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Why does reconciliation suck for Indigenous people?

How serious are governments about reconciliation when the majority of jurisdictions are still fighting Indigenous rights in Child Welfare, Education, Language, Health, Justice, UNDRIP, Treaties and Land Claims and the Environment in the courts? Consider the following: Federal, provincial and territory governments in BC, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Québec, New Brunswick, Northwest Territories, Yukon and

What’s New in Indigenous Watchdog? Updates Feb. 1 – March 1, 2023

Calls to Action (C2A) Status: March 1, 2023 Not Started Stalled In Progress Complete 14 21 46 13 14.9% 22.3% 48.9% 13.8% Status Legacy Calls to Action(1-42) + 50-52, 62-65 Reconciliation Calls to Action(43-94) Not Started 2, 9, 26, 34, 42, 51, 52, 64 45, 46, 47, 55, 56, 89 Stalled 6, 8, 10, 12,

Indigenous People are being short-changed by the Government’s plans to improve Canada’s health care system

Coordinated approaches to address the health needs of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis and health care delivery amongst all levels of government including Indigenous governments, remain an ongoing challenge. Improved clarity and a shared understanding of the role of various levels of government is needed, including for off-reserve First Nations and urban populations of Inuit

What’s New in Indigenous Watchdog: Updates Jan. 1 – 31 2023

Calls to Action (C2A) Status: Jan. 31, 2023 Not Started Stalled In Progress Complete 14 21 46 13 14.9% 22.3% 48.9% 13.8% Status Legacy Calls to Action(1-42) + 50-52, 62-65 Reconciliation Calls to Action(43-94) Not Started 2, 9, 26, 34, 42, 51, 52, 64 45, 46, 47, 55, 56, 89 Stalled 6, 8, 10, 12,

Where are the successes and failures in Reconciliation: 2022 Year-in-Review

What does reconciliation look like as we approach the 8th anniversary of the release of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Summary Report in June 2015? Although not perfect, Indigenous Watchdog has created a picture based on an examination of all 431 positive “Actions and Commitments” and 315 “Current Problems” documented in 2022. That picture, unfortunately,

What’s New in Indigenous Watchdog? Updates as of Dec. 31, 2022

Calls to Action (C2A) Status: Dec. 31, 2022 Not Started Stalled In Progress Complete 14 21 46 13 14.9% 22.3% 48.9% 13.8% Status Legacy Calls to Action(1-42) + 50-52, 62-65 Reconciliation Calls to Action(43-94) Not Started 2, 9, 26, 34, 42, 51, 52, 64 45, 46, 47, 55, 56, 89 Stalled 6, 8, 10, 12,

What’s new in Indigenous Watchdog? Updates as of Dec. 2, 2022.

Calls to Action (C2A) Status: Dec. 2, 2022 Not Started Stalled In Progress Complete 15 21 47 11 16% 22.3% 50.0% 11.7% Status Legacy Calls to Action(1-42) + 50-52, 62-65 Reconciliation Calls to Action(43-94) Not Started 2, 6, 9, 26, 34, 42, 51, 52, 64 45, 46, 47, 55, 56, 89 Stalled 8, 10, 12,

Manitoba’s Speech from the Throne commits to reconciliation. In actual fact, it doesn’t

On November 15, 2022 the Manitoba Government Speech from the Throne identified the following priorities and commitments: Helping Make Our Communities Safer Helping Families Make Ends Meet Strengthening Health Care and Reducing Surgical and Diagnostic Backlogs Helping Make Manitoba More Competitive Helping Protect Our environment, Climate and Parks Helping Build Stronger Communities Advancing Reconciliation Immediately

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