Funding for Alberta Native Friendship Centres for urban Aboriginal communities is part of this year’s budget.
Actions underway to improve
well-being of Aboriginal women
See news release.
Metis Women’s Economic Security Council with Premier
Jim Prentice, Legislative Secretary Pearl Calahasen and Associate Minister David Dorward
First Nations Women’s Economic Security Council with Premier Jim Prentice, Legislative Secretary Pearl Calahasen and Associate Minister David Dorward
The Prentice Government and the Alberta Native Friendship Centres Association pledge to take a stand against violence towards Aboriginal women through the Moose Hide Campaign. See news release.
The intent of this publication is to help Albertans gain awareness and understanding of Aboriginal people in the province.
The Northern Alberta Development Council champions the cause of Alberta's northern economies and communities by exploring opportunities for growth, and developing programs and services to facilitate this growth.
Leading the Way: Aboriginal People Today
To help promote a greater understanding of Aboriginal peoples in Alberta, the Aboriginal Relations website features an interactive community profiles map, which provides users with basic information on all eight Metis Settlements and 48 First Nations in the province, including location, population, linguistic groups, and tribal affiliation.
Did You Know?
- Alberta is home to the third largest Aboriginal population in Canada.
- Edmonton is home to 61,765 Aboriginal people, and Calgary is home to 33,375.
- 118,164 First Nations people live in Alberta, representing 14 per cent of all First Nations people in Canada.
- Alberta is home to 96,865 Metis people, the largest Metis population in Canada.
- There are 1,985 Inuit people living in Alberta.
NewsActions underway to improve well-being of Aboriginal women - Mar. 25, 2015
Aboriginal construction program builds opportunities - Mar. 17, 2015
Premier Prentice focuses on First Nations education - Mar. 13, 2015