In April 2019, Library and Archives Canada (LAC), guided by the Calls to Action of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada, launched a plan that comprises 28 actions by LAC to recognize Indigenous rights and increase access to its collection. This action plan was developed in consultation with the members of the Indigenous Advisory Circle, who provide LAC with advice and guidance.
In December 2019, LAC took stock of its progress and assessed how the institution had advanced with its commitments so far in the following areas:
- institutional change
- engagement and collaboration
- managing records in the LAC collection related to First Nations, Inuit and the Métis Nation
- promotion and support
To find out more about how LAC is doing its part to support the reconciliation process, consult the Indigenous Heritage Action Plan Implementation Progress Report on LAC’s Indigenous documentary heritage initiatives website.