Treaties bring certainty to land ownership, jurisdiction, economic development, and new investment. Through treaties the Te’mexw member Nations would be able to provide services appropriate to the cultural, economic, and social needs of their communities.
The fiscal (financial) parts of the treaties are crucial. A variety of revenue sources would ensure that each Nation’s government can function properly and deliver improved programs and services for its members. These revenue sources would include the capital transfer, taxation, fiscal financing agreements, implementation funding and the Nation’s revenues from economic development.