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Long Lake #58 First Nation votes OVERWHELMINGLY to approve their Community Land Code!

With great excitement, we are proud to announce that Long Lake #58 First Nation voted overwhelmingly to adopt their Community Land Code.  Yesterday, November 24th, 2016, almost 400 registered voters cast ballots 96% in favour of re-assuming jurisdiction over their lands and resources.  As such, Long Lake #58 First Nation has become the 67th Framework Agreement Signatory Community to ratify their Land Code.  The LABRC congratulates you on all of your hard work and in regaining control of your community’s Land Governance under the Framework Agreement!


FNLMRC- JOB POSTING/TWO POSITIONS: ENVIRONMENT / ENFORCEMENT SPECIALIST

First Nation Lands Management Resource Centre

Position Vacancy – two positions (Saskatoon area and Chilliwack area)

 The Framework Agreement on First Nation Land Management is a significant expression of Indigenous ingenuity and modern efforts to shed the colonial legacy of the Indian Act. Our team at the First Nations Lands Advisory Board Resource Centre is cutting edge, dedicated and experienced in assisting First Nations to develop workable solutions to the everyday challenges of community led lands and resources governance. We are currently searching for motivated and qualified candidates for the following position.

ENVIRONMENT / ENFORCEMENT SPECIALIST

POSITION DESCRIPTION SUMMARY

The Environment / Enforcement Specialist is the First Nation Lands Management Resource Centre’s (RC) “in-house” environment / enforcement expert. The incumbent’s responsibilities rest in four main areas:

  1. Developing enforcement related template/model policies, regulations and procedures for Framework Agreement Operational communities.
  2. Assisting and Advising Framework Agreement Operational and Developmental communities on Enforcement matters, including agreements with other jurisdictions and liaising with organizations such as law enforcement entities and other relevant municipal, provincial and federal representatives.
  3. Building capacity, directly with operational First Nations as well as developing and advising the LAB’s Resource Centre (LABRC) education strategy.
  4. Advising the RC on Enforcement related matters

The candidate will be comfortable conducting detailed research, developing enforcement studies and management strategies for the implementation of enforcement regimes relevant to land codes enacted under the Framework Agreement.

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