About

Flyby Over Harwood IslandOriginally called the Sliammon Development Corporation, the SDC was established in 1995 to oversee economic development opportunities for the Tla’amin Nation. After the effective date and implementation of the Tla’amin Treaty SDC was reorganized with Tla’amin Management Services LP taking over the business arm of the Tla’amin Nation. The Tla’amin Nation has expanded into many business arenas including: land development, forestry, aquaculture, retail, hospitality and tourism. You can find more information in our Business Portfolio.

The implementation of the Treaty will create many economic opportunities for the Tla’amin people and business partnerships interested in helping us develop our lands. The benefits will come through employment opportunities for members and revenue streams for our government that will be reinvested in further development and infrastructure.

Additionally, the Tla’amin Nation has also engaged in protocol agreements, joint planning, and other initiatives with neighboring jurisdictions in order to strengthen relationships and allow for cooperation and collaboration on projects and initiatives aimed at bolstering economic growth within the region. 

Governance

Tla’amin Management Services LP is governed by a Board of Directors consisting of 3 Council liaisons, 4 community elected seats, and 3 Board appointments that consist of various business professionals and other highly skilled or experienced individuals.

Mandate

The aim of Tla’amin Management Services LP is to generate revenue streams to foster the economic and social betterment of Tla’amin people according to our Taow (teachings). We are committed to establishing a strong economic foundation and providing effective management of Tla’amin assets and resources through in-depth planning, strong leadership and administration, and strategic partnerships.

 


sidelogo3Our Vision

To be leaders in sustainable business in the region

Our Mission

To create responsible and profitable business enterprises

Our Values

  • Discipline (Klossum qwygon)
    Focus on the hard work necessary to ensure the best outcome for all.
  • Fairness (Thah uth xwen)
    Fair dealing and equal opportunity.
  • Honesty (Ganuxwet)
    Be truthful, sincere and transparent.
  • Integrity (Tiy hegon metam)
    Earn trust and confidence through actions to build a credible reputation.
  • Respect (Tees tahm)
    Honor our Ancestors and our connection to the land and a sustainable future for our children.
  • Sharing (Ah ah thum)
    Interdependence, cooperation, and partnership are what give us the strength to achieve great things together.

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About Us

Incorporated in 1995 and originally called the Sliammon Development Corporation, the SDC was created to engage in and oversee economic development for the Tla’amin Nation.

After the effective date of the Tla’amin Treaty, SDC was re-organized and Tla’amin Management Services LP became the business arm of the Tla’amin Nation.

With over 20 years of experience in conducting business, particularly in land development, forestry, aquaculture, retail, hospitality and tourism, the Tla’amin Nation looks forward to working with you!