Pathways to Technology Project Manager, Steering Committee Member ANTCO is an Aboriginal Financial Institution incorporated as a trust company and operating in BC since 1987. ANTCO has 214 shareholders comprised of First Nations, 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.
Steering Committee Member The First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) is the first province-wide health authority of its kind in Canada. In 2013, the FNHA assumed the programs, services, and responsibilities formerly handled by Health Canada's First Nations Inuit Health Branch – Pacific Region. The FNHA’s vision is to transform the health and well-being of BC's First Nations and Indigenous people by dramatically changing healthcare for the better.
The FNHA is responsible for planning, management, service delivery and funding of health programs, in partnership with First Nations communities in BC. Guided by the vision of embedding cultural safety and humility into health service delivery, the FNHA works to reform the way health care is delivered to BC First Nations through direct services, provincial partnership collaboration, and health systems innovation.
Steering Committee Member The First Nations Technology Council is a society, incorporated under the Society Act (BC) and 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 addresses technology issues including:
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.