AngelJ - 17 June 2019 - 11:44am
A visual display and map of jurisdictional flow chart for the Framework Agreement on First Nation Land management.
AngelJ - 17 June 2019 - 11:39am
Today, the Framework Agreement has expanded to include an ever-growing number of communities across Canada who are interested in replacing the lands restrictions of the Indian Act with their own land code laws and policies.
Each operational signatory community to the Framework Agreement assumes the full law-making authority and management of their reserve lands, environment and natural resources when they ratify their land code.
Canada ratified the Framework Agreement through the passage of the First Nations Land Management Act, which was assented to June 17, 1999.
AngelJ - 17 June 2019 - 11:22am
THE LANDS ADVISORY BOARD
The LAB was established by the originating First Nations of the Framework Agreement. The LAB is comprised of an elected Chairman and regionally elected Directors, determined by the Councils of the Operational signatory First Nations. The LAB is the political body supporting signatories to the Framework Agreement in the implementation of their own land management regimes.
AngelJ - 17 June 2019 - 11:16am
We thank you for visiting the newly redesigned Lands Advisory Board (LAB) and First Nations Land Management Resource Centre Inc. (RC) website. We are pleased to offer a full range of training and resource materials to everyone interested in discovering more about the historic Framework Agreement on First Nation Land Management.
AngelJ - 11 June 2019 - 4:15pm
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