He's not wrong overall but I think this piece is incorrect.
Lijian Zhao 赵立坚 has weighed in on Canada's human rights issues, in case anyone was desperate to know!
"At the same time, Canadian society shows an appalling apathy to addressing the issue at the government and public levels."
There has never been more willingness and interest and want to reconcile with Indigenous people and address the underlying causes than now.
This is the one thing Trudeau has done above all other Prime Ministers.
It's not perfect but it's a work in progress.
Also, re: the Truth and Reconciliation Actions. Many of those Actions are HUGE pieces of work that will take time to accomplish. There is much movement on implementing the actions but some will take many years to accomplish.
The data on Indigenous youth is very encouraging in some regions of the country and no different than non-Indigenous.
We are making progress on this and it would have been nice if the author acknowledged that but I'm sure the whole point of the article is to show that Canada shouldn't criticize China if we have our own ongoing human rights issue.