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11 months 1 week
2015 / Word
The Malahat Nation requires the development creative information signage and display boards for stakeholder engagement sessions. This includes poster boards for larger community engagement meetings, small hand-out portfolios providing an individual overview of the project and how to find out more (website and key contacts). 
Resource Producer: Malahat Nation
11 months 1 week
2015 / Word
As part of the purchase of the Bamberton land comes the opportunity to work with Steelhead, an LNG corporation who is has announced a site (Bamberton) on the east coast of Vancouver Island. While this announcement was an excellent opportunity for the Malahat Nation, it formed only one part of the overall story and intent to purchase the lands adjacent to the Nation.
Resource Producer: Malahat Nation
1 year 2 months
2014 / PDF
This article discusses the obstacles to and supports for the implementation of the First Nations Principles of OCAP™, specifically in the context of data holdings within Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC) and the Government of Canada. It cites three types of barriers (legal, knowledge and capacity, and institutional) that obstruct OCAP™ and examines how federal legislation...
Author(s): First Nations Information Governance Centre
1 year 2 months
2015 / PDF
Indigenous peoples are addressing the ongoing impacts of settler colonialism through a variety of expressions of community resurgence. Among these initiatives are those leveraging digital technologies. In the emergent network society, digital infrastructures, and information and communication technologies are powerful tools that can support self-government. In this context, we document the...
Author(s): Rob McMahon, University of Alberta, Tim LaHache, Kahnawà:ke Education Center, Tim Whiteduck, First Nations Education Council
1 year 3 months
2014 / PDF
This Financial Policy is designed to:a. Regulate the receipt, management and expenditure of TG funds;b. Provide all TG employees with direction and guidance in connection with TG accounting transactions, procedures and reports;c. Ensure that TG finances are administered in a manner that encourages:i. Sound financial management and an effective system of internal controls;ii. Effective and...
Resource Producer: Tl’etinqox-T’in Government Office
Author(s): Tl’etinqox-t’in Government
1 year 8 months
2005 / PDF
Employers today face potential liability from a number of fronts. For example, employers can be held liable for improperly hiring, firing, demoting or transferring employees. They can face sanctions for failing to comply with legislated minimums, such as wages, vacation time, and medical, disability and parental leaves. Employers may also be held responsible for the actions of their employees,...
Author(s): Eamon Murphy and Kathryn Deo, Woodward & Company
1 year 8 months
2015 / PDF
Media plays an integral role in (re)producing our social construction of reality. When viewed in light of Canada’s colonial legacy, media’s power has undoubtedly been implicated in circumscribing Indigenous peoples and Indigenous–settler relations. Employing a discourse analysis of mainstream media covering the recent (2011) implementation of a comprehensive land claims agreement in British...
Author(s): Vanessa Sloan Morgan Queen's University; Heather Castleden Queen's University
1 year 8 months
2008 / PDF
This paper will focus on the human resources challenges that face First Nations communities and their governments in rebuilding their capacity for good governance and in meeting their sovereign obligations. The vision that First Nations people see where they are self-sufficient, autonomous and significant contributors to society requires a paradigm shift for the federal government in its Indian...
Resource Producer: National Centre for First Nations Governance
Author(s): Richard Missens
1 year 8 months
2008 / PDF
“Capacity Building”. Everyone is talking about it. Sometimes it seems like it is the latest buzz word. Usually it is used in the context of “we need to build capacity”. Sometimes it is used as an excuse for inaction like “they don’t have the capacity”. Does capacity building unfairly target First Nations? Trying to define it seems like trying to pin Jell-O to the wall. And yet, the concept has...
Resource Producer: National Centre for First Nations Governance
Author(s): BCTC CONFERENCE

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