Guiding Principles

  1. Co-development, Co-design, and Co-deliveryThe collaborative approach in action – working as equal partners in the development, design, and delivery of federal programs and activities involving the lives and resources of Indigenous Peoples.
  2. InclusionOur work includes you. We want to hear your ideas and opinions on the future of Fisheries and Oceans Canada’s Indigenous programs.
  3. OpennessWe are open to all ideas: great and small, new and old, national and regional, traditional and modern.
  4. RespectInclusion and openness require respect. Disrespectful conduct will be promptly and fairly addressed.
  5. Clear CommunicationsWe will use plain language and visual media – and avoid overusing acronyms.