Our Mission and Mandate

Our Mission

Policy North’s mission is to work with Indigenous communities in the North to build policy and economic development capacity so that they can meet the changing needs of residents.

Our Mandate

At Policy North, our mandate is to:

  1. Work with Indigenous communities to design and plan research projects and proposals that meet their social, entrepreneurial, economic, community, and political needs;
  2. Conduct high-quality and transformative research that supports community goals;
  3. Bridge the gap between northern Indigenous communities and settler government agencies;
  4. Present opportunities for training and professional development so that communities develop local expertise.