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Federal Election

How will your party go about recognizing the laws, traditions, customs of Indigenous lands, territories and resources?

Article 27 of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples read in Dakelh by Grand Chief Ed John, Hereditary Chief of Tl’azt’en Nation

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Federal Election

What will your party do to protect Indigenous languages and ensure that Indigenous peoples have access to an education in their own culture and language?

Article 14 of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples read in Kanien’kéka by Ellen Gabriel of the Kanien'kehá:ka Nation

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Federal Election

What will your party do to ensure the free, prior, and informed consent of Indigenous Peoples in regards to their lands, territories, and resources?

Article 10 of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples read in French by Mariam Wallet Mohamed Aboubakrine of the Tuareg people.

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Federal Election

How is your party making Indigenous Peoples’ human rights a priority in Canada this election?

Article 1 of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples read in English by Kenneth Deer of the Mohawk Nation.

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Open Letter to All Candidates in the Federal Election

Read the full letter on why the next session of parliament must prioritize protection and fulfillment of the human rights of Indigenous peoples.

Joint Statement on Free, Prior and Informed Consent

Read the full joint statement made by Coalition members at the United Nations Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. An abbreviated version of the statement was delivered at the UN in Geneva by Grand Chief Wilton Littlechild.

Indigenous human rights advocates horrified that handful of Senators blocked Bill C-262

Read the full public statement released by the Coalition on the Senates failure to pass Bill C-262.

Stalling on Bills C-262 and C-337 undermines Canada’s democratic process, jeopardizes reconciliation and fails to protect human rights

Read the full letter to Parliamentarians on Bill C-262 and C-337 and how they are critical to reconciliation.

Hyperbole and misrepresentation must not prevent Senate passing Bill C-262

Read the full joint public statement and response to stalling tactics being deployed to stall the progression and passing of Bill C-262 within the Senate.

 

2019 Federal Election

Learn more about the upcoming federal elections, issues of importance to Indigenous peoples and party positions on the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples on our election page.

 


The Coalition

Find out more about the Coalition on the Human Rights of Indigenous Peoples and our work in Canada.