Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada (CIRNAC)

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Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada (CIRNAC)

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  • Department of Indian and Northern Affairs
  • Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development
  • Indigenous and Northern Affairs

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On July 15, 2019, legislation dissolving Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada and formally establishing the mandates of 2 new departments, Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs (CIRNAC) and Indigenous Services Canada (ISC), came into effect.


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