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5 years 6 months
Topic Spotlight
2005 /
This checklist helps to provide communities with items to consider when they are engaging an Internet Service Provider.
Resource Producer: First Nations Technology Council
5 years 8 months
Topic Spotlight
2010 /
Executive SummaryThis report paints a picture of First Nations and Inuit community-based broadband networks and information and communication technologies in Canada. It highlights the very different levels of broadband infrastructure and connectivity that exist across the country. Even at the end of the first decade of the 21st century, many of these communities remain unserved or underserved...
Author(s): Rob McMahon, PhD Candida te, Simon Fraser University Dr. Susan O’Donnell, University of New Brunswick Dr. Richard Smith, Simon Fraser University Jason Woodman Simmonds, PhD Candidate, University of New Brunswick Brian Walmark, Keewaytinook Okimakanak
5 years 9 months
Topic Spotlight
2012 / PDF
Broadband connectivity is being introduced to many BC First Nations, and along with the opportunities this provides to communities for improved education, health care, and social and economic development comes the challenge of managing this technology.For some communities, this may involve negotiating a contract with an Internet Service Provider (ISP) to be the vendor and manager of the network...
Resource Producer: First Nations Technology Council
1 year 2 months
2017 / PDF
Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation’s 2017/18 Direct Support project  - Hydrometric readings for Tranquil and Tofino Creek
Author(s): Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation
1 year 11 months
2016 / PDF
A report submitted by the Williams Lake Indian Band to New Relationship Trust for the 2016 direct support project.
Resource Producer: Williams Lake Indian Band
3 years 6 days
2016 / PDF
Nadleh Whut’en Ormonde Lake Reserve (the Reserve) is off the BC Hydro power grid and provides all its own electricity from diesel and gasoline generators. The Reserve is populated for 7 months of the year (April – Oct) and the facilities are leased by the Carrier Sekani Health Authority (CSHA). CSHA pays for the diesel, gasoline, and propane used on the Reserve, while Nadleh Whut’en First Nation...
3 years 1 week
2015 / PDF
Moricetown First Nation is committed to pursuing and attaining their vision of increasing energy efficiency,reducing costs and supporting economic development through renewable energy generation. This visionincludes exploring opportunities for alternative energy developments and establishing the skills andknowledge required to create jobs and become more energy independent. This Community Energy...
Resource Producer: Moricetown Band Office
4 years 1 month
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
5 years 8 months
2011 /
5 years 8 months
2012 /
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Resource Producer: First Nations Technology Council