Treaty Negotiations

​Metro Vancouver has been actively involved in treaty negotiations in the Lower Mainland since 1994. Metro Vancouver interests in Lower Mainland treaty negotiations are represented by its Aboriginal Relations Committee, whose work encompasses treaty negotiations as well as other Aboriginal issues.

The following First Nations in the Metro Vancouver region are engaged in the six-stage BC Treaty Process.

​Tsawwassen First Nation

In accordance with the Tsawwassen First Nation Final Agreement (Treaty), ratified by Canada, BC, and the Tsawwassen First Nation (TFN) enacted in 2008, TFN became a treaty First Nation member of the Greater Vancouver Regional District (GVRD) and Greater Vancouver Water District (GVWD) on the effective date of the treaty: April 3, 2009.

Tsawwassen First Nation Treaty Information

Tsawwassen First Nation Final Agreement

Tsawwassen First Nation Final Agreement Implementation Report 2011-2012

BC Treaty Commission Annual Reports

For more information on treaty negotiations, please visit the BC Treaty Commission website