Number of Bylaws Currently in Force (2018)

Notes: Laws enacted under the First Nations Fiscal Management Act, by-laws enacted under section 83 of the Indian Act, and First Nation codes are found in Part II of the online First Nations Gazette (FNG). Source: First Nations Gazette, http://www.fng.ca/

First Nation Election Turnout

Notes: Electoral Officers, selected and hired by First Nations, are responsible for completing a report with election results and submitting to INAC to be recorded in the Band Governance Management System (BGMS). Limitations: Not all Electoral Officer Reports contain...

Chief & Council Male/Female Ratio

Notes:  Electoral Officers, selected and hired by First Nations, are responsible for completing a report with election results and submitting to INAC to be recorded in BGMS. Limitations: There is occasionally a delay between an election and the Electoral Officer...