The NAFC’s Policy Team works with community partners and different levels of government to ensure the needs and priorities of the Friendship Centre Movement are heard. Drawing on the expertise of the NAFC’s network of service-delivery experts, the Policy Team writes, researches, and provides recommendations for policy and legislative reform on a range of issues, including but not limited to:

  • Child Welfare
  • Languages
  • Reconciliation
  • Employment
  • Housing and Homelessness
  • Criminal Justice
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 Past Submissions and Testimonies
  • March 19, 2019: The Standing Senate Committee on Aboriginal Peoples
  • February 26, 2019: Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage
  • May 9, 2018: Standing Senate Committee on Aboriginal Peoples
  • June 2, 2016: Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs
  • March 8, 2016: Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development
  • April 30, 2002: Standing Senate Committee on Aboriginal Peoples
    • Access, provision, and delivery of services, policy and jurisdictional issues, employment and education, access to economic opportunities, youth participation and empowerment, and other related matters