Protocol Agreement – Lil’Wat – This section contains information about the historic 2001 Protocol Agreement, which formalized the relationship between the Squamish and Lil’wat Nations. This Protocol Agreement commits the two nations to continued co-operation in matters of cultural and economic development, and co-management of shared territory.
Kitsilano Agreement – This section contains information regarding the $92.5 million dollar agreement, paid as compensation for all of the remaining claims in the 1977 Omnibus Trust Action, including the Kitsilano and Bouillon Claims.
The BC Rail Agreement – This section contains information about the Umbrella Agreement, which was signed between BC Rail, BCR Properties, British Columbia and the Squamish Nation in 2000. The agreement protected the Squamish estuary, provided the Nation with opportunities to acquire land, and confirmed provincial support for additions to reserve.
Tree Farm License Announcement ( 25KB PDF) – This section contains information about the 2005 Tree Farm Licence 38, which grants the Squamish Nation exclusive rights to harvest timber over an area of land totaling 218,000 hectares north of Squamish, in the Squamish, Elaho, Sims and Ashlu River drainages.
Capilano IR-5 Master Plan – ( 6.82Mb PDF) – This section contains a summary of the 2004 Capilano Master Plan, which sets out Squamish Nation’s land use opportunities for the Capilano Reserve. The Plan balances future land uses for Squamish members and economic development opportunities for the Nation.
Housing Policy (100KB PDF) – This document outlines policies governing on-Reserve housing for the Squamish Nation.
Community Development Plan (external website) – In 2009, Squamish Nation Chiefs and Council adopted a Community Development Plan (CDP) and directed that the plan be shared with membership for feedback through a Family Dinner Meeting process. The vision for the CDP is: “A Squamish Nation that is made o sustainable communities that are geographically dispersed but are unquestionably linked by our traditions, heritage and culture. We will embrace a balance of environmental protection and economic vitality on our lands. This approach to land use will provide a safe, secure and nurturing environment for us to live, study, work, play and enjoy a high quality of life now and for future generations of Squamish People.”