Policies

B-06

Governor General Indigenous Inclusion

Moved by Aboriginal Peoples' Commission of Canada

WHEREAS it is acknowledged the appointment of the role of Governor General is appointed by the Prime Minister;

WHEREAS it has also been traditional to rotate the Governor General appointment between anglophone and francophone;

WHEREAS the Liberal Party of Canada has agreed to implement the United Nations Declaration of Rights of Indigenous Peoples’ including rights to governance;

WHEREAS the Liberal Party of Canada has agreed to implement the Truth and Reconciliation Commissions’ calls to action;

BE IT RESOLVED that the Liberal Party of Canada will rotate the appointment of the role of the Governor General between Anglophone, Francophone, and Indigenous.