Sunshine Coast Economic Development - British Columbia, Canada

Government & Taxation

Government & Taxation

British Columbia

British Columbia Government form: Legislative Assembly (Parliamentary)
Total Population 4,648,055 (2016 Census)
Premier John Horgan, New Democratic Party
Last provincial election May 9, 2017
Next scheduled provincial election May 11, 2021
Member of BC Legislative Assembly for Powell River – Sunshine Coast Nicholas Simons, New Democratic Party
Federal Member of Parliament for West Vancouver – Sunshine Coast – Sea to Sky Pamela Goldsmith-Jones, Liberal Party

Local Governments

For information on these local governments please see their Community Profiles pages or click below to access their official website.

Town of Gibsons

District of Sechelt

Shíshálh Nation

Squamish Nation (see note below)

Sunshine Coast Regional District

Note:  The Gibsons area is part of the traditional territory of the Squamish Nation. The vast majority of Squamish Nation members live on the north side of Howe Sound from North Vancouver to Whistler, and the Nation’s offices are located in North Vancouver and Squamish. The Nation administers several parcels of land on the Sunshine Coast, including the waterfront Chekwelp parcel that borders the Town of Gibsons (currently vacant; earmarked for future development).


Sunshine Coast Regional Economic Development Organization

District of Sechelt Sechelt Indian Government District SCRD   Gibsons


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