Indigenous justice and policing

Alternative community-based justice and policing programs, and moving forward on the national action plan to end violence against Indigenous women, girls and 2SLGBTQI+ people.

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Missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls and 2SLGBTQI+ people

Working with provinces, territories, Indigenous organizations and communities across the country to end racism, discrimination and violence against Indigenous women, girls and 2SLGBTQI+ people.

Indigenous justice, recognition and reconciliation

Initiatives and programs to support Indigenous communities as they shape their own futures including the Indigenous Justice Program, transforming the criminal justice system to reduce over-representation of Indigenous peoples in the system and restorative justice programs.

Indigenous policing

Policing and law enforcement partnerships in Indigenous communities.

Indigenous corrections

Developing unique and innovative solutions to the challenges that Indigenous peoples encounter within the corrections and justice systems.

Apply for a firearms licence

Adapted regulations for Indigenous peoples who practice traditional hunting.

Justice Partnership and Innovation Program

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

Local administration of justice in Indigenous communities

Funding for Inuit, First Nations and M├ętis organizations and communities to become more involved in the local administration of justice.

Indigenous Courtwork Program

Support for Indigenous peoples in conflict with the criminal justice system to get fair treatment.

National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

The Government of Canada's independent National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.

Reconciliation

Learn how the Government of Canada is working to advance reconciliation and renew the relationship with Indigenous peoples, based on recognition of rights, respect, cooperation and partnership.

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Hope for Wellness Helpline

Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call 1-855-242-3310 or chat online at hopeforwellness.ca.

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