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5 years 9 months
2011 / Video
me7 temt’umenkt re pexyéwt“dreaming of tomorrow”
5 years 9 months
2011 /
To guide policy and program directions that support the positively focused aspirations of Canadian Indigenous communities, Health Canada is exploring the factors that create and sustain successful communities. The first in a series of planned research, this work is open ended and exploratory in nature, an appreciative inquiry that seeks promise in First Nations communities; whatever makes them...
Author(s): Kishk Anaquot Health Research
5 years 9 months
2011 /
The AZA Comprehensive Community Plan planning committee visited the Cree community of Ouje-Bougoumou in northern Quebec in August 2011. Like AZA, Ouje-Bougoumou did not have a home community for many years. They started building their new community in the 1990s and are continuing to develop it to. The planning committee learned many lessons on their trip that they hope to apply to the building of...
5 years 9 months
2011 / PDF
There are potential impediments to implementing and fully realizing comprehensive community plans (CCP) for many First Nations throughout Canada.The key impediments discussed in the article are: 1) the three-tiered government framework in Canada; 2) the requirement for a sustainable revenue base; 3) the immediate need for relevant capacity within First Nations governance; and, 4) establishing the...
Author(s): Bryan McEwen
5 years 9 months
2011 /
This is a summary of the community planning experiences of some First Nations, Inuit and Northern communities across Canada. Although their circumstances were different, all the communities were faced with a need for significant change that required comprehensive thinking and planning for the future. Using a case study approach, the knowledge and experience of 30 communities can be shared with...
5 years 9 months
2010 /
The Smart Planning InitiativeSmart Planning for Communities, a program of the Fraser Basin Council, offers local and First Nations governments the services of skilled Sustainability Facilitators in communities across BC. Our Facilitators are available to provide free assistance with community planning processes. We offer advice that will fit your community on process, strategy and new technology...
5 years 9 months
2011 /
By: Cynthia Wesley – Esquimaux and Brian Calliou, 2010 This article speaks to the fact that often best practices are often attempted to be transplanted and implemented in communities without acknowledging that these practices potentially need to be adapted to meet the unique circumstances of the specific community. Thus the authors have identified key principles, if considered and integrated in...
Author(s): Cynthia Wesley – Esquimaux and Brian Calliou
5 years 9 months
2011 / PDF
On July 19, 2007, certain amendments to the Westbank First Nation Constitution were approved by referendum of the WFN Membership. The amendments are effective as of July 19, 2007.
5 years 9 months
2011 /
You will be able to find in this website: News of upcoming eventsUpcoming surveysImagesDocuments and reportsContact of people involved in the planning processAnd more...!
5 years 9 months
2010 /
Gwa'sala 'Nakwaxda'xw Comprehensive Community Planning Highlights
Resource Producer: Comprehensive Community Planning

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