RE: Chaudière Island and Our Promises to Walk Rightly With First Nations
Dear Prime Minister:
I have been watching with admiration the past year your in depth and skillful articulation of the important issues facing Canadians. For me, these include correcting the wrong relationship we have with First Nations, for the first time ever in Canada making every vote count, addressing the terrible wrongs in our criminal justice system, and truly making a plan for Canada to cut greenhouse gases and renew our economy with renewable energy. Today I am writing to you about the relationships with our First Nations.
I have been walking with my church to learn as much as I can about our colonial history and our collective journey with our First Peoples. It is appalling. One has to wonder how a society could claim to be civilized after the terrible way we have treated the Indigeno...