For the better health of all of us, how do we get from colonialism to reconciliation, and what will that future look like? Jared Knoll interviews indigenous homelessness scholar Jesse Thistle.
Needs No Introduction
Four panellists explore what reconciliation means in our institutions of higher learning. Recorded at the 2018 Tommy Douglas Institute at George Brown College in Toronto on May 28, 2018.
Canada hasn’t yet taken the tangible actions needed to reform the systems that have been used to create, and maintain, the enormous gap in quality of life between what Indigenous peoples experience.
The unpunished killing of Colten Boushie is a national tragedy and a national disgrace.
Arthur Manuel was the Nelson Mandela of the international Indigenous movement. It will take many to replace him and his limitless efforts.
Canadian companies have a long way to go to advance reconciliation with Indigenous peoples, a recent report argues.
David J. Climenhaga
Carding ignores the principles of natural justice. It flies in the face of due process. It's almost certain to be ruled by the courts to be unconstitutional, and therefore illegal.
Premier Pallister rode his bike to Peguis First Nation to honour 200 years of the Selkirk Treaty as "a gesture of reconciliation." This gesture will remain hollow when stacked next to funding cuts.
Canada has begun to acknowledge its history of brutal colonization, but has been slow to recognize the legal rights of self-determination.
Phillip Dwight Morgan
Indigenous writer and activist Nickita Longman offers candid reflections on Canada's hopes for reconciliation, the colonial governments of Brad Wall and Justin Trudeau, and more uncomfortable truths.