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IntroductionIn 2008, the New Relationship Trust (NRT), an independent non-profit organization dedicated to strengthening FirstNations through capacity building, launched a research initiative to document First Nations best practices (BPs) in thefive areas of: comprehensive community planning (CCP), governance, land use planning, consultation, andenvironmental management. The research project is...
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2010 /
First Peoples Worldwide (FPW) was initiated in 1997 in response the overwhelminginternational request from Indigenous Peoples for the type of effective and culturally appropriate community development First Nations Development Institute (FNDI) had been providing domestically for twenty-five years. FPW’s programs have been grounded in the belief that assets are the building blocks of wealth and...
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2010 /
What is a Community Strategic Plan? It’s a plan that guides the community to a better future • Helps the community make a vision and identify what values it wants to take in to the future• Works toward a balance between meeting our needs and a healthy environment• Helps keep a balance between economic development (new and different opportunities for employment) and socialdevelopment (new and...
Resource Producer: Comprehensive Community Planning
3 years 9 months
2010 /
Community Engagement Toolkit This Toolkit has been designed to improve communication within communities, to promote a common understanding, and strengthen community partnerships that share community goals. The Toolkit may be used for Community Planning, to gather information from the community, and to help build a community vision of the future. 
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2011 /
Northern Affairs Canada This report recognizes communities throughout British Columbia who have had success in aspects of community development. It highlights success in Aboriginal tourism, community infrastructure development, education, and modern treaties.
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BackgroundThe Sliammon Comprehensive Community Plan (CCP) was undertaken to support: community development; nation building; building a foundation for self-government and treaty implementation; and ultimately for creating a better quality of life for present and future generations.An important objective of the CCP process was to consult meaningfully with our people, to build trust and to...
Resource Producer: Comprehensive Community Planning
3 years 9 months
2011 /
The Cities and Environment Unit at Dalhousie University is a community planning and applied action research group that has done significant work in Comprehensive Community Planning. This website outlines many of their projects and publications on CCP.
3 years 9 months
2011 /
Developed in partnership with Okanagan, Lytton, Squiala, We Wai Kai (Cape Mudge) and Yekooche First Nations, as well as the First Nations/INAC Comprehensive Community Planning Working Group (2006). This is the official guidebook to Comprehensive Community Planning (CCP). It outlines the steps that help First Nations communities create and implement comprehensive community plans.
Resource Producer: Comprehensive Community Planning
3 years 9 months
2010 / Word
Day One: Tuesday, October 5th, 20105:30-8:00 Welcome and DinnerLydia Hwitsum (Xtli'liye) Chief, Cowichan Tribes Lydia Hwitsum is the current Chief of Cowichan Tribes, a First Nations Band comprised of nine villages in the Cowichan Valley, and currently the largest Coast Salish Tribe in British Columbia. Chief Hwitsum served as elected Chief of Cowichan Tribes for two terms, from 1997 to 2001 and...
Resource Producer: Comprehensive Community Planning
3 years 9 months
2010 /
From October 5-7, 2010, more than 120 people representing 65 First Nations, 10 supporting organizations, and 5 government departments, came together to share their ideas, enthusiasm and energy for Comprehensive Community Planning (CCP).In the same way that the CCP process is steered by whole communities, the 2010 CCP Workshop was successful because of the involvement of so many BC First Nations.
Resource Producer: Comprehensive Community Planning

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