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Today, the honourable Carolyn Bennett, minister of Relations of Crown-Aboriginal, has launched the strategic Framework for the Arctic and Northern Canada.

A long-term strategic vision for the Arctic and Northern canadian

On September 10, 2019 — Ottawa (Ontario) — Relationship to Crown-Aboriginal and Northern Affairs Canada

Today, the honourable Carolyn Bennett, minister of Relations of Crown-Aboriginal, has launched the strategic Framework for the Arctic and Northern Canada.

The Framework establishes a long-term strategic vision that will guide the activities and investments of the government of Canada in the Arctic by 2030 and beyond. It will better align the strategic objectives, Canada’s domestic and international priorities of Aboriginal people and northerners.

As the first strategic framework of this scale to be developed in conjunction with aboriginal partners, provincial and territorial, the strategic Framework for the Arctic and Northern Canada is a testament to the willingness of Canada to work in collaboration. The joint development includes a large variety of engagement activities and collaboration, and enables partners to contribute in different ways, depending on their priorities and their capabilities. This inclusive approach will also be used for the implementation.

Using the Framework, Canada is supporting the international collaboration that strengthens the international order based on rules in the Arctic and discusses the main challenges and opportunities that affect people, the economy and the environment of the Arctic and to Northern canadians.

The Framework covers the region, based on an inclusive approach, and illustrates the interests, priorities and unique circumstances of its population. In the framework of this approach, partners from aboriginal, territorial, and provincial were invited to prepare chapters of the Framework that expose their visions, aspirations and priorities of each.

In order to respect and support the self-determination of the Inuit, a chapter on the Inuit Nunangat was developed as a deliverable of the partnership Committee Inuit-Crown. This chapter will guide the way in which the strategic Framework for the Arctic and the North will implement the goals and objectives in Inuit Nunangat. In addition, the territorial governments have prepared chapters outlining their priorities for new investment and new approaches in areas such as economic development, infrastructure and post-secondary education. The Yukon, the northwest Territories and Nunavut also contribute to the drafting of a chapter pan-territorial setting out their possibilities and their common challenges.

The Framework and chapters of partners will form the basis of future discussions so that the work on the Frame is entering the next phase, which is focused on the joint development of implementation and governance, and moving towards approaches that federal, territorial, provincial and aboriginal better integrated to address the challenges and opportunities in the Arctic and in Northern Canada. The chapters of partners will be an integral part of this next step which will be for the improvement of the quality of life of our residents of the Arctic and the North, particularly Aboriginal.

The government of Canada will continue to build on these partnerships and investments to protect the territory, support healthy communities, respecting the rights and interests of Aboriginal people and fostering a strong economy, diversified, sustainable and dynamic in the Arctic and the North.


“We asked the residents of the North what they want. We know that the residents and communities of the Arctic must be at the centre of this Framework. By participating jointly in the development of the strategic Framework for the Arctic and Northern Canada, our partners have helped us to understand and to illustrate the challenges and unique opportunities in different jurisdictions, regions and treaty rights in the Arctic and the North. Together we have developed a common vision for a strong economy, prosperous and sustainable in the Arctic and the North, which will guide our work in the region by 2030 and beyond. “

The honourable Carolyn Bennett, M. D., P. C., députéeMinistre Relations Crown-Aboriginal

“Promoting success in the Arctic is necessary to the building of a nation. We hope that the strategic Framework for the Arctic and the North will give rise to direct investment and strategic to meet the urgent needs of Nunavut in terms of basic infrastructure, housing, health care, education and training, electricity transmission and transportation corridors, and connectivity. We look forward to close the gap that separates the Arctic from the rest of the country, in the interest of all Canadians. “

The honourable Joe SavikataaaqPremier premier of Nunavut

“To diversify our economies, to strengthen the reconciliation and to address the impacts of climate change are common priorities in Canada and the North. The federal Framework strategic for the Arctic and the North is a good starting point and we look forward to the idea of greater collaboration so that we determine the means to achieve our common objectives and the work to be done to improve the life of residents of the North. “

The honourable Sandy SilverPremier minister of the Yukon

“The strategic Framework for the Arctic and the North must be put to use for the Inuit Nunangat and in Canada take part in this exercise of nation-building, thus helping to create prosperity for the Inuit, who, in turn, will benefit the entire canadian population. Our territory covers nearly one-third of Canada’s landmass, including all of its arctic coasts and major offshore areas. The partnerships that respect and promote the self-determination, the rights and governance of the Inuit are therefore essential to the achievement of the goals and objectives of the Framework, particularly at a time when the Arctic is the subject of worldwide attention renewed. ITK is pleased at the prospect of working in the coming months, in partnership with the federal government for advancing the goals and important objectives of the Framework. “

Natan ObedPrésident of the Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK)

Other quotes from the government of Canada

“The new strategic Framework for the Arctic and the North (CSAN) has actually been developed jointly by the government of Canada, the two governments of the First Nations, such as the Gwich’in tribal Council (CTG), and our partner government territorial government of the Northwest Territories. At CTG, we have worked in close collaboration with senior officials of the two governments in the development of CSAN. The final product is the result of this collaboration. This framework will contribute to both reconciliation and the establishment of a base for economic growth for the benefit of all the inhabitants of the North. “Bobbie Jo GreenlandMorgan, grand chief and president of the Gwich’in tribal Council

“The new strategic Framework for Canada’s Arctic and the North will contribute to defining Canada’s responses to the new challenges and opportunities in the North. The Arctic region is a fundamental element of national identity, prosperity, the environment, security and sovereignty of the country. The expansion of Canada’s international commitment will help ensure that the priorities of northerners, particularly Aboriginal peoples, are at the heart of everything we do. “

The honourable asked by chrystia Freeland, C. P., députéeMinistre of foreign Affairs

“As stated in our policy of defence Protection, Security, Commitment, improving our operational capability in the arctic environment that is rapidly changing, is a key priority for Canada. The new strategic Framework for the Arctic and the North, which gives an account of a close collaboration with the communities of the Arctic, will be essential in this regard. The increased activity in the North will lead to an increase in demand for security, and we are investing in a range of new capabilities that will help the canadian armed Forces to better respond to such needs. “

The honourable Harjit S. SajjanMinistre of national Defence

“The government of Canada recognizes that, to succeed in the new global economy, we must build on past achievements, meet the challenges and seize the new economic opportunities that will position the country for the future. The growth Strategy panterritoriale CanNor trace the path to follow in order to build dynamic economies in the territories, increase the prosperity of the North and contribute to the success of Canada as a whole. “

The honourable Navdeep BainsMinistre of Innovation, Science and economic Development and minister responsible for CanNor

“The government of Canada recognizes that transportation contributes greatly to the economic growth and social well-being of northern communities in Canada. The launch today of the strategic Framework for the Arctic and the North reflects our commitment to better meet the unique needs of the North in terms of transportation. We have invested $ 400 million in additional, for a total of $ 800 million, in the framework of the national Fund for the trade corridors, in order to strengthen the transport infrastructure in the North. These investments will improve access to transportation options that are safe, effective and accessible and help us to keep our promise to build communities that are healthier, safer, and more dynamic in the North and across Canada. “

The honourable Marc GarneauMinistre Transport

“The North is warming three times faster than the global average. This has a direct effect on the well-being and livelihoods – food security to health problems through the infrastructure. We will continue to work with Northern communities to build communities that are resilient and sustainable, and protect the environment while growing the economy. “

The honourable Catherine McKenna,Minister of the Environment and climate Change

“One of the most valuable assets of the Framework is its development in close collaboration with the communities of the North and the Arctic in order to take account of indigenous knowledge. It is in this spirit that we strive to meet all of our common commitments to ensure the safety and security of Canadians. “

The honourable Ralph Goodale,Minister of public Safety and emergency preparedness

Quick facts

In December 2016, the first minister Trudeau is committed to jointly develop a strategic framework for the Arctic, together with northerners, the territorial governments, and provincial and Aboriginal people.

The Framework replaces the Strategy for Canada’s North (2009) and the Statement of the foreign policy of Canada (2010).

For the first time, the federal government has worked with indigenous representatives and six territorial governments and provincial to define and jointly develop a long-term vision. The Framework has been developed taking into account the priorities and views of residents of the Arctic and the North.

This collaboration supports the government’s commitment to renew the relationship of nation-to-nation, government-to-government and between the Crown and Inuit, and to ensure that the needs of the residents in the North are acknowledged, respected and taken into account.

The budget 2019 proposed a number of new measures totalling more than $ 700 million to support the Framework and to complement the ongoing efforts to strengthen the communities of the Arctic and the North.

This includes new funding to diversify the options of post-secondary education in the territories, improve the resources in the infrastructure to connect northern and remote communities, and support clean energy production, increasing the number of economic development programs, conduct research critical to the Arctic, and strengthen the global leadership of the canadian Arctic.

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For more information, media may contact :

Matthew Dillon-LeitchDirecteur of communicationsCabinet of the honourable Carolyn BennettMinistre Relations Crown-Autochtones819-997-0002

Relations with the médiasRelations Crown-Aboriginal and Northern Affairs

Relations with the médiasMinistère Defence nationaleTéléphone : 613-996-2353Sans fees :

Relations with the médiasAffaires global

Relations with the médiasAgence canadian economic development

Relations with the médiasTransports

Relations with the médiasEnvironnement and climate Change Canada819-938-3338 or 1-844-836-7799 (toll-free)

Relations with the médiasSécurité public

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