United Nations Statements on Indigenous People

On September 13, 2007, the CBC published an article on Canada's opposition and "no" vote to the passing United Nations declaration of on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. The article states that "In his address to the General Assembly before the vote, Canada's UN ambassador, John McNee, said Canada had "significant concerns" over the declaration's wording."  You can read the full article here.

In May 2016, Canada officially adopted the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP).
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