Canada will implement UN Declaration on Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Carolyn Bennett says – In-Depth-Toronto Star

Canada will implement UN Declaration on Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Carolyn Bennett says – In-Depth-Toronto Star

by ahnationtalk on November 16, 2015286 Views

Nov 12 2015

Indigenous and Northern Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett says the new Liberal government will rebuild the relationship with First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples.

OTTAWA—Indigenous and Northern Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett says the new Liberal government will rebuild the relationship with First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples by including them in every decision that affects them and their land.

“That means starting out right, such that everything has been considered before a decision is taken so that you can find that win-win of ‘you can develop there but not there,’ ” Bennett said in an interview this week, when asked how the Liberals plan to make good on their promise to implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP).

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