Learning about international and national standards helps communities to defend their lands.
This paper critiques current Canadian consultation processes and proposes changes to improve their effectiveness with respect to Indigenous values and legal orders, in order to strengthen the relationship between Indigenous peoples and Canadian governments.
This paper addresses two case studies, a mining policy identified in the Cree Nation of James Bay and a community-driven impact assessment process identified by the Squamish Nation. The paper aims to articulate Indigenous-driven mechanisms and how these can transform how FPIC is implemented in practice.
This guide was developed by Conservation International (CI), in order to provide clear guidelines for implementing Free, Prior and Informed Consent effectively. It clearly defines acronyms, key words, background information, benefits of following FPIC, and a description for adopting the process in each step of the process.
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