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  • Sponsored by Gov & Non-Profit
    in Alberta 2 4 6 Aboriginal Workforce Program Initiative AWPI Sponsors Indian and Northern Affairs Canada Alberta Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Alberta Human Resources and Employment 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 Sponsor CAREERS The Next Generation 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 Sponsors Alberta Advanced Education Western Economic Diversification Canada Human Resources and Skills Development Canada Aboriginal Human Resource Development Council of Canada 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 trades people 2 4 9 Blueprint for the Future Sponsor National Aboriginal Achievement Foundatio n NAAF 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 Sponsor Wood Buffalo Partners in Aboriginal Training 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 Sponsor Alberta Human Resources and Employment 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 Sponsor Construction Labour Relations Association Describes two

    Original URL path: http://www.acr-aboriginalproject.org/D-Program_Templates/02_Workforce_Aboriginal_Programs/D.2.4_Sponsored_by_Gov_Non-Profit.htm (2016-02-10)
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  • Business Opportunities
    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 Sponsor Cameco Corporation 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 Sponsor EnCana Corporation M easures 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 Sponsor Tolko Industries Ltd 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 Sponsor Hinton Wood Products Hinton Woodlands 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 Sponsor Petro Canada

    Original URL path: http://www.acr-aboriginalproject.org/D-Program_Templates/03_Business_Aboriginal_Programs/D.3.1_Business_Opportunities.htm (2016-02-10)
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  • Business Capabilities
    Nation and Native American Business Development Sponsor PCL Constructors Inc 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 Sponsor EPCOR Power Development Corp 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 Sponsor Diavik Diamond Mines Ltd S upports 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 Sponsor TransAlta Corporation 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 Sponsors Nabors Canada Ltd and Shehtah Drilling Limited 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 Sponsor Imperial Oil Resources Ltd Helps local Aboriginal communities gain the experience and skills required to start up a service rig business that provides local employment and business opportunities Link to Program Template PDF 3 2 9 Support for Aboriginal Business Start Ups Transfer of Management and Operational Skills Sponsor Alberta Pacific Forest Industries Inc 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 Sponsor EnCana Corporation Expands local services and opportunities provides new avenues of meaningful and profitable participation for

    Original URL path: http://www.acr-aboriginalproject.org/D-Program_Templates/03_Business_Aboriginal_Programs/D.3.2_Strengthening_Business_Capabilities.htm (2016-02-10)
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  • Sponsored by Gov't & Non-Profit
    entrepreneurs and businesses by providing access to capital and management support through an Aboriginal loan product management consulting and other products Link to Program Template PDF 3 3 5 First Nations Economic Partnerships Initiative FNEPI Sponsors Alberta Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Alberta Economic Development Alberta Human Resources and Employment 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 Sponsor Indian and Northern Affairs Canada INAC Assist

    Original URL path: http://www.acr-aboriginalproject.org/D-Program_Templates/03_Business_Aboriginal_Programs/D.3.3_Sponsored_by_Government_Non-Profit_Agencies.htm (2016-02-10)
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  • Agreements and Protocols
    Nation 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 Sponsors Athabasca Tribal Council Industry 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 Sponsors COGEMA Resources Inc Cameco Corporation and the Athabascan communities in Saskatchewan 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 Sponsor Millar Western Forest Products Ltd 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 Sponsor True North Energy 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 Sponsor

    Original URL path: http://www.acr-aboriginalproject.org/D-Program_Templates/04_Community_Relations_Aboriginal_Programs/D.4.1_Developing_Framework_Agreements_and_Cooperation_Protocols.htm (2016-02-10)
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  • Building/Sustaining Relationships
    Program Sponsor Alberta Sport Recreation Parks Wildlife Foundation 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 Sponsors COGEMA Resources Inc Cameco Corporation and Government of Saskatchewan 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 Sponsors Keyano College Nechi Institute 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 Sponsor Royal Roads University 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 Sponsor Devon Canada Corporation Provides guidance in developing protocols for effective and fair methods to build long term business relationships with Aboriginal communities through collaborative

    Original URL path: http://www.acr-aboriginalproject.org/D-Program_Templates/04_Community_Relations_Aboriginal_Programs/D.4.2_Building_and_Sustaining_Community_Relationships.htm (2016-02-10)
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  • Strengthening Knowledge Base
    and understandable information regarding environmental air quality in the Wood Buffalo region of Alberta 5 1 2 Best Practices Handbook for Traditional Use Studies Sponsors Alberta Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Alberta Energy Western Economic Diversification Canada 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 Sponsor Prince Albert Model Forest 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 Sponsors Regional Aquatic Monitoring Program RAMP which is made up of 26 member organizations including 5 First Nations Athabasca Tribal Council and Métis Locals 122 Fort McKay and 124 Fort Chipewyan 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 Sponsors West Fraser Mills Ltd Foothills Model Forest Documents traditional information and

    Original URL path: http://www.acr-aboriginalproject.org/D-Program_Templates/05_Resource_Stewardship_Aboriginal_Programs/D.5.1_Strengthening_the_Knowledge_Base.htm (2016-02-10)
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  • Consultation Processes
    5 2 3 Consultation and Emergency Response Planning ERP for Aboriginal Residents Sponsor Gecko Management Consultants 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 Sponsor World Bank International Finance Corporation IFC Provides guidance on the principles and process to be followed in public consultation and disclosure with the aim of building

    Original URL path: http://www.acr-aboriginalproject.org/D-Program_Templates/05_Resource_Stewardship_Aboriginal_Programs/D.5.2_Implementing_Consultation_Processes.htm (2016-02-10)
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