That is why we are allocating more resources and attention to Northern issues than at any time in our country's history. This vessel will be named in honour of the late Prime Minister John G. We are further bolstering Canada's Arctic-capable fleet by investing in new patrol ships capable of sustained operations in first-year ice.We have a clear vision for the North and are working to ensure the region achieves its rightful place within a strong and sovereign Canada. These ships will be able to patrol the length of the Northwest Passage during the navigable season and its approaches year-round.The broad objective of the Indigenous Affairs Branch is to facilitate the participation of Indigenous people in Canada's natural and cultural heritage places.
The revised legislation means that First Nations individuals who are registered Indians and members of Bands, or individuals residing or working on reserves, can now make complaints of discrimination to the Canadian Human Rights Commission (CHRC) relating to decisions or actions arising from, or pursuant to the .
During a period of transition, this PSLRB website will continue to provide archived reports, decisions, and transitional information.
Please visit the new PSLREB website for the most recent content.
Fisheries and Oceans Canada delivers a number of programs in support of these objectives.
See the links on the right for information on specific programs and legislation affecting Aboriginal fishing in Canada.