Canadian Aboriginal history Timeline
Students in a class room in Resolution, N.W.T. ((nationwide Archives of Canada))
The Truth and Reconciliation Commission starts 3 months of hearings in 19 north communities in lead up to its second nationwide occasion, which will be held in Inuvik, N.W.T. between Summer 28 and July 1.
Nov. 12, 2010
The federal government of Canada declares it will promote the UN Declaration regarding Rights of Indigenous Peoples, a non-binding document that describes the person and collective liberties of native individuals around the globe. The Truth and Reconciliation Committee hails your decision as a step towards making amends.
Survivors of misuse at residential schools tend to be fearing the termination of federal capital on March 31 when it comes to Aboriginal Healing Foundation, an all over the country system of community-based healing initiatives. The federal government didn't restore its capital for basis (AHF), which serves 134 community-based healing programs.
Investigations into cases of pupils which died or went lacking while attending Canada's domestic schools are a priority when it comes to Truth and Reconciliation Commission, claims the group's new study director.
Dec. 30, 2009
Canada's domestic schools percentage is deciding directly into its new house — and name — in Winnipeg. Brand new main commissioner Justice Murray Sinclair recently moved the head office for the commission from Ottawa to Winnipeg. The fee in addition has changed its title from the Indian Residential institutes reality and Reconciliation Commission to theTruth and Reconciliation Canada (TRC).
Oct. 15, 2009
Gov. Gen Michaëlle Jean, just who toured the Arctic in-may, relaunched the reality and Reconciliation Commission of Canada in October 2009. ((Sean Kilpatrick/Canadian Press))
Gov. Gen. Michaëlle Jean relaunches the Indian household Schools Truth and Reconciliation Commission in a difficult ceremony at Rideau Hall. "When the present does not recognize the wrongs of history, the near future got its revenge, " Jean tells an audience that included domestic school survivors. "because of this, we ought to never, never ever change from the opportunity of confronting record collectively — the chance to right a historical wrong."
Sept. 21, 2009
Justice Murray Sinclair says he will need to work hard to displace the fee's credibility. Sinclair claims people destroyed some belief inside percentage after infighting pushed the resignation of the previous president and commissioners.
Indian matters Minister Chuck Strahl announces the visit of Judge Murray Sinclair, an aboriginal justice from Manitoba, as primary commissioner of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission for domestic schools.
Marie Wilson, a senior executive because of the N.W.T. Workers' Safety and Compensation Commission, and Wilton Littlechild, Alberta regional chief the Assembly of very first countries, may appointed commissioners.
Pope Benedict XVI expresses "sorrow" to a delegation from Canada's Assembly of very first Nations for the misuse and "deplorable" treatment that aboriginal students experienced at Catholic church-run residential schools.
Assembly of very first countries commander Phil Fontaine claims it doesn't add up to an official apology but hopes it will "shut the book" in the issue of apologies.