The Minister of Indigenous Services, Patty Hajdu, issued the following statement today: "We welcome the Parliamentary Budget Officer (PBO)'s report and share the PBO's commitment to providing adequate funding for safe drinking water in First Nations communities..."
The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services, announced the renewal of two key Strategic Partnership Initiatives (SPIs) that contribute to the economic self-sufficiency of Indigenous communities in Quebec.
The Minister of Indigenous Services announced today that Indigenous Services Canada has received and approved a funding request through the Emergency Management Assistance Program for $4.4 million in additional funding to the British Columbia First Nations' Emergency Services Society.
Today, the Government of Canada, the Assembly of First Nations, the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society, the Chiefs of Ontario, Nishnawbe Aski Nation and Moushoom/Trout counsel welcome the Honourable Murray Sinclair as the Chair of discussions aimed at reaching an agreement on compensation to First Nations children and on ending Canada's discrimination, and preventing its recurrence, through long-term reform of the First Nations Child and Family Services program and Jordan's Principle.
Not having the ability to access menstrual products makes it hard to fully participate in school. I want to make sure that Indigenous girls have every opportunity to thrive in school and are not limited by factors they can't control.
The Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Health, the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services and the Honourable Daniel Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, issued the following statement today.
As part of Budget 2021, the Government of Canada is making historic investments in Indigenous infrastructure to address critical infrastructure needs by 2030, and invest in economic, social and health outcomes in First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities.
Many Nunavummiut live with unresolved trauma and grief, due to events such as the impacts of historical and intergenerational trauma as a result of colonialization. Treatment based on Inuit cultural values, practices and knowledge are the foundations on which healing can begin.
Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) is committed to supporting Indigenous communities in their response to COVID-19 and continues to work closely with Indigenous organizations and provincial and territorial governments.