As Saskatoon explores UNDRIP implementation, Indigenous voices want more from federal and provincial leaders – CBC

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As Saskatoon explores UNDRIP implementation, Indigenous voices want more from federal and provincial leaders – CBC

by ahnationtalk on November 18, 202127 Views

Canada is failing miserably on reconciliation, says Indigenous educator

Nov 18, 2021

The City of Saskatoon is examining the possibility of implementing the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People (UNDRIP) after councillors voted unanimously in July in favour of administration writing a report on potential implementation.

The UNDRIP document, passed by the UN General Assembly in 2007, affirms the rights of Indigenous people to their language, culture, self-determination and traditional lands. It also establishes “minimum standards for the survival and well-being” of Indigenous people.

Federal Bill C-15, which will see Canada formally adopt UNDRIP, has been approved already by the House of Commons and the Senate. Though Conservatives in both chambers largely voted against it, the legislation received royal assent on National Indigenous Peoples Day this year.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/as-saskatoon-explores-undrip-implementation-indigenous-voices-want-more-from-federal-and-provincial-leaders-1.6251125

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