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The Resource Centre (RC) is committed to assist operational communities in identifying their priorities, needs, and work planning for successful implementation of their Land Code.

Under the Training, Mentorship and Professional Development (TMPD) strategy, the RC continues to develop and deliver fundamental and technical Lands Governance training under the Framework Agreement.

Workshops

RC continues to work towards providing future training and Lands Governance capacity development under the Framework Agreement. Audiences will be advised as workshops and courses become available.

  • Information Workshops – these session are intended to deliver general information and updates on specific topics that are of interest to our managers, directors and communities
  • Learning Workshops – where knowledge is directly delivered by selected experts in the subject matter field
  • Focus Groups – small targeted groups derived experienced First Nation participants that provide expertise towards a specific subject matter

Online Course Catalogue

Online Courses are short courses that have been created on topics that are informed by the key functions of a Lands Governance Director, Lands Manager or other Lands related staff operating under the Framework Agreement. These courses also have a supporting Workbook, presentation and supplemental resources that can be used in webinars, workshops and individual learning. Courses are reviewed and updated periodically as laws and other content changes come into effect. There are presently over 50 online courses available, with several additional ones in development.

Note: With the dissolve of Adobe Flash, some of our online courses are unavailable at this time. For the time being, we have provided PDF versions of each course. We will replace the PDF document with an updated course as we transition to our new platform. Thank you for your patience.

  

Framework Agreement

  • Introduction to the Framework Agreement
Updated Course Coming Soon
  • Principles of the Framework Agreement
Course PDF
 

Introduction to Developmental Process

 
  • Introduction to the Developmental Phase
Course PDF
  • Implementation Document for Parts I & II of the FA
Course PDF
  • Individual Agreement
Updated Course Coming Soon
  

Community Ratification Process (CRP)

 
  • Introduction to the CRP
Course PDF
  • Options for Community Approval Process
Course PDF
  • Pre-Vote Procedures under the CRP
Course PDF
  • Vote Procedures under the CRP
Course PDF
  

Land Governance Authority

 
  • Financial Governance
In Progress
  

Land Law Development

 
  • Dispute Resolution
Course PDF
  • Law Enforcement
In Progress
  • COVID-19 Part 1: Emergency Planning under the Framework Agreement
Course
  • COVID-19 Part 2: Emergency Law Development under the Framework Agreement
Course
  

First Nation Land Registry

 
  • First Nation Land Registry 101
In Progress
  • First Nation Land Registry 201
In Progress

Land Surveys

  • Introduction to Surveys
Course
  

Land Use Planning (LUP)

 
  • Introduction to Planning
Course PDF
  • LUP 101 – Introduction & Process
Course | Workbook
  • LUP 201 – Ethics & Assistance
Course | Workbook
  • Introduction to Mapping
In Progress
  • Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
In Progress
  

Cultural Heritage Resources (CHR)

 
  • Introduction to CHR governance
Course PDF
  • CHR: Traditional Information & Traditional Practices
Course PDF
  • CHR: Applicable Laws and Regulations
Course PDF
  • Developing a Regime for CHR
Course PDF
  

Natural Resources

 
  • First Nation Resource Management and Planning
Course PDF
  • Resource Management and Planning for Forests
Course PDF
  • Creating a Forest Management Plan
Course PDF
  • Resource Management and Planning for Minerals and Aggregates
Course PDF
  • Resource Management and Planning for Water
Course PDF
  • Laws Affecting Water and Planning
Course PDF
  • Creating a Water Management Regime
Course PDF
  

Environmental Governance

 
  • Introduction to Environment
Course PDF
  • Introduction to Environmental Governance
Course PDF
  • Environmental Management Plan Preparation
Course PDF
  • Land Code Community Participation for Environmental Governance
Course PDF
  • Operations and Maintenance of Reserve Lands
Course PDF
  • Environmental Inspection and Reporting
Course PDF
  • Environmental Monitoring and Reporting
Course PDF
  

Environmental Protection (EP)

 
  • Introduction to Environmental Protection
Course PDF
  • Environmental Site Assessment
Course PDF
  • Sources of Contaminants Requiring Management
Course PDF
  • Federal – Provincial Environmental Protection Laws
Course PDF
  • Considerations in Developing an EP Regime
Course PDF
  

Environmental Assessment (EA)

 
  • Introduction to Environmental Assessment
Course PDF
  • Preparing to Develop an EA Regime
Course PDF
  • Creating an effective EA Regime
Course PDF
  • Federal and Provincial EA Processes
Course PDF
  

Climate Change

 
  • Climate Change 101: An Introduction to Climate Science
Course
  • Climate Change 102: Planning for Climate Resilience under the Framework Agreement
Course
  

Solid Waste Management (SWM)

 
  • SWM 101 – SWM & the Framework Agreement (FA)
Course | Workbook
  • SWM 102 – Municipal Type Service Agreements (MTSA’s)
Course | Workbook
  • SWM 103 – Law-Making & Enforcement under the FA
Course | Workbook
  

Additional Learning

 
  • Introduction to CBTPD Strategy
Updated Course Coming Soon
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Knowledge Paths Tool

The TMPD Knowledge Path is a valuable tool that can be used to inform, expand and support your learning goals. Identify your learning needs to strengthen your core land governance competencies that lead to the growth and advancement in your knowledge, successes and effective governance approaches over your community lands and resources.

View TMPD Knowledge Paths Tool

Land Governance Manual (LGM)

The LGM is a resource tool for Operational First Nations. It provides extensive documentation, process support and guidance. It is available through an electronic App format for Lands staff to reference as required. It plays a central role in the workshops and webinars and is regularly updated and refined based on First Nation successes, challenges and needs.

View Land Governance Manual (LGM)

Knowledge Repository

A searchable repository of examples, cases, templates, recorded webinars and other tools is available to support Operational First Nations. The ability to host online courses and sub sections of the LGM in a searchable, electronic manner is central to the design philosophy of the strategy. Our website is being implemented, along with other tools being considered, to allow for enhanced access to the repository.

Direct Community Support (1:1)

The RC staff are available to assist communities directly in identifying their priorities, needs, and work planning. If you are interested in this service, we encourage you to contact us and we can set a time to discuss your needs and work to design specific workshops to provide capacity training for your community.

For more information please contact:

Angie Derrickson, TMPD Manager
    250-469-1675
   aderrickson@labrc.com

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