Building Family Homes. Managing Community Assets.
ACROSS CANADA, INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES ARE TAKING MEASURED STEPS toward self-governance, creating laws and authoritative agencies which embody a shared value system, while upholding an improved standard of living.
Join the 5th Annual First Nations Housing & Infrastructure Forum East to hear the latest funding announcements to eliminate boil water advisories on reserve, ensure emergency preparedness and improve asset management. Hear how communities are building authorities to govern housing, child welfare and homelessness. Network with industry leaders in energy, construction and design to identify the latest technologies to build family homes and manage community assets.
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Learn From a Distinguished Faculty of Speakers Including:
Deputy Grand Chief
Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN)
Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation
Chief of Burns Lake Band,
Chiefs Committee on Housing & Infrastructure,
BC Representative of Assembly of First Nations,
President, Housing and Infrastructure Council
2019 Highlights Include:
- STRUCTURING an Asset Management Strategy including Operations and Maintenance
- UNPACKING the Federal Budget Funding Allocation for Indigenous Peoples
- IMPROVING Health and Housing for Vulnerable Members
- DAMAGE CONTROL: Community Planning in the Age of Global Warming
- UPDATE on a First Nations Infrastructure & Housing Authority
WHAT PAST ATTENDEES HAVE TO SAY
“When we leave the conference, we get to bring back all the knowledge back to our community/community development.””
“Very informative, it is good to know that other communities have similar cases and helping each other out and sharing”
“Good to hear other First Nations are dealing with similar issues, and are finding solutions.”
“The information shared was and will be useful. Networking, meeting others in same field helps.”
“The networking opportunities with other First Nation representatives was paramount.”