Environment and natural resources for Indigenous peoples
Managing the environment and sustainable natural resources including fisheries, forestry, mining, water, land, climate change and contaminated sites.
Services and information
Programs and activities designed to protect the environment on First Nations lands.
Programs designed to help Indigenous and northern communities adapt to the effects of a changing climate.
Indigenous Climate Funding
Funding programs to support Indigenous climate action for a safer and cleaner environment.
Water in First Nations
Ending long-term drinking water advisories and improving water and wastewater systems on reserve.
Indigenous participation in mining
Maps, guides, fact sheets and manuals on Indigenous participation in exploration and mining, and tools for capacity-building and sound decision-making.
Programs supporting Indigenous fisheries in Canada. Apply for commercial fishing and conservation activity funding.
Indigenous Forestry Initiative
Financial support for Indigenous-led economic development projects in Canada's forest sector.
Participation of Indigenous peoples in impact assessment
Working with Indigenous peoples on federal impact assessments in a way that respects the rights and cultures of Indigenous peoples, and protects and ensures consideration of Indigenous knowledge.
Contaminated Sites Management Program
The assessment and remediation of contaminated sites on reserve lands and other lands under the responsibility of Crown Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada.
Environmental review process for projects on reserve land
The environmental review process for lower-risk projects developed on reserve lands.
Community economic development
Programs and services that support Indigenous businesses, develop land on reserve and assist in land management strategies.
Oil, gas and energy
The management of oil and gas resources on First Nations lands.
Environment and natural resources in the North
Co-management of natural resources, climate change, environmental protection, fishing and hunting in the North.
Mining and minerals
Development and management of mineral resources on First Nations lands.
Indigenous environmental leadership, funding, and initiatives
Indigenous environmental leadership, funding, programs, initiatives and partnerships.
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