Fact sheet – Bill C-15

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Bill C-15 – United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act

Building a brighter future. Building a better Canada.

The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples is a comprehensive international human rights instrument on the rights of Indigenous peoples around the world.

The objective of Bill C-15 is to advance the federal implementation of the Declaration in consultation and cooperation with Indigenous peoples. The goal of Bill C-15 is to create a roadmap to implement the Declaration in Canada in partnership with Indigenous peoples.

Bill C-15 can help:

How we developed Bill C-15

Bill C-15 explained

If passed, Bill C-15 will create a roadmap for the Government to work cooperatively with Indigenous peoples to:

Developed with Indigenous peoples, the action plan would include measures to:

Key Guiding Principles

Bill C-15’s preamble will guide this work, with an emphasis on:

Bill C-15 affirms:

Implementation is expected to be done over time, in collaboration with Indigenous peoples.

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What is the Declaration?

What is the Declaration?

About the legislation

About the legislation

Why implement the Declaration?

Why implement the Declaration?

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