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This article is based on two presentations at the Free, Prior and Informed Consent Forum of 2015, by Chief Roger William. These presentations were made following the legal process that began in 1998 which resulted in the 2014 declaration by the Supreme Court of Canada recognizing Tsilhqot’in title. He suggests that in recognizing the land title of First Peoples, consent is now required for development.
Controversy over the interpretation of FPIC as a "veto" is a major roadblock to Canada's implementation of UNDRIP.
In July 2017, the Supreme Court of Canada released two major decisions on the Crown’s duty to consult and accommodate Indigenous peoples. Those decisions provide important guidance that can help to ensure Indigenous peoples’ constitutional rights are better recognized and respected moving forward.
This article touches on Canada's 150th celebration and how it translates into 150 years of colonialism for Aboriginals in Canada.
This document takes a look at the implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) in Canada where there is an opportunity to explore and reconceive the relationship between international law, Indigenous peoples’ own laws and Canada’s constitutional narratives.
Despite the government of Canada's endorsement of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), little progress has been made towards its implementation. Canada in a state of crisis.