Investing in Aboriginal Communities

  • $70 million over two years for measures to foster Aboriginal economic development.
  • $70 million over two years to improve First Nations education outcomes.
  • $147 million over two years to stabilize current First Nations and Inuit health programs and promote closer integration with provincial systems for better health outcomes.
  • $43 million over two years for prevention-based models of child and family services on reserve.
  • $330 million over two years to improve access to safe drinking water for First Nations.

Investing in a New North With:

  • An increase in the Northern Residents Deduction to attract skilled workers to northern Canada.
  • $34 million over two years for geo-mapping of natural resources.

• A one-year extension of the Mineral Exploration Tax Credit

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