Global News: B.C. becomes first province to implement UN Indigenous rights declaration


British Columbia is hoping to become the first province to pass legislation to legally implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP). The legislation was introduced on Thursday and is expected to pass.

The legislation sets a framework to align provincial laws with the standards of the UN declaration. The legislation requires that Indigenous peoples are included in all decision-making that impacts their rights.

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