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Indigenous self-government vital

September 10, 2017By: Peter McKenna Posted: 09/9/2017 4:00 AM Recently, the Trudeau government introduced a series of initiatives to further Indigenous self-government and self-determination — including the splitting of the Department of Indigenous and Northern Affairs into two separate ministries. The new Department of Crown-Indigenous Relations will be tasked with accelerating “self-government and self-determination agreements based on new policies, laws and operational ... Read More

Attend New Fiscal Relationship Engagement Sessions with Chief David Jimmie – Starting September 22 in Terrace

September 5, 2017In July 2016, the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) and Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding to “examine the current fiscal arrangement(s) to identify areas/elements of the existing relationship that are impeding progress in moving towards a government-to-government relationship.” Chief David Jimmie was appointed to the Chiefs Committee on Fiscal Relations. He has been tasked ... Read More

2017 First Nations Finance & Administrative Final Agenda

September 15, 2017Below is the final agenda for our upcoming First Nations Finance & Administrative Conference in Terrace, BC on Sept 21-22, 2017.

REGISTER NOW! AFOA BC First Nations Finance & Administrative Conference – Sept 21-22, 2017

July 14, 2017Registration for our upcoming Finance & Administrative Conference is now open! You can now register and pay online for our conferences – this is a new option for us, if you have any questions don’t hesitate to call 604-925-6370 or Download the REGISTRATION FORM and mail or fax to 604-925-6390 You can also download a sample letter for sponsorship from ... Read More

Standing Committee on Indigenous Affairs- Default Prevention and Management

June 29, 2017The Standing Committee on Indigenous Affairs has recently tabled its report on Default Prevention and Management. The report has some interesting recommendations that speaks to the need for funding flexibility and support for FN financial institutions. Review the report HERE.
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AFOA BC AGM Announcement

The next AFOA BC Annual General Meeting is set for December 6, 2017 in Vancouver, BC.

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Upcoming Training Events

Sep
21
Thu
2017 Finance and Administrative Conference – Terrace, BC @ Best Western Terrace Inn
Sep 21 – Sep 22 all-day

Registration for our upcoming Finance & Administrative Conference
is now open!
You can now register and pay online for our conferences – this is a new option for us, if you have any questions don’t hesitate to call 604-925-6370
or
Download the REGISTRATION FORM and mail or fax to 604-925-6390
You can also download a SAMPLE LETTER for sponsorship from your band
See the DRAFT AGENDA here.

To register online, please click below:

Oct
2
Mon
AFOA Canada International Conference @ Vancouver Convention Centre
Oct 2 – Oct 5 all-day

Please register with AFOA Canada HERE.

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