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Tzeachten First Nation Land Use Plan [Tzeachten First Nation]

Publisher: 
Dillon Consulting Limited
Year of publication: 
2018

A wonderful resource that describes the land use planning operations of the nation, zoning classification, community planning and design, clear outcomes and development. A great example for others to use as a template for planning in their community.

FIRST NATION REAL PROPERTY TAXATION GUIDE [First Nations Tax Commission, FNTC]

Publisher: 
First Nations Tax Commission
Year of publication: 
2014

The first edition of the First Nation Real Property Taxation Guide was
published in 2007 to help First Nation governments, taxpayers, First Nation
residents, the general public, other governments, and potential investors
understand First Nation property taxation and how it works. The goal was
to provide general information on virtually every aspect of the First Nation
property taxation system. With this third edition of the Guide, we have the
same goals, and have updated the contents.

Resources [First Nations Tax Commission, FNTC]

Publisher: 
First Nations Tax Commission
Year of publication: 
2019

The FNTC is committed to providing First Nations with the resources needed to successfully implement and maintain their property tax systems. Please check this page regularly as new resources will continue to be added as they become available.

-Guides
-Information Booklets
-Webinars
-Posters/Infgraphics
-Presentations
-Research papers

Fiscal Management Act Toolkit [First Nations Tax Commission, FNTC]

Publisher: 
First Nations Tax Commission
Year of publication: 
2019

Under the framework of the FMA, a First Nation creates its real property taxation system by making two laws: a First Nation Property Taxation Law and a First Nation Property Assessment Law. A First Nation must have both of these laws in place before it can levy and collect property taxes. The property assessment law establishes the property assessment system.

Sample Frameworks under First Nations Fiscal Management Act [First Nations Tax Commission, FNTC]

Publisher: 
First Nations Tax Commission
Year of publication: 
2019

More Information and Samples of Laws and By-laws.

First Nations Fiscal Management Act

Legislation
Regulations
Standards and Procedures
FNTC Policies
Sample Laws

Indian Act s.83

Legislation
Memorandum Of Understanding
FNTC Policies
Sample By-laws

First Nations Finance Authority Information Booklet [First Nations Finance Authority, FNFA]

Publisher: 
First Nations Finance Authority
Year of publication: 
2019

This brochure describes what FNFA can do for your First Nation. To learn more about how the FNFA
works, how you can become a borrowing member.

A Guide to Community Tourism Planning in Nova Scotia [Tourism Nova Scotia]

Publisher: 
The Economic Planning Group of Canada
Year of publication: 
2017

The guide talks about the ‘do it yourself’ approach to preparing a community tourism plan so it is
useful for communities having limited budgets with which to retain outside assistance. However,
doing it yourself requires a substantial commitment of time and resources and may not be realistic.

A Guide to Starting and Operating a Campground Business in Nova Scotia [THE ECONOMIC PLANNING GROUP of Canada, EPG Canada]

Publisher: 
THE ECONOMIC PLANNING GROUP of Canada
Year of publication: 
2005

Each manual provides information and advice on a variety of topics which will be important in
understanding the requirements for success, in assessing opportunities, in planning and
development and in starting operations. In this manual, the following topics will be covered

C The market for campgrounds in Nova Scotia;
C Requirements for success;
C Preparing a business concept and strategic plan;
C Feasibility analysis;

A Guide to the Framework Agreement on First Nation Land Management [Lands Advisory Board, LAB]

Publisher: 
Lands Advisory Board
Year of publication: 
2019

The purpose of the Framework Agreement was to recognize the inherent
right of First Nations to resume control over their lands and resources for
the use and benefit of their members without Government interference, by
replacing the land provisions of the Indian Act with First Nation made laws.

The Framework Agreement provides First Nations with the option to govern
their reserve lands outside the Indian Act. The option to regain control of
their lands and resources can only be undertaken with the consent of
the community.

Mikmaq Kekinamuek (Learning) Manual - [The Confederacy of Mainland Mi'kmaq, CMM]

Publisher: 
Human Resources and Social Development Canada
Year of publication: 
2007

This is a classroom teaching manual and tool that guides the class through various histories, stories, teachings, and traditions of Mi'kmaq from the past and present. There are teaching points and discussion questions presented throughout. The manual also provides Mi'kmaq language and dictionary of common terms.

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