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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

Finance & Performance Management [A Hundred Answers]

Publisher: 
A Hundred Answers
Year of publication: 
2015

“Our team of experts help our clients' Finance and Operational departments optimize organizational performance. We identify process gaps and inefficiencies as well as mitigating actions to help our clients achieve their organizational goals. Our team has expertise in business planning, key performance indicators (KPIs), business case development, financial governance structures, including the Government of Canada's Program Activity Architecture (PAA) and performance management frameworks such as the Balanced Scorecard.”

Recent Issues in Equalization Payments as They Pertain to Atlantic Canada [David Murrell]

Author: 
Publisher: 
University of New Brunswick
Year of publication: 
2002

“This paper discusses the policy issues using confidential documents from the Department of Finance Canada under the federal Access-to-Information Act.”

IWCL Case Study: Membertou First Nation [Coady International Institute]

Publisher: 
Coady International Institute
Year of publication: 
2012

"Case Study: Membertou First Nation explores the process of Membertou’s transformation from a welfare reserve completely dependent on federal funding to one of Cape Breton’s economic bright spots. In delving into the community’s story, we will see that in order to transform itself, Membertou mobilized its most important asset - its people."

Social Capital and Aboriginal Economic Development [University of Toronto]

Publisher: 
University of Toronto
Year of publication: 
2003

"I suggest that geographical isolation segregates individuals and communities from linking and bridging networks; reliance on bonding networks in such locales often results in limited access to financial and human resources. In places where networks extend beyond the community, larger pools of resources are accessed. The dissertation highlights, however, the potential detrimental role that such external networks can play in the family lives of marginal communities.

First Nation Self-Evaluation of Community Programs – A Guidebook on Performance Management [Aboriginal Financial Officers Association, AFOA]

Publisher: 
Aboriginal Financial Officers Association (AFOA)

This guidebook is about First Nations developing their own approaches to evaluating how well community programs are achieving community goals. It presents ideas and options for First Nations to consider in developing self-evaluation tools that reflect Aboriginal communities, traditions and priorities.

Sample First Nation Operations Manual [Aboriginal Financial Officers Association, AFOA]

Publisher: 
Aboriginal Financial Officers Association (AFOA)

A product of AFOA Saskatchewan Chapter - The Sample First Nation Operations Manual focuses on the reporting and financial management responsibilities of a financial officer of an average-sized First Nation. It covers Organizational structure, Government & Administration, Finance, Housing & Public Works, School Programs, Post-secondary Educational Program, Lands & Resources Program, Health Program, CFS Program Social Development Program, Employee Management and Codes of Conduct.

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