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British Columbia Becomes 1st Canadian Province to Pass UN Indigenous Rights Declaration

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Date: November 26, 2019

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November 26, 2019

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British Columbia has become the first jurisdiction in Canada to pass legislation implementing the United Nations Declaration on Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP).

The legislation, dubbed Bill 41, passed the committee stage and third reading at the B.C. legislature unanimously on Tuesday, to cheers and applause from MLAs on both sides of the house.

For more information, read the news release on the BC Government’s website or PDF.

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