Read on for updates on Indigenous funding programs, precedent setting impact benefit agreements and stories of prosperity, jurisdiction and stewardship in action.
The SECRET Act is out: Canada's Draft Impact Assessment Act may shift power towards Indigenous governments, and Indigenous governments could be in positions shape the future of Crown approval processes for resource and infrastructure projects.Read More
From innovative arrangements for construction contracts and training to out-of-the-box approaches to equitable revenue sharing, here's our list of Indigenous Impact Benefit Agreements that broke new ground in 2017.
We've always got our eyes open for shifts in policy and legislation, and the initiatives and funding opportunities that result from them. This funding scan is focused on programs that will support Indigenous communities with research projects,...Read More
The 25th Canadian Aboriginal Minerals Association Conference was held on November 12th-14th and was a resounding success with well over 500 people gathered to engage with Mining industries, Environmental consultants and First Nations. To me,...Read More
On October 26, 2017, the Ontario Government released Ontario’s Long-Term Energy Plan 2017: Delivering Fairness and Choice. The Plan espouses important elements of collaboration with Indigenous Peoples and environmental sustainability through...Read More
We've always got our eyes open for shifts in policy and legislation, and the initiatives and funding opportunities that result from them. "Eagle Eye" posts will keep you in the loop on changes we're seeing unfold across Canada and what they mean...Read More
Ontario has released a guidance document to apply the cultural heritage policies of the 2014 Provincial Policy Statement. Consultation with Indigenous communities is often recommended but not always required. It’s time to have your say on how...Read More