Additionally, the motion calls on the Canadian Catholic Church to live up to their obligation and spirit of the 2006 Indian Residential School Settlement Agreement, including best-effort fundraising, and for them to make a sustained effort to turn over relevant documents when called upon by residential school survivors.
â€œIf the government truly believes in reconciliation, they need to start turning words into real action. Residential school survivors cannot heal while the Canadian government continues to fight Indigenous Peoples in court, and fails to honour its most important relationship, the nation-to-nation relationship,â€� said NDP Reconciliation Critic, Romeo Saganash. â€œLet us remember today, and every day, that in order for us to move forward, those who attempted to destroy us need to recognize and take responsibility for what theyâ€™ve done, and never let history repeat itself.â€�
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