ONC Staff Profile
Indigenous Community Learning Coordinator, User Services
Cody Tolmie started at Ocean Networks Canada as its Indigenous Community Coordinator in January of 2019. Cody is Sto:lo from Sq'éwlets, located in his traditional territory of S’olh Temexw (The Fraser Valley). He comes from the Williams and James families on his matrilineal side, who originated in what is now known as the Lake Errock and Hope, British Columbia. He graduated from The University of British Columbia’s Okanagan Campus with a Bachelor’s Degree in English, in 2017 where he focused his studies on Indigenous Literature and Indigenous Art. In his previous position, Cody worked as The BC Art Councils Indigenous Protocols and Reconciliation Liaison.
In his spare time, Cody enjoys reading, hiking, painting and learning his traditional language of Upriver Halq'eméylem.