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Letter: Time for Trudeau to walk his talk

Time for Trudeau to walk his talk on Indigenous rights

Time for Trudeau to walk his talk

I wait impatiently for Trudeau to fully implement the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples — including the right to withhold or grant their free, prior and informed consent for development projects on their lands and in their waters.

Ten years is far too long to wait, the 10th anniversary of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples should be an impossible-to-ignore wake up call to Prime Minister Trudeau that respecting Indigenous communities as equal partners is a requisite part of reconciliation and a priority for this country.

Richard Kildaw

Penticton

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