The Stó:lō Xwexwilmexw Treaty Association (SXTA) is currently negotiating, with Canada and British Columbia, an Agreement-in- Principle (AiP) — (Stage 4 of 6 of the BC Treaty Process). This is in order to secure SXTA’s rights and interests. Once all three parties sign the AiP, the final treaty negotiations begin.
The Final Agreement (Treaty) will be voted on by SXTA First Nation members, and once signed by the three parties, will come into effect.
If you would like additional information on the processes, please see the BC Treaty Commission.