Attention Sumas First Nation Members:

The Sumas First Nation Economic Development Department is working on strategic partnerships with local employers. SFN would like to create a database of SFN members resumes to assist those who are seeking employment opportunities with potential job placements. If you are currently seeking employment please email a copy of your most recent resume to : If you do not have an updated resume and would like assistance please call and make an appointment with Malonie Langthorne and we can assist with the preparation your resume. Please note: There are two computers available for job search and resume preparation in the lobby of the Health and Administration building for members to use. If you have not yet completed your Skills Inventory Survey, you can do so online by clicking on the link here:
Keep an eye out for up and coming training opportunities on the website under Economic Development. If you are interested in training or need to update your certificates please call (604) 852-4041 ext:202

Thank you

Department of Economic Development


Hello Sumas Members,

Just a friendly reminder – please if you have not yet completed your SFN Community Skills Survey that was recently delivered please complete and submit online. Deadline has been extended until May 19th, 2017. Click here to complete online or please fill in your paper mailed copy and return it to 2788 Sumas Mountain Rd SFN Admin Building (new building).

We would appreciate having your completed surveys as soon as possible so that we can include your important input when developing up and coming Employment/Training and business development opportunities in the community. If you need assistance or have any questions please contact Malonie Langthorne (604) 852-4041 ext: 202 or via email:

Thank you very much for your input and participation.

Economic Development is more crucial than ever in the wake of the changes in the economy both in Canada and abroad.

The development of a solid comprehensive economic development action plan will provide clear direction and a systematic approach for Sumas Nation and their Economic Development Officer (EDO) to enhance the economic development priorities of the Sumas Nation.

Click here to download the NVIT/Sumas First Nation Bridging to Trades Program


  1. Partnership Development
  2. Separate Business Arm through the development of Semat:h Economic Development Corporation.
  3. Business Attraction/Retention
  4. Enhanced Communication

If you are interested in working in partnership with Sumas First Nations or have any Economic Development related enquiries please contact our Economic Development Officer (EDO) at (604) 852-4041.

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