The Liberal government of Justin Trudeau is really the first government in our history that wants to do this right, that accepts that we need to hear, and listen, and acknowledge and feel the reality of the past.
A woman, pictured Aug. 1 at the Museum of History in Gatineau, Que., taking part in the federal government's ceremony to officially launch the Missing Women Commission of Inquiry. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
OTTAWA—Commissions of inquiry usually do two things: they notably make recommendations about the issue at hand, but just as important is the dialogue that takes place through hearings and other communications during the lifetime of the commission.
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Fostering use of Inuit languages was a key aim in creating Nunavut, but 20 years later, NTI president Aluki Kotierk says there's been a 'failure' when it comes to providing essential services to the public in Inuktut.