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Working Guidelines - First Nations Relationships

Working Guidelines
for Contractors To Use In Developing Relationships With First Nations

1. Define success for all parties. This may include but not be limited to revenue generation
2. Manage expectations: set milestones and update progress
3. Recognize the difference between community and corporate governance
4. Pro-actively engage: reach out, look for common interests, be flexible and transparent
5. Respect culture and traditional uses. Incorporate First Nation community land use plans and identified cultural values into planning
6. Participate in community events and ceremonies where possible and appropriate
April 2016