Reconciliation

Learn how the Government of Canada is working to advance reconciliation and renew the relationship with Indigenous peoples, based on recognition of rights, respect, cooperation and partnership.

Topics

Recognizing and implementing Indigenous rights

The Government of Canada is moving towards the recognition and implementation of Indigenous rights.

Exploring new ways of working together

Learn how Canada is moving forward with Indigenous partners on different paths toward reconciliation such as Recognition of Rights discussion tables.

 

Delivering on Truth and Reconciliation Calls to Action

Learn how the Government of Canada is responding to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's 94 Calls to Action.

#IndigenousReads

#IndigenousReads encourages reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples by sharing Indigenous literature.

 

Creating new mechanisms

Learn about the new permanent bilateral mechanisms established by the Government of Canada with First Nations, Inuit and Métis leaders to identify joint priorities, co-develop policy and monitor progress.

A new fiscal relationship

Learn about the steps being taken to move towards sufficient, predictable and sustained funding.

 

New principles

In July 2017, ten new principles were announced that will guide the work required to fulfill the government's commitment to renewed relationships with First Nations, Inuit, and Métis.

Review of laws and policies

A working group of six ministers has been launched to review all laws, policies and operational practices related to Indigenous peoples.

 

Are you part of the Sixties Scoop class litigation?

Learn about the proposed settlement for resolving Sixties Scoop litigation.

Newfoundland and Labrador residential schools healing and commemoration

Learn about the Prime Minister’s Apology and the healing and commemoration activities.

 

New agreements since 2016

Find a list of agreements signed since 2016 including the new bilateral mechanisms, treaties and self-government agreements.

United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Learn about Canada’s commitment to implement this declaration.

 

Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Learn about the impact of the residential school system, the experiences of former students and the 94 calls to action made by the commission in its final report.

Indian Residential Schools

Bringing closure to the legacy of Indian Residential Schools lies at the heart of reconciliation between Indigenous peoples who attended these schools, their families and communities, and all Canadians.

 

Budget highlights

Find details about historic investments to advance reconciliation and improve quality of life in Budgets 2016, 2017 and 2018.

Key documents

Consult the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's report, the Report of the Royal Commission of Aboriginal Peoples, and more.

 

Nation Rebuilding

Learn how to apply for capacity development funding to support the rebuilding of Indigenous nations.

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