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    Canada and UNDRIP: Q&A with Minister Bennett’s office

    With the introduction of NDP MP Romeo Saganash’s private member’s bill last Thursday, pressure is mounting for the Trudeau government to explain how it will follow through on its commitments to implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, including the right to free, prior, and informed consent.

    Northern Public Affairs is working to bring together information about the Indigenous right to free, prior, and informed consent through the release of its free digital issue, coming in early May.

    The following is a set of answers received on April 26, 2016 from federal Indigenous and Northern Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett in response to questions sent to her office by Northern Public Affairs.

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