What Next For Reconciliation? – June 7, 2021
More than one week after the graves of 215 children were discovered in Kamloops, what happens next with residential schools and reconciliation? Peter Van Dusen welcomes Christa Big Canoe, legal director for Aboriginal Legal Services and former lead counsel for the MMIWG national inquiry. We also hear from MPs Gary Anandasangaree (Liberal), Jamie Schmale (Conservative), and Charlie Angus (NDP).
Amira Elghawaby, human rights activist and board member of Canadian Anti-Hate Network, discusses the killing of several members of a Muslim family in London, Ont., which police are calling an intentional hate crime.
Journalists Joël-Denis Bellavance (La Presse), Susan Delacourt (Toronto Star), and John Ivison (National Post) provide their analysis.