Here are some materials to inform you about the dialogue related to forming a New Fiscal Relationship between First Nations and the Government of Canada.
Education Funding: From Grants & Contributions To Statutory
AFOA Canada’s Recommendations on New Fiscal Relationship
AFOA Canada has recently completed an extensive survey on issues related to current administration of INAC federal grant and contribution programs and outlines recommendations to improve the current system. Please find attached a link to the report and a summary of the recommendations. Focus groups were held across the country along with an on-line survey of AFOA Canada members to gather qualitative data for report development.
Towards a Government to Government Fiscal Relationship
A discussion paper on moving towards a government to government fiscal relationship prepared by Temixw Ltd for the First Nations Summit – May 2017.
FN Summit Conference, June 7
Defining a new First Nations Fiscal relationship with the Crown
This conference held a dialogue session that was intended to assist all First Nations in moving beyond the existing First Nations fiscal relationship with the Crown and addresses the need for relevant and effective information‐sharing to support First Nations in discussing key fiscal issues, capacity development and preparing for engagement with the Crown on a new fiscal relationship.
Engagement First Nations & Invitation to Complete Survey
INAC’s description of how they want to engage First Nations related to New Fiscal Relationship. The intention is to gather feedback on building a new approach for mutual transparency and accountability between First Nations and the Government of Canada.
Standing Committee on Indigenous Affairs
– Default Prevention and Management
The 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.