A renewed nation-to-nation relationship with Indigenous peoples has been a focal point of provincial and national governments, focused on the recognition of rights, respect, truth, co-operation, and partnership.
The response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission is ongoing, with the Calls to Action heavily directed by investments supporting Indigenous nations to be self-determining, self-governing, and rightfully aspire to having strong and healthy communities.
Over the next six (6) years, an additional $11 million has been earmarked in the 2022 Federal Budget to support Indigenous children and families, and to help Indigenous communities continue to grow and shape their futures.
To learn more about the core areas of investment, review the below resources:
Supporting First Nations Children Through Jordan’s Principle
Implementing Indigenous Child Welfare Legislation
Addressing the Shameful Legacy of Residential Schools
Improving Health Outcomes in Indigenous Communities
Distinctions-based Mental Health and Wellness
First Nations Elementary and Secondary Education
Clean Drinking Water and Better Infrastructure for First Nations Communities
Investing in Housing for Indigenous Communities
Implementing the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of the Indigenous Peoples Act
Supporting Indigenous Businesses and Community Economic Development
Partnering with Indigenous Peoples in Natural Resource Projects