Defining reconciliation and measuring its progress

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For most Canadians, the term reconciliation is familiar, yet difficult to define. There are many paths on the long journey of reconciliation, especially given Canada’s history of abuse and oppression towards Indigenous people.

One Mi’kmaq woman in Nova Scotia, Cheryl Maloney, is reclaiming the Indigenous history of hockey to reconcile with the past. Ross Lord reports on the Mi’kmaq craftsmanship craft behind Canada’s favourite past time dates back to the 1800s, when Mi’kmaq craftsmen were first making hockey sticks.

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Canada is a country in the northern part of North America. It extends from the Atlantic to the Pacific and northward into the Arctic Ocean, covering 9.98 million square kilometres (3.85 million square miles), making it the world’s second-largest country by total area.

Its southern and western border with the United States, stretching 8,891 kilometres (5,525 mi), is the world’s longest bi-national land border. Canada’s capital is Ottawa, and its three largest metropolitan areas are Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver.

Various Indigenous peoples inhabited what is now Canada for thousands of years before European colonization. The Canada Act 1982, which severed the vestiges of legal dependence on the British Parliament. Canada is a parliamentary democracy and a constitutional monarchy in the Westminster tradition, with a monarch and a prime minister who serves as the chair of the Cabinet and head of government.

As a highly developed country, Canada has the seventeenth-highest nominal per-capita income globally as well as the thirteenth-highest ranking in the Human Development Index. Its advanced economy is the tenth-largest in the world, relying chiefly upon its abundant natural resources and well-developed international trade networks.

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