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700 Infographics of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Communities [Statistics Canada]

Publisher: 
Statistics Canada
Year of publication: 
2020

On January 14, 2020, Statistics Canada released a new tool to provide access to over 700 infographics of First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities and other geographies as part of the “Aboriginal Community Data Initiative”. The primary objective of this initiative is to provide the 2016 Census data to Indigenous community leaders and members, as well as other data users, with simple and meaningful socio-economic portraits of Indigenous communities.

Highlighting Successful Atlantic Indigenous Businesses [Atlantic Aboriginal Economic Development Integrated Research Program, AAEDIRP]

Publisher: 
Atlantic Provinces Economic Council
Year of publication: 
2019

Research conducted by the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business shows that Indigenous small business owners across Canada are growing in numbers and experiencing wide-spread success in terms of profitability and growth and in ways that go beyond the bottom-line. Nationally, the number of Indigenous business owners and entrepreneurs is growing at five times the rate of self-employed Canadians overall.

Ulnooweg Indigenous Communities Foundation [Ulnooweg Development Group Inc.]

Publisher: 
Ulnooweg Development Group Inc.
Year of publication: 
2020

Strengthening the relationship between Canada's philanthropic sector and the Indigenous Communities of Atlantic Canada

For the philanthropic sector and the communities to work together more constructively, there is a need to build new relationships, understanding, co-operation, and infrastructure.

TEN TIMES HARDER HELPING FIRST NATIONS GET INTO THE GAME [First Nations Tax Commission, FNTC]

Publisher: 
First Nations Tax Commission
Year of publication: 
2005

This article compares First Nations property tax investments with those of municipalities and how the outcomes differ.

Why are First Nations receiving such a small share of private investment?

Newsletter: CLEARING THE PATH [First Nations Tax Commission, FNTC]

Publisher: 
First Nations Tax Commission
Year of publication: 
2019

Archives of all previous issues of FNTC’s quarterly newsletters.

Volume 12
Issue 03 Winter 2019
Advancing First Nation FMA Cannabis Fiscal and Regulatory Proposal

Issue 02 Fall 2018
Building the First Nations Infrastructure Institute

Issue 01 Summer 2018
Our Lands, Our Jurisdiction, Our Institutions: First Nations Leading the Way – May 15 – 17, 2018

Volume 11
Issue 04 Spring 2018
Cover Story: Our Lands, Our Jurisdiction, Our Institutions: First Nations Leading The Way

Home [First Nations Tax Commission, FNTC]

Publisher: 
First Nations Tax Commission
Year of publication: 
2019

In Canada, over 30% of First Nations have property tax powers and are responding to community needs and providing local services to thousands of property taxpayers. The First Nations Tax Commission (FNTC) is a shared-governance First Nation public institution that supports First Nation taxation under the First Nations Fiscal Management Act and under section 83 of the Indian Act.

Untapped Potential: Social Enterprise as a Tool to Stimulate Economic Development and Drive Social Outcomes in Newfoundland & Labrador [The Canadian CED Network, CCED]

Publisher: 
Choices for Youth
Year of publication: 
2018

This white paper analyzes the current national social enterprise landscape and explores the opportunities and challenges in our provincial context. Sharing insights on the social and economic value of social enterprises through the analysis of policies, best practices and academic research from across the country offers key recommendations to build a thriving and social enterprise ecosystem in Newfoundland and Labrador.

The Jurisdictional Map [Lands Advisory Board, LAB]

Publisher: 
Lands Advisory Board
Year of publication: 
2019

A visual display and map of jurisdictional flow chart for the Framework Agreement on First Nation Land management.

Nation Building [Land Advisory Board, LAB]

Publisher: 
Lands Advisory Board
Year of publication: 
2019

Today, the Framework Agreement has expanded to include an ever-growing number of communities across Canada who are interested in replacing the lands restrictions of the Indian Act with their own land code laws and policies.
Each operational signatory community to the Framework Agreement assumes the full law-making authority and management of their reserve lands, environment and natural resources when they ratify their land code.
Canada ratified the Framework Agreement through the passage of the First Nations Land Management Act, which was assented to June 17, 1999.

About Us - The Lands Advisory Board [Land Advisory Board, LAB]

Publisher: 
Lands Advisory Board
Year of publication: 
2019

THE LANDS ADVISORY BOARD

The LAB was established by the originating First Nations of the Framework Agreement. The LAB is comprised of an elected Chairman and regionally elected Directors, determined by the Councils of the Operational signatory First Nations. The LAB is the political body supporting signatories to the Framework Agreement in the implementation of their own land management regimes.

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