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Politics this morning: A shift in Canada’s indigenous policy

By Ally Foster      
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with the File Hills Qu’Appelle Tribal Council. Canada is expected to announce a reversal in its rejection of the 2007 United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. Photograph courtesy of Adam Scotti, the Prime Minister's Office.

It's Monday, May 9. This is what's expected to make news today: Canada will officially announce a shift in its position on the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. Canada opposed the document, despite the fact that it helped draft the text. More than 140 other countries signed on to the agreement, which was enacted by the General Assembly in 2007. Indigenous and Northern Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett is expected to announce the policy shift while attending the Permanent

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