Authored by: Niigaan Sinclair, Timothy Maton, Tamara Margaret Dicks

Grant: Partnering for Change: Community-Based Solutions for Aboriginal and Inner-City Poverty - 2012-2019
Category: Education, Training, and Capacity Building


Reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in Canada is arguably the most important issue Canada faces today. While the urgency may have emerged due to a heightened awareness of the legacies of residential schools via the work of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC), understanding what goes into reconciliation and how this is enacted is not easily discerned.

This year’s State of the Inner City Report recognizes the tremendous contributions of individuals and organizations in Winnipeg’s inner city who have been performing significant acts of reconciliation for decades. It also that recognizes that we don’t have to look far to see the solutions Canada badly needs—Winnipeg’s inner city is already far along a path many have yet to start.

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