‘High expectations’ for upcoming National Reconciliation Council, but amendments on governance needed first, say MPs across party lines
The chair of the governing circle for the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation says that organization would like to play a larger role in the process of shaping the council, which was called for by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
NDP MP Lori Idlout, left, Conservative MP Gary Vidal, and Liberal MP Jenica Atwin are members of the House Indigenous and Northern Affairs Committee, which has been studying Bill C-29. The bill would establish a National Council for Reconciliation, which was called for under the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's report. House of Commons photographs by Mélanie Provencher and Bernard Thibodeau