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Student Spotlight: Sue Ellis, Akisqnuk First Nation

Sue Ellis, Finance Supervisor, Akisqnuk First Nation. Why did you sign up to take the Certificate in First Nation Taxation Administration Program? The role of tax administrator fell into my lap after our Sr. Finance Officer left. I didn’t know what I was doing the first year and am so thankful for all the help that I received from Nicole FULL STORY

June 26th, 2020|

Podcast: Indigenous Experience & Pandemics (Pt 1)

This first podcast episode introduces the history of pandemics and their impact on First Nation lives, communities, jurisdictions, and trajectories. First Nations Tax Commission (FNTC) Chief Commissioner C.T. Manny Jules discusses this history and his vision for change. Chief Commissioner Jules has dedicated over 40 years of his life to public service in support of First Nations. He is a FULL STORY

June 24th, 2020|

First Nations Gazette Launches Redesigned Website

Tk'emlúps te Secwépemc, British Columbia – June 21, 2020 – The First Nations Gazette is pleased to announce the launch of its redesigned website. Today marks the twenty-third anniversary of the First Nations Gazette (FNG). First Nation governments have been pushing forward and gaining access to more jurisdictions and powers. As their jurisdictions and powers grow, so do their responsibilities, FULL STORY

June 21st, 2020|

Summary of FNTC COVID-19 Related Measures

In response to the needs of First Nations and taxpayers alike during the COVID-19 Pandemic, the FNTC has been working hard to ensure all First Nations have the flexibility needed to administer their tax systems while rapidly responding to the ongoing pandemic. Effective May 21, 2020, the Commission approved the COVID-19 Pandemic Emergency Response Standards, 2020. These Standards amend several FULL STORY

May 21st, 2020|

Ten First Nation Organizations and Institutions Sign Protocol on Cooperation and Communication

November 7, 2019 (Coast Salish Territory, Vancouver, British Columbia) Today, ten First Nation organizations and institutions gathered in Vancouver to sign a Protocol on Cooperation and Communication. The signatories commit to coordinating their efforts to support capacity development in governance and governance administration in First Nation communities in British Columbia. The protocol voices the pressing need to assist all First FULL STORY

November 7th, 2019|

Certificate in First Nation Tax Administration

The Certificate in First Nation Tax Administration provides the knowledge and skills needed to design and operate a taxation system using the powers outlined in the First Nation Fiscal Management Act. It examines how First Nation government tax policies can be used to promote economic development and finance and build infrastructure. The program pays particular attention to communicating tax policies FULL STORY

October 18th, 2019|
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Student Spotlight: Sue Ellis, Akisqnuk First Nation

Sue Ellis, Finance Supervisor, Akisqnuk First Nation. Why did you sign up to take the Certificate in First Nation Taxation Administration Program? The role of tax administrator fell into my lap after our Sr. Finance Officer left. I didn’t know what I was doing the first year and am so thankful for all the help that I received from Nicole FULL STORY

June 26th, 2020|

Podcast: Indigenous Experience & Pandemics (Pt 1)

This first podcast episode introduces the history of pandemics and their impact on First Nation lives, communities, jurisdictions, and trajectories. First Nations Tax Commission (FNTC) Chief Commissioner C.T. Manny Jules discusses this history and his vision for change. Chief Commissioner Jules has dedicated over 40 years of his life to public service in support of First Nations. He is a FULL STORY

June 24th, 2020|

First Nations Gazette Launches Redesigned Website

Tk'emlúps te Secwépemc, British Columbia – June 21, 2020 – The First Nations Gazette is pleased to announce the launch of its redesigned website. Today marks the twenty-third anniversary of the First Nations Gazette (FNG). First Nation governments have been pushing forward and gaining access to more jurisdictions and powers. As their jurisdictions and powers grow, so do their responsibilities, FULL STORY

June 21st, 2020|

Summary of FNTC COVID-19 Related Measures

In response to the needs of First Nations and taxpayers alike during the COVID-19 Pandemic, the FNTC has been working hard to ensure all First Nations have the flexibility needed to administer their tax systems while rapidly responding to the ongoing pandemic. Effective May 21, 2020, the Commission approved the COVID-19 Pandemic Emergency Response Standards, 2020. These Standards amend several FULL STORY

May 21st, 2020|

Ten First Nation Organizations and Institutions Sign Protocol on Cooperation and Communication

November 7, 2019 (Coast Salish Territory, Vancouver, British Columbia) Today, ten First Nation organizations and institutions gathered in Vancouver to sign a Protocol on Cooperation and Communication. The signatories commit to coordinating their efforts to support capacity development in governance and governance administration in First Nation communities in British Columbia. The protocol voices the pressing need to assist all First FULL STORY

November 7th, 2019|

Certificate in First Nation Tax Administration

The Certificate in First Nation Tax Administration provides the knowledge and skills needed to design and operate a taxation system using the powers outlined in the First Nation Fiscal Management Act. It examines how First Nation government tax policies can be used to promote economic development and finance and build infrastructure. The program pays particular attention to communicating tax policies FULL STORY

October 18th, 2019|
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