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Alberta’s Path to Reconciliation – AB Government
by ahnationtalk onFebruary 12, 201987 Views
Rachel Notley’sgovernment hasworked tomake life better for Indigenous people, one of the fastest growingand most culturally diversepopulations in the province.
Over the past fouryears, the Albertagovernmenthasstrengthenedpartnerships with First Nations, Métis and Inuit communities, organizations and people.
Afterthe 2015 election, Premier Rachel Notley apologized for Alberta’s failure to stopthe federal Indian Residential School system. She also voiced support for a national inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.
Both steps were public acknowledgementsofhistoricabuse, violence and intergenerational traumaexperiencedby Indigenous peoplesin Alberta.