Government Commitments

Government Commitments to Truth and Reconciliation

Path to Reconciliation Act

March 15, 2016

The Path to Reconciliation” passed unanimously is committed to reconciliation and will be “guided by the calls to action of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and the principles set out in the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.” Government commits to annual updates 3 months after the fiscal year end. This Bill sets out the government’s commitment to advancing reconciliation, led by the minister responsible for reconciliation. A strategic path forward is to be developed, and the measures taken to advance reconciliation are to be annually reported.