FNIGC's First Nations Data Centre

Costing Structure

General Purpose Custom Tabulations (GPCT)

Number of cells

Cost per Table

< 10

$500.00

10-29

$700.00

30-59

$900.00

60-89

$1100.00

90+

$1300.00

Special Purpose Custom Tabulations (SPCT)

Number of cells

Cost per Table

< 10

$300.00

10-29

$500.00

30-59

$700.00

60-89

$800.00

90+

$1000.00

For requests that require customized variable creation, an additional fee may be applied. 

For requests in excess of 100 cells, an additional fee may be applied. [$100.00 per additional 10 cells up to 150 cells MAX]  Should a table exceed 150 cells, the table will be split in two and tables will be costed separately.

The total exact costs of General and Special Purpose Custom Tables will be included in the data access contract, which the client must review and sign before work can begin.

Data Access through the On-site Data Centre

1) Mandatory Data Preparation (set-up) Fee: 

  • All successful applicants must pay the mandatory set-up fee.  The set-up fee will include data file preparation, in addition to time spent with the end user to define the exact specifications of the data request. The set-up fee may vary depending on the complexity of the project (i.e. projects that require a custom file format). 
    (A minimum of $1000)
  • Additional fees based on project complexity will be at the FNIGC analyst’s discretion.

2) Access Fees:  

  • The current access fee is set at $200/hr ($1,500 per day).
  • The exact total overhead charge for the project will be included in the data access contract, which the client must review and sign before entering the on-site data centre. Clients will receive monthly invoices for their use of the centre’s facilities, which must be paid within 30 days.

FNIGC Collaborative Research Services:

The FNIGC negotiates research service contracts, including payment schedules, on a case-by-case basis, based on our $90/hr rate.

 *All requests are subject to a 15% administration fee, as well as HST (13%).