Panelists include:

John Ralston Saul
Canadian thinker and author who has written extensively on Indigenous rights, soft racism (sympathy) in Canada and a better relationship moving forward.

MP Romeo Saganash
New Democratic Party Member of Parliament. A Cree man who has spoken about important issues in parliament such as missing and murdered Indigenous women. He has talked honestly about what is is like to be an Indigenous MP and speaks to constitutional reconciliation.

Connie Walker
The lead journalist at CBC Aboriginal. One of the most powerful changes in the media for First Nations took place when we started to see our stories told in a three dimensional manner. This was in part due to INM, but also later, CBC Aboriginal – a Native and non-Native team effort.

Pam Palmater
A Mi’kmaq lawyer, professor, activist and politician from Mi’kma’ki, New Brunswick, Canada. A frequent media political commentator, she appears for Aboriginal Peoples Television Network’s InFocus, CTV, and CBC. She is an associate professor and the academic director of the Centre for Indigenous Governance at Ryerson University.

Anna Banerji
Director, Global and Indigenous Health. Banerji has spoken extensively on Indigenous people and the health system and the neglect within what she calls a two tiered system where Indigenous people fall behind. Order of Ontario; MD, University of Toronto; MPH, Harvard School of Public Health.

Please RSVP. Space is Limited.

JRS joins panel discussing “Reconciliation in Canada: The Way Forward.” January 7th, 2015 at 7:15pm at the Upper Library at Massey College.

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