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Honouring the truth, reconciling for the future : Summary of the final report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada

2015

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Honouring the Truth, Reconciling for the Future Summary of the Final Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada Honouring the Truth, Reconciling for the Future Summary of the Final Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada This report is in the public domain. [...] The Commission was mandated to • reveal to Canadians the complex truth about the history and the ongoing leg- acy of the church-run residential schools, in a manner that fully documents the individual and collective harms perpetrated against Aboriginal peoples, and honours the resilience and courage of former students, their families, and com- munities; and • guide and inspire a process of truth a [...] By judgment dated January 30, 2013, Justice Goudge ruled in favour of the Commission’s position, that the terms of the Settlement Agreement provided that all relevant documents held by the Government of Canada, wherever they may be held, must be produced to the Commission.3 Following the ruling, the Government of Canada began producing doc- uments from Library and Archives Canada to the Commission [...] The government took the position that it was barred from producing the documents because they obtained the documents from the opp subject to an undertaking that it would not, in turn, disclose the documents to any third party.4 The Government of Canada further argued that it was not obliged to seek documents from third parties for disclosure to the Commission and that any disclosure to the Commiss [...] After argument before the Honourable Justice Paul Perell of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice on December 17 and 18, 2013, the court ordered Canada to produce its documents to the Commission.6 Recognizing that Canada had only a subset of the opp investigation documents, the court went one step further and ordered that the opp produce all the investigation records in its possession to the Commi

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Includes bibliographical references
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CaOOCEL
Description conventions
rda
Dewey Decimal Classification Number
971.004/97
Distributor
Canadian Electronic Library (Firm),
General Note
Issued as part of the desLibris documents collection
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LCCN
E96.5
LCCN Item number
T78 2015eb
Modifying agency
CaBNVSL
Original cataloging agency
CaBNVSL
Physical Description | Extent
1 electronic text (iv, 382 pages)
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CaOOCEL
System Control Number
(CaBNVSL)slc19070434
(OCoLC)913832813
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Title proper/short title
Summary of the final report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada
Honorer la vérité, réconcilier pour l'avenir : sommaire du rapport final de la Commission de vérité et réconciliation du Canada
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CaBNVSL

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