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Content Guidance

AAROM Hub Website – Content Guidance Document

General Guidance:

  • Content will be co-developed with AAROM departments and DFO Indigenous programs.
  • All content must be translated into both English and French.
  • The website, both public and extranet, must be free of any discrimination, harassment, abusive language and must translate equal opportunities and respect between AAROM departments and with DFO Indigenous program staff.
  • On an annual basis AAROM departments will receive notification to update their AAROM department profiles.

Definitions:

How do you define confidential and/or sensitive content?

Information and knowledge such as:

  • No protected information, such as personal identifiers, will be uploaded to the website
  • – Indigenous traditional knowledge should only be shared by the representative AAROM department following the ownership, control, access, and possession (OCAP) principals outlined by the First Nations Information Governance Centre; however no raw data should be shared.

How do you determine if information is helpful to other AAROM departments?

  • Does it contain best practices that can be applied in other sectors/jurisdictions, such as in:
    • Research
    • Community capacity development
    • Educational programing
    • Scientific monitoring
    • Human Resources (e.g. COVID-19 protocols; policies around hiring, probationary periods, pays, sick days, etc.)
    • Indigenous procurement
  • Is it an event or meeting that is of interest to more than one AAROM departments?
  • Is it a template or tool that can benefit or be adapted by another AAROM department?

Rules, Responsibilities & Procedures for AAROM departments Member Access:

General:

  • Prohibited from uploading publications of restricted information, personal identifiers, etc.
  • Non-disclosure of “Log-In” information to anyone not approved of the Executive Director of the AAROM department.
  • Public forum must be free of any discrimination, harassment, abusive language and must translate equal opportunities and respect between AAROM departments.
  • Ensure all documents and/or projects uploaded are verified for their relevancy and informational accuracy of publications.

AAROM department profiles:

  • AAROM departments are responsible for updating their AAROM department profile pages via the extranet site.
  • AAROM departments can only update their own AAROM department profile.
  • All content uploaded will be verified by MMAFMA staff with the respective AAROM department and translated into either English or French, as required.

AAROM toolkit:

  • Publication must be applicable or benefit other AAROM departments.
  • Documents will not be distributed to external partners without first seeking and receiving permission of authorizing AAROM department.

Rules & Responsibilities for DFO Indigenous programs Member Access:

  • Prohibited from uploading publications of restricted information, personal identifiers, etc.
  • Non-disclosure of “Log-In” information to anyone not approved of by DFO NHQ AAROM program manager.
  • Ensure all documents and/or projects uploaded are verified for their relevancy and informational accuracy of publications.
  • All publications must be translated uploaded by DFO must be translated in both official languages (English/French)
  • Publication must be applicable and/or adaptable to AAROM departments.
  • Events and/or meetings published in forum must be relevant to the majority of AAROM departments.
  • Funding opportunities must be relevant to the majority of AAROM departments.
  • Documents found online will not be distributed to other DFO colleagues or Federal Departments without first seeking and receiving permission of authorizing AAROM department.