Bill C-15 is presently making its way through parliament, meant to align with the UN Declaration of Rights for Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), but despite claims that it protects the human rights of First Nations, several First Nations say they don’t consent and are not being consulted!
Michelle Stirling, Communications Manager for Friends of Science Society discusses how the National Coalition of Chiefs are trying to defeat on-reserve poverty through resource development projects, and UNDRIP may change the existing treaty rights between First Nations and the Crown, and in the view of many chiefs, the bill is flawed.
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NCC Continues Fight Against On-Reserve Poverty – See Latest CounterPoint Interview and Join the Fight!!