Cindy Blackstock – Honorary Degree Ceremony
Dr. Cindy Blackstock received the degree Doctor of Laws, honoris causa. A champion for the rights of Canada’s Indigenous youth, she has advocated on behalf of Indigenous children on reserves to ensure they receive the same benefits as other youth in Canada. She has been an adviser to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child, UNICEF and the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.
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