty, Lands and Resources (TLR) staff Carleen Thomas, Hillary Hyland and Jessica Steele attended the UN Ocean Conference in Lisbon, Portugal. The Governments of Kenya and Portugal co-hosted the conference whose theme was: Scaling up Ocean Action Based on Science and Innovation for Sustainable Development Goal 14: Stocktaking, Partnerships and Solutions.