In 1970, responsibility for adult education in the Arctic was transferred from DIAND
in Ottawa to the GNWT in Yellowknife.
There were a few key exceptions, notably Quebec's minister of Native affairs, John Ciaccia (who had a previous career as a DIAND
bureaucrat) and several federal ministers and mandarins who also had significant DIAND
As well, the Committee recommends that immediate steps should be taken by DIAND
to put in place a First Nations Electoral and Appeals Commission.
The team was working hard to make the case that the two per cent budget cap for DIAND
that was imposed in 1996 had unacceptably eroded the quality and quantity of programs and services for First Nations.
Indian Taxation Advisory Board and DIAND
(1999), "Expanding Commercial Activity on First Nation Land: Lowering the Cost of Doing Business on Reserve".
If everything you do takes six months to two years to get through, you can't do it with DIAND
," said St.
The Standing Committee is also hearing from the Congress of Aboriginal Peoples and from DIAND
A senior board official concurred, noting that "there's still a strong tendency for DIAND
to try and control and manage board expenditures; DIAND
controls boards by limiting their budgets.
, however, has never had the professional capability to address archaeological concerns, and for a long period relied upon the Archaeological Survey of Canada, a division of the (now) Canadian Museum of Civilization, to provide that expertise.
The guide was jointly funded by CAPP and DIAND
, with the assistance of the Inuvialuit and is similar to the one produced in October 2000 for the Southern Mackenzie Valley.
has failed to enforce existing regulations at some mines that were permitted.