Addressing past harms and healing
Reconciliation is about working together to achieve a fundamental shift in the way we perceive and interact with each other for the benefit of everyone in Canada.
Perspective and experiences
We are all Treaty people: Government of Nova Scotia
Treaties provide a framework for living together and sharing the land Indigenous Peoples traditionally occupied. These agreements provide foundations for ongoing co-operation and partnership as we move forward together to advance reconciliation.
Our progress together
We are working with Indigenous partners to renew relationships based on the recognition of rights, respect, co-operation and partnership.
Bringing closure to the legacy of residential schools lies at the heart of reconciliation.
We continue working to ensure that all Indigenous children have the opportunity to grow up in their communities and remain with their families.
Ending the national tragedy of missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls and 2SLGBTQI+ people.
Canada is moving forward with First Nations to resolve their specific claims relating to past wrongs.
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