The First Nations of British Columbia have rich and varied cultures, histories and traditions. They are becoming increasingly involved in comprehensive community planning as a way of embracing change and planning a better future for their communities.
Comprehensive community planning is a holistic process that enables a community to build a roadmap to sustainability, self-suï¬ƒciency and improved governance capacity.
It is a new approach to planning, where the process is steered by the community rather than a small group or committee. Many First Nations communities across Canada are already engaged in planning and are experiencing great success...
Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (BC Region). "CCP HANDBOOK: Comprehensive Community Planning for First Nations in British Columbia." Developed in partnership with Okanagan, Lytton, Squiala, We Wai Kai (Cape Mudge) and Yekooche First Nations, and the First Nations/INAC Comprehensive Community Planning Working Group. Strategic Planning and Communications, Indian and Northern Aï¬€airs Canada. Vancouver, BC. August 2006. Handbook. (http://www.aadnc-aandc.gc.ca/DAM/DAM-INTER-BC/STAGING/texte-text/ccphb_1..., accessed August 21, 2013)