Indigenous natural resources
NRCan encourages Indigenous participation to ensure concerns and interests are taken into consideration throughout the resource sector and for major projects.
Services and information
Aboriginal land claims boundaries
Ensures that Canada meets its obligation to define the extent of land negotiated within comprehensive claims.
Participation in mining activities
Indigenous participation in mining activities are encouraged information sharing to support partnerships and capacity-building.
Indigenous mining agreements
Indigenous participation in mining activities are encouraged information sharing to support partnerships and capacity-building
Indigenous engagement on Trans Mountain Expansion Project (TMX)
Maintaining and strengthening relationships with Indigenous communities in the post-decision period of the TMX project.
Programs and funding
Alternative Response Measures Participant Funding Program - Pipelines
Explore funding opportunities to engage in alternative response measures on pipelines to address potential oil spills.
Clean Fuels Fund - production capacity
Funding for Indigenous-led clean fuel production capacity projects in Canada.
Clean energy in Indigenous, rural and remote communities
Funding for projects that can help advance Indigenous-led climate action, support local economic development and create skilled jobs.
Indigenous Forestry Initiative
Helps to increase the participation of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples in the Canadian economy and improve economic outcomes for Indigenous peoples throughout Canada.
Indigenous Off-Diesel Initiative
Aimed at generating new opportunities through clean energy and energy efficiency projects in remote Indigenous communities.
Indigenous Natural Resources Partnerships Program
Funding for Indigenous economic participation encouraging collaboration among Indigenous communities and organizations.
Sistering Indigenous and Western Science program
A paid mentorship program to increase the representation and participation of women and Indigenous peoples in science-related disciplines and research.
Trans Mountain Expansion Project Accommodation Measures
Focus on building capacity and long-term relationships, marine safety, spill prevention, response capacity, cumulative effects, fish and fish habitat, and quieter vessels, as well as further terrestrial studies.
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