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4 months 3 weeks
2017 / PDF
The purpose of this Law is to ensure that the Sq’ewá:lxw people’s vision of a safe, prosperous, and sustainable community is achieved while caring for our land and water.
Resource Producer: Sq’ewá:lxw (Skawahlook First Nation)
4 months 3 weeks
2017 / PDF
The purpose of the Sq’ewá:lxw Land Use and Zoning Law is to promote environmentally responsible, healthy, safe, and well planned use of Sq’ewá:lxw lands. The Law will apply to the whole area of the reserves (Skawahlook IR# 1 and Ruby Creek IR# 2), including Nation Land and land held under Certificate of Possession, and to members and non-members.The Land Use and Zoning Law enables the Sq’ewá:lxw...
Resource Producer: Sq’ewá:lxw (Skawahlook First Nation)
4 months 3 weeks
2017 / PDF
The purpose of the Sq’ewá:lxw Land Use and Zoning Law is to promote environmentally responsible, healthy, safe, convenient, and well planned use of Sq’ewá:lxw lands.The purpose of this policy is to support the administration of land use on Sq’ewá:lxw reserve land.
Resource Producer: Sq’ewá:lxw (Skawahlook First Nation)
4 months 3 weeks
2017 / PDF
The purpose of the Sq’ewá:lxw Environmental Law is ensure that the people’s vision of a safe, prosperous, and sustainable community is achieved while caring for our land and water. The purpose of this policy is to support the administration of environmental and emergency management on Sq’ewá:lxw First Nation reserve land. The policy is meant to provide guidance in layman terms but is not a...
Resource Producer: Sq’ewá:lxw (Skawahlook First Nation)
5 months 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
6 months 1 week
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
6 months 1 week
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
8 months 1 week
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.
8 months 1 week
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
8 months 1 week
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

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