CAP actively undertakes legal research, interventions, and political action to demand that the CAP-Daniels Decision be upheld and the rights of our constituents are protected and respected regardless of their residence or Indian Act status.
In December 2018, a renewed Political Accord between CAP and the Government of Canada was signed, building a foundation to work in cooperation on jointly agreed objectives, policy priorities, and a process for implementation with resources and funding.Learn more
The CAP-Daniels Decision is the culmination of a 17-year long legal battle between the Congress of Aboriginal Peoples and the Government of Canada, which finally has made it clear that the Federal Government is legally accountable for Métis and Non-status Indian interests.Learn more
The Indigenous Peoples Survey is a national survey of First Nations peoples living off reserve, Métis and Inuit. The survey provides important information concerning Indigenous Peoples such as language, harvesting, handcrafting and cultural activities, housing and mobility. The data can be used to inform policy and programming activities aimed at improving the well-being of Indigenous peoples.Learn more