Malahat SkyWalk has welcomed over 150,000 visitors since opening July 15, 2021, exceeding all goals and estimations. Local support for the project has been strong from the start, with Indigenous and community partnerships and over 1,000 annual passes sold prior to opening alone.
Proper engagement is the first priority of the new economic development team. We will plan an Open House as soon as it is safe to do so with the current pandemic. At that time, we will prepare visuals and detailed project information for all members to review, and provide a space for members to provide […]
Yos Economic Development, the business management arm of the Malahat Nation, is excited to announce it has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with Alexzi Building Solutions, a Vancouver Island-based manufacturer of sustainable building materials, modernizing the construction industry. Alexzi will serve as the anchor tenant of the Malahat Business Innovation Park, a 55-acre development […]
Congratulations Josh Handysides, Malahat CAO, for receiving the Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce’s Award of Distinction!
The Award of Distinction highlights a business person who has contributed to Greater Victoria through leadership and vision as a positive role model and a sustained commitment to a prosperous community.
“Josh has been the steady hand behind a number of projects that have been game changers for our region,” says John Wilson, Chair of the Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce’s Board of Directors. “The Malahat Skywalk has been a boon for tourism, generating positive publicity on social media as a destination for visitors to Vancouver Island.”
Economic Development is the creation of wealth that allows the Nation to support its members. This is created through economic development activities – starting and operating successful, profitable businesses. The more revenue a business earns, the more wealth the Nation will have, and the revenue earned will go into further economic activity, as well as […]
The Me’ le’ xelh Mustimuhw (Malahat Nation) are building an impressive portfolio as they fulfill a community mandate of sustainable prosperity for their members.
Led by Chief George Harry, the Malahat Nation is a member government of the Naut’sa mawt Tribal Council, and their ancestor tongue is the Hulquminum language. They reside on their traditional lands near Mill Bay, Goldstream and the Highlands, and recently signed an Incremental Treaty Agreement transferring the Shawnigan Lands back to their people.
The Malahat Economic Development department is holding a logo contest! With the development of Malahat Innovation Park, many new Malahat businesses will be needing logos! We want to put out the call to all Indigenous artists who would like to try their hand at designing a logo. The first two logos needed are for the […]
Malahat Nation’s Economic Development Department focuses on creating a positive environment for business growth, investment, and sustainable development. Our goal is to generate sustainable long term revenue streams for the nation and its members by partnering with businesses that share our values.