The Truth and Reconciliation Commission Calls to Action

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission was organized by the parties to the Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement in response to the charges of abuse and other ill effects for First Nations children that resulted from the Indian residential school legacy. The 4200-page final report was released on December 18, 2015.

In the report’s 94 Calls to Action, several documents and principles are mentioned.

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission has concluded and all documents and findings have been transferred to the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation.

Other Documents

March 19, 2016 - Archbishop Fred Hiltz's response to Action #48. More information on The Blanket Excercise and National Aboriginal Day.

January 26, 2016 -Canadian Human Rights Tribunal ruling of discrimination by the Government of Canada against on-reserve Aboriginal children.

March 19, 2010 - Pastoral Letter of the Holy Father Pope Benedict XVI to the Catholics of Ireland. An apology to the Irish victims of abuse.