Departments
January 1, 0001
The Malahat communications department works closely with Malahat Council and the administrative team to ensure that important information is communicated in a timely manner to Malahat members, business partners, government agencies and members of the general public. The communications department works with other Malahat departments following procedures and steps developed for communicating information with stakeholders. Memos, community notices and invitations to attend events are prepared as needed with newsletter being published and distributed on a quarterly schedule.
January 1, 0001
The recent evolutions of the Malahat Nation has begun an era of bountiful opportunity based on spectacular waterfront views and unique industrial siting opportunities. Within our recently acquired lands we have a protected deep sea port with quick access to international shipping lanes that is pivotal to our growth to become and international economic portal. Our central location supports the increased development of Vancouver Island and our industrial lands are positioned to mitigate the significant transport challenges including mountainous terrain and city traffic.
January 1, 0001
Malahat Nations Environment and Fisheries department focuses on promoting stewardship and sustainable practices throughout the marine and terrestrial environment in the Nation’s traditional territory. The following is an overview of the departmental activities: Manages commercial crab, salmon and red urchin fishing licenses, as well as Food, Social and Ceremonial (FSC) permits Consults on major projects that may affect Malahat Nation aboriginal rights and title, including Roberts Bank Terminal 2 and Trans Mountain Expansion Project Distributes Food Fish to the Malahat community.
January 1, 0001
Malahat Nation is paving the future of self governance by moving away from the jurisdiction of the Indian Act and scheduling under the Fiscal Management Act. The FMA provides Malahat Nation authority outside of the Indian Act over our finance Administrative Laws, Local Revenues and Financial Reporting for infrastructure and economic development. The FMA provides Malahat Nation with access to the services of the FMA institutions which are the First Nations Financial Management Board (FMB), the First Nations Finance Authority (FNFA) and the First Nations Tax Commission (FNTC).
January 1, 0001
The Lands Department is responsible for the long term planning and management of Malahat Nation Lands, Treaty, and Resources. Framework Agreement The Framework Agreement on First Nations Land Management is an initiative by 14 First Nations to take over the governance and management control of their lands and resources. This First Nation designed and driven Framework Agreement with Canada has expanded from the original 14 First Nation signatories to 128 First Nation Signatories in 2016.