Bill C-15 hints at a formal acknowledgement of the inherent and legal rights of Indigenous Peoples in Canada but long slow sighs can be heard around the legal circles focused on working with First Nations, Metis, and Inuit.
Lawyer Bruce McIvor blogs on this
Long story short: "the lack of respect for Indigenous rights in Canada is not due to a shortage of legal obligations--it is the federal and provincial governments' refusal to fulfil those obligations."
This will wind on for several years. Oh Canada...