Whether you are First Nation, Métis, Inuit or non-Aboriginal, here are some ways to make contact:

Quick Facts

  • Ontario has the largest Aboriginal population in Canada, according to the 2006 Census. Two per cent of Ontario’s population is Aboriginal. About 296,500 Aboriginal people live in Ontario—that’s about 21 per cent of Canada’s total Aboriginal population.
  • Those who identify themselves as First Nations, or as having First Nations ancestry, make up 65 per cent of the Aboriginal population in Ontario. Métis who identify or have ancestry make up 30 per cent. Inuit who identify make up 0.8 per cent.
  • About 27 per cent of Aboriginal people in Ontario are 15 years or younger, as compared to about 18 per cent of the non-Aboriginal population in the province.