The Council of Saik’uz First Nation wishes to be strategic in their approach to the future well being of their community. They engaged the services of R. Radloff and Associates and the Local Government Leadership Institute to facilitate a strategic planning process.
The Leq’á:mel constitution and government has its roots in the historical, cultural, and spiritual traditions of the Leq’á:mel Tribe, in the Halqelmaylem language, and in the relationships with the Creator, the territory, and everything within the territory, both living and otherwise.
The Tsawout First Nation is moving ahead on a number of fronts. Of particular interest is Land Development which was initiated by the signing of the First Nations Goods and Service Tax (FNGST).
Following the decisions of the Supreme Court of Canada in Haida and Taku, resolutions were passed by the First Nations Summit and the Union of BC Indian Chiefs to work together for the benefit of all First Nations in British Columbia and to engage with the provincial and federal governments regarding implementation of the Crown's honourable duty to consult with and accommodate First Nations Abo
Protocol first signed in October 2005 between the First Nations Leadership Council (First Nations Summit, BC Assembly of First Nations, Union of BC Indian Chiefs) and the RCMP in order to establish trusting and reciprocal relationships.
Signed on May 21, 2008 by the First Nations Leadership Council, Government of Canada and Government of BC, committing the PArties to collaboratively develop interlinked on and off reserve housing strategies n Governance, Relationships and Accountability, Financial Management, Capacity Development, and Comprehensive Approach to Housing.
Although the Government of Canada was not part of the Transformative Change Accord: First Nations Health Plan, it was interested in negotiating a tripartite plan and demonstrating support for the efforts between First Nations and BC.
A ten-year Tripartite First Nations Health Plan signed by the First Nations Leadership Council (First Nations Summit, BC Assembly of First Nations, Union of BC Indian Chiefs), Canada, and BC on June 11, 2007.
On March 30, 2009, the BC Assembly of First Nations (BCAFN), First Nations Summit (FNS), Union of BC Indian Chiefs (UBCIC) and the Minister of Children and Family Development finalized a Protocol which commits the Parties to establish a common vision for child, youth and family wellness in BC, establishes the principles upon which the Parties will continue to work toge
In November 2005, the First Nations Summit, Union of BC Indian Chiefs, BC Assembly of First Nations, Province of British Columbia, and the Government of Canada signed the Transformative Change Accord.