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3 years 9 months
2010 /
An Action Plan developed by the First Nations Chiefs and leaders in BC in 2009 to set out collective First Nations positions and actions relating to the mineral exploration and mining sector; the Plan contains a vision, principles, goals, and 65 actions to be implemented by the First Nations Energy & Mining Council.
3 years 9 months
2010 /
Eel Ground Forestry located within the Eel Ground First Nation Community has become a model leader of forestry management, which has been accredited for their achievement and excellence through organizations such as ,NBCC, FNFP, CIF, NB Conservation Council and the Environmental Network of New Brunswick.Eel Ground Forestry Group is responsible for the active management of 2853 hectors of...
3 years 9 months
2010 /
Based on observations by Mackenzie Forest District staff, First Nation Non- Replaceable Forest License (NRFL) holders were identified as a customer segment that was at risk of not meeting the expectations of the intent of the tenure agreement. The District’s service plan thus included a project that would address this risk by improving licensee understanding of the forest license tenure and other...
3 years 9 months
2011 / Word, PDF
Rich in mineral resources, the traditional lands of First Nations in British Columbia (B.C.) have been targets of Canada’s active mining industry. Mining provides important revenue for the province, so many people welcome it. It also, however, frequently interferes with First Nations’ use of their traditional lands and significantly harms the environment to which their culture is inextricably...
3 years 10 months
2013 / Word
Communities can use these resources to review the Xeni Gwet'in First Nations Government's approach to land use and gain knowledge that will inform the development of their own land use guidelines.Document excerpt: "The purpose of Land Use Planning is to conserve and assert control over our traditional lands. A Land Use Plan is also a tool to help us understand and communicate how we want them to...
Resource Producer: Xeni Gwet'in First Nations Government
3 years 10 months
2010 /
The Tsawout First Nation is moving ahead on a number of fronts. Of particular interest is Land Development which was initiated by the signing of the First Nations Goods and Service Tax (FNGST).The signing of the FNGST by the Tsawout First Nation in 2006 was groundbreaking. As the first Band in any Canadian province to sign the agreement with the federal government, Tsawout's FNGST replaces the...
Resource Producer: Tsawout First Nation
4 years 9 months
2010 /
In 2008 the FNTC commissioned an examination of First Nations that had created electronic systems to manage their natural and cultural resource information. Several systems were examined to outline their language, software requirements, functions, features and architecture. The following year another study was commissioned by the FNTC to examine the operational procedures that First Nations were...
Resource Producer: First Nations Technology Council

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