Songhees Businesses

Songhees Events and Catering

Songhees Events and Catering is located in the Songhees Wellness Centre, a sought-after destination for board meetings, banquets, workshops, and conventions.  The Catering side of the business is expanding with a new catering van purchased in 2019.  

Songhees Events and Catering employs seven full time, eight to ten part-time and an additional ten casual staff at peak season.   The Songhees Seafood & Steam Food Truck can be found around town, catch them for a salmon bannock sandwich!

Songhees Gallery Cafe

Located in the Songhees Wellness Centre, the Gallery Café is open Monday to Friday 9 am to 4 pm with an a la carte breakfast and lunch service, specialty coffee drinks and fresh pastries baked in house.  The Gallery features Arts and Crafts from local artists, indigenous books and Songhees logo gear.

Songhees Innovation Centre

Songhees Innovation Centre is a co-working space for Indigenous entrepreneurs, freelancers, creatives, innovators, and problem-solvers based at the Songhees Wellness Centre. The Innovation Centre welcomes Indigenous innovators from any Nation and from any line of work including private enterprise, non-profit and even government. The purpose of the Innovation Centre is to foster collaboration between Indigenous innovators to develop, refine and launch solutions to issues facing our businesses and our communities today. The Innovation Centre partners with other organizations to deliver entrepreneur training programs.

Songhees Tours Inc

Songhees Tours Inc is set to operate cultural canoe tours and other tourism offerings in the heart of Lək̓ʷəŋən Territory, beginning in 2020.  A sales kiosk will be located on the causeway, adjacent to the Indigenous Artist vendors. The Canoe Tours will be marketed under the Explore Songhees Brand.  Songhees Tours will operate a development program for guides and ambassadors. Many opportunities exist to partner with other tourism offerings.

Songhees Nation Investment Corporation

Generating economic benefit through ownership, development or leasing of off-reserve properties located in Victoria, Esquimalt and Langford municipalities acquired through an Incremental Treaty Agreement.  An additional two acres of property in Langford was acquired with financing from the First Nations Finance Authority.