Archive for September, 2017
Summary of Position:
Plan, organize, oversee and evaluate the Katzie First Nation Lands Office in the implementation and administration of the Katzie First Nation Land Code.
Develop and administer laws and policies related to land administration, land and resource management, planning, environmental management, land development and land transaction registration. Provide expert advice to members, Chief and Council and staff.
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The following documentation must be provided to the Katzie First Nation Senior Admin. Assistant via: Mail in a sealed envelope titled “Manager of Lands Job Competition” by the closing date: October 16, 2017 @4:00pm
• a cover letter that clearly identifies the job posting number and position, as well as a description of your relevant qualifications; a current résumé; and a minimum of two employment references are required unless you have been employed by the Katzie First Nation for the previous 12 consecutive months.
• Copy of Driver’s License and Criminal Records Check OR
• BY EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
Summary of responsibilities
The Land Manager is responsible for the comprehensive management of the Lands Office and Land Registry relating to reserve lands under delegated authority for the Lower Nicola Indian Band. The incumbent manages all aspects of the Lands Office including supervision of lands staff and development of the annual departmental budget, work plans and policies and procedures. The Land Manager reports to the Director of Lands and Economic Development.
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Deadline to apply: October 6, 2017
Lower Nicola Indian Band
181 Nawishaskin Lane
Merritt, BC V1K 0A7
Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter complete with references, specifying the position you are applying for. Complete Job Description can be obtained by contacting the Lower Nicola Indian Band.
Thanks to all who apply, only qualified candidates will be considered.
Details of the 2017 LAB Directors Elections:
Please visit the Lands Advisory Board website at: www.landsadvisoryboard.ca for further information on LAB Board Members and News.
From Al Gross, LAB Electoral Officer
Dear Chiefs – Western Operating First Nations Voting closed on August 31, 2017 at midnight. In the Western Region (BC) for the 2017 election there were two open seats. The candidates nominated were:
- Leah George-Wilson – Tsleil-Waututh Nation
- Joe Hall – Tzeachten First Nation
- Barry Seymour – Lheidli Tenneh
The following candidates are hereby elected for the next ensuing 3 year term as Director: Leah George-Wilson and Joe Hall
Detailed election results can be viewed for your region here: https://onefeather.ca/nations/lab-national-board-of-directors-western-region/elections/vote2017 Their new term will begin at the close of the next Annual General Meeting and expire at the close of the 2020 Annual General Meeting.
Prairies – Austin Bear Re-elected by Acclamation
Dear Chiefs – Eastern Operating First Nations
Voting closed on August 31, 2017 at midnight. In the Eastern Region (Ontario and Quebec) for the 2017 election there were two open seats.
The candidates nominated were:
- Chief Gerry Duquette Jr. – Dokis First Nation
- Monica Homer – Atikameksheng Anishnawbek
- William McCue – Chippewas of Georgina Island
The following candidates are hereby elected for the next ensuing 3 year term as Director: Chief Gerry Duquette Jr. and William McCue.
Detailed election results can be viewed for your region here:https://onefeather.ca/nations/lab-national-board-of-directors-eastern-region/elections/vote2017
August 25, 2017: Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation (NCN), whose lands consist of 23, 708 hectares over 18 reserves, has become the 76th Framework Agreement signatory nation to ratify their community Land Code. The Manitoba community of 5214 members, took to the polls and voted 89% in favor of regaining governance control over their lands and resources. NCN can now move forward with beneficial projects for their membership, while protecting their vast land base, free from the encumbrances of the Indian Act. Congratulations NCN!