Governance Models

Planning for coexistence? Recognizing Indigenous rights through land-use planning in Canada and Australia

2023-08-03T15:00:52-04:00Categories: IPCA Planning and Establishment, Resource|Tags: , , , , , , |

This book explores how the land-use planning process serves as a negotiation mechanism for Indigenous peoples to assert their rights over territory and political authority. It examines planning contact zones in Victoria, Australia, and British Columbia, Canada, and compares the experiences of four Indigenous communities challenging land-use planning.


2023-08-03T15:01:10-04:00Categories: IPCA Planning and Establishment, Resource|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

This links to the Imappivut initiative's website, which aims to develop and implement a marine plan to manage and protect Labrador Inuit interests in coastal marine areas, gather traditional knowledge, and work with the Canadian government to achieve international marine conservation targets.

Government of Canada and Cree Nation Government working collaboratively to protect Eastern James Bay

2023-08-03T14:59:54-04:00Categories: Governance and decision-making, Resource|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This press release announces that the Cree Nation Government and Parks Canada signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to launch a feasibility assessment for a new National Marine Conservation Area (NMCA) within the Eeyou Marine Region (EMR) in Eastern James Bay.

Edéhzhíe Establishment Agreement

2023-08-03T14:59:14-04:00Categories: IPCA Planning and Establishment, Resource|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

This Establishment Agreement of the Edéhzhíe Protected Area, signed by Dehcho First Nation and the Crown, is an example of what an IPCA legal agreement can look like. Key to note are Sections 5.0 (Composition and Functioning) and 6.0. (Shared Decision Making),

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