FNIGC is a dedicated Centre that serves as the permanent home of the First Nations Regional Longitudinal Health Survey (RHS) and provides information, research, training, data collection, analysis and dissemination services to First Nations at the community, regional and national levels. The Centre is located in Ottawa.
The First Nations Principles of OCAP™ (ownership, control, access, and possession) means that First Nations control data collection processes in their communities. First Nations own, protect and control how their information is used. Access to First Nations data is important and First Nations determine, under appropriate mandates and protocols, how access to external researchers are