Organization Profile - Office of the Treaty Commissioner in Saskatchewan

Office of the Treaty Commissioner in Saskatchewan

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Minister Responsible

Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs

Mandate

Within the current mandate of the Office of the Treaty Commissioner, the role of the Treaty Commissioner includes, but is not limited to, the following: facilitating meetings between the Crown and Treaty First Nations to discuss treaty issues; developing a capacity for, and engaging in, public information and public awareness programming; developing a capacity to conduct independent and focussed research and prepare reports which will contribute to the resolution of an issue and promote solutions; arranging for mediation services upon mutual request by the Government of Canada and the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations; developing an independent capacity to analyse and report on the positions of the parties on specific treaty issues and advising of areas of agreement and divergence; monitoring the implementation of agreements reached between the Government of Canada and the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations as directed; and presenting to the parties, an annual report detailing the progress on fulfilling the mandate of the Office and agreed upon work plan.

Appointment Provisions

The Treaty Commissioner shall be appointed by the GiC, by agreement of the Parties (Government of Canada and the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations) for a term mutually agreed upon by the Parties. The term of the Office of the Treaty Commissioner may be extended beyond the five year period by agreement of the Parties. The Treaty Commissioner may be removed prior to the expiry of his or her term by mutual agreement of the Parties.

Remuneration

Treaty Commissioner

Appointments

Appt/Expiry
Date
Position
Level
Treaty Commissioner
1 Vacant Position
Total vacancies: 1