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CBC Asks: Is reconciliation possible?

A CBC Asks panel explored whether Saskatchewan is ready and willing for reconciliation on Tuesday night.

Panel explored whether Saskatchewan is ready, willing for reconciliation

Panellists Shawna Oochoo, James Daschuk and Chief Cadmus Delorme speaking to the crowd on Tuesday night. (CBC News/Alex Soloducha)

A Tuesday night CBC Asks panel explored whether Saskatchewan is ready and willing for reconciliation.

Residents weighed in on what the province has to do to move forward and discussed how they are seeing reconciliation in their own lives.

In 2015, Canada's Truth and Reconciliation Commission delivered its final report, as well as 94 calls to action urging Canadians to work together to move forward with reconciliation and repair the harm caused by residential schools.

Many individuals and organizations in Saskatchewan have met that call. But two years later, there are still questions about what is being done to fulfil those 94 calls to action.

In the meantime, public discussion around the Gerald Stanley trial shows a province that remains deeply polarized.

"CBC Asks: Is reconciliation possible?" was held at CBC Saskatchewan in Regina.

The Morning Edition's Zarqa Nawaz hosted the panel with Marie Wilson, former commissioner with the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada, James Daschuk, author of Clearing the Plains, Chief Cadmus Delorme of the Cowessess First Nation and Shawna Oochoo, executive director of Regina's White Pony Lodge.

The event was livestreamed on CBC Saskatchewan's website, Periscope and YouTube.

CBC's Alex Soloducha tweets from the event are below.