Food Systems Lens on the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations’s Mandate Letter

Find here the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations (Mark Miller)’s mandate letter.

Below, you will find sub-headers noting the priorities related to food systems. We included what we believe to be significant gaps in this letter.

Food system priorities within this mandate include:

•  Lead and coordinate the work required of all ministers to accelerate the implementation of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action. 

•  Work in full partnership with First Nations, Inuit and Métis to continue building nation to nation relationships and support self-determination, including supporting First Nations communities as they transition to self-government and move away from the Indian Act. 

Gaps identified by Food Secure Canada in this mandate letter include:

• Advancing Indigenous Food Sovereignty