For nearly seven years Sqéwqel Development Corporation L.L.P. has been working to empower the Seabird membership through employment, business development and financial opportunities. SqDC undertakes any and all economic activities for profitable businesses, creating new jobs and the development of our economy to the benefit of Seabird members and fostering business opportunities, while respecting Stó:lō culture, traditional and values. At SqDC our mission is to strengthen the Seabird Island Band’s economy and financial well-being of our members.

Nations Creations

Nations Creations is an Indigenous owned and operated manufacturer and platform for Indigenous artists. Located on unceded Stó:lō territory, in Agassiz British Columbia.

Stqó:ya Construction

An industry leader in civil, utility right-of-way, and heavy construction, Stqó:ya is committed to taking on projects that create jobs, and train both the local and Indigenous workforce.  

Sqéwqel Gas Bar

Since our reopening in 2015, The Sqéwqel gas bar has been servicing both Seabird Island and the surrounding communities for the last 30 years. 

Stó:lō YEI

The Stó:lō Youth Entrepreneurship Initiative intends to assist Indigenous youth in developing greater financial awareness and literacy, receive guidance and mentorship on establishing a business.

Our Team

Tyrone McNeil
Tribal Chief

Don Clarke
Director of Operations

Janice Parsey
Board Member

Nancy Murphy
Board Member

Carol Hope
Board Member

Shaun Cormiers
Board Member

Mike Achem
Board Member

Alexis Grace
Board Member

Paul Andrew
Board Member

Xólhmetes mekw’ li te tém:éxwtset te Sqéwqel

Seabird Island takes care of everything on the land