1.3: United Nations vs. Canada (United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues)

This site is useful for learning about official UN positions on a plethora of indigenous issues. Among the available documents is the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, which was supported by the vast majority of UN members in 2007. This declaration was opposed by  four developed nations with significant indigenous populations: Canada, the United States, Australia, and New Zealand. If Canadians vote in a new government October 19th, should Canada and will Canada reconsider its opposition?

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