Reconciliation through Education and Understanding

The KAIROS Blanket Exercise program is a unique, participatory history lesson – developed in collaboration with Indigenous Elders, knowledge keepers and educators – that fosters truth, understanding, respect and reconciliation among Indigenous and non-indigenous peoples.

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June 20, 2019

Spirited Reflection: Imagine

At a recent KAIROS Blanket Exercise (KBE), the facilitator commented that he often wonders what Canada would look like today if, instead of having forced Indigenous communities to adapt to colonial ways, the European colonists…

June 19, 2019

Stalling on Bills C-262 and C-337 undermines Canada’s democratic process, jeopardizes reconciliation and fails to protect human rights

This Open Letter was first published on kairoscanada.org on June 17. 17 June 2019 Open Letter to Parliamentarians A unanimous motion of the 338-member House of Commons said that two bills currently before the Senate, Bills C-262…

June 18, 2019

Advocates continue to push for Indigenous rights bill as deadline looms

Blog re-posted from kairoscanada.org A bill which would harmonize Canadian law with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) would need to restart its life in the House of Commons—after the…

June 12, 2019

Hyperbole and misrepresentation must not prevent Senate passing Bill C-262

This article was first published on kairoscanada.org on June 11. We are hopeful that in a matter of days the Senate will vote to adopt a private member’s bill that would require the federal government…