CCP HANDBOOK Comprehensive Community Planning for First Nations in British Columbia


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-sufficiency 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 Affairs Canada. Vancouver, BC. August 2006. Handbook. (, accessed August 21, 2013)