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6.4: Aboriginal economic participation in the forest sector

Degree of satisfaction with contract development process

First Nations satisfaction with the contract development process ultimately has a roll in the success of the process and the relationship between First Nations and their partners. It also is an indicator of the participation in, and efficiency of, the negotiations.

Number of opportunities for First Nations involvement

Opportunities for involvement include joint ventures, creation of co-managed forests, contracts issued to First Nations, consultation and referrals processes, participation as stakeholders or part of a Public Advisory Group (PAG), and inclusion of First Nations land use plans, traditional governance and management schemes, and/or cultural ...