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  • FMCC | FirstMile
    and capacity building Other services as decided upon by members The FMCC is primarily engaged in developing evidence based policy related to broadband infrastructure digital services and technology adoption in remote and rural communities We focus on federal regulations and policy Our work to date has contributed primarily to the CRTC the Canadian Radio Television and Telecommunications Commission and Industry Canada The CRTC creates regulations about broadband infrastructure and information and communication technologies ICT that concern First Nations FMCC becomes involved in other policy development opportunities with Industry Canada and other government bodies when they can potentially support First Nation control and ownership of broadband infrastructure and ICT FMCC Bylaws Statement of Principles The FMCC approach to policy and regulatory interventions is as follows All interventions are collective on behalf of the FMCC membership FMCC members are free to submit their own independent positions FMCC staff will develop and distribute a formal draft proposal of key points arguments strategies and evidence to its members for input FMCC staff assume will responsibility for the final presentation and keep members informed of final submission and any outcome FMCC will use the lazy consensus method to solicit feedback members will be provided with a deadline to contribute feedback after which FMCC staff will move forward the intervention FMCC members are offered an opportunity to add their organization s name to intervention To learn more about this policy development work check out the FMCC section of this website or contact FMCC Coordinator Rob McMahon rob mcmahon firstmile ca Search for Latest News Guide Federal Funding for Indigenous Broadband Report Digital Technology Adoption in Northern and Remote Indigenous Communities in Canada MWC gets SSHRC Knowledge Synthesis grant for literature review FMCC team presents at CRTC BSO hearings IsumaTV Builds Innovative Digital Systems to Share High

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  • FMCC Board, Members, Associates | FirstMile
    winning research highlights the many innovations taking place at the so called peripheries of the emerging network society Rob has published several journal articles and book chapters including collaborations with First Nations and Inuit community researchers Through the First Mile Project Rob facilitated the production of over 80 digital media stories showcasing Indigenous led technology initiatives He also has experience in regulatory and policy interventions Rob has a PhD Communications from Simon Fraser University Linkedin Rob McMahon Academia edu Rob McMahon Brian Beaton First Nations Innovation Project New Brunswick Brian Beaton is the FMCC Treasurer and a Doctoral Candidate in the UNB Faculty of Education Brian has been developing and working on innovative ICT projects with First Nations since 1983 His work began with developing and delivering IT training projects in Northern Ontario In 1987 this work expanded to developing and supporting the delivery of distance education programs with remote First Nations In 1994 he became the Coordinator of KO KNET with the Keewaytinook Okimakanak Northern Chiefs Tribal Council based in Sioux Lookout Ontario Working with his team and collaborating First Nations he supported the development of local First Nation broadband infrastructure in many First Nations regional backbone networks a First Nations social media service and email service the Northern Indigenous Community Satellite Network and the innovative Keewaytinook Mobile cellular service KO KNET supports the Keewaytinook Internet High School KiHS and KO Telemedicine KOTM Since 2004 Brian has also been a partner on several national research initiatives including the First Nations Innovation and First Mile projects Brian has a BMath Mathematics Computer Science from the University of Waterloo and an M Ed Critical Studies from the University of New Brunswick Kevin Burton Atlantic Canada First Nations Help Desk Nova Scotia Kevin Burton is an FMCC Board Member Kevin is the Coordinator of Atlantic Canada s First Nation Help Desk Mi kmaw Kina matnewey based in Membertou First Nation Cape Breton Nova Scotia FMCC Members Keewaytinook Okimakanak K Net Services Ontario Represented by Franz Seibel and Penny Carpenter First Nations Education Council Quebec Represented by Tim Whiteduck Atlantic Canada s First Nations Help Desk Represented by Kevin Burton Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs Represented by Bill Murdoch First Nations Health and Social Secretariat of Manitoba Represented by Bill Murdoch First Nations Technical Services Advisory Group Inc Represented by Don Ginther First Nations Technology Council B C Represented by Denise Williams Western James Bay Telecom Network Represented by Sally Braun FMCC Research Associates Heather E Hudson PhD JD Dr Heather E Hudson is Professor of Communication Policy at the Institute of Social and Economic Research ISER University of Alaska Anchorage She is a dual Canadian and U S citizen Her research focuses on applications of information and communication technologies for socio economic development regulatory issues and policies and strategies to extend affordable access to new technologies and services particularly in rural and developing regions She has planned and evaluated communication projects in the Canadian North and Alaska the Asia Pacific and in more

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  • FMCC Activities | FirstMile
    Internet service providers Click here for the details of FMCC s Current and Recent Activities You can read about each activity and download the FMCC submission documents and related materials Here is the complete list of our regulatory and policy activities to date 2015 2016 Industry Canada Research on digital technology adoption in northern and remote Indigenous communities 2015 CRTC Review of Telesat s Pricing for Satellite Services 2015 2016 CRTC Review of the Basic Service Objective BSO 2014 Industry Canada Two submissions on Spectrum Policy 3500 MHz and AWS 2014 CRTC Let s Talk TV Consultations 2014 CRTC Review of Satellite Services 2013 CRTC Review of Northwestel s Modernization Plan Search for Latest News Guide Federal Funding for Indigenous Broadband Report Digital Technology Adoption in Northern and Remote Indigenous Communities in Canada MWC gets SSHRC Knowledge Synthesis grant for literature review FMCC team presents at CRTC BSO hearings IsumaTV Builds Innovative Digital Systems to Share High Def Streaming Video in Low Speed Remote Communities Recent Comments Archives Archives Select Month April 2016 March 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 August 2015 July 2015 May 2015 April 2015 March 2015 October 2014 September 2014 August

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  • Community Stories | FirstMile
    these stories The stories outline innovative industry leading uses of ICTs and broadband by First Nations communities and organizations in areas including art education and health These areas are intimately related and so for example language immersion programs in First Nations schools cannot be separated from health and well being In some cases the stories were authored or co authored by members from the concerned organizations and communities In all cases the stories that appear here have been verified by organization and or community members Community Stories Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published Comment Name Email Website Search for Latest News Guide Federal Funding for Indigenous Broadband Report Digital Technology Adoption in Northern and Remote Indigenous Communities in Canada MWC gets SSHRC Knowledge Synthesis grant for literature review FMCC team presents at CRTC BSO hearings IsumaTV Builds Innovative Digital Systems to Share High Def Streaming Video in Low Speed Remote Communities Recent Comments Archives Archives Select Month April 2016 March 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 August 2015 July 2015 May 2015 April 2015 March 2015 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 July 2014 June 2014 December 2013 October

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  • Your story | FirstMile
    pdf txt gif jpg jpeg png ppt Maximum file size 20mb Attach File 2 CAPTCHA Code Need some help Here s a quick tutorial on how to create your story 1 If you haven t already done so sign up for an account on WordPress 2 Once you are logged in return to this page and enter your information above You can upload photos type in text add hyperlinks and include links to more information We encourage you to link to videos uploaded to the http media knet ca website That is because the media files are then hosted on First Nations infrastructure This is instead of third party sites like YouTube or Vimeo Click here for a PowerPoint on how to do this Search for Latest News Guide Federal Funding for Indigenous Broadband Report Digital Technology Adoption in Northern and Remote Indigenous Communities in Canada MWC gets SSHRC Knowledge Synthesis grant for literature review FMCC team presents at CRTC BSO hearings IsumaTV Builds Innovative Digital Systems to Share High Def Streaming Video in Low Speed Remote Communities Recent Comments Archives Archives Select Month April 2016 March 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 August 2015

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  • Research | FirstMile
    Developing an understanding of how First Nations are using technologies for community social and economic development Making the links between broadband networks in First Nations and self determination treaties and national and international policies such as the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Partners and people in the First Nations Innovation project are Keewaytinook Okimakanak KO the Northern Chiefs Council a tribal council serving First Nations in northwestern Ontario The contact is Franz Seibel Research Director of the KO Research Institute franz seibel knet ca Atlantic Canada s First Nation Help Desk part of the Mik maq Kina matnewey education organization in Nova Scotia serving all the First Nations in Atlantic Canada The contact is Kevin Burton Coordinator of the Help Desk admin firstnationhelp ca First Nations Education Council FNEC a regional support organization for communities in Quebec The contact is Tim Whiteduck Director of Technology twhiteduck cepn fnec com The university lead partner is the University of New Brunswick UNB Partner universities are Université Laval and the University of Alberta Research staff on the First Nations Innovation project are Dr Susan O Donnell Primary Investigator Researcher and Adjunct Professor UNB Department of Sociology Contact susanodo unb ca David Perley Co Investigator Director of the UNB Mi kmaq Wolastoqey Centre Contact david perley unb ca Dr Rob McMahon Co Investigator University of Alberta Faculty of Extension Contact rdmcmaho ualberta ca Dr Renée Fountain Co Investigator Université Laval Faculty of Education Contact renee fountain fse ulaval ca Brian Beaton UNB Doctoral Candidate Faculty of Education and Associate of the KO Research Institute Contact brian beaton unb ca Brian s successful proposal to SSHRC for a Doctoral Fellowship Award Beaton SSHRC Research Proposal Ashley Julian UNB M Ed Critical Studies student Faculty of Education Contact ashley julian unb ca Chris

    Original URL path: http://firstmile.ca/innovation-research/ (2016-04-30)
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  • Publications | FirstMile
    our publications and abstracts with hyperlinks updated January 2016 You can search the document for keywords then click on the link to download the relevant publication On this website our publications are listed in chronological order by type of publication Click on the hyperlink below to see the list of titles and abstracts for each type and you can download the publications you want Book Chapters Journal Articles Conference Papers Proceedings Reports were created for different purposes Several are comprehensive literature reviews Popular Articles Briefs Misc Publications Presentations are available for conferences when a full paper was not produced 2005 2006 RICTA Publications 1995 Background Article We also have a number of p ublications translated into French that are available for download Search for Latest News Guide Federal Funding for Indigenous Broadband Report Digital Technology Adoption in Northern and Remote Indigenous Communities in Canada MWC gets SSHRC Knowledge Synthesis grant for literature review FMCC team presents at CRTC BSO hearings IsumaTV Builds Innovative Digital Systems to Share High Def Streaming Video in Low Speed Remote Communities Recent Comments Archives Archives Select Month April 2016 March 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 August 2015 July 2015

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  • Free Online Course: Colonialism and the e-Community | FirstMile
    Canada s First Nations Help Desk the First Nations Education Council in Quebec and Keewaytinook Okimakanak in Ontario This course was developed by Rob McMahon through his position as a UNB postdoctoral fellow with FNI in collaboration with Brian Beaton and Susan O Donnell Course content aside from links to external materials is hosted on servers owned and controlled by KO KNET is a unique First Nations owned and operated ICT Service Provider in Northern Ontario The course draws from materials provided by partners and friends of FNI including many Indigenous service providers and ICT professionals The course developers thank these individuals and organizations for their contributions to this work This course is a living resource and we welcome your comments questions suggestions and resources Please email Rob McMahon To access this course follow this link Search for Latest News Guide Federal Funding for Indigenous Broadband Report Digital Technology Adoption in Northern and Remote Indigenous Communities in Canada MWC gets SSHRC Knowledge Synthesis grant for literature review FMCC team presents at CRTC BSO hearings IsumaTV Builds Innovative Digital Systems to Share High Def Streaming Video in Low Speed Remote Communities Recent Comments Archives Archives Select Month April 2016 March 2016

    Original URL path: http://firstmile.ca/free-online-course/ (2016-04-30)
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