- Make any investments necessary to eliminate all remaining advisories.
- Make sure resources & training are in place to prevent future advisories.
- Move forward on agreement in principle to resolve national class action litigation.
- Maintain commitment to invest $6B to ensure sustainable access to clean water for First Nations.
- Recognise safe drinking water as a fundamental human right.
- End long-term drinking water advisories.
- Target high-risk water systems.
- Work with Indigenous communities to find new approaches, such as regional or coalition-based governance, that will help ensure water systems investments are protected and continue providing clean drinking water in the long term.
Make investments required to ensure clean water and lift all drinking water advisories for good now.
- Invest in & upgrade critical infrastructure to ensure safe water access & to be able to lift boil water advisories in every community.
- Support Indigenous-led processes to implement safe drinking water & wastewater management systems.
- Streamline the application process for broadband programs for Indigenous communities.
- Provide more support & develop more flexible funding arrangements.
- Provide technical support during the application process.
Expand access to broadband Internet & cell service for rural & remote communities.
- Expand the Aboriginal Entrepreneurship Program to enable businesses to access a new, zero-interest loan when a 10% advance is not possible.
- Create a navigator position to help Indigenous entrepreneurs find programs that apply to their situation.
- Work with all government departments to analyse &, as appropriate, adjust eligibility criteria to ensure programs are inclusive.
- Provide $4M over 3 years in targeted funding to train local & regional economic development officers.
- Develop an Indigenous Business Mentorship Program.
- Update the First Nations Land Management Act.
- Improve opportunities for Indigenous businesses to receive government contracts by setting active targets, enforcing govt. accountability, and providing constructive feedback for unsuccessful bidders.
- Work with Indigenous communities to support locally-driven economic development.
- Create good jobs through infrastructure & public service investments.
- Work with Indigenous entrepreneurs to find solutions for accessing capital & invest in Indigenous social enterprises & entrepreneurship.
- Prioritise procurement from Indigenous companies where possible.
- Dedicate regional economic development support.
- Ensure First Nations youth who reach the age of majority receive the supports they need for up to 2 additional years.
- Implement orders of the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal.
- Work with Indigenous partners to ensure compensation for those harmed by the First Nations Child & Family Services program.
- Fully fund Jordan's Principle & Inuit Child First Initiative.
- Fund needs of Métis children.
- Immediately take action to respect, support, & resource Indigenous jurisdiction over child welfare systems, backed up with long-term, predictable funding guaranteed in legislation.
- Fully implement Canadian Human Rights Tribunal orders on funding of child welfare services on reserve.
- Implement the Spirit Bear Plan.
- Stop litigation against Indigenous children.
- Fully implement Jordan's Principle.
- Recognise that Indigenous children in residential schools have been replaced by Indigenous children in foster care.
- Stop fighting the Human Rights Tribunal Orders regarding compensation for child & family victims.
- Ensure non-status First Nations' children living off-reserve have access to Jordan's Principle.
- Adopt recommendations on funding for First Nations Child & Family Services from the Institute for Fiscal Studies & Democracy's 2020 report.
- Ensure access to quality educational opportunities based on expressed cultural, political, & social priorities of Indigenous governments, following meaningful consultation.
- Support developing Indigenous education curricula that are language & culture-specific.
- Remove the 2% funding gap for post-secondary education.
- Support & sustain the transmission, proliferation, & regeneration of Indigenous cultural works & languages.
- Close the health gap in Indigenous communities.
- Support health self-determination.
- Implement Joyce's Principle.
- Invest in Indigenous healthcare infrastructure, supplies, & diagnostic equipment.
- Build a treatment centre for residents affected by long-term mercury exposure.
- Compensate families affected by mercury poisoning in Grassy Narrows.
- Support food sovereignty.
- Reform Nutrition North.
- Uphold Jordan's Principle in full.
- Support First Nations, Métis, & Inuit in rebuilding traditional knowledge systems around healing & wellness, including formally including traditional healing within mental wellness & home & community care programmes.
- Devote sufficient resources for maternal & infant care.
- Expand access to non-insured health benefits to all Indigenous people, regardless of Status, residency, membership.
- Invest $2B more in Indigenous housing w/ over half available by next summer.
- Work w/ Indigenous partners to develop an Urban, Rural, & Northern Indigenous Housing Strategy, with dedicated investments.
- Work w/ Indigenous partners to create a National Indigenous Housing Centre w/ Indigenous people overseeing federal Indigenous housing programmes.
- Make additional investments in Indigenous housing.
Enact a "For Indigenous, By Indigenous" housing strategy.
- Allow Indigenous organisations to access financing through CMHC for self-determined housing needs.
- Allocate funding toward urban Indigenous housing providers.
- Develop & implement an Urban, Rural, & Northern Indigenous Housing Strategy.
- Transfer federal lands & property to off-reserve Indigenous organisations to create housing.
- Establish a For Indigenous, By Indigenous housing support program.
- Increase support for Indigenous-led, culturally safe, mental health programs & services.
- Ensure all programming is guided by the First Nations Mental Wellness Continuum Framework.
- Establish permanent funding for land-based, trauma-informed, community addictions care for Indigenous peoples.
- Double the Aboriginal Health Human Resources Initiative's budget.
- Accelerate implementation of the Federal Pathway to Address Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and 2SLGBTQQIA+ People with Indigenous partners.
- Create a standing Federal-Provincial-Territorial table on Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, & 2SLGBTQQIA+ People to facilitate & coordinate this work.
- Work with Indigenous women, the families of the missing & murdered, & Indigenous communities to implement the Calls for Justice from the National Inquiry into Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women & Girls.
- Establish a comprehensive plan to address violence against Indigenous women, girls, & LGBTQI2S+ People.
- Ensure full gender equality for First Nations status.
Implement all Calls for Justice from the Final Report of the National Inquiry into Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women & Girls.
- Work with Indigenous-led organisations to support Indigenous communities partnering on projects.
- Guarantee loans to Indigenous groups to invest in projects, based on the Alberta Indigenous Opportunities Corporation.
- Provide $5B for investment in projects.
- Provide $10M/y to foster collaboration w/ Indigenous groups.
- Require govt. to consult with Indigenous communities before cancelling projects.
- Remove most mandatory minimum sentences.
- Increase the discretion of judges during sentencing.
- Ensure bail programmes are culturally appropriate.
- Increase funding for community justice programmes focused on healing & restorative justice.
- Uphold use of Gladue principles.
- Develop a First Nations justice & policing strategy.
- Take steps to end discriminatory policing practices.
- Work in partnership with Indigenous peoples to fully implement UNDRIP & the Truth & Reconciliation Commission's 94 Calls to Action.
- Co-develop a National Action Plan for Reconciliation.
- Establish a National Council for Reconciliation.
- Replace consultation with a standard of free, prior, & informed consent.
- Respect treaties.
- Ensure funds for commemorating a National Day for Truth & Reconciliation.
Implement all 94 Truth & Reconciliation Commission Calls to Action.
- Build a national monument in Ottawa to honour residential school survivors & victims.
- Work with Indigenous partners to appoint a Special Interlocutor to work with governments & Indigenous communities to develop a legal & regulatory framework for justice regarding unmarked graves & make recommendations.
- Provide support for communities doing burial searches at former Day Schools & Indian Hospitals.
- Fund the search for grave sites at former residential schools.
- Fund the maintenance, commemoration, reburial, & protection of residential school cemeteries according to the wishes of Indigenous families, Survivors, & communities.
- Establish memorials.
- Appoint a special prosecutor to pursue those involved in residential schools.
- Require churches & governments to hand over records.
- Fund healing.
- Provide sustainable funding for new & existing Indigenous Healing Centres to address the harms caused by residential schools.
- Honour the TRC request for funding for work on the Missing Children & Unmarked Burials Project.
- Call on the Pope to apologise on behalf of the Catholic Church for its involvement in residential schools.
- Support Indigenous-led processes to rebuild & reconstitute nations, advance self-determination, & implement treaties, & land claim & self-government agreements with oversight mechanisms to hold the federal government accountable.
- Support First Nations-led processes to transition away from the Indian Act.
- Support & fund the revitalisation of Indigenous laws, legal systems, & traditions.
- Train young Indigenous leaders, including through the Institute of Corporate Directors.
- Allow the First Nations Finance Authority to monetise government funding.
- Consult with First Nations to overhaul current funding models, with the goal of making it easier for First Nations to escape Third-Party Management, reduce red tape, and better incentives for moving towards block funding.
- Formally repudiate the doctrines of terra nullius, discovery, & others of superiority.
- Establish a process to transition from the Indian Act, based on free, prior, & informed consent.
- Implement the recommendations of the 1996 Report of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples.
- Work with Indigenous Peoples & their governing institutions on a nation-to-nation basis.
- Recognise the rights of non-status & Métis as Indigenous.
- Uphold Canada's fiduciary responsibility, fulfill Canada's responsibilities in agreements, honour treaties, & respect all rights of Indigenous Peoples, including rights of self-government.
- Work towards creating an Indigenous Lands & Treaties Tribunal Act .
- Immediately implement the land claims agreements already negotiated & lacking funding, particularly in the territories.