Policy Documents & Initiatives

Treaty-related Policy Papers Approved at Convention

Title

Year

Land Use Coordination, Servicing & Dispute Resolution: Toward Certainty for Local Government Through Treaty Negotiations

2000

UBCM's Response to Provincial Government Mandates: "BC's Approach to Treaty Settlements"

1997

Local Government & Aboriginal Treaty Negotiations: Defining the Municipal Interest

1994

Local Government & Aboriginal Treaty Negotiations

1992

Local Government & Native Land Claims

1991

Other Treaty-related Policy Papers

Title

Year

UBCM’s Submission to AANDC Regarding Canada’s Interim Comprehensive Land Claims Policy [PDF - 1.2 MB]

 2014
UBCM's Response to Canada's New Approach to Supporting the BC Treaty Process [PDF - 167 KB] 2010

UBCM Discussion Paper on the Common Table

2009

UBCM Comparative Analysis of 2006 Final Treaty Agreements (Initialled) & Local Government Interests

2007

Treaty Settlement Land: The Fiscal Impacts on Local Governments (prepared for UBCM & the Province by P. Adams)

2005

Practical Interests of Local Government in Negotiations of First Nations Governance Authorities in Treaties

2004

UBCM Comparative Analysis of 2003 Agreements in Principle & Local Government Interests

2004

Certainty & Finality in Recent First Nations Agreements-in-Principle (prepared for UBCM by Singleton, Urquhart)

2003

Approaches & Options for Treaties in Urban Areas: A Discussion Paper Prepared for UBCM and the Province

1999

Treaty Negotiations & Local Government Interests in Land

1999

Nisga'a Final Agreement: Draft Background Workbook

1999

Certainty & Finality in the Nisga'a Final Agreement

1998

Local Government Considerations for Land Selection & Land Access in Treaty Negotiations

1997

Achieving Certainty in Treaty Negotiations

1995

Treaty-related Policy Digests (consolidation of UBCM policy)

Title

Year

Local Government Treaty-Related Interests in Governance: UBCM Policy Digest Paper #3

2004

Local Government Treaty-Related Interests in Land: UBCM Policy Digest Paper #2

2003

Local Government Treaty-Related Interests in Achieving Certainty & Finality in Treaties: UBCM Policy Digest Paper #1

2003

Treaty-related Resources for Local Governments

Title

Year

LMTAC Lessons Learned & Best Practices at the Tsawwassen Treaty Table

2007

Draft Comprehensive Master Agreement between Lheidli T'enneh & the City of Prince George

2007

Legislative Working Group - Treaty-Related Measure - Snuneymuxw Treaty - Final Report

2002

First Nations Governance Reform, Land Management, & Consultation

Title

Year

UBCM's Submission on Proposed Revisions to the Federal Policy on Additions to Reserve/Reserve Creation

2013

Lands After Tsilhqot'in: An Uncertain Future (by Sandra Carter)

2008

Information on the First Nations Land Management Initiative for Local Governments

2004

Summary of BC Court of Appeal Decision in Haida Nation v. Minister of Forests & Weyerhaeuser & Implications for Local Governments

2002

Memoranda & Protocols

Title

Year

Partnership Agreement with Reconciliation Canada [PDF - 3.4 MB]

2014

MOU between UBCM & BC on Local Government Participation in the New Relationship with First Nations in BC

2012

Protocol on Cooperation and Communication between UBCM & First Nations Summit

2001

MOU between UBCM and INAC on Communication & Information Sharing

2001

Local Government - First Nations Relations Resources

C2C Connect Newsletter

Relationship Building & Dispute Resolution Resources

CivicInfo BC has compiled an online library of agreements (MOUs and protocols) between local governments and First Nations. Please click on the following link to go to CivicInfo's website:

Agreements with First Nations

The following resources are available on the UBCM website:

Title

Year

 

First Nation Property Tax, Services, and Economic Development in British Columbia (released to UBCM membership for discussion [PDF - 1.7 MB]

 

 2011

Building Relations with First Nations: A Handbook for Local Governments – A Compendium of Agreements between First Nations & Local Governments

2005

Regional Districts & First Nation Governments: Building Effective Relations

2005

Communities in Cooperation: A Guide to Alternative Dispute Resolution for First Nations & Local Governments in BC

2004

Developing Good Neighbour Relations II: Local Governments & First Nations Technical Workshop - Final Report

2004

Developing Good Neighbour Relations: Local Governments & First Nations Technical Workshop Report

2003

A Review of Dispute Resolution Processes for First Nations & Local Governments

2003

Building Relations with First Nations: A Handbook for Local Governments (by LMTAC)

2003

Partnerships in Practice: Case Studies in Municipal & First Nations' Economic Development Co-operation

2002

Province-wide Community to Community Forum Final Reports

Title

Year

Moving from Dialogue to Partnership: Exploring Innovative Local Government-First Nation Partnerships

2006

Resolving Conflicts & Pursuing Joint Opportunities

2003

The Spirit of Cooperation Continues

2001

A Dialogue between First Nations & Local Governments in British Columbia

1997

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