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4 years 5 months
PopularToolkitTopic Spotlight
2013 / Word and PowerPoint
Communities can use these combined resources to examine the Stz'uminus First Nation's approach to community engagement and impact & benefit agreements to gain knowledge and insight that will inform the process and development of their own community engagement and impact & benefit agreements.The Impact Benefit Tool contains the following sections:Scope of management approachNatural...
4 years 1 month
Topic Spotlight
2012 / PDF
Course Description: Creating, purchasing or investing in a business or other venture requires a systematic approach. This course focuses on venture development and analysis processes from the point of view of an economic development practitioner.
Resource Producer: Nazko First Nation
4 years 2 months
Topic Spotlight
2013 / PDF
Communities can use this resource to examine the Nooaitch Indian Band's approach to their economic development strategy and gain knowledge and insight that will inform the development of their own economic development strategy.Document excerpt: "This strategy was developed from workshops with Nooaitch Chief and Council, discussions with area businesses and organizations, and review of Band...
4 years 3 months
Topic Spotlight
2010 /
1.0 I NTRODUCTION1.1 Project BackgroundIn 2002, the Board of Directors identified the need todevelop a Northern First Nations Economic strategy for itsmembers in northern British Columbia.
1 month 2 weeks
2008 / PDF
A paper which considers opportunities for First Nations communities to implement taxation policies in the interests of sovereignty and self-determination. Includes discussions on Canadian tax policy, current gaps in First Nations tax policy, municipal jurisdiction, and income tax exemption. Research Paper for the National Centre for First Nations Governance.
Resource Producer: National Centre for First Nations Governance
Author(s): James Hopkins
1 year 3 months
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.
2 years 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
2 years 5 months
2015 / Word
The purposes of this report are to:Create an economic awareness by exploring and defining the historical and current economic situation at Upper Similkameen Indian BandProvide an immediate framework for the pursuit and evaluation of potential economic ventures for USIBImplement a 5-year plan/timeframe for identified venturesDevelop a proposed corporate governance strategy to ensure economic...
Resource Producer: New Relationship Trust
Author(s): First Nation Management Solutions