Priority 7: Peoples-specific, self-determined care

A culturally appropriate approach that addresses the needs of individuals should be offered through Peoples-specific programs and services. This can be achieved through innovative approaches where Peoples-specific leadership is demonstrated through self-determined health programs and services that meet the needs of communities.


  1. Design and deliver First Nations-determined programs and services.
  2. Reduce jurisdictional barriers.
  3. Improve communication, navigation and coordination across the system.

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  1. Design and deliver Inuit-driven programs and services.
  2. Improve coordination and navigation of care.
  1. Design and deliver Métis-determined programs and services.
  2. Reduce jurisdictional barriers and improve communication, navigation, and coordination.