16 episodes

This podcast is for First Nations leadership planning critical infrastructure projects for community and economic development. Recorded live at the First Nations 'Leading the Way 5' conference in Treaty 1 Territory – Winnipeg, Manitoba, October 4-6, 2022. Host: Richard Perry

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This podcast is for First Nations leadership planning critical infrastructure projects for community and economic development. Recorded live at the First Nations 'Leading the Way 5' conference in Treaty 1 Territory – Winnipeg, Manitoba, October 4-6, 2022. Host: Richard Perry

    Community Conversations: Kettle and Stony Point and Paqtnkek Mi'kmaw Nation

    Community Conversations: Kettle and Stony Point and Paqtnkek Mi'kmaw Nation

    FNII Technical Lead Jason Calla leads a panel discussion at the recent Leading the Way 6 conference held in November 2023 in unceded Algonquin territory in Gatineau, QC.Jason speaks with Chief Kimberley Bressette (Kettle and Stony Point, ON), Paula Pictou, Lands Manager at Paqtnkek Mi'kmaw Nation, NS, as well as Darcy Gray of Mi'gma'gi Management and Consulting and James MacKinnon of the Atlantic First Nations Water Authority.They discuss practical aspects of infrastructure planning in commun...

    • 44 min
    Forward Progress with Jason Calla, Technical Lead, FNII

    Forward Progress with Jason Calla, Technical Lead, FNII

    Jason Calla and his technical team at FNII are expecting to be very busy in the days and months ahead. Beginning with two 'proof of concept' projects, FNII has recently become a newly-legislation addition to the First Nations Fiscal Management Act, which will open opportunities to support new projects. On top of that, the process is underway to appoint a new Advisory Board and engage potential consulting partners.Host Richard Perry caught up with Jason between sessions at the Leading the Way ...

    • 9 min
    Building Capacity with Glenn Saganace, First Nations Financial Management Board

    Building Capacity with Glenn Saganace, First Nations Financial Management Board

    Glenn Saganace has seen a lot when it comes to economic development and its connection to strong infrastructure.Glenn is a Relationships Manager based in Saskatoon, SK with the First Nations Financial Management Board. He says many First Nations aren't large enough to have the capacity to manage infrastructure projects on their own, or to hold contractors accountable. And that is the perfect role for FNII as an organization that can guide Nations through the process.He told host Richard Perry...

    • 9 min
    The Infrastructure Story with Tewanee Joseph, CEO, Tewanee Consulting Group

    The Infrastructure Story with Tewanee Joseph, CEO, Tewanee Consulting Group

    Tewanee Joseph has a wealth of project management, branding and communications experience. His business started in 2001 in the Squamish Nation and he played a key CEO role in the 2010 Vancouver Olympics.Tewanee spent eight years on Squamish council so he understands the value of infrastructure and the value of storytelling to heighten interest and awareness. He also worked on the development of the Fiscal Management Act.He spoke with host Richard Perry at the Leading the Way 6 conference in t...

    • 13 min
    Housing Infrastructure with Darcy Gray, Mi'gma'gi Project Management and Consulting

    Housing Infrastructure with Darcy Gray, Mi'gma'gi Project Management and Consulting

    It started with helping a Mi'kmaq community deal with a housing backlog.From there, Darcy Gray has joined a team including FNII to support Paqtnkek Mi'kmaw Nation's goal of expanding its water and wastewater infrastructure.The community is now developing reserve lands it was denied access to for decades. The south side of the TransCanada Highway #104 east of Antigonish, NS is now home to the award-winning Bayside Travel Centre, with future commercial and residential development in the works.D...

    • 6 min
    Teamwork with John Dumbrell and Jason Reeves, FNII technical staff

    Teamwork with John Dumbrell and Jason Reeves, FNII technical staff

    Host Richard Perry speaks with two of the 'behind-the-scenes' technical staff that play a hugely vital role in supporting FNII partnerships. John Dumbrell of Urban Systems Ltd. and Jason Reeves of Fiscal Realities talk about relationship building and the value of listening carefully to community members as they discuss their current or future infrastructure needs.Recorded in the un-ceded Algonquin territory of Gatineau, QC. during the Leading the Way 6 conference, November 2023.Li...

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