"An apology means nothing if action doesn't remedy the injustice." MP Saganash explained, "Every day at work, I am reminded of the man who dreamed up the school where I was sent, purposefully to sever my connection to my family and my nation."
The letter, signed by four multi-party Members, reminds the Prime Minister of his commitment to respect the monumental work of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. The request is also supported by the Assembly of First Nations, the Congress of Aboriginal People and Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami.
"I would like Parliament to recognize that this is not a partisan request: this is an opportunity for collective action to take one more step towards a more complete telling of this nation's history." MP Saganash went on to say,"The 150th birthday of colonial Canada is a chance to begin dismantling the domination and exclusion of Indigenous Peoples."
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