The Aboriginal Affairs Committee is an advisory body to City Council. Any advice or recommendations regarding Aboriginal Peoples that require action or implementation by staff must be considered by the Aboriginal Affairs Committee and approved by City Council.

Members are made up of Executive Directors and/or Designates from the organizations and institutions in Toronto serving Toronto’s Aboriginal communities:

Current membership for 2014-2018 term:

  • Executive Director, or designate, Native Canadian Centre of Toronto
  • Executive Director, or designate, Miziwe Biik, Aboriginal Employment and Training
  • Executive Director, or designate, Native Child and Family Services of Toronto
  • Co-ordinating Principal, or designate, Aboriginal Education Centre, Toronto District School Board
  • Director, or designate, First Nations House, University of Toronto
  • President, or designate, Toronto and York Region Métis Council
  • Executive Director, or designate, Nishnawbe Homes Inc.
  • Executive Director, or designate, Native Men’s Residence
  • President, or designate, Metis Nation of Ontario
  • Director, or designate, Aboriginal Initiatives, Ryerson University
  • Counsellor, or designate, George Brown College
  • Executive Director, or designate, Native Women’s Resource Centre
  • Executive Director, or designate, Toronto Council Fire
  • Executive Director, or designate, Anduhyuan