"This report analyzes data submitted by Canadian companies between 2001 and 2008 as a part of the Progressive Aboriginal Relations program (PAR) – a benchmarking tool developed by the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB). PAR was designed to help Canadian business organizations gauge and improve their commitment to progressive relationships with First Nation, Métis and Inuit communities, businesses and people. To date, a total of 38 companies – representing diverse sectors and geographic locations – have undertaken the PAR process.
"The second in a series of three, this report surveys data submitted by 38 companies participating in the Progressive Aboriginal Relations (PAR) program offered by the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business and representing various industries operating in Canada between 2001 and 2009.
National Center for First Nation Governance (NCFNG)
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This project involved extensive research into and analysis of the role that meaningful consultation can play in First Nation development in Canada. A key element was to develop insights into the importance of consultation in helping First Nations achieve greater self governance. […] Another significant component of the research program was to identify and analyze existing guides on consultation and examine their applicability for First Nation users.”