Recent Projects Include

Service Agreement Negotiations

Squamish Nation

Temixw provided technical support by creating a financial model and analyzing different options for pricing municipal services for leasehold interests and member housing subdivisions on reserve.

Access to Low Cost Pooled Borrowingsliammon

Sliammon First Nation

Temixw assisted the Sliammon First Nation in obtaining access to long-term capital financing through:
  • the development of the Sliammon Financial Administration Law to comply with both the First Nations Financial Management Board (FNFMB) Financial Administration Law Standards, the Tla’amin Nation Constitution, and Sliammon’s unique practices and circumstances.
  • the preparation of financial reports and material required for Sliammon to achieve Financial Performance Certification from the FNFMB.
  • the preparation of agreements and material required for Sliammon to become a borrowing member of the First Nations Finance Authority (FNFA).
  • the preparation of communication materials and facilitation of community information sessions respecting this initiative throughout the process.

Economic Analysis for IBA Negotiations

Ktunaxa Nation

Temixw supported a team negotiating an impact benefit agreement. The agreement included revenue sharing options related to five coal mines proposed within Ktunaxa territory. Temixw ran several different scenarios in a financial model and then compared and contrasted the results for the consideration of the negotiation team.

Other clients and projects:

Sliammon First Nation – treaty implementation and economic development strategy

Squamish Nation Trust – analysis of survey results

FMB – economic impacts of proposed LNG projects in British Columbia

FMB – research into FIrst Nations financial performance and treasury function

Industry Council for Aboriginal Business – project management workshop

Industry Council for Aboriginal Business – corporate governance policies

Shuswap Nation Tribal Council – review NARAM formula for skills and training funding

Tsleil Waututh – Capital asset inventory for service agreement negotiations

Squamish Nation – service agreement negotiations