United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Reporting Act

An Act to provide for reporting on compliance with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Sponsor

Robert-Falcon Ouellette  Liberal

Introduced as a private member’s bill. (These don’t often become law.)

Status

Introduced, as of Dec. 14, 2016

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Summary

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This enactment requires the Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development to table an annual report in Parliament on Canada’s compliance with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

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April 23rd, 2018 / 5:30 p.m.
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Member, National Indigenous Economic Development Board

Chief Sharon Stinson Henry

Bill C-262 does provide the legislative framework to implement the declaration, and it sets out the principles. UNDRIP is such a great document, and the bill supports it. Our board supports both, of course.

I don't know if that answers your question, but the framework is there and the work has to be done. In my view, if you try to mix two bills—Bill C-69, and I think there's a Bill C-332 out there, speaking to the finance side of things and amending the corporations act—and start to mix these things up, we'll just be spinning our wheels and won't get Bill C-262 through.

United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Reporting ActRoutine Proceedings

December 14th, 2016 / 3:30 p.m.
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Liberal

Robert-Falcon Ouellette Liberal Winnipeg Centre, MB

moved for leave to introduce Bill C-332, An Act to provide for reporting on compliance with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

Mr. Speaker, I am proud to have the support of the member for Etobicoke Centre.

I rise today to present a bill that would offer a higher of accountability, an act to provide for reporting on compliance with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. The federal government in consultations with provincial and territorial governments and with first nations, Métis, and Inuit peoples must report 15 sitting days after June 2 of every year. This legislation would fulfill the seven teachings of honesty, knowledge, humility, respect, love, effort, and courage.

[Member spoke in aboriginal language]

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(Motions deemed adopted, bill read the first time and printed)