Funding available to attend the Open Government Partnership (OGP) Global Summit in Ottawa, May 29-31

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Indigenous Services Canada has made funding available to AFOA Canada to bring Indigenous people from anywhere in Canada to the Open Government Partnership (OGP) Global Summit in Ottawa next week (May 29-31). There may also be some funds for international Indigenous colleagues. Please share this with your networks. Please contact AFOA Canada for further information: Telephone: (613) 722-5543 Toll Free: (866) 722-AFOA …

REGISTER NOW! First Nations Band Administration Conference June 12-14, 2019

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The conference will run from 8am-4pm on June 13th and 8am-12 pm on June 14th Please join us on Wednesday, June 12th, 2019 at 12:00pm for our annual Golf Tournament and 6:30pm for our annual Networking Dinner at the Morningstar Golf course: 525 Lowrys Road Parksville, BC Tickets are $40 per person for dinner and $80 per person for golf. …

Opaskwayak Cree Nation achieves Financial Management System Certification

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View Original Article Opaskwayak, Manitoba — In less than three years, Onekanew Christian Sinclair and the Onuschekewuk of Opaskwayak Cree Nation (OCN) have elevated the community’s financial status from nearing third party management to being recognized by the Financial Management Board (FMB). OCN has become the 18th First Nation in Canada and the second in Manitoba to receive the Financial …

Join the FMB and the Public Sector Accounting Board (PSAB) as they discuss financial reporting issues specific to Indigenous Governments – April 26, 2019

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PSAB is beginning to discuss financial reporting issues specific to Indigenous governments at the PSA DG. The discussions are non-authoritative. So, they don’t change the accounting and financial reporting standards that Indigenous governments use to prepare their financial statements. But the PSA DG meetings do air issues for discussion in a public (including livestreamed) forum. So, the PSA DG discussions …