Category: Truth and Reconciliation

A progressive take on the ongoing effort “to redress the legacy of residential schools and advance the process of Canadian reconciliation,” especially after the December 2015 release of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s Final Report on the human rights violations perpetrated through the aboriginal residential school policy.

‘Clearing the plains’ continues with the acquittal of Gerald Stanley‘Clearing the plains’ continues with the acquittal of Gerald Stanley

Last week's decision by an all-white jury to acquit Gerald Stanley, the killer of Colten Boushie, a young Indigenous man from the Red Pheasant Cree Nation in Saskatchewan, calls for an overhaul of Canada's settler-based legal system, and an investigation into the racism embedded within Canadian society and police forces.