Frequently Asked Questions

  • Q.What is the NETWORK?

    The Montreal Urban Aboriginal Community Strategy NETWORK (NETWORK) was created to provide opportunities for organizations serving the Aboriginal people in the greater Montreal area an opportunity to broaden their achievements by – and create measurable and sustainable improvements in – the following:

    a). Sharing information and transferring knowledge about Aboriginal people’s needs – including available services, useful resources, and potential opportunities;

    b). Prioritizing needs;

    c). Exploring and initiating joint projects that address gaps in and duplication of services;

    d). Creating opportunities to develop and strengthen working relationships

  • Q.How do I get involved with the NETWORK or Working Committees?

    There are multiple ways to getting involved with the NETWORK. You can:

    a). E-mail or telephone the coordinator and ask questions

    b). Sign up and join the NETWORK and get monthly updates

    c). Participate in a working committee of your choice

    d). Act as a volunteer to support a working committee

    e). Attend and support local Aboriginal events and meet new people

  • Q.What can the NETWORK do for me?

    The NETWORK will give you access to a wealth of knowledge of issues facing the Montreal urban Aboriginal population and the opportunity to meet individuals (urban aboriginal people, Montreal citizens etc.) and service providers/organizations who are interested in making a change in the socio-economic conditions of the urban Aboriginal population of Montreal

  • Q.Why should I contact the NETWORK?

    By contacting the NETWORK, you will be able to connect with participating Aboriginal organizations in Montreal, meet municipal, provincial and federal government representatives who work on improving the socio-economic conditions of Aboriginal people and join a group that may help you further your knowledge about Aboriginal people’s needs, services and resources

  • Q.Who is involved with the NETWORK?

    The NETWORK is made up of Aboriginal service providers in the Montreal area, local urban Aboriginal people, representatives from the municipal, provincial, federal, First Nations and Inuit government and the general population who wish to provide opportunities for organizations serving the Aboriginal people in the greater Montreal area

  • Q.Do I have to pay to be part of the NETWORK?

    No, you do not have to pay to take part in the NETWORK.

    The NETWORK is made up of volunteers looking to improve the quality of life of the Aboriginal people in the greater Montreal area.We ask that you attend our local events and support local Aboriginal initiatives. By telling a friend and getting others involved, you will be able to follow your interest in Aboriginal issues

  • Q.What kind of information is available on the NETWORK?

    The NETWORK developed a website to provide answers to any questions or concerns that you may have.

    If you cannot find the answer to a specific question, then we ask you to contact our coordinator

  • Q.When does the NETWORK meet?

    The NETWORK meets once every 4 months (3 times a year).

    We try to meet in the beginning of the fiscal year (April/May), the Fall (September/October) and the Winter (January/February)

  • Q.Does the NETWORK providing funding to services and programs?

    No the NETWORK does not provide funding.

    However, the NETWORK will work to get you in touch with organizations, governments and private sectors who may be of assistance and individuals who can help point you in the right direction and give you important feedback

  • Q.How is the NETWORK structured?

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