The Federal Government(Canada) is making reconciliation a priority like never before. However, both Government and Indigenous leaders agree that there is a lot of work left to do. Moreover, reconciliation can mean different things to different people. What does reconciliation mean to you? If your version of reconciliation were fully implemented, how would this change the relationship between Indigenous peoples and the Canadian State? What contribution(s) can the 94 recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission make towards reconciliation? You may also discuss limits to the Calls to Action.


  1. Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada: Calls to Action
  2. Nagy, R. (2014). The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada: Genesis and Design. Canadian Journal of Law and Society / Revue Canadienne Droit Et Société, 29(2), 199-217. doi:10.1017/cls.2014.8
  3. Rosemary L. Nagy; The Scope and Bounds of Transitional Justice and the Canadian Truth and Reconciliation Commission, International Journal of Transitional Justice, Volume 7, Issue 1, 1 March 2013, Pages 52–73,

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