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Musqueam YVR Agreement

Vancouver International Airport and Musqueam Indian Band are located in the same community on land that is Musqueam traditional territory. Musqueam have played an integral role in YVR’s business and operations.

On June 21, 2017, together we signed The Musqueam Indian Band - YVR Airport Sustainability & Friendship Agreement. It’s a 30-year agreement based on friendship and respect to achieve a sustainable and mutually beneficial future for our community.

The agreement includes a number of scholarships and new jobs, one per cent of annual revenue share from YVR, identification and protection of archeological resources and support for ongoing operations and long-term development at the airport.

Learn more by watching the official signing the agreement

For more information, read the news release HERE and backgrounder HERE.