Implementation of the Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement, the largest class-action settlement in Canadian history, began in 2007. The agreement includes individual and collective elements to address the sad and terrible legacy of Indian Residential Schools (Read More)
Child Protection Act review goes to Public Consultations
Islanders are being asked to weigh in on the province's Child Protection Act starting in February.
The newly-appointed Child Protection Act Review Advisory Committee, which has been tasked with studying the act and looking at whether legislative or policy changes are needed, is accepting written submissions and hosting public meetings across the province (Read More)
Matrimonial Real Property on Reserves
In collaboration with First Nation people, communities and groups, Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC) developed legislation to address a long-standing and unacceptable legislative gap regarding matrimonial real property on reserves (Read More)
Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) Navigator
APC continues to provide NIHB navigator services to the Atlantic. The NIHB Navigator is responsible for advocating on behalf of and supporting Atlantic First Nations clients , communities and organizations to resolve non-insured health benefits (NIHB) and other health related issues. The role of the NIHB Navigator is to assist those having difficulties understanding and accesssing the NIHB services that are currently available. The Navigator can also assist in appealing decisions relating to NIHB programs.