Dialogue and collaboration
Hydro-Québec has implemented various means to ensure good relations with Indigenous communities. Key among these is our dedicated team of advisors who make regular visits to Indigenous communities in every region of Québec. Discover the 11 Indigenous nations with whom we maintain an ongoing dialogue.
In 2019, Hydro-Québec adopted a policy governing its relations with Indigenous communities. The policy formally sets out our commitment to involve Indigenous communities in our decisions and initiatives, with a view to fostering the acceptability, and hence the integration, of our projects and activities.
This commitment involves maintaining and improving our relations with Indigenous communities, while also creating an open and welcoming workplace for Indigenous staff members that takes their realities into account.Policy on relations with Indigenous communities [PDF 112 kB - in French only ]
In 2021, the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business awarded Hydro-Québec Silver certification under its Progressive Aboriginal Relations (PAR) program. Based on continuous improvement, PAR certification recognizes organizations that, through their actions and efforts, have become Canadian leaders in Indigenous relations.