Key Areas Addressed:

• The background to and key content of UNDRIP
• The Federal and Provincial governments’ commitment to implementation
• Consent-based decision-making and what is meant by “free, prior and informed consent”
• The role of Indigenous peoples in implementing UNDRIP
• The right to self-determination
• UNDRIP and resource development
• Collaborative government tools, including economic and social opportunities
• UNDRIP as the foundation for social and legal reconciliation