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Liberal Party of Canada
2,826 days in office
42nd Parliament of Canada
03 Dec 2015 - 11 Sep 2019
43rd Parliament of Canada
05 Dec 2019 - 15 Aug 2021
44th Parliament of Canada
22 Nov 2021 - Present

The Canadian federal election of 2021 (officially the 44th Canadian general election) took place on September 20, 2021, and elected members of the House of Commons to Canada’s 44th Parliament. The Liberal Party, led by outgoing Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, won 160 seats, forming a second consecutive minority government.

The Trudeau government had originally made 569 promises in its 2021 campaign platform and press releases. This number was reduced to 352 by an extensive, multi-coder process of sorting promises according to their degree of precision and importance to society. Unclear and less important promises were removed from the analysis.

For an analysis of the achievements of Justin Trudeau’s first government (2015-2019), see Birch and Pétry (2019), Assessing Justin Trudeau’s Liberal Government. 353 promises and a mandate for change, published by Les Presses de l’Université Laval.

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Promise History

3.10.71 - “A re-elected Liberal government will […] [c]reate a navigator position to help Indigenous entrepreneurs find programs that apply to their situation”

Published: Nov 2021
Partially kept

The government is implementing a number of measures to help create a “Navigator for Aboriginal businesses”. However, it is not promoting the emergence of a “navigator” position, but rather a one-stop service.

“To help make things easier for Indigenous businesses, organizations, and communities, a new service is now available through Indigenous Services Canada: the Indigenous Business Navigator Service.//This new service provides a single point of contact that connects Indigenous organizations and businesses to services and programs from different Government of Canada departments.//As a one-window approach, the requestor can simply email including their information and the type of help needed, and a representative will respond and help connect the client with the appropriate service or program”

Partially kept

Creation of the Aboriginal Business Navigator.

“The navigator can help connect you with programs and services across different Government of Canada departments and agencies. Whether you are looking to access capital, or looking for help with community economic development planning, the navigator will help you find the information and support that best fits your needs”

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Forward. For Everyone

Published: Nov 2021

Reference Documents

“Indigenous Navigators provide support and advocacy for First Nations, Inuit, Métis and urban Indigenous patients and families by: facilitating and coordinating access to cancer services for palliative and supportive care addressing cultural and spiritual needs networking with Indigenous and non-Indigenous partners to make the cancer journey a culturally safe experience”

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