May 2016


Tripartite Forum Meeting Schedule – May 2016

  • The Tripartite Forum Culture and Heritage Working Committee will meet in Potlotek, NS on Wednesday May 4, 2016

  • The Tripartite Forum Justice Working Committee will meet in Halifax on Wednesday May 4, 2016.

  • The Tripartite Forum Economic Development Working Committee will meet on Wednesday May 11, 2016 in Acadia First Nation.

  • The Steering Committee will meet for a two day working session on Thursday May 12 and Friday May 13, 2016. A venue is yet to be confirmed.

  • The Secretariat Office will be closed on Friday May 20, 2016 for a Staff Knowledge Day. The office will reopen on Tuesday May 24, 2016 after the Victoria Holiday weekend.



    PROJECT FUND DATES 2015

    Deadline
    March 24, 2016
    June 10, 2016
    September 9, 2016
    November 18, 2016

    All proposals are due no later than 4:00pm on the day of the deadline

    Project Fund Committee Meetings
    April 7, 2016
    June 16, 2016
    September 16, 2016
    November 24, 2016


    All meetings begin at 10:00 a.m. unless specified otherwise. All Tripartite Forum Working Committee (WC) meetings are open to community members if they wish to attend as guest observers. If you are interested in attending a meeting as an observer, you must RSVP with the Tripartite Forum Secretariat Administrators first.

    If you wish to attend a meeting and have a committee-related topic added to the agenda, approval must be granted by the working committees' co-chairs.

    The Tripartite Forum Secretariat Administrators can be contacted by calling (902) 895-6385, toll-free at 1-877-892-2424, or by email using denise@tripartiteforum.com or sam@tripartiteforum.com.

    2015/2016 Work plans are located in the forum documents section listed under 2015-2016 work plans. individual committee work plan goals are listed under each committees tab, labelled 2015/2016 work plans goals.


    2013-14 Tripartite Forum Annual Report

    The 2013-14 Annual Report is now available for viewing and download. Simply click here! The Tripartite Forum thanks EWPC's Steve Logan for all of his amazing work and time spent in creating the Annual Report.


    Organizational Chart Update (July 2014)

    Due to technical issues, the Organizational Chart page is unavailable for viewing. The Organizational Chart can be viewed in -MS Word- format or in here


    Welcome Message from Executive Chair Morley Googoo,
    AFN Regional Chief for Nova Scotia-Newfoundland


    Kwé aqq Pjila'si! (Hello and Welcome)

    It is my pleasure as the newly appointed Tripartite Forum Executive Chair to welcome you to the Mi’kmaq • Nova Scotia • Canada Tripartite Forum website. We are pleased that you have taken the time to learn more about the important working relationship the Mi’kmaq of Nova Scotia have developed with our government partners, the Nova Scotia Office of Aboriginal Affairs and the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC), formerly known as Indian and Northern Affairs Canada.

    In this website you will find important information which sets out the purpose of the Tripartite Forum as well as our identified priorities in four key areas: individual and community capacity, skill development and labour force participation; youth employment, governance participation and physical activity; community plans, priorities and input; and improved relationships through the achievement of jurisdictional clarity.

    My role as Executive Chair will be to facilitate and chair Executive, Officials, Steering Committee and Working Committee meetings. I look forward to making connections among the individuals, organizations, and issues while ensuring fair allocation of time available and fostering collective and professional exchange.

    I encourage you to browse through the various sections of this website, as it offers a calendar of events, committee updates, reports, media releases, photos, employment opportunities, an interactive language page, and links to other First Nation organizations. For your convenience we have included a downloadable Tripartite Forum newsletter, which is published quarterly. Here you will find important updates and news on Tripartite Forum projects and activities.

    If you have any questions or comments, please visit our contacts page and get in touch with the Tripartite Forum members, who will be pleased to assist you.
    We’lalin and thank you very much for your time.

    Yours in Unity,



  • Morley Googoo
    Executive Chair, Mi'kmaq - Nova Scotia - Canada Tripartite Forum
    Regional Chief, Assembly of First Nations for Nova Scotia and Newfoundland



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