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

Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Learn about the impact of the residential school system, the experiences of former students and the 94 calls to action made by the commission in its final report.

Indian Residential Schools

Bringing closure to the legacy of Indian Residential Schools lies at the heart of reconciliation between Indigenous peoples who attended these schools, their families and communities, and all Canadians.


United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Learn about Canada’s commitment to implement this declaration.

Budget 2016

The budget provides historic investments to improve the socio-economic conditions of Indigenous peoples, and directly reflects the calls to action of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.



Learn about treaties and agreements reached with Indigenous and provincial/territorial partners across Canada.

Land claims

Learn about land claims across Canada including ongoing negotiations, settled claims and self-government agreements.


Key documents

Consult the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's report, the Report of the Royal Commission of Aboriginal Peoples, and more.


#IndigenousReads encourages reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples by sharing Indigenous literature.

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