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Stz’uminus First Nation breaks ground on Oyster Bay development

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The Stz’uminus First Nation is celebrating breaking ground on their new Oyster Bay development.

They held a ceremony today, after signing the first commercial lease for the project with the Ladysmith & District Credit Union.

Chief John Elliott says is an exciting time for the Stz’uminus people.

Brian Childs is the President of the Ladysmith & District Credit Union Board.

The 26-hectare development north of Ladysmith will feature four key components, including commercial, residential and assisted living areas, and a hotel.

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The Oyster Bay project, just off the Trans Canada Hwy, is the first development effort by the Stz’uminus since the band signed onto a First Nations Land Management Framework with the federal government.

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