Romeo Saganash pitches bill to enshrine UN declaration into law

An NDP member of Parliament is in New Brunswick this week to promote his bill that would enshrine the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People into Canadian law.

Quebec MP Romeo Saganash, a former vice-grand chief of the Grand Council of the Crees of James Bay, introduced the private member’s bill in the House of Commons in April.

“The object of the bill is to make all laws of Canada compliant with the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous people,” he said. Full story here.

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