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UNDRIP bill won’t alter Canada’s legal framework, federal officials tell Senate committee

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Senior federal government officials said Tuesday a proposed private members bill on the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People (UNDRIP) that is inching toward passing won’t turn the international document into a federal law or alter Canada’s legal framework.

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Indigenous Services Minister unexpectedly leaves Grassy Narrows without agreement on mercury health facility

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Canada’s Indigenous services minister didn’t get the signatures he was expecting on Wednesday from the leadership of Grassy Narrows First Nation after a visit to the northwestern Ontario community that continues to live with the effects of mercury contamination brought on by industrial dumping upstream about 50 years ago.

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Indigenous Services Minister unexpectedly leaves Grassy Narrows without agreement on mercury health facility

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Canada’s Indigenous services minister didn’t get the signatures he was expecting on Wednesday from the leadership of Grassy Narrows First Nation after a visit to the northwestern Ontario community that continues to live with the effects of mercury contamination brought on by industrial dumping upstream about 50 years ago.

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