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Category: Reports
Pages: 29
Location: CRRF
Year: 1999
N° catalog: RPT.In242.1999
Note: Indian and Northern Affairs Canada and Aboriginal Healing Foundation

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Following the conclusions of the report of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples, the Government of Canada established an action plan to renew the relationship between the Aboriginals and Non-Aboriginals of Canada.

The plan involves reinforcing the governmental autonomy of Aboriginal nations, with an emphasis on responsible and durable governments; it involves an international declaration by the Government of Canada that 'reflects the unique place of indigenous peoples in the world and applies universally' (p.9); it involves the establishment of a new financial relationship between the federal government and Aboriginal governments; and the commencement of discussions to commemorate historic treaties and renewed partnerships between the Canadian government and the territories with the aim of promoting political and economic development.

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