Indian Act

Highlights

  • All Canadians have certain constitutional rights guaranteed in the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Our freedom of expression, the right to vote, and many other vital democratic rights are enshrined ...read more »
  • Most aboriginal people in Canada qualify for special status and benefits under the Indian Act — the 1876 law that governs education, healthcare, land use, hunting rights, and more.read more »
  • Aboriginal self-government is an arrangement allowing aboriginal communities to assume greater responsibility and control over their own internal function, including law-making, taxation, and ...read more »

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  • Responsibility for aboriginal health care is a complicated and contentious issue. All levels of government play a role, but debates exist about who is responsible for what and to what extent.read more »
  • Aboriginal self-government is an arrangement allowing aboriginal communities to assume greater responsibility and control over their own internal function, including law-making, taxation, and ...read more »
  • Most aboriginal people in Canada qualify for special status and benefits under the Indian Act — the 1876 law that governs education, healthcare, land use, hunting rights, and more.read more »
  • The Indian Act is a law that defines the legal rights and status of registered Indians, bands, and their reserves. It governs education, health care, housing, hunting and fishing rights, and many ...read more »
  • Aboriginal people in Canada have a deep history of traditional medicine and these values sometimes clash with practices of modern medicine.read more »
  • All Canadians have certain constitutional rights guaranteed in the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Our freedom of expression, the right to vote, and many other vital democratic rights are enshrined ...read more »