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3 years 3 months
Topic Spotlight
2010 /
This document is a template for creating a Policy.Note: In developing policy, it is prudent to put a DRAFT watermark on any policy that is not approved. The Issue Date in the Footer Section of this document is the date of the APPROVAL of the Policy and the Current Version Date is the date of the latest amendment; these fields should be left blank when in draft stage. The document title should...
Resource Producer: Ktunaxa Nation Council
3 years 4 months
Topic Spotlight
2010 / PDF
All First Nation communities have accountabilities: to members for services provided;to funding agencies for use of funding;to lenders forrepayment ofloans;etc. In order to communicate the compliance with these accountabilities, most First Nations are currently only relying on financial reports. However, for many stakeholders,especially the members,the financial resources are only one component...
Author(s): The Journal of Aboriginal Management
3 years 5 months
Topic Spotlight
2011 /
Governance Capacity Planning Tool, A Step-by-Step Approach to Planning, AANDC, 2011, http://www.ainc-inac.gc.ca/ap/gov/igsp/pid/gn11-eng.asp#chp1
3 years 5 months
Topic Spotlight
2009 /
1. The [X] First Nation requires a written request from the proponent for ____ ____ consent and support to a project or when a Crown agency refers a project for consultation purposes to begin engagement and to trigger policy direction. 2. The [X] First Nation will identify authorized representative(s) to respond in writing within a reasonable time to any request or referral. In addition the...
3 years 6 months
Topic Spotlight
2010 / Word
This is a template for a policy on sharing documents.  Its purpose is to facilitate the exchange of information between two First Nation communities. Using this template ensure that it will be done in a way that is responsible and facilitates the continuation of both communities ability to participate in their negotiation.This Policy also establishes rules to govern the collection, the use and...
Resource Producer: Upper Nicola Indian Band
2 years 12 months
Popular
2012 /
Materials you will find in the shared documents:1. Introduction2. Mining Protocol developed by Bull, Housser and Tupper LLP3. Agreements drafted by Bull, Housser and Tupper LLPa. Memorandum of Understanding b. Engagement Agreement c. Traditional Knowledge Protocol d. Socio-Economic Participation Agreement4. Related Presentations by Bull, Housser and Tupper LLPa. First Nations Self-Government: A...
Resource Producer: First Nations Energy and Mining Council (FNEMC)
1 year 7 months
Popular
2015 / Word
This Handbook defines Sts’ailes policies, rules, and procedures in the overall administration of its affairs.
Resource Producer: New Relationship Trust
Author(s): Sts’ailes
1 year 7 months
Popular
2005 / PDF
The move towards greater self-governance challenges First Nations leadership to manage the growth of its administration and adapt its governance structures. As First Nations assume greater control over these structures, the result will be broader and more sophisticated organizations, with more departments, sections and divisions, and greater responsibility over matters such as education, housing...
Author(s): David M. Robbins, Kathryn Deo
2 years 6 months
2013 /
Communities can use this resource to examine the Lower Kootenay First Nation's approach developing a community constitution and gain knowledge that will inform the development of their own community constitution.This community constitution contains the following sections:PreambleVisionDefinitions and InterpretationPrinciples of Responsible GovernmentFunction and Authority of Community...
Resource Producer: Lower Kootenay First Nation
3 years 2 months
2013 /
"The purposes of this Manual are to: (a) regulate the receipt, management and expenditure of Tsleil-Waututh Nation funds; (b) provide all TWN employees and Council members with direction and guidance in connection with TWN accounting transactions, procedures and reports; and (c) ensure that TWN finances are administered in a manner that encourages and promotes TWN solvency, good value for...
Resource Producer: Tsleil-Waututh Nation

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