First Nations – Municipal Community Infrastructure Partnership Program
Webinar - Whats Fair in Water and Water Service Pricing (Thursday, May 28, 2015)Reaching an arrangement on pricing for water and water services in a First Nation-municipal joint service agreement is one of the most challenging negotiation issues.
Workshop - Partners in Sustainability - First Nations-Municipal Collaboration (Thursday, February 12, 2015)Strong fences may make good neighbours, but municipalities and First Nations are working to tear down the walls that divide us.
Webinar - How can CIPP Service Agreement Tools benefit your First Nation or municipality (Thursday, December 4, 2014)Learn how these tools can assist in the development of mutually beneficial agreements between First Nations and adjacent municipalities.
The First Nations-Municipal Community Infrastructure Partnership Program (CIPP) is:
- Effective: Municipalities and First Nations work together on common infrastructure needs
- Local: Resources are built from on-the-ground realities and program users are central to the toolkit and workshop design
- Collaborative: The program finds common ground, builds trust and relationships
- Innovative: CIPP pushes the limits of traditional infrastructure programming, gathering a listing of over 1,300 service agreements from sources across Canada
- Unique: The only program of its kind in Canada
The award-winning program is a catalyst to empower First Nations and municipalities to work together to reduce costs and improve services. It looks at regional services beyond one jurisdiction or government.