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Partners

Dozens of organizations are making important contributions to the Pathways to Technology project’s success.

All Nations Trust Company

Pathways to Technology Project Manager, Steering Committee Member
ANTCOANTCO is an Aboriginal Financial Institution incorporated as a trust company and operating in BC since 1987. ANTCO has 200 shareholders comprised of Aboriginal bands, tribal councils, corporations, organizations and individuals in BC. ANTCO and its wholly-owned subsidiaries, All Nations Development Corporation and All Nations Insurance Brokers, offer a wide range of financial products and services including trust services, business loans, residential mortgages, band-administered mortgages and social housing mortgages. As a registered trust company ANTCO is regulated under the Financial Institutions Act.

 

First Nations Health Authority

Steering Committee Member
FNHAThe Health Council is one of four governing structures dictated through the Tripartite First Nations Health Plan, and is made up of representatives appointed by the First Nations Summit, the Union of BC Indian Chiefs, and the BC Assembly of First Nations. The role of the Health Council is to:

  • Serve as the advocacy voice for First Nations on health-related matters;
  • Support all First Nations in achieving their health priorities, objectives and initiatives;
  • Participate in federal and provincial government health policy and planning processes;
  • Provide leadership in the implementation of the First Nations Health Plan Memorandum of Understanding, the Transformative Change Accord: First Nations Health Plan, and the Tripartite First Nations Health Plan.


First Nations Technology Council

Steering Committee Member
FNTCThe First Nations Technology Council is a society, incorporated under the Society Act (BC) and was originally established as a committee and mandated by resolution of the First Nations Summit to develop a First Nations Technology Plan for First Nations in British Columbia which will address technology issues including:

  • High speed internet connection
  • Technology skills development
  • Development of technical support.

The FNTC was later endorsed by the Union of BC Indian Chiefs and the BC Assembly of First Nations. The FNTC is duly mandated to serve and assist First Nations in BC in their achievement of: industrial grade connectivity; increased technical capacity; the development of technical support; and the revitalization of culture and languages using technology.


First Nations Education Steering Committee

Steering Committee Member
FNESCThe First Nations Education Steering Committee (FNESC) was founded in 1992. The organization is focused on advancing quality education for all First Nations learners and is committed to supporting First Nations in their efforts to improve the success of all First Nations students in BC.

FNESC works at the provincial level to provide services in the areas of research, communications, information dissemination, advocacy, program administration and networking. It also shares current information about available programs, government policies and initiatives and education issues that impact First Nations learners.