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AFOA Canada brings CAPA IN-PERSON PROGRAM to Vancouver – April 27, 2018

March 22, 2018AFOA Canada is pleased to offer the CAPA In-Person Program. The In-Person certification option is for Senior Administrators and Executive Officers working in Aboriginal communities and organizations across Canada.  Developed under the guidance of an Aboriginal CAPA Council, this is the only national program in Canada that addresses the competency needs of those working in Aboriginal environments. Session facilitators and ... Read More

Ottawa to give 10-year grants to First Nations, with less reporting on how money is spent

January 2, 2018View original article.   Minister of Indigenous Services Jane Philpott and National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations Perry Bellegarde listen to a delegate’s question at the Assembly of First Nations Special Chiefs Assembly in Ottawa, on Dec. 6, 2017. JUSTIN TANG/THE CANADIAN PRESS GLORIA GALLOWAY OTTAWA INCLUDES CORRECTION PUBLISHED DECEMBER 27, 2017UPDATED DECEMBER 28, 2017 First Nations with ... Read More

Get Your Benefits and Credits – CRA

March 19, 2018Get Your Benefits and Credits * Please note change in date. * The Canada Revenue Agency is pleased to host a free interactive webinar of interest to Indigenous audiences on how to get benefits and credits. Topics will include: Canada child benefit GST/HST credit Disability tax credit Northern residents deductions Community Volunteer Income Tax Program My Account and direct deposit ... Read More

Liard First Nation out of third-party management

March 14, 2018view original article here. Federal government notes ‘significant progress’ on finances By Philippe Morin, CBC News Posted: Mar 14, 2018 7:00 AM CTLast Updated: Mar 14, 2018 7:00 AM CT Liard First Nation programs deemed ‘non-essential’ had been cut since 2014, when the First Nation was placed under third-party management. That condition is now set to be lifted. (CBC) The Liard ... Read More
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2018 First Nations Band Administration Conference – Kelowna, BC @ The Coveside Resort
Jun 13 @ 9:00 am – Jun 15 @ 12:00 pm
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AFOA BC 2018 First Nations Financial Management Conference – Vancouver, BC @ Coast Coal Harbour Hotel
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