Summative Evaluation Report - Infrastructure Canada Program First Nations Component - Appendix F

Appendix F: Logic Model for the ICP-FN

Figure 1 Logic model for the first nations component of the infrastructure canada program

Program Objectives Improve the quality of life of First Nations by means of investments in infrastructure.
Components Cooperation Program Management Monitoring and Reporting Communications
Main Activities
  • Negotiate contribution agreements with First Nations.
  • Coordinate delivery with federal-department programs, as well as for the latter with First Nations.
  • Ensure compliance with ICP national objectives and federal statutes, policies and regulations.
  • Allocate funds to projects selected.
  • Monitor, support, and report on projects.
  • Approve project expenditures.
  • Develop consistent communication messages and products about federal infrastructure participation.
  • Presentations to TB (federal department/INFC programs)
  • Shared-cost agreements with FN
  • Governance structure (e.g., joint secretariats, management committee)
  • Funded infrastructure projects
  • Contract for new infrastructure or improvements to existing infrastructure
  • Project compliance (i.e., with budget, timelines, environmental assessment and other federal requirements)
  • Info on ICP project outcomes (database)
  • Payments
  • Project announcements
  • Communication products and activities (website, press releases, events, etc.)
Immediate outcomes
  • Increased investment in new or improved FN infrastructures.
  • Improvements to existing infrastructure or construction of new infrastructure in FN communities
  • Improvement of environmental quality by means of better air and water quality; better water and wastewater management; better management of solid waste; and more efficient use of energy
  • Promotion of long-term economic growth through creation of economic opportunities in FN communities; more efficient and safer transportation of people and goods; better access to the new economy via more effective telecommunications for public institutions; stimulation of tourist market
  • Improved community infrastructure via the introduction of better safety measures; increased number of affordable housing units; promotion of Canadian culture and heritage; promotion of minority official-language communities
  • Infrastructure brought up to 21st-century standards by encouraging innovation; increased number of partnerships; encouragement use new approaches and best practices; promotion of more effective use of existing infrastructure
  • Enhanced federal-government visibility in First Nations communities
  • Common understanding by partners of federal government's role in area of infrastructure
  • Enhanced understanding and acceptance by partners of federal government's role in area of infrastructure
Intermediate outcomes
  • Improved quality of FN environment
  • Promotion of long-term economic growth
  • Improved community infrastructure
  • Infrastructures brought up to 21st-century standards through use of best technologies, approaches and practices
  • Enhanced knowledge in First Nations communities of federal government's role in area of infrastructure.
Final outcomes
  • Enhanced quality of life for FN communities
  • Support for long-term economic growth in 21st century

Source: INAC Treasury Board submission.

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