An essential component of a student's education is having a safe and healthy place in which to learn. The Government of Canada is working in partnership with First Nation communities to build school facilities that help improve educational outcomes, and foster pride and cultural identity for First Nations students.
The Government of Canada and First Nations are working in partnership to improve water and wastewater infrastructure and support access to safe, clean and reliable drinking water in First Nations communities.
Today, the Honourable Seamus O'Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services announced that the Act respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families will come into force in its entirety on January 1, 2020.
The Government of Canada is working in partnership with First Nations to improve essential infrastructure in remote First Nations communities. Investing in infrastructure is about investing in people and communities and improving the quality of life of Indigenous communities.