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"Reconciling Injustices" in the Vancouver Sun

January 29, 2014

Mark Winston, Academic Director of the Centre for Dialogue, has published an opinion piece in the Vancouver Sun describing the results of the Jan 23 "Reconciling Injustices in a Pluralistic Canada" community dialogue. This public event brought diverse communities affected by injustice together with government, major institutions and members of the public to identify shared principles for the reconciliation of injustices in Canadian society.

"What is clear is that the residual impacts of cultural, social, legal and economic injustice are perpetrated for many generations through the trauma of parents passed on to their children. To heal, communities are looking for genuine acknowledgment of what happened or continues to happen, as well as accountability from government..."

Read the full piece here: Reconciling injustices in a pluralistic Canada - We’re all affected by the legacies of prejudice, even generations later.