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AFOA BC Survey 2017

February 23, 2017This survey is being conducted by a third party for AFOA BC. This survey is to ensure that AFOA BC is offering services that best meet member needs. Know that your feedback is kept anonymous. Your input is of the utmost importance to us at AFOA BC. You are helping to shape AFOA BC moving forward. COMPLETE THE SURVEY NOW!

2nd annual First Nations Records Management Symposia

March 7, 2017ARMA Vancouver, along with a coalition of First Nations organizations, First Nations communities and records management professionals are working together in organizing two symposia aimed to build information management capacity in First Nations communities in Yukon and British Columbia.

PI & D Funding Application – deadline: February 12

January 19, 2017AFOA BC is pleased to announce support for a time-limited funding opportunity. The INAC 2017-18 Professional & Institutional Development program has just been announced and a call letter sent to all First Nations in BC (see attached letter). To be considered for funding, it is required that projects and training are linked to, and identified in a capacity development plan. ... Read More

Fewer First Nations disclosed financial data after PM suspended key accountability measure

January 4, 2017David Akin | January 4, 2017 8:23 PM ET – National Post See original article HERE Jeff McIntosh / Canadian Press Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, left, poses for a selfie with Tsuu’Tina First Nation councillor Emil Starlight in early 2016 OTTAWA – While most First Nations continue to comply with Stephen Harper’s controversial financial transparency law, a National Post analysis ... Read More

Vancouver Island First Nation awarded $13.9M in logging dispute

December 16, 2016Tribunal ruling says Canada ‘failed completely’ in duty to consult Huu-ay-aht First Nation The Canadian Press Posted: Dec 14, 2016 2:28 PM PT Last Updated: Dec 14, 2016 2:28 PM PT (see original article HERE) A tribunal has awarded the Huu-ay-aht First Nation on Vancouver Island $13.9 million after ruling Canada ‘failed completely’ in its duty to consult in relation ... 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

20 critical questions Directors should ask

February 16, 201720 questions directors should ask in order to be involved and effective Download the article HERE.   20 questions directors should ask about governance committees Download the article HERE.   20 questions directors should ask about board recruitment, development and assessment Read the article HERE.
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AFOA BC Survey 2017

This survey is to ensure that AFOA BC is offering services that best meet member needs. Know that your feedback is kept anonymous. Your input is of the utmost importance to us at AFOA BC. You are helping to shape AFOA BC moving forward.
Thank you for completing this survey. To show our thanks, every member who completes this will be entered into a draw for an iPad Air 2!
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Upcoming Training Events

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First Nations Band Administration Conference @ Spirit Ridge at Nk’Mip Resort
May 17 – May 19 all-day

Our 2017 Conference will feature high quality, relevant and interactive workshops and presentations that will motivate you to work smarter.

Join us at the Spirit Ridge at Nk’Mip Resort for learning and networking + fun activities including winery tours, golfing, and  watersports.

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Nk Mip Cultural Centre

Don’t miss this valuable opportunity to learn from experts in leadership and management as well as networking with your peers at this spectacular resort located in Osoyoos, BC. See you there!

 

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