Resource Library

3 years 4 months
2009 / Website
A comprehensive planning guide geared towards First Nations governments. Supports communities in meeting their reporting requirements and quarterly bookkeeping tasks through a structured month-by-month program. Also provides guidelines for fiscal planning cycles, with several templates and examples.Please visit the link below for the most up-to-date information:
Author(s): Metepenagiag First Nation, Chignecto Consulting Group, SGCI Communications Inc., Deloitte & Touche
3 years 4 months
2018 / Website
This extensive guide defines the role of Financial Administrative Law in First Nations communities, identifies the various components of FALs, and provides guidance on how to develop one tailored to each community’s unique needs. Checklists, handbooks and templates are provided to guide the FAL development process.Please visit the link below for the most up-to-date information, provided by the...
Author(s): First Nations Financial Management Board
3 years 4 months
2004 / PDF (6 total)
A comprehensive resource to help guide sound First Nations financial management practices and aid in the development of financial codes. Includes chapters highlighting key elements of financial management systems and controls, including:First Nations Governance Concepts;Financial Management Bylaw;Policy and Procedures Manual;Strategic Planning Process; andCapacity Building.Each chapter is...
Resource Producer: Aboriginal Financial Officers Association of BC
Author(s): Aboriginal Financial Officers Association of BC
3 years 4 months
2014 / PDF
A guide created by the First Nations Tax Commission to support First Nation governments, taxpayers, First Nation residents, the general public, other governments, and potential investors to understand First Nation property taxation and how it works. Offers general information on virtually every aspect of the First Nation property taxation system.
Resource Producer: First Nations Tax Commission
Author(s): First Nations Tax Commission
3 years 4 months
2012 / PDF
Created by the First Nations Tax Commission, this policy sets out the requirements that must be met in financial administration by-laws enacted under subsection 83(1) of the Indian Act. This policy is used by the Commission in its review and recommendation for approval of First Nations’ financial administration by-laws. Provides guidance on the definitions and contents of each section.
Resource Producer: First Nations Tax Commission
Author(s): First Nations Tax Commission
3 years 4 months
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
3 years 5 months
2014 / Online Textbook
Our purpose is to help tribes and First Nations fill these gaps preventing us from participating in the economy. Our purpose is to provide the knowledge and skills to develop our laws, establish our property rights, generate independent revenues to build infrastructure and lower the costs of doing business on our lands. We want to learn from and share our successes.
4 years 1 month
2017 / PDF
The presentation of a seminar conducted for the Esquimalt Chief and Council regarding the responsibilities and financial understanding of governance.
Resource Producer: Esquimalt Nation
4 years 11 months
2016 / Word
Committee Purpose:Support Council’s monitoring/management of the Administrator;Support the organizational development of Administration;Ensure consistency and alignment between Administrative operations and Council’s strategic plan and policies;Provide day to day support to the Administrator; andUndertake other activities as assigned by Chief and Council.
Resource Producer: Tsi Del Del First Nation (Alexis Creek)
5 years 6 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