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Organization: Congress of Aboriginal Peoples  
Phone Numbers: 613-747-6022
Toll-Free: 1-888-997-9927
Fax: 613-747-8834
867 St Laurent Blvd
Ottawa, ON
K1K 3B1
Intersection: St Laurent Blvd and McArthur Ave
Location: Ottawa
Executives: Robert Bertrand - National Chief
Kim Beaudin - National Vice-Chief
Service Description: National representative body for Aboriginal advocacy * annual general assemblies * lobbies for federal funds

Nationally administers programs including Aboriginal youth civic engagement, Aboriginal skills and employment training funds

Provincial and territorial organizations formally and legally associate themselves as affiliates * the affiliates deliver the programs to their constituents: off-reserve Non-Status and Status Indians, M¨¦tis Aboriginal Peoples and and Southern Inuit Aboriginal Peoples living in urban, rural, remote and isolated areas


Eligibility / Target Population: Affiliation limited to one organization per province or territory * no individual memberships
Languages: English
Area Served:
See Also: Advocacy and Social Action for Indigenous Peoples

This information was last completely updated on January 18, 2019

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"About Us"
The Congress of Aboriginal Peoples (formerly known as the Native Council of Canada) is the national representative organization and the national voice for the constituency and their Affiliate Organizations making up the Congress' family of advocates for the Off-Reserve, Non-Status, and Status Indians, M¨¦tis and Southern Inuit Aboriginal Peoples living in urban, rural remote and isolated areas throughout Canada. As of 2011, more than 70 percent of Aboriginal Peoples live off-reserve.