The Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples (RCAP) was established by Order in Council on August 26, 1991, and it submitted in October 1996 the Report of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples. The RCAP was mandated to investigate and propose solutions to the challenges affecting the relationship between Aboriginal peoples (First Nations, Inuit, Métis), the Canadian government and Canadian society as a whole.
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This database provides access to documents, such as intervenor project submissions, publications, research reports and hearing transcripts that supported the writing of the report of the RCAP.
The database is keyword searchable and filterable by:
- Document type
- Public hearing date
Note: Documents submitted to the RCAP reflect the original language used in the documents. There are many items available in the database in both official languages, English and French. However, a significant portion of the collection exists in English only.
Note: Abbreviated titles have been used in the drop-down menu for Project Area. Please see search help: item page for the complete titles.
- Document Type
- Intervenor Project Submission
- RCAP Publication
- Research Report
Interpret the search results page
The search results page displays the following fields:
- Item Number
- Document Type
Depending on what details are in the actual document, the item page will include some, but not all, of the following fields:
- Title [Actual title of the document]
- Author(s) [Author(s) of the document]
- Project Area
- Public Hearing Date
- Item Number [Reference number used in the database]
- Reference [RCAP reference number used by the RCAP]
Note: Abbreviated titles have been used in the drop-down menu for Project Area. Please see the following list for the complete titles.
Employment and Economic Development
Aboriginal Employment and Economic Development in Natural Resources Industries
Land, Resource and Environment
Land, Resource and Environment Regimes
Canada's Fiduciary Obligations
Canada's Fiduciary Obligations to Aboriginal People