Government Commitments

Government Commitments to Truth and Reconciliation

2020 Speech from the Throne

February 13, 2020

Priorities led by Department of Executive and Indigenous Affairs:

  • Settle and implement treaty, land, resources, and self-government agreements
  • Implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
  • Increase regional decision-making authority (with support of other Depts and agencies)
  • Priorities where Department of Executive and Indigenous Affairs has a supporting role:
  • Strengthen the government’s leadership and authority on climate change
  • Ensure climate change impacts are specifically considered when making government decisions