Transformative Change Accord: On November 25, 2005, the First Nations Leadership Council (FNLC), Province of British Columbia (BC) and Government of Canada (Canada) signed the Transformative Change Accord, committing the parties to: establishing a new relationship based on mutual respect and recognition; reconciling Aboriginal title and rights with those of the Crown; and closing the social and economic gap between First Nations and other British Columbians, in the areas of relationships, education, health, housing and infrastructure, and economic opportunities. The Transformative Change Accord calls upon the Parties to negotiate a 10-year implementation strategy. Transformative Change Accord | pdf download |
The Transformative Change Accord: First Nations Health Plan was released on November 27, 2006 by the FNLC and BC This ten-year Plan includes twenty-nine action items in the following four areas: Governance, Relationships and Accountability; Health Promotion/Disease and Injury Prevention; Health Services; and Performance Tracking. Download TCA: First Nations Health Plan.
First Nations Health Plan Memorandum of Understanding: Although Canada was not part of the Transformative Change Accord: First Nations Health Plan, it was interested in negotiating a tripartite plan and demonstrating support for the efforts between First Nations and BC. To this end, a First Nations Health Plan Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by the FNLC, Canada and BC on November 27,2006. This MoU includes the same sections and action items as the Transformative Change Accord: First Nations Health Plan, proposes a number of new action items, and required the Parties to develop a Tripartite Health Plan by May 27, 2007. Download the First Nations Health Plan Memorandum of Understanding
Tripartite First Nation Health Plan: A new ten-year Tripartite First Nations Health Plan was signed by the FNLC, Canada, and BC on June 11, 2007. This plan builds on the Transformative Change: First Nations Health Plan and includes an agreement by the parties to create and implement a new structure for the governance of First Nations health services in BC. Download the Tripartite First Nations Health Plan
Consensus Paper : British Columbia First Nations Perspectives on a New Health Governance Arrangement
May 26th, 2011 BC Chiefs and designates voted to adopt the Consensus Paper: British Columbia First Nations Perspectives on a New Health Governance Arrangement. The Consensus Paper was developed based on the feedback from five regional caucuses and Health Partnership Workbooks and articulates province-wide principles and advice for health governance. This paper brings together common elements from all five Regional Caucuses, and provides direction to the First Nations Health Council to move forward and work with BC and Canada to conclude a new First Nations Health governance structure. We are pleased to announce that the Consensus Paper and Resolution have been combined into one handy reference document.
FNHC Consensus Paper and Resolution | pdf download |
B.C. Tripartite Framework Agreement of First Nation Health October 13th, 2011
A landmark legal agreement that will ensure B.C. First Nations have a major role in the planning and management of health services for First Nations through a new First Nations health governance structure. The British Columbia Tripartite Framework Agreement on First Nation Health Governance paves the way for the federal government to transfer the planning, design, management and delivery of First Nations health programs to a new First Nations Health Authority over the next two years. The signing of the B.C. Tripartite Framework Agreement on First Nation Health Governance is a key milestone in the Tripartite First Nations Health Plan, which was signed in 2007.
Consensus Paper: Navigating the Currents of Change –Transitioning to a New First Nations Health Governance Structure
The Consensus Paper was developed based on the feedback from Navigating the Currents of Change Workbooks and articulates province-wide principles and advice for transition.
PDF Download | Consensus_Paper_-_Navigating_the_Currents_of_Change_.pdf
PDF Download | PDF Download | Signed Version of the FNHC Resolution 2012-01.pdf