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Urban Commitments to Reconciliation

Edmonton, AB

July 13, 2005

“How can the City of Edmonton best support and build strong relationships with Indigenous Peoples in Edmonton?”

The answer to that question inforrned the development of the “City of Edmonton Indigenous Framework.” The three main elements of the Framework:

  • Guiding Principles: Relationships, Agreements, Celebrations, Renewal
  • Four Rules: Listener, Connector, Advocate, Partner
  • Seven commitments: 

are meant to guide City staff on their learning journeys of reconciliation and relationship-building with Indigenous Peoples.