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She's called an emergency meeting with provinces.
Calling for the removal of his name from buildings is a recipe for fighting, he says.
Murray Sinclair was also the head of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
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2 legal orders urged action.
It's been estimated that 6,000 children died at residential schools.
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Sen. Murray Sinclair said an indigenous appointment to the top court is long overdue.
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Jody Wilson-Raybould says the government supports all articles of the UN declaration on indigenous rights "without reservation.''
Indigenous MPs and senators played a central role in securing passage of the new law.
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"I cannot say that I am satisfied with the way things are going."
Justice Murray Sinclair was tapped for the role of TRC Chief Commissioner when the first Commission came to a sudden end with the resignation of its first Chair Justice Harry LaForme and the two other co-Commissioners. It was up to Senator Sinclair to repair the process and move it forward which he did with a sense of both urgency and grace.
The names were recommended by an advisory board set up by the government in January.
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Liberals have vowed to implement all 94 recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
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"You are home. Welcome home."
In total, 94 recommendations were made.
A high bar has been set for the Trudeau government.
The Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement was reached after former residential school survivors took the federal government and churches to court.
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