Are you a local entrepreneur or committed to become one? Want to see Cormorant Island thrive for years to come?

Rural Islands Economic Forum
November 7-8 2019
Pender Island, Tsawout Nation

Our New NEDC Logo

We are thrilled to share our new logo created by Joe Wilson. Details about it will be released soon. Stay tuned!

Thank you so much to all the talented ‘NAMGIS artists who submitted.

“In keeping with our mission to strive to create a self- governing, prosperous, healthy community with a strong, self -sustaining economy so that every member has the opportunity to achieve their highest potential, that is based on a foundation of culture, we are pleased to announce that the Namgis Economic Development Corp. (“NEDC”) is now in operation. 




Chief Don Svanvik and Council

Our Businesses

About Us

Our Strategy 

NEDC’s 5-Year Strategic plan guides us to develop new businesses in a sustainable manner, focused on employment, the environment, and profitability.


See what processes and structures are in place to direct and manage us and our activities.

Community Engagement 

Keep up to date with our community engagement activities, as well as job, training and business opportunities for you to get involved.

Schedule a Meeting 

We welcome your ideas on business opportunities, and your view on economic challenges and solutions.

NEDC mandate:

 “To maximize the potential of commercial holdings, identify opportunities and develop new businesses for further economic growth and benefits for the ‘NAMGIS FIRST NATION.