Occupying traditional territories that span from Cortes Island to Toba Inlet in British Columbia, Canada, Klahoose First Nation has existed since time before memory.
Our primary village site, Squirrel Cove, is home to approximately seventy-five full-time residents who live and work on Cortes Island and in the surrounding areas. The remaining three hundred and nine members reside off reserve in coastal communities in the lower mainland of British Columbia and in Washington State.
Qathen Xwegus Management Corporation (QXMC) is the Klahoose First Nation’s Economic Development Corporation tasked with growing Klahoose’s role in business, management, and sustainable development and opportunities in the traditional territory.
QXMC exists to both
manage existing business ventures
and generate new
economic opportunities for the
Klahoose First Nation.