Disclosure of Grant and Contribution Awards

Grant and Contribution Details: 2009-2010 - 2nd Quarter
Recipient Name: FORT NELSON FIRST NATION
Location: Fort Nelson, British Columbia, Canada
Date: 2009-09-10
Value: $216,390.00
Type: Contribution
Purpose: The Fort Nelson First Nation has entered into a contribution agreement with the Department of Justice Canada to manage the Fort Nelson First Nation Justice Program. The program provides diversion, sentencing recommendations, restorative justice, bylaw redevelopment, judicial mentorship, dispute resolution and mediation, and RCMP, Crown Counsel, and BC Community Corrections liaison. The goal of the program is to provide essential support services to the members of the community, while remaining cognizant of the community's vision: to have the community of the Fort Nelson First Nation be a strong, healthy, proud, and self-reliant community members. This goal is planned for achievement through three main objectives: to reduce the number of summary offences being processed through the formal justice system by using alternative justice resolutions; to ensure staff are well equipped with the required tools to perform core functions; and to execute core responsibilities of the Justice Program to realize the FNFN "Reaching for Our Vision" long term plans.
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