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First Nations Band Administrator Award Winner – Linda Simon, Lax Kw’alaams Band

June 20, 2017           Congratulations Linda Simon, Lax Kw’alaams Band for winning the 2017 First Nations Band Administrator Award. Sponsored by RBC.

2017 MNP-AFOA Canada Aboriginal Community Excellence Award

June 17, 2017Download the Nomination Form. Please visit for more information.

Happy National Aboriginal Day!

June 21, 2017On behalf of AFOA BC Board of Directors and staff we would like to wish you and your families a very Happy National Aboriginal Day 2017!

Life under the Indian Act a ‘horrible existence,’ Indigenous senator says, but there’s hope

June 12, 2017Mi’kmaw leader says his community has flourished after ignoring ‘destructive, racist’ act By John Paul Tasker, CBC News Posted: Jun 11, 2017 5:00 AM ETLast Updated: Jun 11, 2017 5:54 PM ET Read full article below or view original article. Senator Daniel Christmas has served in various leadership positions in the Mi’kmaw Nation of Nova Scotia. Christmas was named to the ... Read More

Scholarships for Youth and Adults – Deadline June 30th, 2017

June 12, 2017AFOA Canada is offering these scholarships: For grade 11 and 12 students : Deadline June 30th, 2017 PotashCorp Aboriginal Youth Financial Management Awards Flyer & Application: Awards/2017 – FALL/FINAL_2017INTL_AFOA Youth Award Flyer.pdf Fact Sheet: Awards/2017 – FALL/FINALYouthAwards-FactSheet Fall 2017.pdf For Post-Secondary students : Deadline July 7th, 2017 2017 Indigenous Learning Centre Professional Development Scholarship Scholarships for AFOA CAPA & AFOA ... Read More

Be Part of the First Nations Mutual Transparency and Accountability Engagement Sessions

May 29, 2017  Be Part of the First Nations Mutual Transparency and Accountability Engagement Sessions   Terrace | Fort St. John | Prince George | Kamloops | Nanaimo | Chilliwack | Vancouver Share your perspective and help form a new approach for mutual transparency and accountability between First Nations and the Government of Canada. The Government of Canada is inviting First Nations Chief ... Read More

Province, K’ómoks and Qualicum First Nations partner with forestry agreements Province, K’ómoks and Qualicum First Nations partner with forestry agreements

December 16, 2016by pmnationtalk on December 15, 2016 (See original article HERE) Dec. 14, 2016 COURTENAY – Members of the K’ómoks and Qualicum First Nations have an enhanced voice in local forest stewardship and greater opportunity for economic development through forestry agreements signed with the Province today, moving British Columbia and the First Nations further down the path of reconciliation. Among the ... Read More

AFOA BC 20th Anniversary Video

November 16, 2016Celebration of milestones and achievements of Aboriginal Financial Officers Association of BC. Features founding member Elaine Eccelston along with Nick Calla, Norm Grdina, Clay Harmon, Harvey Pauls and Past President of AFOA BC Susan Wood and General Manager Mike Mearns.
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Upcoming Training Events

2017 Finance and Administrative Conference – Terrace, BC @ Best Western Terrace Inn
Sep 21 – Sep 22 all-day
AFOA Canada International Conference @ Vancouver Convention Centre
Oct 2 – Oct 5 all-day

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AFOA BC First Nations Financial Management Conference @ Coast Coal Harbour Hotel
Dec 6 – Dec 8 all-day
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