Service Agreement ToolkitThe CIPP Service Agreement Toolkit provides information on building and maintaining effective relationships, and also has information on how agreements can be developed between First Nation and municipal governments.

The Service Agreement Best Practice Toolkit can support you to:

  • Build and maintain relationships
  • Develop agreements with the proper legal format
  • Negotiate key issues
  • Model best practices related to community infrastructure
  • Develop communications accords and protocol agreements


Primers focusing on specific issues and geographic regions

CIPP Primers are booklets on specific issues and regions. Use them with the CIPP toolkit.

CIPP Joint Community Sustainability Planning Primer

This primer was written in collaboration with the Whistler Centre for Sustainability. Its purpose is to act as a framework for Municipal - First Nation joint sustainability planning and to be used alongside the First Nation - Municipal Community Infrastructure Partnership Program (CIPP) Service Agreement Toolkit.

BC Service Agreement Primer

The CIPP British Columbia Service Agreement Primer provides province-specific information which both First Nations and municipalities in British Columbia can use to better understand the unique context of service agreements in the province.

Yukon Service Agreement Primer

Written in collaboration with the Yukon Territorial Government, the Council of Yukon First Nations (CYFN), the Association of Yukon Communities (AYC) and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) this brief overview of First Nation - municipal collaboration on services outlines the governance structures of the self- governing First Nations and municipalities in the Yukon.

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