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Governance

The Governance Department represents the centre of the medicine wheel: the self, the will, the volition.

The Governance Department is responsible for implementing the final and self-government agreements, including ongoing negotiation, legislation, and policy development. This Department also supports the governing bodies of C/TFN: General Council, Executive Council, Elders Council, Justice Council, Family Council and Youth Council. Clan development and support, along with citizenship and registry, is primarily managed through Governance.

Governance is also the main liaison to other governments (First Nations, Territorial, Federal) and organizations (Council of Yukon First Nations, Assembly of First Nations, etc).

Mission

The Governance office shall bring inspiration and innovation to Carcross/Tagish First Nation and be a model of excellence in Self Government; providing safe, progressive and well-planned governing services delivered in a respectful manner reflective of our core values: selflessness, honour, respect, courage, integrity, knowledge, compassion and honesty.

The Governance office shall assist C/TFN Citizens in attaining and maintaining a higher standard of government services and opportunities which will provide equal benefits and possibilities for a balanced community.

By overseeing the main mission of Carcross/Tagish First Nation set by our Elders, the Governance office is the pulse to the organization by maintaining a balanced structure of the government.

Vision

To have a transparent, accountable government with well informed Citizens and Clans. To offer opportunities and services to C/TFN Citizens by ensuring a well balanced lifestyle for the generations to come.

The Fairness Coordinator

To learn more about the Fairness Coordinator and/or to submit a complaint, visit this page.

Registry

Having updated addresses will assist C/TFN in registering new members, allow people to vote in the upcoming election, and/or receive other information. -Please contact Karyn Atlin to provide your new address or make any updates: karyn.atlin@ctfn.ca -  ext. 8230

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Related News & Events

News Events Notice Apr 14, 2022

Nations Connect Consultation Portal

Mar 31

Carcross Tagish First Nation is adopting Nations Connect, an online consultation portal. As of March 31, 2022, all Government and Industry consultations will be submitted through Nations Connect in a simple and user-friendly process that will streamline communication. Industry and government can access Nations Connect by visiting Nations Connect. CTFN is working closely with Kwusen Media to expand the functionality of Nations Connect in the coming year to accept a broader range of consultation and engagement requests from the public and researchers. New developments will be shared as they come available. Further inquiries are welcome and can be directed to emily.macht@ctfn.ca.  

News Events Notice Mar 29, 2022

C/TFN Proclamation

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C/TFN Proclamation of Land and Water 

News Jun 10, 2021

C/TFN establishing Choutla Residential School Committee

CARCROSS, YT — Carcross/Tagish First Nation is working to establish a territory-wide committee of Yukon First Nations citizens to form a Choutla Residential School Memorial Committee. 

News May 31, 2021

Statement on Kamloops Indian Residential School findings

Carcross/Tagish First Nation mourns lost children and adds our voice to the call for a full investigation into residential school sites. 

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At Carcross/Tagish First Nation, we strive to create a healthy workplace, one that feels open and accountable to Citizens, staff and the public. We are never perfect and are all doing our best. 

News Mar 22, 2021

Taylor Love named new CEO of C/TMC

📣 We welcome Taylor Love as the new Chief Executive Officer of Carcross/Tagish Management Corporation! 

News Notice Nov 19, 2020

COVID-19 Protocol

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News Events Notice May 05, 2020

Lets take care of our Elders

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Call your Elders regularly...