ISC Program Plan Part 1 (transferred from INAC) 2018-2019

Program Delivery Standards - Programs Funded by Block Contribution Funding

Program, Service or Activity Delivery Standards
Indian Government Support For Tribal Councils

The Council accepts responsibility for the delivery of services and capacity development in accordance with the requirements of Member First Nations and the Tribal Council Funding Program Policy issued by DIAND as amended from time to time.

Pension plans established by the Council for the benefit of elected officials and employees of the Council and employees of their Member First Nations, for which funding was applied for and provided under Indian Government Support, must be administered in accordance with the Band Employee Benefits Program Policy issued by DIAND as amended from time to time.

For First Nations

The Council will comply with the provisions of the Canada Labour Code.

Pension plans established by the Council for the benefit of elected officials and employees of the Council, for which funding was applied for and provided under Indian Government Support, must be administered in accordance with the Band Employee Benefits Program Policy issued by DIAND as amended from time to time.

Post-Secondary Education The Council shall administer the Post-Secondary Student Support Program and the University and College Entrance Preparation Program in accordance with the Post-Secondary Student Support Program and University and College Entrance Preparation Program National Program Guidelines issued by DIAND as amended from time to time.
Elementary and Secondary Education Program - Instructional Services - Band-Operated Schools The Council shall:
  1. administer the Elementary and Secondary Education Program in accordance with the Terms and Conditions for the Grants and Contributions to Support First Nations Elementary and Secondary Educational Advancement and the Elementary and Secondary Education Program National Program Guidelines issued by DIAND as amended from time to time;

    NOTE: the Regional Office is to include the following clause in the funding agreement the year the school evaluation is to be conducted:
  2. when requested by DIAND, review the school program to evaluate the quality of education and ascertain whether the objectives of the community and school are being met.
Elementary and Secondary Education Program - Instructional Services - Provincial Schools The Council shall administer the Elementary and Secondary Education Program in accordance with the Terms and Conditions for the Grants and Contributions to Support First Nations Elementary and Secondary Educational Advancement and the Elementary and Secondary Education Program National Program Guidelines issued by DIAND as amended from time to time.
Income Assistance The Council shall:

  1. administer the Income Assistance Program in accordance with DIAND's National Income Assistance Program Guidelines and any other current approved program documentation issued by DIAND as amended from time to time.

    [[COMMENT]Use the following text when funding the Recipient to administer pre-employment supports based on an approved proposal:[/COMMENT]
  2. administer pre-employment supports in accordance with the proposal <Name of Project> approved on <Day, Month, Year>.
Assisted Living The Council shall administer the Assisted Living Program in accordance with DIAND's National Assisted Living Program Guidelines and any other current approved program documentation issued by DIAND as amended from time to time.
Community Infrastructure Program The Council shall at all times provide for the preservation of public health and safety and the protection of the environment.

Ownership and Use of Capital Facilities and Assets:

The Council acknowledges that it has the beneficial legal interest in any capital facility or asset acquired with funding provided by DIAND and acknowledges that DIAND does not exercise any ownership rights over such facilities or assets.

The Council acknowledges that it shall enjoy sole possession and control over any capital facility or asset acquired with funding provided by DIAND and shall have the sole legal responsibility for any matters arising from the construction, possession, control, operation or maintenance of the facility or asset.

The Council shall use each facility or asset for the purpose described in this Agreement, unless otherwise agreed to in writing by DIAND.

Conditions of funding:

The Council shall comply with the Protocol for INAC-Funded Infrastructure issued by DIAND as amended from time to time.

Program Delivery Requirements, Cost-Sharing and Adjustment Factors - Programs Funded by Set, Fixed, Flexible and Grant Contribution Funding

Program, Service or Activity Delivery requirements Cost-Sharing

[COMMENT]NOTE: WHERE THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF DIAND'S FUNDING PROGRAM REQUIRES THE COUNCIL TO SUPPLEMENT DIAND FUNDING WITH FUNDING FROM OTHER SOURCES, EACH FUNDING SOURCE AND THE REQUIRED PERCENTAGE SHARE FROM EACH SOURCE MUST BE SET OUT HERE. HERE IS THE RECOMMENDED

The Council shall supplement DIAND funding with funding from other sources as follows:

DIAND funding: xx%

[name other source] funding: xx% [name other source, if any] funding: xx%[/COMMENT]
Adjustment Factor

[COMMENT]NOTE: THE REGIONS' SPECIFIC PRACTICES, AS AT AGREEMENT ENTRY, ARE TO BE DESCRIBED HERE IN ACCORDANCE WITH HQ PROGRAM INSTRUCTIONS

(PROGRAM T&C )[/COMMENT]
Band Employee Benefits Pension plans established by the Council for the benefit of elected officials and employees of the Council must be administered in accordance with the Band Employee Benefits Program Policy issued by DIAND as amended from time to time.   < insert an Adjustment Factor when applicable >
Band Support Funding The Council shall maintain a soundly administered and managed organization and provide efficient delivery of the programs and services as set out in this Agreement. Funds provided under this Agreement shall be used to assist band councils to meet the costs of local government and administration of departmentally funded services in accordance with the Band Support Funding Program Policy issued by DIAND.   < insert an Adjustment Factor when applicable >
Professional and Institutional Development Program The Council shall administer approved Professional and Institutional Development Program projects in accordance with the Professional and Institutional Development Program Guidelines issued by DIAND as amended from time to time.   < insert an Adjustment Factor when applicable >
Tribal Council Funding The Council accepts responsibility for the delivery of services and capacity development in accordance with the requirements of Member First Nations and the Tribal Council Funding Program Policy issued by DIAND as amended from time to time.   < insert an Adjustment Factor when applicable >
Consultation and Policy Development The Council shall carry out the activities in accordance with the approved work plan and agreed upon terms and conditions, dated < Month, Day, Year >.   < insert an Adjustment Factor when applicable >
Registration and Membership The Indian Registry Administrator appointed by the Council shall provide information required by DIAND for the purpose of maintaining the Indian Register and, where the band does not control its own membership rules under section 10 of the Indian Act for the maintenance of the band list within the meaning of section 8 of the Indian Act in accordance with the Indian Registry Reporting Manual and policies issued by DIAND as amended from time to time.   < insert an Adjustment Factor when applicable >
Elementary and Secondary Education Program - Instructional Services - Band - Operated Schools The Council shall:
  1. administer the Elementary and Secondary Education Program in accordance with the Terms and Conditions for the Grants and Contributions to Support First Nations Elementary and Secondary Educational Advancement and the Elementary and Secondary Education Program National Program Guidelines issued by DIAND as amended from time to time;

    NOTE: the Regional Office is to include the following clause in the funding agreement the year the school evaluation is to be conducted:
  2. when requested by DIAND, review the school program to evaluate the quality of education and ascertain whether the objectives of the community and school are being met.
  < insert an Adjustment Factor when applicable >
Elementary and Secondary Education - Instructional Services - Band Operated Schools: Enhanced Teachers Salaries The Council shall be able to demonstrate that the funds allocated for the Enhanced Teachers Salaries are used to increase teachers' salaries in the band-operated schools.   < insert an Adjustment Factor when applicable >
Elementary and Secondary Education - Instructional Services - Band Operated Schools: Second Level Education Services The Council shall deliver the Second Level Education Services to band-operated schools in accordance with the Terms and Conditions for the Grants and Contributions to Support First Nations Elementary and Secondary Educational Advancement and the Elementary and Secondary Education Program National Program Guidelines issued by DIAND as amended from time to time.   < insert an Adjustment Factor when applicable >
Elementary and Secondary Education Program - Instructional Services - Federal Schools The Council shall:
  1. administer the Elementary and Secondary Education Program in accordance with the Terms and Conditions for the Grants and Contributions to Support First Nations Elementary and Secondary Educational Advancement and the Elementary and Secondary Education Program National Program Guidelines issued by DIAND as amended from time to time;

    NOTE: the Regional Office is to include the following clause in the funding agreement the year the school evaluation is to be conducted:
  2. when requested by DIAND, review the school program to evaluate the quality of education and ascertain whether the objectives of the community and school are being met.
  < insert an Adjustment Factor when applicable >
Elementary and Secondary Education Program - Instructional Services - Provincial Schools The Council shall: The Council shall administer the Elementary and Secondary Education Program in accordance with the Terms and Conditions for the Grants and Contributions to Support First Nations Elementary and Secondary Educational Advancement and the Elementary and Secondary Education Program National Program Guidelines issued by DIAND as amended from time to time.   < insert an Adjustment Factor when applicable >
Elementary and Secondary Education Program - Student Support Services The Council shall administer the Elementary and Secondary Education Program in accordance with the Terms and Conditions for the Grants and Contributions to Support First Nations Elementary and Secondary Educational Advancement and the Elementary and Secondary Education Program National Program Guidelines issued by DIAND as amended from time to time.   < insert an Adjustment Factor when applicable >
High Cost Special Education Program The Council shall administer the High-Cost Special Education Program in accordance with the funding request approved by DIAND, the Terms and Conditions for the Grants and Contributions to Support First Nations Elementary and Secondary Educational Advancement and the High-Cost Special Education Program National Program Guidelines issued by DIAND as amended from time to time.   < insert an Adjustment Factor when applicable >
New Paths for Education Program The Council shall administer the New Paths for Education program in accordance with the proposal approved by DIAND and the New Paths for Education National Program Guidelines issued by DIAND as amended from time to time.   < insert an Adjustment Factor when applicable >
First Nation Student Success Program The Council shall administer the First Nation Student Success Program in accordance with the work plan approved by DIAND, the Terms and Conditions for the Grants and Contributions to Support First Nations Elementary and Secondary Educational Advancement, and the First Nation Student Success Program National Program Guidelines issued by DIAND as amended from time to time.   < insert an Adjustment Factor when applicable >
Education Partnerships Program The Council shall administer the Education Partnerships Program in accordance with the proposal approved by DIAND, the Terms and Conditions for the Grants and Contributions to Support First Nations Elementary and Secondary Educational Advancement, and the Education Partnerships Program National Program Guidelines issued by DIAND as amended from time to time.   < insert an Adjustment Factor when applicable >
First Nations and Inuit Youth Employment Strategy The Council shall administer the First Nations and Inuit Youth Employment Strategy in accordance with the proposal(s) approved by DIAND and DIAND's National Program Guidelines for the First Nations and Inuit Summer Work Experience Program and DIAND's National Program Guidelines for the First Nations and Inuit Skills Link Program as amended from time to time.   < insert an Adjustment Factor when applicable >
Post-Secondary Education Program The Council shall administer the Post-Secondary Student Support Program and the University and College Entrance Preparation Program in accordance with the Post-Secondary Student Support Program and University and College Entrance Preparation Program National Program Guidelines issued by DIAND as amended from time to time.   < insert an Adjustment Factor when applicable >
Post-Secondary Partnerships Program The Council shall administer the Post-Secondary Partnerships Program in accordance with the proposal approved by DIAND, the Terms and Conditions for the Grants and Contributions to Support First Nations and Inuit Post-Secondary Educational Advancement, and the Post-Secondary Partnerships Program National Program Guidelines issued by DIAND as amended from time to time.   < insert an Adjustment Factor when applicable >
First Nation and Inuit Cultural Education Centres Program The Council shall administer the First Nation and Inuit Cultural Education Centres Program in accordance with the proposal approved by DIAND, the Terms and Conditions for the Grants and Contributions to Increase First Nations and Inuit Youth Participation in Education and Labour Market Opportunities, and the First Nation and Inuit Cultural Education Centres Program National Program Guidelines issued by DIAND as amended from time to time.   < insert an Adjustment Factor when applicable >
Income Assistance The Council shall:
  1. administer the Income Assistance Program in accordance with DIAND's National Income Assistance Program Guidelines and any other current approved program documentation issued by DIAND as amended from time to time.

    [COMMENT]Use the following text when funding the Recipient to administer pre-employment supports based on an approved proposal:[/COMMENT]
  2. administer pre-employment supports in accordance with the proposal <Name of Project> approved on <Day, Month, Year>.
  < insert an Adjustment Factor when applicable >
First Nation Child and Family Services The Council shall administer the First Nation Child and Family Services Program in accordance with Provincial/Territorial legislation as well as DIAND's First Nations Child and Family Services Program National Guidelines and any other current approved program documentation issued by DIAND as amended from time to time.   < insert an Adjustment Factor when applicable >
Assisted Living The Council shall administer the Assisted Living Program in accordance with DIAND's National Assisted Living Program Guidelines and any other current approved program documentation issued by DIAND as amended from time to time.   < insert an Adjustment Factor when applicable >
Family Violence Prevention The Council shall administer the Family Violence Prevention Program in accordance with DIAND's Family Vilolence Prevention Program National Guidelines and any other current approved program documentation issued by DIAND as amended from time to time.   < insert an Adjustment Factor when applicable >
Strategic Partnership Initiative Program The Council shall carry out activities in accordance with the Strategic Partnerships Initiative Program Guidelines issued by DIAND and DIAND approved projects as outlined in the Statement of Work dated < Month, Day, Year >. (insert the date the Council's statement of work was approved by DIAND) including the project terms and conditions. The additional terms and conditions described in the Statement of Work dated < Month, Day, Year >. (insert the date the Council's statement of work was approved by DIAND) are applicable only to the delivery of this Program.   < insert an Adjustment Factor when applicable >
Community Infrastructure Program The Council shall at all times provide for the preservation of public health and safety and the protection of the environment.

Ownership and Use of Capital Facilities and Assets:

The Council acknowledges that it has the beneficial legal interest in any capital facility or asset acquired with funding provided by DIAND and acknowledges that DIAND does not exercise any ownership rights over such facilities or assets.

The Council acknowledges that it shall enjoy sole possession and control over any capital facility or asset acquired with funding provided by DIAND and shall have the sole legal responsibility for any matters arising from the construction, possession, control, operation or maintenance of the facility or asset.

The Council is required, as a condition of funding, to agree to use each facility or asset for the purpose described in this Agreement, unless otherwise agreed by INAC.

Conditions of Funding:

The Council shall comply with the Protocol for INAC-Funded Infrastructure issued by DIAND as amended from time to time.

  < insert an Adjustment Factor when applicable >
Community Infrastructure Program

Major Capital Infrastructure Projects
The Council shall:
  1. carry out and complete the Project in accordance with the Approved Project Approval Request entitled < insert name of the project >;
  2. provide evidence to the Minister, prior to the commencement of the Project, that the Project Manager has the required experience and qualifications given the nature and scope of the Project and has adequate liability insurance;
  3. not alter the nature or scope of the Project as set out in the Approved Project Request, without the prior consent of the Minister;
  4. provide evidence to the Minister that all inspections, and design certifications are carried out by professionals who are licensed in the Province or Territory in which the Project is taking place;
  5. obtain the approval of a qualified person, such as an engineer, during the design/construction process for conformance to applicable fire codes prior to the occupancy and usage of public buildings such as schools, community buildings, etc.; and
  6. submit and obtain, 30 days prior to the completion of the Project the maintenance and financial management plans that shall be adhered to once the Project is completed.
  < insert an Adjustment Factor when applicable >
Emergency Management Assistance - Preparedness; Mitigation; Response; Recovery The Council shall provide Emergency Management Assistance activities in accordance with the terms and conditions found in the DIAND approved statement of work for < insert name of activity being funded >, and dated < Month, Day, Year >. (insert the date the Council's statement of work was approved by DIAND).   < insert an Adjustment Factor when applicable >
Emergency Management Assistance - Search and Recovery The Council shall provide Emergency Management Assistance - Search and Recovery activities in accordance with the DIAND Search and Recovery Guidelines as amended from time to time and the DIAND approved proposal dated < Month, Day, Year > (insert the date the Council's proposal was approved by DIAND).   < insert an Adjustment Factor when applicable >
Environmental Policy & Research The Council will carry out activities in accordance with the Yukon Environmental and Socio-Economic Assessment Act   <insert an Adjustment Factor when applicable>
Community Development Budget 2016 Waste Management Infrastructure The Council will carry out activities in accordance with the Lands and Economic Development Program Guidelines, as amended from time to time, and with the terms and conditions in the statement of word < insert date >   <insert an Adjustment Factor when applicable>
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