This website provides information and resources on FPIC as a tool of self-determination to assist communities in decision making. We have selected articles, tool kits, videos, voice messages, and community stories about FPIC and consultation.
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This article provides a summary of Bill C-15 and its implementation in Canada
This manual provides an overview and analysis of current FPIC processes and legal standards.
This paper evaluates the ability of Canadian environmental assessment processes to meaningfully engage Indigenous knowledge. This paper also offers recommendations towards rebuilding relationships between these processes in order to improve the recognition of Indigenous rights.
This paper examines how FPIC has been applied in three projects in Vietnam and highlights two key lessons: 1) FPIC is likely to be more accepted by the government if it is built upon the national legal framework on citizen rights. 2) FPIC activities should be seen as a learning process and designed based on local needs and preferences.
This article shows evidence that suggests that environmental impact assessments (EIA) are not achieving their purpose of influencing decision-making. The author argues EIA have an important place in decision-making due to their rational structure. EIA should be used for political purposes so it can regain a purpose in localized decision-making and…
The objective of the current research study is to explore trust associated with development and implementation of the Giant Mine Remediation Plan. Interviews with Aboriginal community members, industry members, and government staff were conducted and 5 areas of trust were identified. Issues of lack of cooperation, that result in delayed remediatio…