Reconciliation

Inuit and Ottawa announce new High Arctic marine conservation area, finalize another one

Inuit and Ottawa announce new High Arctic marine conservation area, finalize another one

Click here to view original web page at Inuit and Ottawa announce new High Arctic marine conservation area, finalize another one The Coast Guard icebreaker Terry Fox sits in the waters of Lancaster Sound, Nunavut at the eastern gates of the Northwest Passage in August 2006. (Bob Weber/THE CANADIAN PRESS) …

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Pam Palmater reviews the first edition of her Reconciliation Book Club

Pam Palmater reviews the first edition of her Reconciliation Book Club

Click here to view original web page at Pam Palmater reviews the first edition of her Reconciliation Book Club Image: Pamela Palmater. Used with permission. Pamela Palmater’s Reconciliation Book Club successfully launched with the first book club event last Saturday. The book club is her way to help people learn …

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Comment: Give the Macdonald statue a good home as soon as possible

Comment: Give the Macdonald statue a good home as soon as possible

Click here to view original web page at Comment: Give the Macdonald statue a good home as soon as possible The Sir John A. Macdonald statue outside Victoria City Hall in August 2018. It was removed and put into storage that month. A commentary by a former Victoria city manager. …

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Post-emergency shelter creates cultural space for Indigenous residents

Post-emergency shelter creates cultural space for Indigenous residents

Click here to view original web page at Post-emergency shelter creates cultural space for Indigenous residents The space is intended to help Indigenous individuals and families feel as culturally-supported as possible. A shelter that assists people at risk of family violence now has a new space for Indigenous clients to …

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Reconciliation includes YOU

Reconciliation includes YOU

Click here to view original web page at Reconciliation includes YOU – Photo by Kymber Rae. Photo illustration by Kimber Grenier This is an excerpt from Savvy Simon’s 2019 TedxHalifax presentation. To Non-Indigenous people: want to help but don’t know were to begin? Wela’lin; Thank you for even caring. The …

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Letters July 28-29: Grumpiness about Deuce Days, traffic chaos, reconciliation

Letters July 28-29: Grumpiness about Deuce Days, traffic chaos, reconciliation

Click here to view original web page at Letters July 28-29: Grumpiness about Deuce Days, traffic chaos, reconciliation Hundreds of vintage cars converged on Greater Victoria during Deuce Days. Lighten up, let’s not be Grumpytown Re: “Deuce Days message is a confusing one,” Letter, July 25. The letter suggests that …

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Settlements between Ottawa and 9 Sask. First Nations, for missed 1880s $5 treaty payments, total $38.5M

Settlements between Ottawa and 9 Sask. First Nations, for missed 1880s $5 treaty payments, total $38.5M

Click here to view original web page at Settlements between Ottawa and 9 Sask. First Nations, for missed 1880s $5 treaty payments, total $38.5M The federal government had an obligation to make yearly treaty payments of $5 per person to members of First Nations that signed Treaty Four and Treaty …

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‘More than just words on paper:’ Federal government recognizes Métis tragedies

‘More than just words on paper:’ Federal government recognizes Métis tragedies

Click here to view original web page at ‘More than just words on paper:’ Federal government recognizes Métis tragedies Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations Carolyn Bennett after signing a memorandum of understanding for Île-à-la-Crosse residential school survivors on July 19, 2019. (Jayda Noyes/Daily Herald) Reconciliation was the theme as federal and …

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Canadians need to be patient, present, unconditional with reconciliation: Trudeau

Canadians need to be patient, present, unconditional with reconciliation: Trudeau

Click here to view original web page at Canadians need to be patient, present, unconditional with reconciliation: Trudeau Prime Minister Justin Trudeau answers questions during a Liberal Party fundraising event at the Delta Ocean Pointe Resort in Victoria, B.C., on Thursday, July 18, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito VICTORIA — …

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