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1.6.17

Indigenous leaders launch Canada Reads: The Unsettling Canada Edition in response to the 150th | Quill and Quire - In August, members of the campaign’s coordinating committee will travel to Geneva for the United Nations’ International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination. The group plans to counter points made by the Canadian government, and to provide evidence of conditions on the country’s reserves. “We know they’re going to talk about reconciliation framework and new money for education, housing, and infrastructure,” says Diabo. “What we want to show [the UN] is that things aren’t changing despite what [the Canadian government] is saying. They’re doing something different on the ground.”


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