NEWS

The k’awat’si Tours mini coach arrived and welcomed its first passengers two weeks ago. The 20-passenger vehicle will bring guests to their different tours around the North Island, from San Josef Bay to Storeys Beach and more. Come check it out at Kwa’lilas Hotel and Pier Side Landing when you book a tour. We look…

KEDC is honoured to be nominated for a BC Aboriginal Business Award as the Community-Owned Business of the Year. The jury will review all nominations in August and announce the winners in September. 18 months ago, we hit the ground running and have grown our six different business areas: hotels, tourism, construction, forestry, fisheries and…

The aquaculture pilot project is off to the races! The guardian crew saw incredible oyster growth during their last visit in May. The team – Wayne Walkus, Jorden Henderson, Wesley Walkus and Ernie Henderson – cleaned and graded the oysters, keeping a detailed record of conditions to compare them to market standards. If the oysters…

We are excited to have Thomas Coon on board as the interpretive guide for the Nakwakto Rapids tour! Thomas is proudly born and raised in Tsulquate. Having attended the Gwa’sala Nakwaxda’xw School and staying very active in the community, he carries the history of our people strong within him. His community roles include playing on…

k’awat’si Construction is hard at work to maintain momentum on the push to complete Kwa’lilas Hotel. By the end of this week, the canopies over the entrances will be complete. Once another set of materials arrive from Atlas, the crews can start lifting the roof over the main conference room. Cedar siding on the South…

After delays caused by unplanned electrical work, the hiring process for Kwa’lilas Hotel is back on track! We’re looking to fill positions for Food & Beverage Servers, Guest Services & Room attendants. Email careers@kwalilas.com to apply!

An unforeseen required electrical main upgrade at Kwa’lilas Hotel has resulted in the need for some creative generator use by trades on site last week! As everyone needs power to complete their drywalling, painting, tile and furniture installation, generator time is being shared back and forth between work groups to make sure all other construction…