Saskatoon to look into implementing UN Indigenous rights declaration – CBC

Saskatoon to look into implementing UN Indigenous rights declaration – CBC

by ahnationtalk on July 20, 202114 Views

Jul 20, 2021

UNDRIP affirms right of Indigenous people to language, self-determination

Saskatoon city councillors have voted in favour of examining the possibility of implementing the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People (UNDRIP).

At a meeting of the governance and priorities committee on Monday, councillors voted unanimously in favour of administration writing a report on how UNDRIP could be implemented at a local level, and what potential financial and other effects might come with it being enacted.

In his motion, Mayor Charlie Clark noted that many other Canadian cities, including Toronto and Vancouver, are in the process of implementing the declaration, and said there is no reason why Saskatoon should not go down a similar road.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatoon/city-to-look-into-implementing-un-indigenous-rights-declaration-1.6109696

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