May 30th, 2017 (Ottawa, ON) – The Congress of Aboriginal Peoples applauds Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for his request to have the Catholic Church apologize for its role in Indian Residential Schools.   “There is still a long road to reconciliation,” says CAP National Chief Robert Bertrand. “But an apology

May 12, 2017 (Ottawa, ON) – The Congress of Aboriginal Peoples is calling on the federal government to be open and transparent about its intentions to engage and consult with Indigenous Peoples on the implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), including Free, Prior

April 24, 2017 (Ottawa, ON) – The National Chief of the Congress of Aboriginal Peoples, Robert Bertrand, is in New York City attending the 16th session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.   “It’s been ten years since the creation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of

April 18, 2017 (Ottawa, ON) – The Congress of Aboriginal Peoples is celebrating the one year anniversary of the Supreme Court of Canada’s Daniels Decision. “It’s been one year since the Supreme Court of Canada delivered justice for over 600,000 Non-Status Indians and Metis.” says CAP National Chief Robert Bertrand.