Conference Announcement: NALMA National Gathering in Whitehorse, YK

We are headed to Whitehorse, Yukon on September 11-13 for the 11th annual National Aboriginal Land Managers Association (NALMA) National Gathering.

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Water for Life: Theatre for Living Youth Workshop at #CAMA2017Toronto

The Canadian Aboriginal Minerals Association conference is coming up and Shared Value Solutions is proud to sponsor CAMA’s pre-conference youth workshop on Saturday November 11th, 2017.

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Find the Funds to make your Land Code Community Dreams a Reality

If your community is looking to follow this lands management pathway you may be wondering what funding is available to carry out the processes for managing your reserve lands and ultimately asserting jurisdiction and autonomy over your...

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Land Code Communities – 5 Ingredients of Effective Environmental Management Plans

An Environmental Management Plan (EMP) is a community-specific plan for managing environmental issues and protecting environmental values. EMPs are being developed by many First Nation Land Code communities as part of protecting and managing...

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Moving Towards Self-Governance and Management of First Nations Reserve Lands: Land Code Communities

In 1990, a group of First Nations Chiefs came together to request that their communities be given the opportunity to manage their reserve lands. This was primarily driven by their frustration with lack of control over lands, which was impeding...

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Six Nations Precedent: Indigenous Jurisdiction and Pipelines in Canada


Six Nations of the Grand River just set a precedent for Indigenous jurisdiction and National Energy Board (NEB) regulated pipelines in Canada.  And it's a BIG ONE. The precedent will have implications for ALL Indigenous communities seeking to...

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Indigenous Commercial Fisheries - the Next Reconciliation Revolution



David Suzuki recently wrote an article titled Reconciliation Requires Recognizing Rights-Based Fishing.  It got us thinking about the range of recent work we've been doing with clients around Indigenous fisheries - everything...

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Reporting from the Field: ImagineNative Indigenous Film Festival in Full-Swing at the TIFF Bell Lightbox!


Hi everyone!

Zoe here, reporting on the world’s largest all-indigenous film and multimedia festival. I’ve volunteered at ImagineNative for the past three years, and every year I am blown away by the talent. I just finished my first volunteer...

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