Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada
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“The Kiuna Institution situated in Odanak, Quebec provides educational opportunities to First Nations that, upon graduating, will allow them to be fully eligible for admission to undergraduate programs in social sciences, humanities, law, education, administration and other related fields.”
“The Aboriginal Development Fund (ADF) has a $125 million budget over 5 years, and its management falls under the responsibility of the Minister for Native Affairs. The fund complements other government players, both in Québec and at the federal level, and takes into account the needs and priorities expressed by each nation or community.”
"Aboriginal peoples in Canada present a special case of citizen involvement in forest governance, with rights and status that go beyond those of other stakeholders and individuals. Increasingly, participation processes aimed specifically at Aboriginal representatives are being used to encourage their involvement in forest management. This article asks what would be the characteristics of a distinct process that could respond to Aboriginal rights, needs and expectations.
Gespe’gewa’gi covers over 53,000 square kilometres, of which 71% is Crown land. And, within this area are some of the greatest numbers and varieties of wildlife in all of Canada. We have an obligation to make sure the animals we share our land with are managed in a sustainable way, so that wildlife flourish for generations to come.
When we think of the term "mining" we often think of deep underground mines where minerals are brought to the surface. In fact, mining covers many other activities. It includes operations such as gravel and sand pits, quarries, mineral, stone and peat moss extraction. Many of these operations are carried out within our land.