FNTC: NEWS STORIES
Statement by Chief Commissioner C.T. (Manny) Jules regarding the discovery on the grounds of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School
Canadians are shocked and saddened by the discovery last week of the remains of 215 children buried on the site of the former grounds of the Kamloops Indian Residential School, located within the Tk’emlúps te Secwe̓pemc. The offices of the First Nations Tax Commission are just a few hundred meters from this tragic grave site. I am certain this will now become a forensic investigation. This school was under Roman Catholic administration from 1890 until 1969. In the 1950’s COMPLETE STORY
The First Nations Tax Commission is partnering with the First Nations Tax Administrators Association to present this webinar series designed to give an overview of the First Nations Fiscal Management Act (FMA) Annual Law Process. This webinar series will feature opportunities for regions across Canada to join! This webinar includes: Review the Annual Bulletin information. Overview of Annual Laws. Annual Law Submission Process, including checklist of information and documents. Opportunity to ask questions. Click here for schedule and registration information
COVID-19 Pandemic Emergency Response Standards, 2020 [Consolidated 2021-03-18]
A cohort of First Nations students from the Tulo Centre of Indigenous Economics in British Columbia, Canada, and students from the Ngāi Tahu Research Centre at the University of Canterbury, Aotearoa New Zealand, have been studying Indigenous Economics together virtually, in a pilot course. The Ngāi Tahu Research Centre (NTRC) collaborated with the Tulo Centre to deliver a unique course in Indigenous Economics with 16 First Nation Canadian students joining a Ngāi Tahu cohort of 16 late last month. “The COMPLETE STORY
Procedures are established by the First Nations Tax Commission (Commission) to provide transparent and efficient processes for the approval of local revenue laws by the Commission to assist the Commission in fulfilling its statutory obligations under the First Nations Fiscal Management Act (the “Act”). Under the Act, the Commission reviews and approves laws. Subsection 35(2) of the Act provides that the Commission may establish procedures respecting the “submission for approval” of local revenue laws and “approval of those laws.” In COMPLETE STORY
Chief Commissioner Jules discusses the importance of First Nation jurisdiction with Radio New Zealand Host, Julian Wilcox. Click here to listen to the Audio.