What’s New in Indigenous Watchdog: 179 new Entries: June 1 – June 30, 2024

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Calls to Action (C2A) Status: July 1, 2024

Not Started Stalled In Progress Complete
15 19 46 14
16% 20% 49% 15%
Status Legacy Calls to Action
(1-42) + 50-52, 62-65
Reconciliation Calls to Action
(43-94)
Not Started 2, 9, 10, 26, 34, 42, 51, 52, 64 45, 46, 47, 55, 56, 89
Stalled 6, 8, 12, 14, 17, 18, 19, 25, 29, 30, 35 58, 62, 71, 77, 78, 87, 92, 93
Complete 13, 15, 41 49, 53, 59, 67, 68, 70, 80, 83, 84, 85, 94

Legacy Calls to Action include “Equity for Aboriginal People in the Legal System” (50-52) and “Education for Reconciliation (62-65) in order to keep all “Justice” and “Education” Calls to Action in one location

See also “Perspectives” post for a complete 6-page colour-coded Status Updates document summarizing all 94 Calls to Action

Indigenous Watchdog Updates

The following presents a year-to-date statistical snapshot of stakeholder actions across ALL themes that are either advancing reconciliation (Legacy and Reconciliation C2As and Government Commitments) or creating roadblocks (Current Problems)

Section 2022 2023 Jan. 2024. Feb. 2024 Mar. 2024 April 2024 May 2024 June 2024 YTD
Current Reality 50 31 1 3 3 6 5 2 20
Current Problems 315 1046 90 106 98 142 104 77 617
Legacy C2As 188 319 35 37 26 22 29 20 169
Reconciliation C2As 117 158 13 17 17 15 19 14 95
Govt. Commitments to Truth and Reconciliation 48 112 9 14 7 18 14 8 70
Other Issues: Government Commitments 78 148 20 12 20 17 17 18 104
Background Content 204 32 24 38 41 27 40 202
Total 796 2018 200 213 209 261 215 179 1,277
Indigenous Success Stories 3 83 7 5 6 4 9 12 43

Notes:

  • Current Reality includes ALL 94 Calls to Action and Other Issues
  • Legacy C2As, Reconciliation C2As, Government Commitments and Other Issues represent positive steps that are advancing reconciliation
  • Current Problems includes all those in “Calls to Action” plus “Other Issues” and “Government Commitments to Truth and Reconciliation
  • “Other Issues” presents information on Drinking Water Advisories, Food Insecurity, Suicide Prevention, Urban Commitments to Reconciliation, Housing, Environment and Treaties and Land Claims
  • Background Content provides additional context for Calls to Action and/or Themes
  • Multiple entries for an “Action or Commitment” or “Current Problem” have only been counted once

Notes on the Table Numbers

  • The 22 entries under Schools of Social Work (C2A # 1) are not included as they are the result of an independent project

UPDATES to Current Reality

Date Theme Description
June 17 Drinking Water Advisories As of June 17, 2024 30 Long-Term Drinking Water Advisories are still in effect in 30 communities for an 83% completion rate. 144 Long-Term DWAs have been lifted
June 21 Environment Bill C-226 passed and is now law that requires the federal government to develop a national strategy on environmental racism within two years

UPDATES to C2A Status Updates

Date Theme C2A Description
June 17 Journalism and Reconciliation 86 Of the 21 Schools of Journalism in Canada, only 6 have completely addressed the five specific elements identified in TRC Call to Action # 86; another 6 have partially addressed the same 5 elements.
June 14 Child Welfare 1 Of the 44 Schools of Social Work in Canada, 33 have completely addressed the three specific elements identified in the TRC Call to Action # 1: 3, 4 and 5; 2 will have a mandatory course in Sept, 2024. 9 have no mandatory course(s) including 8 french universities

New Sections

Date Theme Section Description
June 17 C2A # 86 Journalism Schools Complete details on how each of 21 Journalism schools have responded to C2A # 86
June 29 C2A # 76 Indian Residential Schools Data Interactive map of all Indian Residential Schools in Canada developed by federal government
June 29 Missing Children Indian Residential Schools Data Interactive map of all Indian Residential Schools in Canada developed by federal government
Government Commitments
Actions and Commitments
Current Problems
Background Content
Indigenous Success Stories

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