On October 15 and 16, 2014, the IOG gathered leaders from governments, First Nations, Métis nations, the private sector, and academia to discuss the future of indigenous governance in light of these upcoming anniversaries. Speakers and panelists provided perspectives on important legal, governance, social and economic advancements made since the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples (RCAP) report. They also identified persistent gaps that remain, highlighting the urgent need for action to further the vision set forth nearly twenty years ago…. Read more
As Canada approaches the twentieth anniversary of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples (RCAP) in 2016, and the 150th anniversary of the British North America Act (now the Constitution Act, 1867) in 2017, the IOG has undertaken a new symposium series that builds on its previous work and seeks to better understand the future of indigenous governance. While undoubtedly groundbreaking at the time, much has changed since RCAP issued its final report. The composition of the indigenous population has changed… Read more
This report summarizes the main conclusions and recommendations of the Royal Commission On Aboriginal Peoples’ final report and analyzes what appear to be the major implications for Canada’s healthcare system.
Summary of the Major Conclusions of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples.
Some say that the price and the sheer size of the Commission’s report make it in accessible to most Canadians. In producing this summary, the Institute’s intent is to make a modest contribution towards having the Commission’s agenda for change more widely debated.
Summary of the Major Conclusions of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples