RRC Polytech

DEVE-1061 Indigenous and Canadian Government Relationships - Section 35

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This micro-credential focuses on Section 35 of the Constitution Act and the Duty to Consult. Using an Indigenous lens, participants will learn about the relevant laws, principles, policies, and obligations to work towards reconciliation such as the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) Calls to Action. They will complete a jurisdictional scan involving federal and provincial acts and the Natural Resource Transfer Act (NRTA). Participants will learn about community and land-based research approaches, Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK), and principles of ownership, control, access, and possession (OCAP). They will identify obligations related to data, intellectual property rights, and legal obligations related to agreements and contracts. Participants will analyze a case study that has established precedence of consultation determinants of Section 35.Organizations looking to register their employees for the course should use the Sponsorship Authorization for Part-Time Students form.Note: A discount is available to RRC alumni and organizations registering five or more employees.If you are an alumnus, please register using this page.If you are an organization registering five or more employees, please use this Sponsorship Authorization for Part-Time Students form.

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