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Symposium will link arms together for rights of indigenous people

Former students of residential schools for aboriginal people, members of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and representatives of the United Nations and human rights organizations will all converge at York University for a symposium aptly titled Linking Arms Together, to join hands in upholding aboriginal rights, Friday. Linking Arms Together, a public symposium, will take […]

Professor Alice MacLachlan on Air India, public inquiries, morality and search for truth

The release of the Air India inquiry report Thursday will help solidify a public narrative around the deadliest terrorist attack perpetrated in Canada, wrote The Globe and Mail June 16: As it was with Britain’s Bloody Sunday report and apology on Tuesday, or the residential schools Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada event launched Wednesday, […]