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Truth and Reconciliation
Commission of Canada:
Interim Report

 
 
This report is in the public domain. Anyone may, without charge or request for permission, reproduce all or part of this report.

2012

Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada, 2012
1500–360 Main Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba
R3C 3Z3
Telephone: (204) 984-5885
Toll Free: 1-888-872-5554 (1-888-TRC-5554)
Fax: (204) 984-5915
E-mail: info@trc.ca
Website: www.trc.ca


Library and Archives Canada Cataloguing in Publication

Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada
Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada interim report.

Issued also in French under title: Commission de vérité et réconciliation du Canada, rapport intérimaire.
Includes bibliographical references.
Electronic monograph in PDF format.
Issued also in printed form.
ISBN ISBN 978-1-100-19994-8
Cat. no.: IR4-3/1-2012E-PDF

1. Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada—Management. 2. Native peoples—Canada—Residential schools. 3. Native peoples—Reparations—Canada. 4. Native peoples—Civil rights—Canada. 5. Truth commissions—Canada—Management. 6. Native peoples—Canada--Government relations. 7. Transitional justice—Canada. I. Title.

E96.5 T78 2012
C2012-980019-8
352.8’80971
 
 

Table of Contents


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Purpose
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Background
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Mission Statement
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Vision Statement
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Setting Up the Commission: Governance and Operational Framework
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Head and Regional Offices
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Inuit Sub-Commission
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Staffing
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What People Told the Commission
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Education
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Languages and Traditional Knowledge
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Parenting Skills
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Extension and Enhancement of Health Support Services
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Exclusions from Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement
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Impact and Reach of Apology from Canada
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Establishing a Framework for Reconciliation
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The Aboriginal Healing Foundation
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The International Context
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Statement Gathering: Truth Sharing
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Document Collection
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Lack of Cooperation
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Cost-related issues
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Research and Report Preparation
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Missing Children and Unmarked Graves
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A National Research Centre: Establishing a National Memory
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Commemoration: Creating a Lasting Legacy
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National Events
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The Winnipeg National Event, June 16–19, 2010
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The Northern National Event, Inuvik, Northwest Territories, June 28–July 1, 2011
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Community Events
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Residential-School Recommendations
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Reconciliation Recommendations
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