Sioux Valley Dakota Nation Governance Agreement

Sioux Valley Dakota Nation www.svdngovernance.com Once this agreement enters into force with the Sioux Valley Dakota Nation, the Canadian government will have concluded 20 self-administration agreements with 34 Aboriginal communities. Promoting good governance and strong accountability in First Nation communities can help improve living conditions and promote a climate conducive to investment and economic development. Once this self-management agreement comes into effect, Sioux Valley Dakota Nation will have more control over decisions regarding its community members. Sioux Valley Dakota Nation will have legislative powers in more than 50 areas, including: This self-management agreement will give Sioux Valley Dakota Nation the power to legislate on more than 50 topics. These include governance, economic and social development, education, housing and more. The laws of the Sioux Valley Dakota Nation are harmonized with existing federal and provincial laws and enforced within the Canadian constitutional framework. OTTAWA, December 5, 2013 /CNW/ – Today, Honorary Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Bernard Valcourt introduced legislation that also passed third reading in the House of Commons. Bill C-16 will implement the first self-management agreement on the Prairies and will now enter the Senate for consideration. «Sioux Valley Dakota Nation welcomes the opportunities that now arise when our self-management agreement is submitted to the Canadian Parliament for adoption,» said Chief Vincent Tacan of Sioux Valley Dakota Nation. «This historic agreement is very important to the Dakota Valley Sioux Nation and signals to our members the opportunity to participate and enjoy the benefits, plan our own course, enact important laws for the Sioux Valley Dakota Nation and encourage the seitux Of Valley Dakota Nation to self-manage. We are also looking forward to continuing the positive relationship with the Government of Canada and the Province of Manitoba. Statement – First anniversary of the elimination of…

«I wish the Sioux Valley Dakota Nation every success in developing this new country as it pursues growth and development plans that benefit its community and the local economy.» ISC Key Priority: Economic Prosperity www.sac-isc.gc.ca/eng/1523818136138/1523818153427 Join the debate on indigenous peoples in Canada:Twitter: GovCan – IndigenousFacebook: GovCan – Indigenous PeoplesInstagram: @gcIndigenous SOURCE: Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada . Joint statement on the progress of the Mou… Canada and the Naskapi Nation of Kawawachikamach commit to a new… «The Government of Sioux Valley Dakota Nation is pleased to have reached this precedent, which is a historic milestone for the creation of the first extension of its reserves on the Trans Canada Highway. These countries are dedicated to further economic development that will benefit the Sioux Valley Dakota Nation and the Westman Region of Manitoba, and we appreciate the support and good relationships we have built with our regional, provincial and federal governments that make this vision a reality. «It`s wonderful to see Sioux Valley Dakota Nation using new reserve areas to stimulate economic growth in its community.