News From Canada

Canada would be the first country in the world to harmonize its federal laws with the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) if the Senate passes Bill C-262, according to the chair of the UN permanent forum on Indigenous issues.


Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde is urging the Senate to pass Bill C-262, a private member’s bill tabled by NDP MP Romeo Saganash. (CBC News)