Indigenous justice and policing

Keeping Indigenous women, girls, LGBTQ and Two-Spirit people safe, Indigenous policing, the National Inquiry into Missing Women and Girls and the Justice Partnership and Innovation Program.

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Keeping Indigenous women, girls, LGBTQ and Two-Spirit people safe

Working with provinces, territories, Indigenous organizations and communities across the country to create a national action plan.

Indigenous policing

Policing and law enforcement partnerships in Indigenous communities.

Indigenous corrections

How we work with Indigenous peoples, other governments and organizations to develop unique and innovative solutions to the challenges that Indigenous peoples encounter within the community corrections and criminal justice systems.

Applying for a firearms licence

Adapted regulations for Indigenous peoples who practice traditional hunting.

National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

The Government of Canada launched an independent National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.

Indigenous Justice Program

The Indigenous Justice Program supports Indigenous community-based justice programs that offer alternatives to mainstream justice processes in appropriate circumstances.

Justice Partnership and Innovation Program

Funding for community and school-based initiatives to reduce violence against Indigenous women and girls.

Reintegration programs for Aboriginal offenders

Aboriginal healing and treatment programs targeted to the reintegration needs of Aboriginal offenders.


The Government of Canada and Indigenous peoples are working together to renew a nation-to-nation relationship based on the recognition of rights, respect, cooperation and partnership.

Principles respecting the Government of Canada's relationship with Indigenous peoples

The principles that will guide the work required to fulfill the Government’s commitment to renewed nation-to-nation, government-to-government, and Inuit-Crown relationships.


Hope for wellness helpline

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Project Naming

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New steps on the journey of reconciliation with Indigenous peoples

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