Te'mexw Treaty Association

Te'mexw Treaty Association

The Te’mexw treaty table is in Stage 5 Final Agreement negotiations. 

Te'mexw represents five First Nations: Scia’new [Beecher Bay], Malahat, Snaw-naw-AS [Nanoose], Songhees, and T’Sou-ke [Sooke]. Te’mexw traditional territory is located in two main areas: on southern Vancouver Island in the Greater Victoria area and on the east coast of Vancouver Island around Nanoose Bay. There are approximately 1,675 Te’mexw members from five First Nations. 

Te’mexw has overlapping and/or shared territory with its First Nation neighbours: Esquimalt, K’ómoks, Saanich, Sechelt, Qualicum, Snuneymuxw, Pacheedaht, We Wai Kai, Wei Wai Kum, Kwiakah, Tla’amin, and some of the Nuu-chah-nulth and Hul’qumi’num First Nations.

BC Treaty Commission Contacts

Tom Happynook , 604-482-9200
Commissioner
Lakshmi Lochan , 604-482-9214
Process Advisors

Contacts Information

1500-D Admirals Road
Victoria, BC V9A 2R1
Phone: 250 360 2202
Fax: 250 360 2206

Current Stage of Nation

Stage 5

Negotiation Stage Process

Stage 1: Statement of Intent
Stage 2: Readiness
Readiness documents accepted as complete
First Nation
10/19/95
BC
10/19/95
Canada
10/19/95
Table Declared Ready
11/02/95
Tripartite Procedural Agreements Signed
Procedures Agreement
09/26/95
Information Sharing Principles
06/02/95
Stage 3: Framework Agreement
Initialled
09/26/96
Signed
12/05/96
Stage 4: Agreement-in-Principle
Initialled
Signed
04/10/15
Stage 5: Final Agreement
Initialled
Signed
Stage 6: Treaty Implemented

Address

700-1111 Melville Street
Vancouver BC
V6E 3V6
604 482 9200

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