Government Commitments

Government Commitments to Truth and Reconciliation

2018 Speech from the Throne

February 13, 2018

In the Speech from the Throne, the NDP government pledged to develop a cross-ministry framework to meet its stated commitment to the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People, the calls to action of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and the Tsilhqot’in decision. The Union of BC Indian Chiefs sited recent approval of Site C Dam as a flagrant example of the abrogation of Treaty 8 rights.