Define reconciliation and measure its progress
Global News posted this video clip, titled “Defining Reconciliation and Measuring Its Progress” – below is their description.
For most Canadians, the term reconciliation is familiar, but difficult to define. There are many paths on the long road to reconciliation, especially given Canada’s history of abuse and oppression of Indigenous peoples.
A Mi’kmaq from Nova Scotia, Cheryl Maloney, reclaims Aboriginal hockey history to come to terms with the past. Ross Lord says the Mi’kmaq craft behind Canada’s favorite pastime dates back to the 1800s, when Mi’kmaq artisans first made hockey sticks.
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In this story: Canada
Canada is a country in northern North America. It stretches from the Atlantic to the Pacific and north into the Arctic Ocean, covering 9.98 million square kilometers (3.85 million square miles), making it the second largest country in the world in total area.
Its southern and western border with the United States, which stretches 8,891 kilometers (5,525 mi), is the longest binational land border in the world. The capital of Canada is Ottawa and its three largest metropolitan areas are Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver.
Various Indigenous peoples inhabited what is now Canada for thousands of years prior to European settlement. The Canada Act 1982, which broke the vestiges of legal dependence on the British Parliament. Canada is a parliamentary democracy and a constitutional monarchy in the Westminster tradition, with a monarch and a prime minister who chairs the cabinet and head of government.
As a highly developed country, Canada has the seventeenth highest nominal per capita income in the world as well as the thirteenth highest on the Human Development Index. Its advanced economy is the tenth largest in the world, relying mainly on its abundant natural resources and well-developed international trade networks.