Benefits and rights for Indigenous peoples
Find out about certain rights and benefits guaranteed to Indigenous peoples in Canada.
Services and information
Find out more about Indian status and status card applications, the Indian Register, band membership, estates, band moneys and treaty annuity payments.
Learn about the Non-Insured Health Benefits program and how to access it. Also search for important health-related resources, contact information and the Drug Benefit List.
Learn about the key social programs Indigenous Services Canada funds in First Nation communities, as well as other supports for Inuit families.
Find out how to exercise your right to vote.
Find out more about benefits and credits, tax exempt income under the Indian Act, COVID-19 related benefits and doing your taxes.
Learn about tax benefits, rules and exemptions that apply under section 87 of the Indian Act.
Find out what rights and protections are available after the end of a marriage, common-law relationship or death of a spouse or common-law partner.
Find out more about the adapted regulations for Indigenous peoples who practice traditional hunting.
Learn about the relationship between Indigenous peoples and the Canadian Human Rights Act.
Learn about Canada's endorsement and commitment to implement this declaration.
Get information on initiatives focusing on international Indigenous issues.
Educational programs and entry plans for Indigenous peoples including the Aboriginal Leadership Opportunity Year, Canadian Forces Aboriginal Entry Program and Summer Training Programs.
Learn about our reconciliation strategy, including vision, action areas, principles and how we measure results.
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