Indigenous and Local Communities Engagement and Partnership Program recipients in 2019

From: Transport Canada

The Government of Canada respects Indigenous rights and is working in partnership with Indigenous communities to implement the Oceans Protection Plan (OPP). Through the OPP, 21 projects will be funded under the Indigenous and Local Communities Engagement and Partnership Program (ILCEPP) to support long-term, ongoing Indigenous engagement and partnership.

For more information about the ILCEPP, email us TC.ILCEPP-PPMCAL.TC@tc.gc.ca

Projects funded under the Indigenous and Local Communities Engagement and Partnership Program in 2019

Organization Location Project Funding
The Native Women's Association of Canada National Indigenous Women's Voices on Marine Safety and Oceans and Waterway Environmental Protection $294,015
NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC) Newfoundland Strengthening OPP initiatives on Marine Safety with Indigenous Involvement of NunatuKavut Communities in Southern Labrador $299,000
The Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq Nova Scotia Mainland Mi’kmaw Oceans Research Initiative $300,000
Maritime Aboriginal Peoples Council Nova Scotia Cloceans Engage $294,000
Nation huronne-wendat Quebec Project to support engagement, follow-up and analysis of OPP initiatives by Nation huronne-wendat within the framework of ILCEPP $299,528
Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke Quebec Participation in longer-term Engagement Work on one or more OPP initiatives $270,000
Conseil de la Première nation des Innus Essipit Quebec Coordination of activities, initiatives and consultation related to maritime transport within the traditional territory of Essipiunnuat. $300,000
Kativik Regional Government Quebec Nunavik Marine Infrastructure Sustainability $138,000
Institut de développement durable des Premières Nations du Québec et du Labrador (IDDPNQL) Quebec IDDPNQL’s long-term OPP engagement: strengthening the capacities of First Nations in Quebec and supporting dialogue $268,755
Chiefs of Ontario Ontario Partnering with First Nations in Ontario to Protect our Waters $299,229
First Nations Fisheries Council (FNFC) of BC British Columbia FNFC OPP Project Coordinator $300,000
First Nations Fisheries Council of BC British Columbia FNFC Marine Research and Science Committee $300,000
First Nations Fisheries Council of BC British Columbia FNFC Ship Movement and Vessel Management Committee $300,000
First Nations Fisheries Council of BC British Columbia FNFC Emergency Preparedness and Response Committee $300,000
W̱SÁNEĆ Leadership Council British Columbia W̱SÁNEĆ Leadership Council Vessel Traffic Issues Research and Outreach Capacity Project $299,000
The First Nations of the Maa-nulth Treaty Society British Columbia The First Nations of the Maa-nulth Treaty Society $300,000
Nisga’a Lisims Government British Columbia Nisga’a Lisims Government Engagement in OPP and Shorezone Mapping $299,974
Inuvialuit Regional Corporation Northwest Territories Marine Program Coordinator $300,000
Joint Secretariat - Inuvialuit Settlement Region Northwest Territories Inuvialuit Settlement Region Shipping Legislation Workshop Proposal $103,595
Nunavut Impact Review Board Nunavut Nunavut Marine Council: Enhancing Capacity to Serve Nunavummiut $300,000
Qikiqtani Inuit Association Nunavut Inuit - Crown Liaison for Marine Affairs $300,000

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