Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada

Overview

Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (formerly known as Indian Affairs and Northern Development Canada) supports Aboriginal people (First Nations, Inuit and M├ętis) and Northerners in their efforts to:

  • improve social well-being and economic prosperity;
  • develop healthier, more sustainable communities; and
  • participate more fully in Canada's political, social and economic development - to the benefit of all Canadians.