Richmond Treaty Engagement Dinner

Away from Home Members: Please join us in Richmond for a Treaty Engagement Dinner Where: Marriott Airport Hotel – 7571 Westminster Hwy, Whistler Room When: September 13, 2023, 5:30-7:30pm Meet Robert Dennis, WKTS Chief Negotiator, along with members of the treaty team: Chief Chris Roberts, Tony Roberts Jr, Caroline Roberts and Courtney Fidler. Email if […]

Welcome, Chief Negotiator Robert Dennis

Please join us in welcoming Robert Dennis from Huu-ay-aht First Nation as the WKTS Chief Negotiator. Robert has an extensive background in treaty negotiations and implementation, administrative management and leadership (as both an elected Chief Councillor and hereditary speaker). Robert will complement our existing Chiefs in their roles as Chief Negotiators. We look forward to bringing you […]

Nanaimo Community Meeting 2023 Information Shared

Attached is information shared with members at the Engagement Dinner in Nanaimo, March 9th, 2023. The upcoming Vancouver and Campbell River Engagement Sessions will address the same content with a focus on Enrollment & Eligibility and Governance. This is a starting point to seek feedback and share updates on these important topics. We are working […]

2023 Annual Citizen Assembly

Wei Wai Kwiakah Treaty Society is hosting its Annual Citizen Assembly on Saturday, January 21, 2023, at the Thunderbird Hall. The specific time and agenda details will be shared in the coming week. Please save the date. This is a Wei Wai Kum event as Kwiakah will be hosting theirs separately.

Ethnohistory of Ligʷiłdaxʷ people

Ethnohistory of Ligʷiłdaxʷ people

On November 1, 2022 the Wei Wai Kum Kwiakah Treaty Society and We Wai Kai Treaty Society shared their ethnohistory of Ligʷiłdaxʷ people with over 70 faculty of Carihi Secondary School. Chief Roberts presented a framed print by Curtis Wilson to the school’s Principal in support of the ongoing relationship-building and efforts toward reconciliation with […]

Treaty Engagement Evening on Section 87, Tax Exemption and Property Tax

WKTS invites you to a Treaty Engagement Evening on Section 87, Tax Exemption and Property Tax TUESDAY, JUNE 28 2022  Hybrid Engagement Venue: In-person (limited attendance*) and Zoom  Please sign up to attend in person (first come basis) by emailing Zoom details will be shared closer to the date. Submit questions you have on […]

Update to Members – Taxation

Over the last several years we have been working to inform Canada and BC on the importance of maintaining tax exemption for our members in treaty. We have not wavered in our commitment to resolve this in a positive way. Since the WKTS Taxation Community Engagement Session, Canada has delivered favourable news on its approach […]