Legitimacy in Reconciliation: A Path Forward
Released: Tuesday May 15, 2018
About the project: The Public Policy Forum is taking part in a global project, coordinated by The Centre for Public Impact in the United Kingdom, to explore the concept of legitimacy in government. PPF is one of seven organizations that will explore the concept of legitimacy; each country has adopted a different theme.
What does a reconciled relationship look like? How will we achieve this relationship? Does the Canadian government have the legitimacy it needs to achieve true reconciliation? The project will also consider:
For the purposes of this project, legitimacy in government is defined as “the reservoir of support that allows governments to deliver positive outcomes for people.”
Partners: Government of Canada, Centre for Public Impact, First Nations University of Canada and Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy
Timeline: Unconference in November 2017, report launched in May 2018
Contact: Andrée Loucks, research assistant