This website will change as a result of the dissolution of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada. Consult the new Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada home page or the new Indigenous Services Canada home page.
This program fulfills the Government of Canada's ongoing fiduciary and statutory obligations.
This service is directly related to Indigenous Services Canada's (ISC) responsibilities under the Indian Act and includes:
Additional responsibilities include:
Trust and Estates administer funds held in trust for individuals and/or Bands. The daily administration of estates, in accordance with the Indian Act, is contracted under formal agreement to the Government of the Northwest Territories Public Trustee. For more information on estates contact the Public Trustee's office at (867) 873-7464 or Toll Free at 1-866-535-0423.
For information on Registration, Revenue, Band Governance or Trust and Estates, please call (867) 669-2619 or Toll Free at 1-888-414-4340.