Oyster Bay Development
Oyster Bay Development will be a master-planned community on Stz’uminus First Nations land on Vancouver Island. Coast Salish Development Corporation is seeking partnerships with interested developers.
Stz’uminus First Nation - land owners
The Stz’uminus First Nation are a Coast Salish People who have lived around the Salish Sea for thousands of years. They are a progressive, independent people that value its citizens and honours the traditions while embracing the future. The Stz’uminus traditional territory on east Vancouver Island includes four reserves of more than 1,200 hectares and 11 kilometers of waterfront, much of it bordering the Strait of Georgia and Ladysmith Harbour.
Coast Salish Development Corporation – Stz’uminus First Nation’s economic development agency
Coast Salish Development Corporation (CSDC) is the economic development agency of the Stz’uminus First Nation. Established in 2009, CSDC is responsible for managing and steering growth through economic planning, developing major partnerships and joint ventures, building business relationships with the business community and other First Nations, negotiating partnership arrangements with the Crown and potential private sector partners, marketing, financing, and overseeing the activities of its subsidiary businesses. The separation of economic development from overall band management allows for more effective and efficient economic development efforts for the band and its external partners.