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Check out the FNPSS and BCFC At-A-Glance one-pagers that have been updated to reflect the recent changes to CERB and other supports. Please share them with your organizations and communities.

Visit our website to view and download the updated resources: https://t.co/VGdPBP9Cjc

Don't forget to register for tomorrow's webinar!

Tuesday, October 6, 2020 from 1:00 - 2:15 PM PST
"Outbreak! Lessons Learned from BC First Nations"

Register here: https://t.co/AJpLCZnpM7

Join our Webinar to Learn more! The Pathways to Language Vitality Program is offering an informational webinar Oct.6 10am-11am. Please contact pathways@fpcc.ca to request a meeting link. #LanguageRevitalization #FPCC_LanguageGrant

Join us for our Strategies Towards Good Governance webinar October 14th @ 11am PST. We'll discuss ways to strengthen Governance structures that empower communities and build long term sustainability. Registration: https://t.co/2niDUZBdD3

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Check out the FNPSS and BCFC At-A-Glance one-pagers that have been updated to reflect the recent changes to CERB and other supports. The one-pagers outline useful supports and resources available on key topics related to COVID-19. Please share them with your organizations and communities.

- Resources for All BC First Nation Individuals
- Benefits and Personal Tax Returns for BC First Nations
- Resources for BC First Nation Post-Secondary Students
- Housing Resources for BC First Nation Individuals

Visit our website to view and download the updated resources: fnps.ca/covid-19#supports

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Check out the FNPSS and BCFC At-A-Glance one-pagers that have been updated to reflect the recent changes to CERB and other supports. The one-pagers outline useful supports and resources available on key topics related to COVID-19. Please share them with your organizations and communities.

- Resources for All BC First Nation Individuals
- Benefits and Personal Tax Returns for BC First Nations 
- Resources for BC First Nation Post-Secondary Students
- Housing Resources for BC First Nation Individuals
 
Visit our website to view and download the updated resources: https://fnps.ca/covid-19#supports

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Don't forget to register for tomorrow's webinar!

Tuesday, October 6, 2020 from 1:00 - 2:15 PM PST

Outbreak! Lessons Learned from BC First Nations

Join representatives from ‘Namgis First Nation, Skidegate Band Council, Squamish Nation, and Tla’amin Nation as they talk about their experiences responding to COVID-19 outbreaks in their own communities.

During this 75-minute session, Shannon Alfred (Health & Safety Director), Kyle Marshall (EOC Director), Chris Lewis (Councillor/Spokesperson), and Erik Blaney (Fire Chief) will share:

* The details of the outbreak in their community
* How prepared their community was and what they wish they had had in place prior to the outbreak
* How community mobility was/is being managed to contain the outbreak and reduce further exposure
* What partners supported the community the most and how
* Recommendations to other First Nations on how to improve their response measures, resume services, and be ready for the second wave

Registration Details: This event requires pre-registration. Once you have submitted your registration at: us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_mlcZg_sbQkSfjXjr9d62zA?fbclid=IwAR26SZB1GBNlqbh89FlDfd6vR2F-Q... you will receive a confirmation email with a link to join the webinar.

This TUESDAY webinar is a special presentation from the team that brought you FNPSS Webinar Wednesdays. FNPSS Webinars feature speakers on topics of current interest and relevance to BC First Nations administrators and leaders. These sessions are based on First Nation to First Nation learning and are a key element of the FNPSS Mentorship Network.
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Dont forget to register for tomorrows webinar!

Tuesday, October 6, 2020 from 1:00 - 2:15 PM PST

Outbreak! Lessons Learned from BC First Nations

Join representatives from ‘Namgis First Nation, Skidegate Band Council, Squamish Nation, and Tla’amin Nation as they talk about their experiences responding to COVID-19 outbreaks in their own communities.

During this 75-minute session, Shannon Alfred (Health & Safety Director), Kyle Marshall (EOC Director), Chris Lewis (Councillor/Spokesperson), and Erik Blaney (Fire Chief) will share:

* The details of the outbreak in their community
* How prepared their community was and what they wish they had had in place prior to the outbreak
* How community mobility was/is being managed to contain the outbreak and reduce further exposure
* What partners supported the community the most and how
* Recommendations to other First Nations on how to improve their response measures, resume services, and be ready for the second wave

Registration Details: This event requires pre-registration. Once you have submitted your registration at: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_mlcZg_sbQkSfjXjr9d62zA?fbclid=IwAR26SZB1GBNlqbh89FlDfd6vR2F-Qa1w6Kgo4xc9k9yEUWGqlnbNskFI804 you will receive a confirmation email with a link to join the webinar.

This TUESDAY webinar is a special presentation from the team that brought you FNPSS Webinar Wednesdays. FNPSS Webinars feature speakers on topics of current interest and relevance to BC First Nations administrators and leaders. These sessions are based on First Nation to First Nation learning and are a key element of the FNPSS Mentorship Network.

*New Speaker Added!*

Tuesday, October 6, 2020 from 1:00 - 2:15 PM PST

Outbreak! Lessons Learned from BC First Nations

Join representatives from ‘Namgis First Nation, Skidegate Band Council, Squamish Nation, and Tla’amin Nation as they talk about their experiences responding to COVID-19 outbreaks in their own communities.

During this 75-minute session, Shannon Alfred (Health & Safety Director), Kyle Marshall (EOC Director), Chris Lewis (Councillor/Spokesperson), and Erik Blaney (Fire Chief) will share:

* The details of the outbreak in their community
* How prepared their community was and what they wish they had had in place prior to the outbreak
* How community mobility was/is being managed to contain the outbreak and reduce further exposure
* What partners supported the community the most and how
* Recommendations to other First Nations on how to improve their response measures, resume services, and be ready for the second wave

Registration Details: This event requires pre-registration. Once you have submitted your registration at: us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_mlcZg_sbQkSfjXjr9d62zA you will receive a confirmation email with a link to join the webinar.

This TUESDAY webinar is a special presentation from the team that brought you FNPSS Webinar Wednesdays. FNPSS Webinars feature speakers on topics of current interest and relevance to BC First Nations administrators and leaders. These sessions are based on First Nation to First Nation learning and are a key element of the FNPSS Mentorship Network.
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*New Speaker Added!*

Tuesday, October 6, 2020 from 1:00 - 2:15 PM PST

Outbreak! Lessons Learned from BC First Nations

Join representatives from ‘Namgis First Nation, Skidegate Band Council, Squamish Nation, and Tla’amin Nation as they talk about their experiences responding to COVID-19 outbreaks in their own communities.

During this 75-minute session, Shannon Alfred (Health & Safety Director), Kyle Marshall (EOC Director), Chris Lewis (Councillor/Spokesperson), and Erik Blaney (Fire Chief) will share:

* The details of the outbreak in their community
* How prepared their community was and what they wish they had had in place prior to the outbreak
* How community mobility was/is being managed to contain the outbreak and reduce further exposure
* What partners supported the community the most and how
* Recommendations to other First Nations on how to improve their response measures, resume services, and be ready for the second wave

Registration Details: This event requires pre-registration. Once you have submitted your registration at: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_mlcZg_sbQkSfjXjr9d62zA you will receive a confirmation email with a link to join the webinar.

This TUESDAY webinar is a special presentation from the team that brought you FNPSS Webinar Wednesdays. FNPSS Webinars feature speakers on topics of current interest and relevance to BC First Nations administrators and leaders. These sessions are based on First Nation to First Nation learning and are a key element of the FNPSS Mentorship Network.

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Tuesday, October 6, 2020 from 1:00 - 2:00 PM PST

Outbreak! Lessons Learned from BC First Nations

Join representatives from Skidegate Band Council, Squamish Nation, and Tla'amin Nation as they talk about their experiences responding to COVID-19 outbreaks in their own communities. During this one-hour session, Kyle Marshall (EOC Director), Chris Lewis (Councilor and Spokesperson) and Erik Blaney (Fire Chief) will share:

* The details of the outbreak in their community
* How prepared their community was and what they wish they had had in place prior to the outbreak
* How community mobility was/is being managed to contain the outbreak and reduce further exposure
* What partners supported the community the most and how
* Recommendations to other First Nations on how to improve their response measures, resume services, and be ready for the second wave

Registration Details: This event requires pre-registration. Once you have submitted your registration at us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_mlcZg_sbQkSfjXjr9d62zA, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to join the webinar.

This TUESDAY webinar is a special presentation from the team that brought you FNPSS Webinar Wednesdays. FNPSS Webinars feature speakers on topics of current interest and relevance to BC First Nations administrators and leaders. These sessions are based on First Nation to First Nation learning and are a key element of the FNPSS Mentorship Network.
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Tuesday, October 6, 2020 from 1:00 - 2:00 PM PST

Outbreak! Lessons Learned from BC First Nations

Join representatives from Skidegate Band Council, Squamish Nation, and Tlaamin Nation as they talk about their experiences responding to COVID-19 outbreaks in their own communities. During this one-hour session, Kyle Marshall (EOC Director), Chris Lewis (Councilor and Spokesperson) and Erik Blaney (Fire Chief) will share:

* The details of the outbreak in their community
* How prepared their community was and what they wish they had had in place prior to the outbreak
* How community mobility was/is being managed to contain the outbreak and reduce further exposure
* What partners supported the community the most and how
* Recommendations to other First Nations on how to improve their response measures, resume services, and be ready for the second wave

Registration Details: This event requires pre-registration. Once you have submitted your registration at https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_mlcZg_sbQkSfjXjr9d62zA, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to join the webinar.

This TUESDAY webinar is a special presentation from the team that brought you FNPSS Webinar Wednesdays. FNPSS Webinars feature speakers on topics of current interest and relevance to BC First Nations administrators and leaders. These sessions are based on First Nation to First Nation learning and are a key element of the FNPSS Mentorship Network.

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Don't forget to register for tomorrow's webinar!

Tuesday, October 6, 2020 from 1:00 - 2:15 PM PST

Outbreak! Lessons Learned from BC First Nations

Join representatives from ‘Namgis First Nation, Skidegate Band Council, Squamish Nation, and Tla’amin Nation as they talk about their experiences responding to COVID-19 outbreaks in their own communities.

During this 75-minute session, Shannon Alfred (Health & Safety Director), Kyle Marshall (EOC Director), Chris Lewis (Councillor/Spokesperson), and Erik Blaney (Fire Chief) will share:

* The details of the outbreak in their community
* How prepared their community was and what they wish they had had in place prior to the outbreak
* How community mobility was/is being managed to contain the outbreak and reduce further exposure
* What partners supported the community the most and how
* Recommendations to other First Nations on how to improve their response measures, resume services, and be ready for the second wave

Registration Details: This event requires pre-registration (link in bio). Once you have submitted your registration you will receive a confirmation email with a link to join the webinar.

This TUESDAY webinar is a special presentation from the team that brought you FNPSS Webinar Wednesdays. FNPSS Webinars feature speakers on topics of current interest and relevance to BC First Nations administrators and leaders. These sessions are based on First Nation to First Nation learning and are a key element of the FNPSS Mentorship Network.
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Tuesday, October 6, 2020 from 1:00 - 2:00 PM PST

Outbreak! Lessons Learned from BC First Nations

Join representatives from Skidegate Band Council, Squamish Nation, and Tla'amin Nation as they talk about their experiences responding to COVID-19 outbreaks in their own communities. During this one-hour session, Kyle Marshall (EOC Director), Chris Lewis (Councilor and Spokesperson) and Erik Blaney (Fire Chief) will share:

* The details of the outbreak in their community
* How prepared their community was and what they wish they had had in place prior to the outbreak
* How community mobility was/is being managed to contain the outbreak and reduce further exposure
* What partners supported the community the most and how
* Recommendations to other First Nations on how to improve their response measures, resume services, and be ready for the second wave

Registration Details: This event requires pre-registration. (Link available in bio)

This TUESDAY webinar is a special presentation from the team that brought you FNPSS Webinar Wednesdays. FNPSS Webinars feature speakers on topics of current interest and relevance to BC First Nations administrators and leaders. These sessions are based on First Nation to First Nation learning and are a key element of the FNPSS Mentorship Network.
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Don't forget to register for tomorrow's Informational Town Hall session!

The registration link is available in our bio :)

When: Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at 1-2pm PST

Please join FNPSS in welcoming Catherine Lappe, Regional Director General of ISC BC Region, and members of the ISC BC Region Executive Leadership Team, who will provide a general update to community leadership and welcome the opportunity to hear directly from leadership, the issues of importance for your communities. This webinar will be approximately 60 minutes and will include moderated Q&As from participants.
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Webinar Wednesdays are back!

Continuing Capital Projects During COVID-19
Wednesday, September 2nd, at 11:00 AM


COVID-19 has resulted in massive disruptions to business over the last five month. In some communities, projects have managed to continue moving ahead, despite these challenges.

Join Vaughn Sunday (Executive Director) and Jerry Andrew (Engineer) from Adams Lake Indian Band, as they share the ways in which they've managed to move forward waterline and house construction projects and work towards building a health facility and Kekuli (gathering place) for their community in the midst of a global crisis.

Registration Details: This event requires pre-registration (LINK IN BIO). Once you have submitted your registration you will receive a confirmation email with a link to join the webinar.

This webinar is part of FNPSS Webinar Wednesdays, which features speakers on topics of current interest and relevance to BC First Nations administrators and leaders. These sessions are based on First Nation to First Nation learning and are a key element of the FNPSS Mentorship Network. For further information, please contact mentorship@fnps.ca.

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Local Government Management Association of British Columbia, Province of BC, and Colliers Project Leaders are offering a complimentary webinar on "BE Prepared – Access ICIP Infrastructure Funding"

Wednesday, August 19, 2020
10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Join on August 19th to learn directly from the source how your organization can best access these three funding streams. The panelists are the ICIP leads from the BC Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing and the BC Ministry of Environment and Climate Change. They are eager to spread the word about these three funds to ensure your communities are aware of the program objectives, application requirements, and best practices. Above all, they are looking to make connections with your communities and provide their contact information for follow-up once you have had time to digest the material and strategize an approach to access the funding.

Presenters:

Claire Yick, Senior Policy Analyst – Climate Infrastructure Program, BC Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy

Laird MacLachlin, Manager – Strategic Infrastructure Initiatives and Program Lead for Community, Culture, and Recreation, and Small Communities Funds, BC Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing

(Host) Tyler Thompson, Infrastructure Lead, Colliers Project Leaders

Register now! (LINK IN BIO)
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All applications are welcome, however we are specifically seeking more representatives from the Northeast and Kootenay Regions!

On August 6th, 2020 the First Nations Public Service Secretariat (FNPSS) will host a virtual roundtable event for youth leaders across the province to provide input on existing activities and programming, their involvement with FNPSS and governance in their own communities, identify what barriers exist to active participation in governance and leadership, and what tools and resources may be needed to address those barriers.

There is no cost to the participant, and there will be future opportunities for further engagement.

Please contact info@fnps.ca for more information or to find out how to get youth in your community involved! The deadline to apply is July 31st, register now to reserve your spot!

#youthroundtable #youthleaders #bcfirstnations #youthengagement #fnpss #couragetoexcel
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Please join FNPSS in welcoming Catherine Lappe, Regional Director General of ISC BC Region, and members of the ISC BC Region Executive Leadership Team, who will provide a general update to community leadership and welcome the opportunity to hear directly from leadership, the issues of importance for your communities. This webinar will be approximately 60 minutes and will include moderated Q&As from participants.

When: Wednesday, July 29, 2020 from 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Registration Details: To register for the webinar, please visit the link in our bio. Once you have registered, you will receive a confirmation e-mail with a link to join the webinar.
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