Learning about international and national standards helps communities to defend their lands.
This backgrounder produced by the Government of Canada outlines the recent passing of Bill C-15.
This excellent plain language manual describes Free Prior and Informed Consent for Indigenous communities and provides 4 steps in the FPIC process: Community mobilization, Negotiation, Decision Making, Project Monitoring. The manual ends with a discussion of ways to get a fair deal between communities and companies.
The article, based on several years of dialogue and interviews and a two-day workshop on FPIC, offers insight into Indigenous perspectives on FPIC advancing an Indigenous-informed relational approach to consultation and consent seeking.
This news article discusses the implementation and passing of UNDRIP in Canada
This news article is an opinion piece outlining the benefits surrounding the implementation of UNDRIP in Canada
This news article discusses a new funding plan in Canada that is directed towards supporting Indigenous peoples in the healthcare system