Ministry of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation
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The Ministry of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation leads the B.C. Government in pursuing reconciliation with the First Nations and Aboriginal peoples of British Columbia.
- Consulting First Nations
Guidelines and procedure manuals designed to assist government officials and proponents with meeting consultation obligations with First Nations.
- Aboriginal People
Aboriginal people have distinct cultures, world views, languages and traditions that form a part of the richness of B.C.’s society today.
Reconciliation and agreements focus on closing socio-economic gaps that separate Aboriginal people from other British Columbians.
- First Nations Negotiations
First Nations engagement, through negotiation, is pivotal to the well being of Aboriginal Interests, businesses and citizens.
- Economic Development
The Province supports Aboriginal entrepreneurs through programs, training and funding.
- Supporting Communities
The Province offers skills and expertise to build capacity and goodwill with First Nations.
- Minister's Advisory Council on Aboriginal Women (MACAW)
Providing advice to government and other groups on how to improve the quality of life for Aboriginal women across British Columbia.
- Urban & Off-Reserve Aboriginal People
Learn more about engagement with the urban Aboriginal population.
- Culture & Language
There are over 34 First Nation languages and 61 dialects in British Columbia.
- Guide to Aboriginal Organizations and Services
A listing of Aboriginal community-based services and organizations.
- First Nations Clean Energy Business Fund
Learn about Aboriginal community participation in the clean energy sector.
- First Citizens Fund
This fund is part of the Province's commitment to improve the quality of life for Aboriginal people.
- Elder Services
Each year, New Relationship Trust supports many initiatives for Elders.
- Youth Services
Aboriginal youth between 15 and 30 have immense potential to contribute to their communities and the Province.