89. We call upon the federal government to amend the Physical Activity and Sport Act to support reconciliation by ensuring that policies to promote physical activity as a fundamental element of health and well-being, reduce barriers to sports participation, increase the pursuit of excellence in sport, and build capacity in the Canadian sport system, are inclusive of Aboriginal peoples.
In order to be a truly multicultural country, we need to accept everyone including even people from Aboriginal descent. So to open up programs like the following, we need to include them immediately to create change and the government should implement the TRC recommendations.
- http://Response of the Government of Canada to the Sixth Report of the Standing Senate Committee on Aboriginal Peoples: http://www.aadnc-aandc.gc.ca/eng/1100100014383/1100100014384
Compiled by Jacinda Solomon