Current Problems: Government Commitments to Truth and Reconciliation

Exploring Theme: "Legislation"

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May 3, 2024

ITK considers rejecting role on reconciliation oversight body

The Inuit organization calls the council ‘a melting pot of Indigenous voices’ CBC News: Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami President Natan Obed says he’s considering pulling his organization out of its role with the new National Council for Reconciliation, calling the oversight body a “melting pot of Indigenous voices” he doesn’t want it to be a part of. The council...

May 2, 2024

AMC Calls Bill C-29 Redundant to Reconciliation

NationTalk: Winnipeg, Treaty One Territory – May 1:The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) says the exclusion of First Nations representation from the development of Bill C-29 is a continuation of the federal government’s suppression of legitimate First Nations involvement in legislation that is intended to hold the government accountable for the implementation of the Truth...

May 2, 2024

Nitsénhaienhs travelled to Ottawa for Bill S-268 meetings

NationTalk: (Kahnawake – 1 Onerahtohkó:wa/May 2024) – The Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke wishes to inform the community that Nitsénhaienhs Kahsennenhawe Sky-Deer and Cody Diabo traveled to Ottawa today along with Chief Political Advisor Winona Polson-Lahache and Director of Legal Services Marylee Armstrong, to meet with Federal Senators Scott Tannas, Michelle Audette, and Paul Prosper. The...