Bill C-262 is an act asking “… the Government of Canada
to take all measures necessary to ensure that the laws
of Canada are in harmony with the United Nations
Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples” (read
the complete bill at https://goo.gl/mWTFLh and see
www.adoptandimplement.com for more info about
the Bill, including who is endorsing it).
Since 2014, October 2nd has been proclaimed Wrongful Conviction Day in cities across Canada and around the world. What are wrongful convictions? How do they happen? Why do we need to set aside a special day?
There are among you those who will define the path to reconciliation with greater clarity than we can at present. We know the objective – a relationship of mutual respect – but like a marathon, we can’t see the finish line yet, or the challenges along the way.