Residential School students and staff, Regina, Saskatchewan, 1908. Photo: John Woodruff/BiblioArchives / LibraryArchives/Flickr
Krystalline Kraus | Following through on a recommendation from the Truth and Reconciliation process, the government wants to create a national day of recognition to mark the legacy of the residential school system.
Activist Toolkit
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| Write to the new education minister and demand the funds be reinstated.
Doreen Nicoll | Take part in 150 days of reconcili-action by joining others across the country taking the #NEXT150 Challenge. Together we can work nation with nation to make the next 150 years something to celebrate.
Officials and schoolchildren outside Providence Mission Indian Residential School. LibraryArchives/flickr
Doreen Nicoll | The legacy of the residential school system predisposes Indigenous peoples to social inequalities.
Image: Flickr/Province of British Columbia
Abeer Yusuf | Sunday morning drew a crowd of 50,000 people to Walk for Reconciliation, an event organized in partnership by Reconciliation Canada and the City of Vancouver.
Image: Anti-Canada 150 Poster Pack
Doreen Nicoll | As a white settler enjoying life on stolen land and broken promises, I'm unable to join in this celebration. We must work towards meaningful reconciliation with the true founding nations of this land.
 Image: North Point Douglas Women's Centre
Shauna MacKinnon | 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.
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Rick Salutin | The revival of "1837" revealed that our show is (relatively gently) charged with overlooking truer victims: the First Nations.
Dr. Marie Wilson on Truth and Reconciliation, Calls to Action and Empathy
Face2Face | Marie and Face2Face host David Peck talk about the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Canada, victimhood, calls to action, blindness to others, hope and empathy.
Book Review
Christine Smith (McFarlane) | New collection "In This Together: Fifteen Stories of Truth and Reconciliation" describes what reconciliation can mean to the individual. But are words enough? Our reviewer says it's time for action.
A. Splawinski | Help effect change in the Canadian health-care system by making it culturally competent and inclusive to Indigenous people.
Pamela Palmater | Here's a new year's resolution for you: Change the information kit for newcomers to Canada -- advocate for adding information about Indigenous peoples and treaties to the kit.