How Canada can advance Indigenous rights through trade agreements
Our engagement with CPTPP partners can further strengthen Indigenous rights, especially if we bring in Taiwan and other states which recognize the rights of Indigenous peoples in their territories.
Then-Mexican president Enrique Peña Nieto, then-U.S. president Donald Trump, and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau are pictured during the Nov. 30, 2018 signing ceremony for the new NAFTA. Moving forward, Canada should include Indigenous representation in negotiations and ensure that all agreements, as a minimum standard, protect Indigenous treaty rights, writes Scott Simon. PMO photograph by Adam Scotti