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.
Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) works closely with Aboriginal and Northern partners to develop strategies to address climate change and environmental issues while facilitating economic development.
See other Aboriginal success stories from across Canada.
Science through a Different Lens
IPY projects can do more than just contribute to scientific understanding; they can be tools for building community capacity and community development according to IPY Science Coordinator for the Yukon, Bob Van Dijken.
Getting a Clear Picture on the Effects of Climate Change
Armed with digital cameras and hand-held GPS units, scientists and northern hunters and trappers examined and recorded the changing biosphere of the North.
T'Sou-ke First Nation Solar Community Program, British Columbia
In a small First Nations community on Vancouver Island, energy meters are spinning backwards. As the sun beats down on the new solar panel installation that the T'Sou‑ke First Nation built, so much clean energy is being produced that there's enough to power the entire community and sell a surplus back to BC Hydro.
Global Partnership in Renewable Energy for Membertou First Nation
The Membertou First Nation supports their commitment to environment and innovation by engaging in an exciting new joint venture project.