Environmental Management Support Program (EMS)
This funding assists the department in meeting its environmental legal obligations in a timely manner and to support a working collaboration in terms of environmental management capacity with First Nations communities. Funding is available for three main categories:
- Initiatives that enhance environmental planning, awareness, and support efforts towards pollution prevention on reserve;
- initiatives that support environmental management best practices with land and community assets on reserve; and
- Initiatives to improve environmental regulatory compliance on reserve.
For more information:
South First Nations: Contact Indigenous Services Canada Regional Operations (Regina) at (306) 780-5392
North and Central First Nations: Contact Indigenous Services Canada Regional Operations (Prince Albert) at (306) 953-8522
First Nations may also contact their Funding Services Officer directly for a program referral.