Our commitment to reconciliation

Ontario is working to address the legacy of residential schools, remove barriers and reconcile relationships with Indigenous peoples.

Join the journey by visiting the Reconciliation Tree.

What we do

  • promote collaboration and coordination across ministries on Indigenous policy and programs in partnership with First Nations, Métis and Inuit
  • set priorities for, and track the progress of, Ontario’s Indigenous agenda
  • enhance government awareness of Indigenous people, issues and best practices for consulting and engaging with Indigenous people
  • work with the federal government to find ways to make the most of federal funding
  • help Indigenous people access Ontario government programs, services and information
  • reform the land claims process to help address historical grievances
  • encourage diversity and inclusion, especially representation of Indigenous people, in the Ontario Public Service

Ministry of Indigenous Affairs and First Nations Economic Reconciliation
160 Bloor Street East, 4th floor
Toronto, Ontario M7A 2E6

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