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Workshop: Towards Best Practice Service Agreements

This workshop presented by the First Nations Tax Commission and the Tulo Centre of Indigenous Economics focuses on negotiating best practice local government-First Nation service agreements in Manitoba. The workshop will present government to government protocol and service agreement models. It will review examples of previous service agreements in Manitoba and present some common issues in negotiating these agreements.

The following topics will be covered:

  • Review examples of previous service agreements in Manitoba and present some common issues in negotiating these agreements
  • Why implementing tax and lands jurisdictions in advance of TLEs and ATRs help with service agreements and improve economic development outcomes
  • How to efficiently and effectively implement those jurisdictions
  • The workshop will also feature an opportunity to participate in a mock (without prejudice) service agreement negotiation based on a hypothetical Manitoba urban reserve TLE proposal

This workshop would be of benefit to any local government or First Nation in the TLE or ATR process. It is of interest to local governments and First Nations that are negotiating or have negotiated service agreements. It is of interest to First Nations interested in implementing their tax and lands jurisdictions. It is of interest to First Nations and local governments that want to realize more fiscal and economic benefits from TLEs and ATRs in Manitoba.

Limited travel assistance available.

For more information or to register, please contact:

Lindsay Risling
lrisling@fntc.ca
250-828-9857 or toll-free 1-855-682-3682

Earlier Event: June 11
APNR 1020 Digital Mapping I
Later Event: August 13
APNR 1070: Digital Mapping II