Move urgently away from the MCFD structure by supporting indigenous-led child welfare programmes in their communities that provide wraparound services and supports to help families stay together.
Extend funding for key projects to preserve and respect Indigenous cultures, including the retention and revitalization of First Nations languages, putting additional languages into curriculum, & reflecting Indigenous history and culture in provincial parks and wilderness areas.
Work with Indigenous peoples to provide interpretation and education services in parks and enhance cultural and environmental understanding.
- Partner with Indigenous peoples to work together on decisions on regional land and resource use allocation.
- Create a dedicated Secretariat to ensure new legislation and policies are consistent with UNDRIP.
- Provide financing mechanisms to enable First Nations to access affordable capital to co-invest in revenue-generating economic opportunities.
- Prioritize sector-specific job-training opportunities for Indigenous peoples.
Move from short-term transactional arrangements with Indigenous peoples to long-term agreements that support reconciliation, self-determination, and economic independence.
- Work with Indigenous peoples to resolve issues of rights and title.
- Work to clearly define how UNDRIP relates to land use decisions.
- Work with Indigenous communities to identify gaps and update a resource management framework.
Work with First Nations towards energy independence, including creation of Indigenous owned utilities.