Actions and Commitments

Call to Action # 53: National Council for Reconciliation (53-56)

Prime Minister Trudeau commitments on release of TRC Final Report

December 15, 2016

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made the following three commitments:

  1. Create bilateral mechanisms with Assembly of First Nations (AFN), the Inuit Tapirit Kanatami and the four Inuit regions and the Métis National Council and its governing members to develop policy on shared priorities and monitor progress going forward. Also will implement cabinet level meetings twice a year
  2. Establish an Interim Board of Directors to make recommendations on the creation of a National Council for Reconciliation. The Board will begin process to develop recommendations on the scope and mandate of the National Council
  3. Provide $10M to support the work of the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation at the University of Manitoba (C2A 78)