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Collaborate with post-secondary institutions to ensure that programs in essential areas such as health, law, education, engineering, and public policy incorporate mandatory content on antiracism and the histories and cultures of Indigenous Peoples.
Support and promote the establishment of designated Indigenous seats in essential post-secondary programs such as health, law, education, engineering, and public policy.
Ensure that demographic data drives program evaluation and delivery of services to the homeless population in St. John’s.
Decolonize the City of St. John’s municipal plan and all related processes, procedures, and policies, including the heritage bylaw.
Work with all levels of government to ensure that National Indigenous Peoples' Day is recognized as an official and statutory holiday.
Promote and support formal Indigenous stewardship of public green spaces in the City of St. John’s, such as parks and gardens.
Promote and support the establishment of full-time, paid Indigenous advisory positions in essential areas such as health, law, education, engineering, and government services.
Promote and support urban Indigenous participation on critical governance and advisory boards.
Seek a formal apology from the provincial government for the legacy of harm that resulted from the exclusion of Indigenous Peoples in the Terms of Union with Canada in 1949. Such an apology must be drafted in full collaboration with all Indigenous groups in the province, including urban Indigenous people, and should become a foundation for establishing a renewed relationship between the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador and Indigenous Peoples in the province.
Build strategic partnerships to support the development and delivery of sector-specific anti-racism training in essential areas such as health, law, education, engineering, and government services.
Support the recruitment and retention of Indigenous people into essential industries and professions such as health, law, education, engineering, and government services.
Work with the City of St. John’s to Indigenize place names.
Work with the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador to reclaim Indigenous place names.
Ensure the full implementation of the City of St. John's commitments under Council’s 2020 Declaration in Support of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
Advocate for the legal recognition of Mi’kmaw, Innu-aimun, and Inuktitut as official languages of Newfoundland and Labrador.