Courselet Documents

Environmental Site Assessment

  1. Canada Responsibility for Contamination before Land Code
  2. Developmental Phase Chart
  3. Framework Agreement Text
  4. Framework Agreement Summary
  5. Implementation Document for Pars 1 & II of the FAFNLM
  6. Individual Agreement Template
  7. Individual Agreement Summary
  8. Land Code Summary
  9. NCSCS Guidance Document
  10. NCSCS Supplemental Guidance Document
  11. Operational Phase Chart 
  12. Phase I ESA Responsibility chart
  13. Phase I ESA Summary
  14. Phase II and Phase III ESA Summary
  15. Squamish Nation Case Study
  16. Statement of Work for Phase I ESA Template
  17. Steps 1 to 10 in Phase I ESA

 

Environmental Monitoring and Reporting

  1. CIER Environmental Monitoring Online Survey Results 
  2. Community Sustainability Example
  3. Framework Agreement (full) 
  4. Framework Agreement Summary 
  5. Lake Simcoe Watershed Example 2013
  6. Land Code Summary 
  7. Maternal and Infant Health Example
  8. Municipal State of the Environmental Reporting Canada
  9. Poplar River Peat Sampling July 2007 
  10. Skills of Environmental Inspector 
  11. Study of Environmental Monitoring

Introduction to Environment Governance

  1. Authority to Make Law Chart
  2. Benefits of Environmental Governance
  3. Comparison of a Typical EA and ESA Chart
  4. Developmental Phase Chart
  5. EMP Elements Chart
  6. First Nations Land Management Act Summary
  7. Framework Agreement Text
  8. Framework Agreement Summary
  9. Framework Agreement Sections on Environment
  10. Individual Agreement Summary
  11. Land Code Summary
  12. Laws Policies & Procedures
  13. Law Making Guide for Framework Agreement First Nations
  14. FN Lands Staff Environment Activities
  15. Operational Phase Chart 
  16. Participants in Environmental Governance
  17. Standard Operating Procedures Marine Aquaculture
  18. Starting Point Questions
  19. Westbank FN Land Use Law 2007
  20. A Guide to Preparing Environmental Management Plans For Operational First Nations
  21. Opaskwayak Cree Nation: Protecting The Land Law

Environmental Management Plan Preparation

  1. A Guide to Preparing EMPs for Operational First Nations
  2. Developmental Phase Chart
  3. EMP Implementation Roles and Responsibilities (sample)
  4. Environmental Manager Job Description
  5. Environmental Technician Job Description
  6. First Nations Land Management Act (summary)
  7. Framework Agreement (full)
  8. Framework Agreement (summary)
  9. Framework Agreement Enforcement Sections
  10. Individual Agreement (summary)
  11. Land Based Plans
  12. Land Code (summary)
  13. Laws, Policies, & Procedures
  14. Matsqui EMP
  15. Memorandum of Understanding 2011
  16. Operational Phase Chart
  17. Participants in Environmental Management Plan Worksheet
  18. Semath EMP
  19. Semath Document Control (sample)

Resource Management and Planning Courselet

  1. Aboriginal vs Western Concept of Environment
  2. Framework Agreement Text
  3. Framework Agreement Summary
  4. Individual Agreement
  5. Land Code Summary

Federal/Provincial Environmental Protection

  1. Individual Agreement Summary
  2. LAB Contaminated Site Guidelines Inventory 2009
  3. Land Code Summary
  4. Canadian National Ambient Air Quality Objectives
  5. National Classification System For Contaminated Sites
  6. Text – Framework Agreement
  7. Framework Agreement Executive Summary
  8. Safe Drinking Water for First Nations Act Summary 
  9. Canada’s Responsibility for Contamination Before a Land Code
  10. Developmental Phase Chart
  11. Operational Phase Chart

Implementation Document of Parts I & II of the Framework Agreement

  1. Appointment of Verifier BCR Sample
  2. Band Member Information Sheet Sample
  3. Canada Letter Accepting Verifier Sample
  4. Education and Outreach Methods
  5. FN Appoint Verifier Letter Sample
  6. Text – Framework Agreement
  7. Framework Agreement Executive Summary
  8. Implementation Document for parts I & II of the FAFNLM English
  9. Document pour la mise en oeuvre des parties 1&11 de L’Accord Cadre
  10. Issues in Land Code Development
  11. Land Code – FA Checklist Template
  12. Land Code FAQ
  13. Land Code at a Glance
  14. Land Code Coordinator Training
  15. Logic Model for FA FN CRP revised 2014
  16. Non Registered Le modele du processus de ratification communautaire (French)
  17. Non Registered CRP (English)
  18. FNLM Developmental Activity Report and Claim for Payment
  19. Registered Model CRP
  20. Registered le modele du processus de ratification communautaire (French)
  21. Sample FN workplan 2012
  22. Phase I ESA Summary
  23. Statement of Work for Phase I ESA Template
  24. CRP Section on Eligible Voters
  25. CRP Summary
  26. Sample Community Meeting Checklist
  27. Sample Letter for Appointment of Independent Verifier
  28. Summary of the Verifiers Role
  29. Sample FN LC Ratification Timeline
  30. Land Code Summary
  31. Land Code Model (English)
  32. Le modele du code foncier pour les Premieres Nations du Quebec (French)
  33. Buckshee Leasing vs Registered Leases
  34. Difference between revenue monies and capital monies
  35. Phase II and III ESA Overview
  36. MOU on funding October 19 2011
  37. Summary on Outstanding Land Issues
  38. 3rd Party Communique Sample 1
  39. 3rd Party Communique Sample 2
  40. Sample Information to 3rd Parties
  41. Sample Notice 3rd Party Information Meeting
  42. Letter to 3rd Parties Sample
  43. Framework Agreement Section 7.3
  44. Individual Agreement Template (English)
  45. ACCORD SPÉCIFIQUE Template (French)
  46. Individual Agreement Summary
  47. Summary CRP and Ratification Officer
  48. Sample Community Information Checklist
  49. Summary of FNLMA
  50. Transitional FN Lands Office Checklist Revised 2014
  51. Verifier Question and Answers
  52. Developmental Phase Chart
  53. LC Coordinator/Assistant Job Description
  54. LC Assistant/Clerk Job Advertisement
  55. LC Coordinator Interview Questions
  56. LC Coordinator Screening Checklist
  57. Communication Strategy
  58. Telephone Calling Guidelines
  59. Sample budget cash flow
  60. Land Description Report (LDR) Summary
  61. Sample Wording Authorizing Survey Work
  62. LDR Process Chart
  63. What if a survey required is required to complete LDR?
  64. Sample Wording Approving the LDR
  65. The Roles and Process for an Administrative Plan
  66. The Roles and Process for an Official Plan of Exterior Reserve Boundaries
  67. The Roles and Process for an Official Plan of Interior Reserve Boundaries

Sources of Contaminants Requiring Management

  1. FNLMA 
  2. Individual Agreement
  3. Laws, Regulations, Policies
  4. Text Framework Agreement
  5. Framework Agreement Executive Summary 
  6. Summary of Amendment 5 to the Framework Agreement 
  7. Indian Reserve Waste Disposal Regulation Update
  8. Land Code Summary 
  9. Risk Management Strategy Mississauga FN 
  10. Waste Management By-Law Sample

Individual Agreement courselet

  1. Buckshee leases vs. Registered Leases 
  2. Community Ratification Process Summary 
  3. Developmental Phase Chart 2012 
  4. First Nation Jurisdiction under the Framework Agreement Map 
  5. FNLMA Executive Summary 2013 
  6. Framework Agreement Executive Summary 
  7. Text – Framework Agreement 
  8. IMPLEMENTATION DOCUMENT FOR PARTS I & II OF THE FRAMEWORK AGREEMENT ON FIRST NATION LAND MANAGEMENT (English) 
  9. DOCUMENT POUR LA MISE E OEUVRE DES PARTIES I & II DE L’ACCORD-CADRE SUR LA GESTION DES TERRES DES PREMIÈRES NATIONS (French) 
  10. Indian Act Not Applying 
  11. Individual Agreement Step Process 
  12. Individual Agreement Summary By Section Revised 2014 
  13. Individual Agreement Template with Revised Annex F (English) 
  14. ACCORD SPÉCIFIQUE RELATIF À LA GESTION DES TERRES DES PREMIÈRES NATIONS (French) 
  15. Land Code Summary 
  16. MOU on Operational Funding (October 19, 2011) 
  17. Non Registered Le modele du processus de ratification communautaire (French) 
  18. Non Registered CRP template 
  19. Operational Phase Chart March 2012
  20. Phase I ESA Summary 
  21. Phase II and Phase III ESA Overview 
  22. Registered CRP template 
  23. Registered le modele du processus de ratification communautaire (French) 
  24. Revenue Monies and Capital Monies 
  25. Land Description Report (LDR) Summary
  26. Land Description Report Process Chart
  27. What If a Survey Is Required to Complete LDR

Considerations in Developing an Environmental Protection Regime Courselet

  1. Text – Framework Agreement
  2. Framework Agreement Executive Summary
  3. Land Code Summary
  4. Operational Chart
  5. FNLMA Summary
  6. First Nation Jurisdiction under the Framework Agreement Map
  7. Scope of Typical Federal/Provincial Environmental Regimes Chart
  8. Evaluation of EP Regime Options
  9. Laws, Regulations, and Policies
  10. Law Making Guide for Framework Agreement First Nations
  11. Law Making Workshop
  12. Lheidli T’enneh Environmental Operating Procedures
  13. McLeod Lake FN Environmental Management Framework
  14. Phase I ESA Summary
  15. Phase II and III ESA Summary

Federal and Provincial EA Process

  1. Framework Agreement Executive Summary
  2. Developmental Chart 
  3. Operational Chart 
  4. Land Code Summary 
  5. Individual Agreement Template
  6. Individual Agreement summary
  7. Environmental Assessment by Federal Agency Chart 
  8. Cumulative Effects Defined
  9. Important Questions to Ask Worksheet

Introduction to Environmental Assessment courselet

  1. Framework Agreement Executive Summary 
  2. Developmental Phase Chart 
  3. Operational Phase Chart 
  4. Laws, Regulations, Policies 
  5. Land Code Summary 
  6. Individual Agreement Summary
  7. Cumulative Effects Definition 
  8. Section 23, 25 & 27 of the Framework Agreement 
  9. Comparison of a Typical EA and ESA Table X 
  10. Environmental Manager Job Description 
  11. Environmental Technician Job Description 
  12. Environmental Technician Job Posting 
  13. Phase II & III
  14. Matsqui EA Law
  15. Matsqui EMP
  16. Matsqui EA Law Brochure Sample

Creating an Effective Environmental Assessment Process

  1. Cumulative Effects Defined 
  2. Education and Outreach Methods 
  3. FNLMA Executive Summary 
  4. Text of Framework Agreement 
  5. Framework Agreement Executive Summary 
  6. Individual Agreement Template 
  7. Individual Agreement Summary 
  8. Land Code Summary 
  9. Laws, Regulations and Policies 
  10. Operational Phase Chart
  11. Matsqui FN EA Law 
  12. Matsqui EMP 
  13. Matsqui Land Code 
  14. Mississauga FN Individual Agreement 
  15. Example: Scoping Information Chart 
  16. Tsawout FN Land Code (amended June 2013)
  17. Tsawout FN Subdivision, Development and Servicing Law 
  18. Let’s Get Started Worksheet 
  19. Categories of Potential Impacts 

Preparing to Develop an EA Regime

  1. FNLMA Executive Summary 
  2. Text of Framework Agreement 
  3. Framework Agreement Executive Summary 
  4. Framework Agreement Clause 25 Environmental Assessment
  5. Individual Agreement Template 
  6. Individual Agreement Summary 
  7. Land Code Summary 
  8. Laws, Regulations and Policies 
  9. Developmental Phase Chart 
  10. Operational Phase Chart 
  11. Matsqui FN EA Law 
  12. Matsqui EMP 
  13. First Nation’s Questions to Ask 
  14. Mississauga FN Individual Agreement

Introduction to Cultural Heritage Resources (CHR)

  1. Cultural Heritage Resources (CHR) Table 
  2. Example of Land Based and Non-Land Based Activities Chart 
  3. FN CHR Activities Table Template 
  4. FNLMA Summary 
  5. Framework Agreement Principles 
  6. Framework Agreement Text 
  7. Framework Agreement Summary 
  8. Land Code Model Template 
  9. Land Code Summary
  10. Genesis of the Duty to Consult and the Supreme Court Final

CHR: Traditional Information & Traditional Practices 

  1. Chief Kerry’s Moose Guidebook Land Use and Occupancy Mapping 
  2. Framework Agreement Summary 
  3. Land Code Summary 
  4. Lheidli T’enneh Land Use Plan
  5. Operational Phase Chart 
  6. Sema:th EMP 
  7. Sliammon Land Code 
  8. Sliammon Land Use and Development Law 
  9. Sliammon Land Use Plan
  10. STÓ:LO Heritage Policy Manual 
  11. Tsawout Subdivision Development and Servicing Law 

CHR Applicable Laws and Regulations 

  1. Developmental Phase
  2. Framework Agreement Text
  3. Framework Agreement Executive Summary
  4. Land Code Summary
  5. Lheidli T’enneh Land Use Plan
  6. FNLMA Summary
  7. Operational Phase Chart
  8. Sliammon Land Code
  9. Sliammon Land Use Plan
  10. Tsawout Land Code
  11. Tsawout Subdivision Development and Servicing Law
  12. United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Developing a Regime for CHR 

  1. Communication Strategy 
  2. Cultural Heritage Resources Table 
  3. Developmental Phase Chart
  4. Education and Outreach Methods 
  5. Education and Outreach Strategy Worksheet  
  6. Framework Agreement Summary 
  7. Framework Agreement Text
  8. Key Considerations in Traditional Information Collection 
  9. Land Code Summary
  10. Law Making Guide 
  11. Laws, Policies and Regulations
  12. Operational Phase Chart
  13. Sliammon FN Land Code 
  14. Sliammon Land Use Plan
  15. Sliammon Land Use and Development Law 

Resource Management and Planning for Water

  1.  Developmental Chart
  2. FN Jurisdiction Under Framework Agreement Map
  3. Framework Agreement Summary
  4. Individual Agreement Summary
  5. Land Code Summary
  6. Land Description Report Summary
  7. Laws, Regulations and Policies
  8. Operational Phase Chart
  9. Sections From The Fisheries Act: Summary

Operations and Maintenance of Reserve Lands

  1. Best Practicies for Reserve Operations Table
  2. Communication Strategy
  3. Environmental Effects and Mitigation
  4. Example of First Nation Operations
  5. Environmental Manager Job Description
  6. First Nations Operations and Maintenance Worksheet Sample 1
  7. First Nations Operations and Maintenance Worksheet Sample 2
  8. First Nations Operations and Maintenance Worksheet Sample 3
  9. First Nations Operations and Maintenance Worksheet Sample 4
  10. Framework Agreement Summary
  11. Individual Agreement Interim Environmental Assessment Process
  12. Individual Agreement Summary
  13. Land Code Summary
  14. Laws Regulations and Policies
  15. Operational Phase Chart
  16. Tsawwassen FN Service Plan
  17. Westbank Subdivision Development Servicing Law 2005-15

Environmental Inspection and Reporting

  1. Environmental Effects and Impacts
  2. Environmental Inspection Daily Report
  3. Environmental Inspector Job Description and Tasks Sample
  4. Environmental Inspector Knowledge and Practical Experience Sample
  5. Environmental Inspector’s Role sample 
  6. First Nation Jurisdiction Under the Framework Agreement Map
  7. Framework Agreement (full) 
  8. Framework Agreement Summary
  9. Indian Reserve Waste Disposal Regulation Update 2014 
  10. Inspection Report Template Field Version 
  11. Land Code Summary
  12. Operational Phase Chart
  13. Skills of Environmental Compliance Inspector