Bill C-262 provides a framework for the federal government to ensure that the laws of Canada are in harmony with the U.N. Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. The Truth and Reconciliation Commission called for the adoption of the Declaration in its recommendations.
Member of Parliament and NDP Intergovernmental Aboriginal Affairs Critic Romeo Saganash introduced the private member’s bill in Parliament in April 2016.
PSAC urges its members to sign the petition and call on Parliament to adopt Bill C-262.