CanLII is a non-profit organization that has been engaged by the law societies of Canada that are members of the Federation of Law Societies of Canada to establish, operate, maintain and provide to the law societies a website dedicated to providing continuous access to a virtual library of Canadian legal information. CanLII's goal is to make Canadian law accessible on the Internet.
Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada (CIRNAC) continues to renew the nation-to-nation, Inuit-Crown, government-to-government relationship between Canada and First Nations, Inuit and Métis; modernize Government of Canada structures to enable Indigenous peoples to build capacity and support their vision of self-determination; and lead the Government of Canada's work in the North.
Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) works collaboratively with partners to improve access to high quality services for First Nations, Inuit and Métis. Our vision is to support and empower Indigenous peoples to independently deliver services and address the socio-economic conditions in their communities.
Provides information about Indigenous people’s human rights in Canada. This includes explanation of the 2008 repeal to section 67 of the Canadian Human Rights Act that allows First Nations peoples to file human rights complaints, history of the Human Rights Act of Canada, changes to the act, human rights complaints, and international Indigenous affairs.
"Learn how Library and Archives Canada (LAC) increases access to Indigenous-related content in its collection and supports Indigenous communities to preserve First Nations, Inuit and Métis Nation cultures and languages" (para. 1).
"Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada (CIRNAC) administers many pieces of legislation, either in whole or in part. CIRNAC develops and enforces regulations under authority delegated by the legislation that directly impact First Nations, Inuit, Métis and Northerners" (para. 1). This resource includes links to acts, regulations, regulatory plan, regulatory authorizations, administrative burdens, and policies.
Article by John Leonard Taylor provides overview about government policies with Indigenous Peoples and the Crown. Sections include early colonial-indigenous relationships and policies; settlement and post-confederation policies; Indian status; indigenous suffrage; residential schools; treaties, reserves and land claims; and indigenous initiatives toward self-government.
"Under the themes of Recognition, Respect, Relationships and Reconciliation, the Indigenous Learning Series provides access to resources, courses, workshops and events on the history, heritage, cultures, rights and perspectives of Canada's Indigenous Peoples, as well as on their varied and long-standing relationships with the Crown" (From Government of Canada, 2021, para. 1).
UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples "establishes a universal framework of minimum standards for the survival, dignity and well-being of the indigenous peoples of the world and it elaborates on existing human rights standards and fundamental freedoms as they apply to the specific situation of indigenous peoples" (para. 2).
"The Report of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples (RCAP) concerns government policy with respect to the original historical nations of this country. Those nations are important to Canada, and how Canada relates to them defines in large measure its sense of justice and its image in its own eyes and before the world" (para. 1).