Resource Library

2 years 1 week
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
2 years 2 weeks
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
2 years 2 weeks
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
2 years 1 month
2017 /
Courses and workshops in tax administration, economic development and lands management
2 years 1 month
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.
2 years 9 months
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
3 years 7 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)
3 years 9 months
2016 / Word
The Operational Plan is a standardized tool prepared by directors and managers to manage activities, including reporting requirements and policies, procedures, forms to be completed or revised, for all Kwantlen First Nation (KFN) government areas and departments. The three current government areas managed by KFN Chief and Council (Council) and directors are Governance, Finance/Administration, and...
Resource Producer: Kwantlen First Nation
4 years 2 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
4 years 4 months
2014 / PDF
The Socio-Economic Scan undertaken by Boston Bar First Nation (BBFN) is part of a larger community consultation and research project to develop a better understanding of the local and regional economy and to assist the Boston Bar First Nation to develop an Economic Development Strategic Plan.The intent of the Socio-Economic Scan is to provide the foundation for economic development planning for...
Resource Producer: New Relationship Trust
Author(s): Boston Bar First Nation