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Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Upon closing the TRC issued 94 Calls to Action in order to "redress the legacy of residential schools and advance the process of Canadian reconciliation." The proposed actions call on all levels of government to work together to repair the harm caused by residential schools and begin the process of reconciliation. The calls to action are divided into the following categories.


  • Child welfare
  • Education
  • Language and culture
  • Health
  • Justice


  • Canadian governments and the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People
  • Royal Proclamation and Covenant of Reconciliation
  • Settlement agreement parties and the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
  • Equity for Indigenous people in the legal system
  • National Council for Reconciliation
  • Professional development and training for public servants
  • Church apologies and reconciliation
  • Education for reconciliation
  • Youth programs
  • Museums and archives
  • Missing children and burial information
  • National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation
  • Commemoration
  • Media and reconciliation
  • Sports and reconciliation
  • Business and reconciliation
  • Newcomers to Canada