Engagement

Engagement

Engagement

Engagement with the FNII Plan

The FNII Development Board and the FNTC assembled a Technical Working Group (TWG) to support its activities. The FNII DB and the TWG (following the direction set by the Development Board) have conducted an outreach and engagement process to discuss the FNII business case, proposed purposes and how FNII would work with existing national and regional First Nation institutions. FNII DB and / or TWG members have:

  1. Met with infrastructure experts including: Ehren Cory (CEO, Infrastructure Ontario), Bert Clark (formerly Infrastructure Ontario), Glenn Campbell (Canada Infrastructure Bank);
  2. Received advice from participants during a C2P3 Roundtable in January and from industry experts invited to participate in the FNII Focus Group in Toronto in February;
  3. Discussed partnership options with groups like the First Nations Technical Services Advisory Group (Alberta) and the BC First Nations Housing and Infrastructure Council;
  4. Made presentations and engaged with participants at the AFN’s National Housing and Infrastructure Forum in Montreal and the C2P3 Conference in Toronto;
  5. Discussed approaches to community capital with the First Nations Health Authority;
  6. Met with and heard advice from the First Nation Major Projects Coalition;
  7. Continued to work with the other FMA institutions; and
  8. Communicated with officials from Finance and DISC, including Minister Philpott.

Background Paper – Engagement To Date