Infrastructure and Housing

Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada works with First Nation governments to support affordable, adequate and sustainable housing, clean drinking water, and community infrastructure such as schools, roads, and wastewater systems, which are essential to healthy, safe and prosperous communities.


  • The Government of Canada has spent approximately $1.22 billion on school infrastructure from 2008–2009 to 2012–2013. Find out about the Government of Canada's progress on Education Facilities for First Nations.
  • Find out about how the Government of Canada supports safe water in First Nation communities.
  • Find out how the First Nation Infrastructure Fund provides First Nation communities with additional funding for infrastructure priorities such as bridges, energy systems and solid waste management.
  • The policy and process for Ministerial Loan Guarantees was revised and is available. Consult Frequently Asked Questions for more information.