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Aboriginal Program Summaries

This page allows you to access summaries of the 106 Aboriginal programs contained in the Project database. The summaries are organized using the program framework developed for the Project.

Click on the program element (shown in underlined text) to view the names of the Aboriginal programs grouped under that element. Click on any specific program to view the name of the sponsor and a brief description of the program. Click on the PDF Document link in the window to the right to view and print the complete Aboriginal Program Summaries document.

Corporate Policies

  • 1.1 Building Commitment to Corporate Aboriginal Policies

    • 1.1.1  Aboriginal and Community Relations Management Processes

      • Sponsor: Ledcor Industrial Limited
      • Provide point of contact and operational guidance for developing and managing successful relationships with Aboriginal and other communities. 
         

    • 1.1.1.1 Aboriginal and Community Relations Process
      • Establishes a point of contact between the project, Aboriginal community and company that facilitates information exchange, interaction and communication for developing successful relationships.
         

    • 1.1.1.2 Community Alliances Program Management Process
      • Provides overall operational guidance and support to various Ledcor divisions on managing and building relationships with Aboriginal and other communities.
         

    • 1.1.2 Aboriginal and Local Development Program

      • Supports development and creates opportunities for Aboriginal and local people and businesses in the vicinity of Flint’s operations.
         

    • 1.1.3 Aboriginal Cross-Cultural/Business Case Awareness Training

      • Raises internal awareness of the corporate business case for implementing effective Aboriginal relations programs and strategies, and increases the understanding of Aboriginal peoples.
         

    • 1.1.4 Aboriginal Relations Awareness Program

      • Enhances the value of AMEC services in an ever-changing market.
         

    • 1.1.5 Aboriginal Relations Framework

      • Provides employees, corporate management, the Aboriginal community, principal contractors and other stakeholder and community groups with a practical understanding of Petro-Canada’s commitment to Aboriginal relations and the principles and strategy for delivering on this commitment.
         

    • 1.1.6 Aboriginal Relations Internal Website

      • Provides a greater awareness among EnCana employees and contractors leading to more effective engagement with Aboriginal peoples and communities.
         

    • 1.1.7 Aboriginal Relations Strategy

      • Provides clear internal direction regarding ATCO Electric’s relationship with the 27 First Nations and six Métis Settlements in the company’s service area in northern and eastern Alberta.
         

    • 1.1.8 Corporate Aboriginal Guidelines

      • Provides clear and consistent direction for developing and maintaining relationships with Aboriginal communities.
         

    • 1.1.9 National Aboriginal Program

      • Supports Aboriginal community economic development, fosters a labour force consistent with Xerox’s future employment requirements, and develops markets through strategic community investments and initiatives.
         

    • 1.1.10 Policy for Building Aboriginal Relationships

      • Guides relationship-building with Aboriginal peoples and creates a procedure for measuring progress toward the goal of strengthened Aboriginal relations.
         

  • 1.2 Benchmarking Performance in Aboriginal Relations

    • 1.2.1 Corporate Social Responsibility Report

      • Tracks performance and identifies targets related to corporate social responsibility in key areas: investment in community outreach, employee relations, creation and maintenance of employment, environmental responsibility, human rights, and financial performance.
         

    • 1.2.2 Criteria and Indicators Approach to Community Development

      • Preserves an Aboriginal community’s traditional lifestyle without significantly compromising the economic integrity of the industrial activity.
         

    • 1.2.3 Progressive Aboriginal Relations (PAR) Program

      • Used by companies to develop, maintain and benchmark their relationships with Aboriginal communities and receive hallmark recognition for achievement.

Workforce Programs

  • 2.1 Supporting Educational Opportunities

    • 2.1.1 Aboriginal Education Awards Program

      • Assists Aboriginal people in achieving greater career success by encouraging them to pursue an advanced education through bursaries for university students, community or technical college students, and secondary school students.
         

    • 2.1.2 Building Futures Scholarships

      • Provides training and education scholarships at accredited institutions for students in communities where CNRL has operations, as part of a broader Building Futures Program.
         

    • 2.1.3 Community E-learning

      • Delivers high-quality, comprehensive education choices, increases the academic success of Aboriginal students, and creates a pool of talented employees.
         

    • 2.1.4 Workplace Literacy and Learning Program

      • Aims to improve the literacy of employees with very low literacy levels, serving as a stepping stone to increase job skills and opportunities.
         

    • 2.1.5 Youth Stay in School and Work Experience Program

      • Exposes interested students to local business, oil and gas, and service industries and implements youth work experience programs with local businesses.
         

  • 2.2 Supporting Employment-Related Training

    • 2.2.1 Aboriginal Capacity Building Program: Apprenticeship Training

      • Assists Aboriginal people in acquiring the apprenticeship training and certification needed to participate in skilled job opportunities in Alberta’s resource-based industries.
         

    • 2.2.2 Aboriginal Community–based Environmental Training (ACET) Program

      • Aims to increase local capacity, employment and business opportunities in environmental field services, impact assessment, environmental monitoring, environmental inspection, and on- and off-reserve auditing.
         

    • 2.2.3 Aboriginal Workforce Capacity Expansion Project (AWCEP)

      • Sponsor: Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries Inc.
      • Aims to increase the education and skill level of Aboriginal adults in northeastern Alberta for entry-level employability in the resource industry and for further training.
         
    • 2.2.4 Donation of Training Facility to Northern Lights College

      • Enables local Aboriginal people to gain qualifications and skills for entry-level service rig positions by training on a service rig.
         

    • 2.2.5 Drilling Rig Training Program

      • Introduces more Aboriginal individuals to the energy services industry by training those who are highly capable but may be inexperienced and lack the necessary tools to take employment positions in the industry.
         

    • 2.2.6 Junior Operator Training

      • Aims to increase the qualifications and skills of local Aboriginal people through a local training initiative enabling them to take advantage of operator job opportunities.
         

    • 2.2.7 Petroleum Employment Training (PET) Project

      • Prepares local trainees for employment opportunities by developing skills and knowledge required by prospective employers.
         

    • 2.2.8 Sponsorship of Technical Training Facility in Red Deer

      • Provides Aboriginal people the opportunity to gain qualifications and skills for entry-level service rig positions at an industry training facility.
         

    • 2.2.9 Trades in Motion (TIM) Trades Training

      • Provides localized skills enhancement and skills exposure to address retention barriers created by lack of proximity to available service providers and prepares graduates to capitalize on local apprenticeship /employment opportunities in the Conklin/Chard region.
         

  • 2.3 Supporting Recruitment, Retention and Advancement

    • 2.3.1 Aboriginal Employment Program

      • Uses targeted employment measures to achieve an Aboriginal employee population that reflects the composition of the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo.
         

    • 2.3.2 Aboriginal Employment Targets

      • Uses various employment, training and education initiatives to achieve an Aboriginal employee population that reflects the Wood Buffalo region demographic.
         

    • 2.3.3 Campus Recruitment

      • Aims to increase Nexen’s Aboriginal workforce by maintaining an ongoing presence at educational institutions and building relationships with students.
         

    • 2.3.4 Career Access Program

      • Aims to increase the representation of Aboriginal people among career personnel through recruitment and career development.
         

    • 2.3.5 Courage to Care

      • Aims to decrease addictions as a barrier to employment and increase the number of healthy individuals available for training and employment. This workplace and community initiative is based in two Aboriginal communities: Fort McKay and Fort Chipewyan.
         

    • 2.3.6 Job Shadowing/Mentoring Program

      • Assists in recruiting Aboriginal employees at entry-level positions through selection of suitable candidates in partnership with Aboriginal communities and provision of work-based experience in an industrial setting.
         

    • 2.3.7 Royal Eagles

      • Creates a more receptive work environment for Aboriginal employees by facilitating support networks and recognizing the added value that Aboriginal employees can bring to a company.
         

  • 2.4 Programs Sponsored by Government and Non-Profit Agencies

    • 2.4.1 Aboriginal Addictions Services Program

      • Prepares addictions practitioners to work with Aboriginal clients in a culturally sensitive manner by blending academic knowledge and Aboriginal values and beliefs to provide an alternative to mainstream addictions educational programs.
         

    • 2.4.2 Aboriginal Entrepreneurship Program

      • Strengthens the entrepreneurship skills and business management capacity of Aboriginal people in the Wood Buffalo region without their having to leave their jobs or relocate their families.
         

    • 2.4.3 Aboriginal Human Resources Development Strategy (AHRDS)

      • Built on six pillars, each focused on expanding the employment opportunities of Aboriginal people across Canada. They are: capacity building, partnerships, horizontal management, internal Service Canada program integration, the Aboriginal Human Resources Council of Canada, and the Aboriginal Human Resources Development Agreements (AHRDAs).
         

    • 2.4.4 Aboriginal Inclusion Network

      • Provides a dedicated career site for the Aboriginal community where employers can search for and locate Aboriginal candidates and where Aboriginal candidates can promote themselves.
         

    • 2.4.5 Aboriginal Labour Force Survey

      • Provides accurate, monthly labour force data on Aboriginal people living off reserve in Alberta.
         

    • 2.4.6 Aboriginal Workforce Program Initiative (AWPI)

      • Works with Aboriginal communities, businesses and organizations, industry, government, labour, and educational institutions to promote activities and partnerships that increase Aboriginal participation in the labour market.
         

    • 2.4.7 Aboriginal Youth Career Initiative Project

      • Helps Aboriginal youth build a career vision and pathway by enhancing school and workplace-based experiences to allow full and meaningful participation in the labour force.
         

    • 2.4.8 Alberta Aboriginal Apprenticeship Project (AAAP)

      • Aims to improve the participation of Aboriginal people in Alberta’s apprenticeship program, which will have a positive impact on the economies of Aboriginal communities while addressing the increasing demand for skilled tradespeople.
         

    • 2.4.9 Blueprint for the Future

      • Sponsors career fairs to increase Aboriginal students’ awareness of employment opportunities, emerging fields of employment and associated training requirements across diverse sectors of the Canadian workforce.
         

    • 2.4.10  Connecting to College and Careers (CCC) - Aboriginal Skills and Employment Partnership (ASEP) Program

      • Gives students the necessary academic and employment skills to either proceed to further formal education or procure and maintain long-term, competitive employment. 
         

    • 2.4.11 First Nations Training to Employment Partnerships Program

      • Provides First Nations people (primarily living on reserve) who are unemployed or underemployed with the skills needed for sustained employment in occupations with long-term employment prospects.
         

    • 2.4.12 Pre-Apprentice and Aboriginal Awareness Training

      • Describes two construction industry training programs: (1) to improve the track record of the construction industry in attracting and retaining Aboriginal people in the apprenticeship stream; (2) to build a more supportive workplace for Aboriginal workers by training employers and particularly front-line supervisors on Aboriginal culture and human resource issues. Note: these programs are no longer offered but were seen as successful by the industry.
         

    • 2.4.13 Preparation for Academic and Career Education (PACE) – Aboriginal Skills and Employment Partnership (ASEP) Program

      • Teaches communication, problem solving, assertiveness, planning and study skills in a six-month program. PACE refreshes math, writing and reading skills and helps the student build a career and educational plan that is realistic and attainable.
         

    • 2.4.14 Scholarship Program

      • Aims to increase the number of Aboriginal students pursuing post-secondary education and the number of Aboriginal people returning to the education system.
         

    • 2.4.15 Taking Pulse Programs

      • A collective program aimed at increasing Aboriginal workforce participation while addressing the 70-per-cent high school drop-out rate among Métis, First Nation and Inuit youth.
         

    • 2.4.16 Urban Aboriginal Petroleum Land Administration Program

      • Provides focused pre-employment training for Aboriginal people that leads to employment and a promising career in Petroleum Land Administration, and an increased Aboriginal employment rate.
         

Business Programs

  • 3.1 Providing Business Opportunities

    • 3.1.1 Aboriginal Business Development

      • Implements targeted procurement measures as part of an Aboriginal affairs strategy that supports local First Nations and Métis communities in achieving economic self-sufficiency through community-based business development.
         

    • 3.1.2 Aboriginal Business Development Policy

      • Supports the development of sustainable economic capacity by providing an opportunity for Aboriginal suppliers in the Wood Buffalo region to supply goods and services to Syncrude and to develop as competitive players in the bigger marketplace.
         

    • 3.1.3 Aboriginal Business Development Success Models

      • Intended to identify and facilitate business opportunities for Aboriginal entrepreneurs, companies and communities in ways that build on existing business capacity and readiness.
         

    • 3.1.4 Aboriginal Contractor Database

      • Measures Aboriginal participation in direct contracts and builds internal awareness of existing Aboriginal businesses in proximity to EnCana’s operations.
         

    • 3.1.5 Business-Based Relationships with Aboriginal Communities

      • Intended to provide an opportunity for Aboriginal-based businesses to invest and partner in forestry-based businesses complementary to Tolko’s core business, and proactively engage Aboriginal groups in human resources and skills training associated with existing and new business ventures.
         

    • 3.1.6 Fox Creek Business Alliance

      • A successful Aboriginal business model that has held forestry contracts with Hinton Woodlands for 25 years and has diversified into new areas such as campsite maintenance, firefighting and road monitoring.
         

    • 3.1.7 Local Opportunity Process

      • Optimizes local economic benefits associated with the development of Petro-Canada’s oil sands projects through guidance, implementation and tracking.
         

    • 3.1.8 Northern Preferential Supplier Program

      • Aims to increase the opportunities and strengthen the capabilities of Aboriginal suppliers in northern Saskatchewan.
         

    • 3.1.9 Supply Chain Management

      • Provides support for local contracting opportunities through pre-qualification support, sole-sourcing and Aboriginal content requirements for contractors.
         

  • 3.2 Strengthening Business Capabilities

    • 3.2.1 Drilling Rig First Nation Partnerships

      • Establishes mutually beneficial business partnerships between industry and First Nation and Métis communities for the ownership of state-of-the-art drilling rigs.
         

    • 3.2.2 Environmental Consulting Business Partnership

      • Establishes and operates a sustainable, for-profit Aboriginal environmental services and solutions consulting business, increases Innu employment and business capacity, and provides training and mentoring.
         

    • 3.2.3 First Nation and Native American Business Development

      • Provides a model for developing project-specific joint ventures with Aboriginal communities and companies to pursue engineering and construction business opportunities both on and off reserve and on traditional lands.
         

    • 3.2.4 Joint Venture Wind Turbine Project

      • Joint venture between EPCOR and the Peigan First Nation in southern Alberta to develop a wind power farm on the Peigan First Nation land, leading to benefits in jobs and revenues from “green” electricity.
         

    • 3.2.5 Northern Business Participation Policy and Program

      • Supports the development of Aboriginal and northern businesses, resulting in stronger communities and individuals with increased entrepreneurial, business and technical skills.
         

    • 3.2.6 Purchase of Facilities by First Nations

      • Facilitates opportunities for the purchase of transmission facilities located on reserve lands by a group of First Nations.
         

    • 3.2.7 Strategic Business Partnership – Shehtah Nabors LP

      • Develops a strategic business partnership between Nabors and an Aboriginal-owned contractor in the same business.
         

    • 3.2.8 Support for Aboriginal Business Start-Ups

      • Helps local Aboriginal communities gain the experience and skills required to start up a service rig business that provides local employment and business opportunities.
         

    • 3.2.9 Support for Aboriginal Business Start-Ups: Transfer of Management and Operational Skills

      • Helps Aboriginal business start-ups by ensuring that the management, technical and operational capacity to successfully run the business is in place.
         

    • 3.2.10 Support for Business Ventures in Specific Project Areas

      • Expands local services and opportunities, provides new avenues of meaningful and profitable participation for local Aboriginal people in a specific project area, and participates in an equity-building approach to Aboriginal business ventures.
         

    • 3.2.11 Support for Community Economic Development: Economic Development Officers

      • Provides Aboriginal communities with the expertise and experience needed to identify and assess business opportunities in their own communities resulting from resource and industrial development.
         

    • 3.2.12 Support for Independent Aboriginal Business Start-Ups

      • Provides local owner/operators and local Aboriginal people with employment and small business opportunities.
         

  • 3.3  Programs Sponsored by Government and Non-Profit Agencies

    • 3.3.1 Aboriginal Business Canada (ABC)

      • Promotes the establishment and growth of Aboriginal businesses on a national basis. For eligible applicants, the program provides financial assistance, information, resource materials and referrals to other possible sources of financing or business support.
         

    • 3.3.2 Aboriginal Business Development Centre

      • Assists individual Aboriginal people to gain business experience and skills through an Aboriginal-led non-profit centre.
         

    • 3.3.3 Aboriginal Business Services Network (ABSN)

      • Provides the Aboriginal business community with a wide range of business products and services, using information and Internet technologies where possible.
         

    • 3.3.4 Access to Financing and Management Support

      • Assists Aboriginal entrepreneurs and businesses by providing access to capital and management support through an Aboriginal loan product, management consulting, and other products.
         

    • 3.3.5 First Nations Economic Partnerships Initiative (FNEPI)

      • Consists of seven related programs designed to increase First Nations participation in the economy by: supporting the development of effective partnerships between First Nations, industry, government and other stakeholders; strengthening First Nations’ economic capacity; and assisting in the development of a viable First Nations private sector.
         

    • 3.3.5.1 Regional Partnership Development (RPD) Program
      • Engages regional economic partnerships coordinators at the regional or Tribal Council level to facilitate and support First Nations and industry partnerships.
         

    • 3.3.5.2 Strategic Economic Initiatives (SEI) Program
      • Encourages strategic economic initiatives and sustainable economic projects with industry at First Nations regional and community levels.
         

    • 3.3.5.3 Economic Capacity Building (ECB) Program
      • Aims to increase the capacity of First Nations and their associated organizations to identify, plan and implement economic development initiatives.
         

    • 3.3.5.4 First Nations Labour Force Planning Program
      • Aims to increase the employment of First Nations people at regional and community levels.
         

    • 3.3.5.5 First Nations Business Management
      • Strengthens the management of First Nations businesses through increased access to business information and advisory services.
         

    • 3.3.5.6 Regional Economic Development Alliances and Initiatives
      • Intended to increase the participation of First Nations in regional economic development alliances and regional economic development initiatives.
         

    • 3.3.5.7 Business Sector Advisory Services
      • Extend services provided to other Alberta businesses to First Nations and First Nations businesses (to be implemented in 2006-2007).
         

    • 3.3.6 INAC Economic Development Programs

      • Assist First Nations communities and individuals to strengthen their business capabilities and employment skills.
         

    • 3.3.6.1 Community Economic Opportunities Program (CEOP)
      • Provides project-based support to those First Nation and Inuit communities that have the best opportunities for public services in economic development. Eligible projects will address the following: employment of community members; business development; development of land and resources under community control; access to opportunities originating with land and resources beyond community control; promoting the community as a place to invest; and research and advocacy.
         

    • 3.3.6.2 Aboriginal Contract Guarantee Instrument (ACGI)
      • Provides qualified Aboriginal contractors and service providers with an equivalent to mainstream surety bonding products and services.
         

    • 3.3.7 NRCan, Canadian Forest Service Programs

      • Assist status First Nations Bands, Tribal Councils, organizations and any other First Nation group or company seeking to strengthen their economic conditions, business capabilities and employment skills while applying sustainable forest management practices. 
         

Community Relations Programs

  • 4.1 Developing Framework Agreements and Cooperation Protocols

    • 4.1.1 Aboriginal Lands Partnering Agreement

      • Develops and implements partnership agreements for capacity-building and revenue-sharing arrangements from drilling contracts on Aboriginal lands. 
         

    • 4.1.2 Agreement in Principle with First Nations

      • Develops a framework document that identifies opportunities and a process for achieving a sustainable long-term relationship between the First Nation (reserve lands) and Graymont Western.
         

    • 4.1.3 ATC/All Parties Core Agreement

      • A process whereby First Nation communities and industry work together to achieve orderly industrial development, mitigate impacts and ensure that Aboriginal communities share in the benefits of industrial development.
         

    • 4.1.4 Athabasca Working Group

      • Establishes a process for managing the concerns identified by Aboriginal and other northern communities and sharing in the benefits resulting from development of the mining industry in northern Saskatchewan.
         

    • 4.1.5 Collaborative Partnership with First Nations

      • A broad agreement with the Alexis First Nation that provides support for capacity development, facilitates participation in the forestry industry and improves the economic and educational prospects of their community.
         

    • 4.1.6 Community Partnership Model

      • Provides an innovative community partnership agreement to balance the growing Aboriginal community expectations in northeastern Alberta with the business need for economic performance.
         

    • 4.1.7 Co-operation Protocol

      • Establishes a positive relationship through a co-operation protocol for administrative oil and gas referrals in respect to Petro-Canada’s activities in the consultation area.
         

    • 4.1.8 “Good Neighbour” Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)

      • Provides the basis for formalizing communications between the Lesser Slave Lake Indian Regional Council (LSLIRC) and Tolko Industries.
         

  • 4.2 Building and Sustaining Community Relationships

    • 4.2.1 Aboriginal Child and Family Services Certificate/ Diploma Program

      • Provides an alternative to mainstream social work education programs utilizing a culturally relevant curriculum with practical solutions for meeting the needs of qualified human service workers.
         

    • 4.2.2 Alberta’s Future Leaders Program

      • Provides Aboriginal youth with healthy activities through sport and recreation that renew self-worth and help build leadership in the youth and communities alike. 
         

    • 4.2.3 Community Vitality Monitoring

      • A partnership process that involves industry and northern/Aboriginal communities in monitoring and managing the impact of mining on the vitality (social well-being and quality of life) in northern Saskatchewan communities.
         

    • 4.2.4 Community Wellness Certificate Program

      • Provides a holistic alternative to mainstream human services education training programs for community wellness workers by incorporating culturally relevant Aboriginal methods of helping.
         

    • 4.2.5 Conflict Analysis, Prevention, Management and Resolution in Aboriginal Relations

      • Implements proven conflict prevention, mitigation, containment and resolution techniques to establish, enhance and sustain positive, stable, mutually respectful relations with Aboriginal communities who have an interest in and could be impacted by resource development projects.
         

    • 4.2.6 Protocol Aspects of Building Aboriginal Relations

      • Provides guidance in developing protocols for effective and fair methods to build long-term business relationships with Aboriginal communities through collaborative processes.
         

    • 4.2.7 Sustaining Communities by Improved Business Practice

      • Helps prioritize development needs and suggests innovative solutions to bridge the gap between business and indigenous peoples.
         

    • 4.2.8 Sustaining Long-term Aboriginal Business Relations

      • Helps manage long-term relationships during corporate fluctuations that may influence internal support and priorities for Aboriginal programs.
         

Resource Stewardship Programs

  • 5.1 Strengthening the Knowledge Base

    • 5.1.1 Air Quality Monitoring and Reporting in the Wood Buffalo Region

      • Monitors and provides accurate, transparent and understandable information regarding environmental air quality in the Wood Buffalo region of Alberta.
         

    • 5.1.2 Best Practices Handbook for Traditional Use Studies

      • Describes best practices and provides other information that can guide companies and other parties interested in undertaking traditional use studies in Alberta.
         

    • 5.1.3 Prince Albert Model Forest Integrated Resource Management Model

      • A partnership of First Nations, industry, governments and public stakeholders for planning and sustainable management of the forest ecosystem and land base through research, education and integrated use of all forest resources.
         

    • 5.1.4 Assessment of Health of Rivers and Lakes in the Oil Sands Region

      • Integrates aquatic monitoring activities so that long-term trends, regional issues and potential cumulative effects related to oil sands development can be identified and addressed.
         

    • 5.1.5 Traditional Cultural Study and Industry Referral Program

      • Documents traditional information and knowledge, including identification of sensitive cultural sites in the Foothills Model Forest, and facilitates consultation between resource companies and Aboriginal communities.
         

    • 5.1.6 Traditional Land Use GIS

      • Assists Aboriginal communities to collect and record traditional land use information that can be used to facilitate and inform planning and management decisions on resource access and development.
         

  • 5.2 Implementing Consultation Processes

    • 5.2.1 Aboriginal Early Engagement Process and the Oil Sands Market Study

      • Facilitates Aboriginal engagement and builds relationships between Enbridge and key communities between Fort McMurray, Alberta, and the north-central west coast of British Columbia.
         

    • 5.2.2 Aboriginal Engagement Process on Linear Projects

      • Creates reasonable economic opportunities for affected Aboriginal communities while at the same time respecting Aboriginal rights.
         

    • 5.2.3 Consultation and Emergency Response Planning (ERP) for Aboriginal Residents

      • Provides emergency response planning, including consultation, to companies operating in close proximity to Aboriginal residents and communities.
         

    • 5.2.4 Doing Better Business – Effective Consultation and Disclosure

      • Provides guidance on the principles and process to be followed in public consultation and disclosure with the aim of building not only financially successful projects, but environmentally and socially responsible ones as well.
         

    • 5.2.5 Legal Principles Surrounding Consultation

      • Provides an overview of legal principles relating to Aboriginal consultation on Crown land in Alberta for resource developers.
         

    • 5.2.6 Standards of Consultation

      • Defines expectations for standards of consultation that will be utilized by First Nations and industry parties who are the signatories to the Athabasca Tribal Council (ATC)/All Parties Core Agreement.

 

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