Resource Library

4 years 4 months
2019 /
This Governance Manual applies to all actions and decisions of Council in their management of TPIB political affairs and financial affairs, and their relationships with the Band Administrator, TPIB Employees, and Members.
5 years 7 months
2004 / PDF (6 total)
A comprehensive resource to help guide sound First Nations financial management practices and aid in the development of financial codes. Includes chapters highlighting key elements of financial management systems and controls, including:First Nations Governance Concepts;Financial Management Bylaw;Policy and Procedures Manual;Strategic Planning Process; andCapacity Building.Each chapter is...
Resource Producer: Aboriginal Financial Officers Association of BC
Author(s): Aboriginal Financial Officers Association of BC
6 years 1 week
2017 / Word doc
Homalco First Nation's 2016 Direct Support Report submitted to New Relationship Trust.
Resource Producer: Homalco First Nation
6 years 4 months
2017 / PDF
The employee handbook of the Esquimalt Nation, covering all areas of employment and employee policies. 
Resource Producer: Esquimalt Nation
6 years 6 months
2016 / PDF
Governance Manual of the Wet'suwet'en First Nation, developed in recognition of Wet'suwet'en First Nation's unique authority and role, covering the following policy areas: Code of Conduct, Council Roles and Responsibilities, Council Governance Structure, Council Orientation, Unity of Control, Administration, Asset Protection, Principles for Establishing Council Committees, Finance, and Complaints...
Resource Producer: New Relationship Trust
6 years 7 months
2015 / PDF
The Council Governance Policy manual was adopted in 2015 by the Snuneymuxw First Nation to outline the Governance and Election policies, and the Code of Ethics, Conduct, and Conflict of Interest. For example it determines matters such as who is in charge of what; who sets direction and the parameters within which the direction is to be pursued; who makes decisions about what; who sets performance...
Resource Producer: Snuneymuxw First Nation
6 years 9 months
2016 / PDF
This resource, The 7 C's: A First Nations’ Guide to Planning and Reporting Standards, highlights seven areas of planning and reporting:Culture and languagesCommunity driven, Nation-basedCommunity engagementCommunicationCollaborationConnectionCommitmentIt aims to bring forward emerging standards associated with planning and reporting in First Nations communities.
6 years 9 months
2013 / PDF
This resource was developed by Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada, with help from First Nations to help with developing and implementing their own community plans. This resource breaks the process down into 4 stages.Pre-PlanningPlanningImplementationMonitoring and EvaluationThe website for this CCP can be found here:
Resource Producer: Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada
7 years 4 months
2015 / Excel
The Operational Plan Template for Kwantlen First Nations Outlines various topics including:Mission Statements & ObjectivesAdministrationProgram or Category 1Among others.
Resource Producer: Kwantlen First Nation
7 years 4 months
2015 / PDF
The Communication Plan for Councils Approach to Shared Responsibilities covers:Principles for working togetherReview and clarify each councils responsibilitiesA protocol for working togetherAmong other topics.