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Call to Action #5

Author Hope Bunting begins with a brief history of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada before introducing readers to Action #5; Hope sends a strong message stating that, "Our Indigenous children deserve better; our Indigenous children and youth need healthy, safe, and loving home."

Call to Action 71: Dark Legacy

Author Clerin Varghese brings to light the disturbing information regarding missing children and their burials, also known as Call to Action #71. Clerin celebrates the achievements accomplished by the Circles for Reconciliation in involving communities in the process.

Examination of Call to Action #22

Author Antonia talks of the importance of Call to Action #22 and how we must acknowledge Indigenous healing as an essential part of cultural autonomy; Antonia invites readers to gather as much knowledge about Aboriginal healing practices as well as to raise awareness, "Spread the word, share information."

 “EVERY HUMAN HAS RIGHTS”

Anonymous Author with aspirations of being a productive member of Canadian society, and a desire to know more about the policy of how Canada is controlled and managed by the government, provides us with a connection to Call to Action #16: Language and Culture.

CALL TO ACTION -20

Author Ash gives readers insight into her perspective on Call to Action 20; she concludes that Indigenous peoples should be guaranteed equal opportunities in jobs, education, as well as, good health to guarantee a peaceful atmosphere and equality for all, and, how now is the chance to right the wrongs of the past.

Memorial and Commemoration

Author Ola Gold discusses Call to Action 74 and how it is important to avoid a repeat of this ugly incident (i.e., Residential school systems) in the future; most importantly, Ola states that the indigenous people must be involved, "There should be nothing about the indigenous people without carrying them along!"

Let’s move toward reconciliation

Author Navjot, discusses the 2019 federal government's budget which outlines a commitment to maintain the National Residential School Student Death Register, (Call to Action 72), and how CIRNAC supports Indigenous peoples' vision of self-determination.

An essay by: MacKenzie

Author MacKenzie, an aspiring persuasive writer, steps out of her comfort zone to learn about Canada's relationships with Indigenous peoples and discusses Call 62; explaining what it is, what work is currently underway, and how we, as Canadians, can further its progress.

Call to Action 58

Author Northern Rose begins with the history of Canada's colonial system and the Truth and Reconciliation of Canada (TRC)'s 94 Calls to Action, then ends with a focus on Call to Action 58 and its progress.

Call to Action 51

Author Gracie Eileen Margaret McKay explores the ramifications of the Trans Mountain Expansion Project for Indigenous peoples and its relation to the TRC's Calls to Action.

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