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Format: 2019
Format: 2019

Our Authority [First Nations Financial Management Board, FNFMB]

Publisher: 
First Nations Financial Management Board
Year of publication: 
2019

The First Nations Fiscal Management Act (FMA) is optional First Nations legislation. It came into effect on April 1, 2006. The FMA established three First Nation institutions to develop practical, modern-day tools already used by other levels of government in Canada, and provide these tools to First Nations governments.

Section 49 and 55 of the First Nations Fiscal Management Act [First Nations Financial Management Board, FNFMB]

Publisher: 
First Nations Financial Management Board
Year of publication: 
2019

Section 49 and 55 of the First Nations Fiscal Management Act (FMA) establishes the following legislative mandate for the FMB:

First Nations Fiscal Management Act [First Nations Financial Management Board, FNFMB]

Publisher: 
First Nations Financial Management Board
Year of publication: 
2019

The First Nations Fiscal Management Act (FMA) is a law that provides First Nations with support and tools to strengthen your community and build your economy. First Nations can choose whether or not to participate in the FMA.

All of our First Nations clients must be scheduled under the First Nations Fiscal Management Act (FMA).

Home [First Nations Financial Management Board, FNFMB]

Publisher: 
First Nations Financial Management Board
Year of publication: 
2019

The First Nations Financial Management Board (FMB) supports First Nations across Canada to build good governance and finance practices.

About FMB

We are a non-profit, First Nation organization.
Our services come at no cost to First Nations.
We only provide services when asked to by our First Nations clients.
We are independent of the Crown.

Why the FMB was formed

Indigenous Consultation Atlantic [The Canadian Institute, CI]

Publisher: 
The Canadian Institute
Year of publication: 
2019

The uncertainty of the fall 2019 federal election is inflaming the already complex Indigenous consultation process in Canada’s Atlantic provinces. Amid ongoing efforts to implement the United Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), changes to the Environmental Assessment Act and the addition of the Canadian Energy Regulator, many projects are standing still. This unresolved political situation only fuels a deeply felt skepticism as consultation and engagement practices are put on hold. Does your organization have the confidence and knowledge to engage meaningfully?

How To Become an Independent Contractor [Business Link]

Author: 
Publisher: 
Business Link
Year of publication: 
2019

This guide is a useful tool if you are looking to start any type of independent contractor business. At the end of each section you will find a short list of Useful Resources.

An independent contractor is a person, business, or corporation that provides goods or services
to a hiring company under the terms of a contract. Independent contractors supply a broad
range of products and services in a variety of industries including trades, manufacturing, health
care, and transportation.

Indigenous Business Planning Workbook [Business Link]

Author: 
Publisher: 
Business Link
Year of publication: 
2019

This workbook is designed to help Indigenous entrepreneurs create a business plan. Business plans are very important tools for people starting a business—they are like road maps that outline where you want to go and give the details on how you will get there.

Free eBooks [Indigenous Corporate Training Inc.]

Publisher: 
Indigenous Corporate Training Inc.
Year of publication: 
2019

Working Effectively With Indigenous People

23 Tips on What not to say or do
27 Tips on What to Say and Do
40 Tips for Local Governments
A guide to Terminology
Indigenous Rights, Title, and the Duty to Consult
Indigenous Self-Government
Dispelling Common Myths about Indigenous Peoples
22 Ways to Derail your next Indigenous Community Meeting
Guidebook to Indigenous Protocol
Impact benefits and Reconciliation Agreement
Personal Pledge of Reconciliation
Professional Pledge of Reconciliation

Working with UNDRIP [Indigenous Corporate Training Inc.]

Publisher: 
Indigenous Corporate Training Inc.
Year of publication: 
2019

As of May 2016, Canada became a full supporter, without qualification, of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP). But, what does that mean and how does it affect how you consult and accommodate Indigenous Peoples? What are the legal and policy issues around adopting and implementing UNDRIP in Canada, including the application of free, prior and informed consent (FPIC)?

How to Negotiate with Indigenous Peoples [Indigenous Corporate Training Inc.]

Publisher: 
Indigenous Corporate Training Inc.
Year of publication: 
2019

Have you developed and implemented an effective consultation and engagement strategy and are now ready to negotiate, but aren’t sure how to start? Or how to prepare for that all-important first community meeting?

What are your key challenges?
How to begin negotiations with Indigenous Peoples?
How to apply the RESPECT model in negotiation?
How to draft an agenda?
How to set the tone?
Understanding community mandate and how it applies?

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