Which languages get to “count” as bilingual in Canada? And who gets to be the “right” kind of bilingual?
The suburban-built environment whitewashes the violence and theft on which Canada is built.
Being Canada’s next governor general will be Mary Simon’s most challenging diplomatic mission yet.
Universities must meaningfully acknowledge they are sited on unceded First Nations land and Indigenous culture should be recognised in campus design. These steps are vital for reconciliation.
How did a national leader whose animating political spirit was protecting human rights come to adopt a passive acceptance of Canada’s worst face of colonialism?
Based on the Cote d'Ivoire experience, the United Nations must reconsider its emphasis on coordinating reintegration and transitional justice irrespective of the post-war context.
The destruction of IAP residential school records and media reports that continually emphasize compensation will ensure that if remembered, the process will be remembered through a colonial gaze.
Narratives that historicize colonialism are not new. Canadians and our leaders have a long history of denying our settler colonial present.
In 1974, Congress invented the reconciliation process to reduce deficits. More recently, reconciliation has been used in ways that increase the deficit. A public policy scholar explains the process.
There is a quiet process underway, aimed at achieving the recognition of the First Nations that has so far eluded Australia.
Demands to remove, or preserve, the statues polarize communities, rather than building a shared future.
Instead of building new jails, we must focus our efforts on reshaping a post-pandemic society free of the challenges that led to an Indigenous man’s recent death.
The Australian Public Service is one of the country’s most powerful institutions. Yet Indigenous people make up just 1.2% of its senior ranks.
For some viewers, President Trump’s July 3 speech at Mount Rushmore represented love of country. Others saw it very differently.
Many Australians would like to engage with Indigenous people and history but say they don’t know how. Taking an Indigenous tour is one way to do this and take responsibility for reconciliation.
Aboriginal people have been calling for non-Indigenous Australians to listen to what they are saying. One great way to do that is via Twitter
The COVID-19 pandemic crisis could represent an opportunity to live up to all the recent talk of reconciliation in Canada.
The coronavirus crisis has demonstrated how vital local-level decision-making is in Indigenous affairs – and why the government needs to listen more often.
It is rare for a post-authoritarian society to get two chances to reconcile. This may be just that, for white South Africans in particular.
With the 2020 deadline for conserving biodiversity almost past, communities must now play a larger role in conservation.