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Official Community Plan close to adoption

It’s time to adopt our Official Community Plan! In 2013, Toquaht citizens answered surveys and provided feedback to the Nation, which contributed greatly to the Official Community Plan (OCP). The OCP speaks to housing, development, sensitive areas, and other land uses on Toquaht lands. It provides a vision for future growth and development. One driving goal is to bring Toquaht… Read more →

Macoah Housing Update

Happy New Year! We hope you had a wonderful holiday, which we kicked off with a great People’s Assembly in December. With 100 people in attendance, this was our best turnout yet! It was inspiring to see so many Toquaht citizens participating in self-governance. Let’s keep the momentum going! We look forward to seeing you at the next People’s Assembly… Read more →

HOW TO VOTE in the Sept. 21 Council election

Our Council election is coming up on Monday, Sept. 21, 2015! There are 3 Council positions becoming available, and there are 6 candidates in the running: – Kirsten Johnsen – Andy Mack – Carlos Mack – Naomi Mack – Lisa Morgan – Noah Plonka CLICK HERE to read all candidate’s biographies and about why they are running for Council.  … Read more →

Update on Toquaht Marina & Campground remediation

For the last 40 years a campground has operated in Toquaht Bay, the heart of Toquaht territory. It was owned by the Ministry of Forests, but when treaty took effect on April 1, 2011, the land was transferred to Toquaht and became treaty settlement land. When the treaty was being negotiated, there was concern that the campground area may be… Read more →

Want to run for Council?

It’s hard to believe that treaty implementation (April 1, 2011) is already 4 years behind us. But, although the treaty ‘start date’ is behind us, the hard work of self-governance continues now and into the future, forever. Four years ago, our Nation began implementing a new “hybrid” governance model, made up of 2 hereditary leaders and 3 elected Councillors. (See… Read more →