Indigenous natural resources
NRCan encourages Indigenous participation to ensure concerns and interests are taken into consideration throughout the resource sector and for major projects.
Indigenous land claims are supported by the Canada Lands Survey System.
Indigenous participation in mining activities are encouraged information sharing to support partnerships and capacity-building.
Explore funding for Indigenous economic participation encouraging collaboration among Indigenous communities and organizations.
SINEWS is a paid mentorship program intended to increase the representation and participation of women and Indigenous peoples in science-related disciplines and research.
NRCan is the first federal department to have a sector with an Indigenous name gifted by Elders. Nòkwewashk (No-kway-washk), is an Algonquin word for sweetgrass and is NRCan’s newest sector. Learn its significance.
Explore funding opportunities to engage in alternative response measures on pipelines to address potential oil spills.
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