Vote topic

That, in the opinion of the House, the Indian Act is the embodiment of failed colonial and paternalistic policies which have denied First Nations their rights, fair share in resources; fostered mistrust and created systemic barriers to the self-determination and success of First Nations, and that elimination of these barriers requires the government to initiate a formal process of direct engagement with First Nations within three months of passage of this motion, on a nation-to-nation basis, which focuses on replacing the Indian Act with new agreements based on: ( a) the constitutional, treaty, and inherent rights of all First Nations; (b) the historical and fiduciary responsibilities of the Crown to First Nations; (c) the standards established in the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, including the principle of free, prior, and informed consent; (d) respect, recognition, reconciliation and support for First Nations; (e) partnership and mutual accountability between the Crown and First Nations; and (f) stability and safety of First Nations; and that this process be completed within two years before reporting with a series of concrete deliverables for the government to act upon.

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Result

Yes 129
NDP Bloc Liberal Green
No 156
Conservative

Conservative

Didn't vote Diane Ablonczy
Didn't vote Scott Armstrong
Didn't vote Keith Ashfield
Didn't vote Bob Dechert
Didn't vote Randy Hoback
Didn't vote Peter Kent
Didn't vote Andrew Scheer

NDP

Didn't vote Niki Ashton
Didn't vote Guy Caron
Didn't vote Chris Charlton
Didn't vote Réjean Genest
Didn't vote Brian Masse
Didn't vote Isabelle Morin
Didn't vote Dany Morin
Didn't vote Romeo Saganash
Didn't vote Djaouida Sellah

Bloc

Liberal

Independent

Didn't vote Peter Goldring

Green