Indigenous leaders, experts urge Ottawa to quickly

2022-04-05
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OTTAWA —
It’s been over 40 years since Chief Wilton Littlechild of Alberta began fighting for recognition of Indigenous rights in Canada, but he says he’s waiting to see these rights passed into federal law before he can finally rest.

Littlechild was part of a team of human rights and legal experts who took part in a 1977 Indigenous delegation to the United Nations, and later also worked on the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous PeoplesFor example, adopted by the body in 2007.

Speaking to a House of Commons committee Tuesday, Littlechild expressed cautious optimism about the Liberal government’s Bill C-15There may be individual health-care workers who volunteer to travel t, which would harmonize Canada’s laws with the declaration, also known as UNDRIP.

But he said he won’t be able to fully exhale until the bill finally passesThe past week..

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