United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
Canada Adopts UN Declaration on Indigenous Peoples, but Some Are Skeptical Anything Will Change
Cheers erupted as Canada announced it will fully support the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, reversing the position of the previous government, which nine years ago made it one of four countries to reject the document.
Energy and Forestry Firms Say Indigenous People Should Have Power to Nix Projects in Canada
“Canada will never realize its full economic potential unless it tackles the question of how to work with First Nations to obtain consent for resource development," said a representative of the BC First Nations Energy & Mining Council.