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1 week 3 days
2016 / PDF
Governance Manual of the Wet'suwet'en First Nation, developed in recognition of Wet'suwet'en First Nation's unique authority and role, covering the following policy areas: Code of Conduct, Council Roles and Responsibilities, Council Governance Structure, Council Orientation, Unity of Control, Administration, Asset Protection, Principles for Establishing Council Committees, Finance, and Complaints...
Resource Producer: New Relationship Trust
1 month 2 weeks
2015 / PDF
The Council Governance Policy manual was adopted in 2015 by the Snuneymuxw First Nation to outline the Governance and Election policies, and the Code of Ethics, Conduct, and Conflict of Interest. For example it determines matters such as who is in charge of what; who sets direction and the parameters within which the direction is to be pursued; who makes decisions about what; who sets performance...
Resource Producer: Snuneymuxw First Nation
1 month 2 weeks
2015 / Word
This resource was developed with the Snuneymuxw First Nation for their Code of Ethics, Conduct and Conflict of Interest. It identifies the professional duties and obligations of Chief and Council members that will protect the best interests of the Snuneymuxw First Nation. The Code also is designed to clearly identify the expectations SFN members can have of their leaders and representatives. 
Resource Producer: Snuneymuxw First Nation
3 months 2 weeks
2016 / PDF
This resource, The 7 C's: A First Nations’ Guide to Planning and Reporting Standards, highlights seven areas of planning and reporting:Culture and languagesCommunity driven, Nation-basedCommunity engagementCommunicationCollaborationConnectionCommitmentIt aims to bring forward emerging standards associated with planning and reporting in First Nations communities.
3 months 2 weeks
2009 / PDF
This resource highlights the 96 Best Practices of Comprehensive Community Planning among First Nations. The list was compiled with the work of New Relationship Trust, as well as Beringia Community Planning, from a range of both Aboriginal and Non-Aboriginal sources. It covers five areas of: Comprehensive Community Planning (CCP), Governance, Land Use Planning, Consultation, and Environmental...
Resource Producer: New Relationship Trust
Author(s): Cook, Jeff
3 months 2 weeks
2013 / PDF
This resource was developed by Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada, with help from First Nations to help with developing and implementing their own community plans. This resource breaks the process down into 4 stages.Pre-PlanningPlanningImplementationMonitoring and EvaluationThe website for this CCP can be found here: http://www.aadnc-aandc.gc.ca/eng/1100100021966/1100100021970
Resource Producer: Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada
4 months 1 week
2016 / PDF
Comprehensive Community Planning (CCP) is a process that engages community members in planning and implementing the long term vision for their community. It includes the development of objectives, goals and/or a plan of action to work towards fulfilling the vision. Many First Nations communities across British Columbia are already engaged in planning and are experiencing great success. CCP is a...
Resource Producer: Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada
5 months 3 weeks
2015 / PDF
The Adams Lake First Nation invited the Centre for First Nations Governance (CFNG) to facilitate the second of two related workshops on Governance. This two-day workshop, “Governing our Lands and Ourselves” followed on the heal’s of the July 18 and 19th session.
Resource Producer: Adams Lake Indian Band
5 months 3 weeks
2015 / PDF
The Adams Lake First Nation invited the Centre for First Nations Governance (CFNG) to facilitate a two-­day workshop to learn about restoring their traditional governance and governing their territory. Topics were presented using power point presentations, and group exercises.
Resource Producer: Adams Lake Indian Band
8 months 1 week
2016 / PDF
The purpose of this Statement of Policy and Procedure is to establish guidelines to administer a vote of OKIB membership for a decision made by OKIB membership where a referendum is not required.
Resource Producer: Okanagan Indian Band

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