This section provides a list of several programs and services of interest to Aboriginal people in Ontario Region.
Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC) is one of 34 federal departments and agencies involved in Aboriginal and northern programming.
The bulk of the Department's programs are delivered through partnerships with Aboriginal communities, federal-provincial or federal-territorial agreements, or formal bilateral or multilateral negotiating processes.
In this section, find out about AANDC 's role in current human rights issues and proposed legislation, including property rights for women living on-reserve. Read about the Department's programs for living and decedent estates and the management of band moneys or find out more about Indian status - if you are eligible and how to register.
In this section, find information about government procurements strategies, economic development programs, skills development and financial assistance opportunities for Aboriginal businesses. In addition, you can see video vignettes of success stories in Aboriginal communities and businesses demonstrating real progress in economic development.
In this section, find detailed information about how AANDC supports education through a variety of education programs.
In this section, find employment and career development opportunities, regional inventories of Aboriginal candidates seeking employment, and information on current initiatives and activities that promote and encourage Aboriginal hiring.
In this section, find out about how AANDC is taking action on climate change, and protecting the environment, including water and forests. Learn how First Nation and Inuit communities are eliminating contaminants and focussing on sustainable development opportunities. Read about oil, gas and energy management, mining and minerals, and other information on AANDC 's land management and environmental stewardship programs, policies and activities.
In this section, find information on how AANDC is involved in cleaning up contaminated sites, ensuring the availability of safe and nutritious food in the North, and providing safe drinking water and funding for a variety of social programs on reserves.
In this section you can find information about AANDC's programs and activities related to housing, water and community infrastructure on First Nations reserves.
Answers to the most Frequently Asked Questions about AANDC and the Department's programs and services are just a click away.