truth and reconciliation

A class in penmanship at the Red Deer Institute in 1914 or 1919. (Courtesy of the United Church of Canada Archives)

Finding David Lightning: The decades-long quest to locate an unmarked grave

In 1987, a Cree Elder went looking for his brother’s final resting place. His quest is now a beacon in the search for residential school graves.
Murray Sinclair (Photograph by Skye Spence)

Murray Sinclair on reconciliation, anger, unmarked graves—and a headline for this story

The retired senator and Indigenous jurist talks with Marie-Danielle Smith about colonial systems, the legacy of Sir John A. Macdonald and the role of the new governor general
Sofia Mitchell-Schiewe holds a photo of her late grandmother Francis Mitchell while sitting on her father James Schiewe's shoulders during the annual Women's Memorial March in Vancouver, on Feb. 14, 2020 (Darryl Dyck/CP)

‘At every turn, Canada chooses the path of injustice toward Indigenous peoples’

Pam Palmater: Reconciliation has not just gone off the rails—many Indigenous peoples think it’s dead
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Trudeau apologized in Iqaluit. The media missed an opportunity.

Natan Obed: After the PM’s emotional address, reporters cast Inuit aside to ask questions about SNC-Lavalin. This is where reconciliation falls short.
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Trudeau apologized in Iqaluit. The media missed an opportunity.

Natan Obed: After the PM’s emotional address, reporters cast Inuit aside to ask questions about SNC-Lavalin. This is where reconciliation falls short.
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Reconciliation can’t happen without truth. So why do some suppress it?

Opinion: Indigenous survivors of residential schools continue to be denied their truth by the ignorant—but also by those working toward reconciliation
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On First Nations issues, ’sunny ways’ was just a phase

The Trudeau government had a rare opportunity to finally ensure Indigenous peoples receive the same basic services as other Canadians, but that moment is at risk
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Sen. Murray Sinclair on truth and reconciliation’s progress

One year after the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s report was released, its leader discusses forgiveness, inspirations, and challenges ahead
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Evan Solomon and John Geddes on a packed Liberal agenda

Follow along with speedy punditry on pipeline politics, the impact of La Loche, and renewed relations with Iran
Royal Winnipeg Ballet.  Going Home Star.  Photograph by Rejean Brandt

Watch: Truth, reconciliation, and art’s ability to heal

Missed the talk? Watch the National Arts Centre’s panel on art and reconciliation right here