- Renewed a protocol agreement with the Blackfoot Confederacy as a foundation for working closely together.
- Signed a protocol agreement with the Stoney Nakoda-Tsuu’tina Tribal Council for discussion on matters of mutual concern.
- Provided $3.67 million via the Employment Partnership Program to support Indigenous people in training and employment.
- Operated the First Nations Development Fund, which provides grants for economic, social and community projects.
- Strengthened Indigenous participation in Alberta’s $1-billion Site Rehabilitation Program.
- Redesigned the Indigenous Housing Capital Program to offer more flexibility and autonomy for Indigenous communities to build affordable housing.
- The Aboriginal Business Investment Fund provided Indigenous community-owned businesses with up to $500,000 for ventures benefitting communities and the economy.
- Partnered with the federal government to fund affordable homes and create jobs at the Elizabeth Metis Settlement.
Working with Indigenous communities, the federal government, industry and other stakeholders to support strong, vibrant Indigenous communities and people who fully participate in a prosperous, competitive and diverse Alberta. The ministry is also responsible for:
- promoting social and economic opportunities for Indigenous Peoples
- co-leading Indigenous training for all Alberta public servants
- working with other ministries to develop opportunities for Indigenous Peoples to influence land and resource management decisions.
Budget 2022 is moving Alberta forward by building health system capacity, getting more Albertans working, and balancing the budget.
Three grants will help provide Indigenous women in Alberta with the skills and support they need to find careers and improve their livelihoods.
Marking a milestone with First Nation health partners
Immunization records for First Nation members are now reliably accessible in real time, marking an important step to help reduce preventable disease.
Reclaiming Indigenous names
Residential school survivors and their families can file for a legal name change to traditional Indigenous names at no cost.
Partnering to build Indigenous housing in Calgary
Worked across governments and with Calgary community organizations to help create more affordable housing for Indigenous seniors.
- Jun 23, 2022
A new expression of interest invites Indigenous artists to design a monument in memory of children who died at residential schools.
- Jun 22, 2022
Grants to five urban Indigenous organizations will help Indigenous people stay connected to their cultures and support their well-being.
- Jun 21, 2022
Premier Jason Kenney issued this statement on National Indigenous Peoples Day: