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Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC)

The Public Health Agency of Canada provides the primary funding for the Aboriginal Head Start program. Their overall mission is to help the people of Canada maintain and improve their overall health outcomes for all people. The mandate focuses on three broad areas:

  • National Health policy systems, including health care

  • Health promotion and protection, including disease, illness and injury prevention

  • First Nation, Métis and Inuit Health


Alberta Education


Through safe and caring schools for all students, Alberta’s government is making life better by investing in education – one of the most important investments we can make in our future.

The Ministry has the following responsibilities:

  • develop curriculum and set standards

  • evaluate curriculum and assess outcomes

  • teacher development and certification

  • support students with diverse learning needs

  • fund and support school boards

  • First Nations, Métis and Inuit and Francophone education

  • oversees basic education policy and regulations

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