Murray Sinclair

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Murray Sinclair said : "For a period of weeks, we had RCMP officers watching our house and making sure that nothing happened, and they would accompany me when I would go anywhere in the public," External link

CBC Thursday, November 25, 2021 2:15:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "I knew there was something wrong with that story, and I didn't like the sound of it," External link

CBC Thursday, November 25, 2021 2:15:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "The alarm bell going off in my head was that this was not the way that I knew that JJ Harper would conduct himself," "He was not the kind of person who would react violently to the way that he was treated" External link

CBC Thursday, November 25, 2021 2:15:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "The chief of police very quickly stepped up on behalf of the officer and said, 'this is what happened, and you can believe me and the officer was in the right,'" External link

CBC Thursday, November 25, 2021 2:15:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "They didn't do anything. They didn't put any pressure on the police. They didn't put any pressure on the accused or … [his] family to get him to come forward," External link

CBC Thursday, November 25, 2021 2:15:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "It was a very difficult day to realize the implications of what that meant and what it said about the situation he was in, and our potential role in regard to that," External link

CBC Thursday, November 25, 2021 2:15:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "He said, 'You need to see me,'" External link

CBC Thursday, November 25, 2021 2:15:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "I would have told you then that I don't expect to see that kind of change that I think we're calling for within my lifetime," "It's not going to occur in my lifetime" External link

CBC Thursday, November 25, 2021 2:15:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "The moment that you leave this Earth and your spirit goes back to the Creator, the Creator makes you turn around and look back at everything that you have done. And he makes you account for all of the places that you've been," External link

CBC Thursday, November 25, 2021 2:15:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "Where am I going when I'm finished here on this Earth? My spirit will go back to the Creator. My body will go back to the Earth, but my spirit will go back to the Creator," "And then that spirit will go back to another infant who was being born" External link

CBC Thursday, November 25, 2021 2:15:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair told ( about Investigation Unit ) : "I don't have a lot of faith in the Independent Investigation Unit that's in place right now to look into police officer conduct," External link

CBC Wednesday, November 24, 2021 2:20:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "It's the lack of transparency, I think, that really drives me around the bend," External link

CBC Wednesday, November 24, 2021 2:20:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "what they're told by witnesses who are called by the police to give them reports," "They don't reveal who they spoke to. They don't reveal what the evidence is that they've gathered" External link

CBC Wednesday, November 24, 2021 2:20:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “Education got us into this mess and education will get us out of it” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, October 5, 2021 6:56:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "Survivors talked about children who suddenly went missing," External link

dw-en Friday, October 1, 2021 11:12:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "Survivors talked about children who suddenly went missing," External link

deutschewelle-en Friday, October 1, 2021 11:12:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “We will learn as we go forward,” “The other thing we are going to learn, I think, by this day is that we have not yet gotten to the full truth of what this experience was all about” External link

theglobeandmail Thursday, September 30, 2021 4:42:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "I’ve always believed that we don’t take a moment for those who have experienced this, the survivors of residential schools, and those who were lost through residential schools, and that it’s important that we do that — that we take a moment for them, to understand what this country did to them, to acknowledge that it was wrong, and to commit to not doing it again," External link

timescolonist Thursday, September 30, 2021 4:16:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "I've always believed that we don't take a moment for those who have experienced this, the survivors of residential schools, and those who were lost through residential schools, and that it's important that we do that -- that we take a moment for them, to understand what this country did to them, to acknowledge that it was wrong, and to commit to not doing it again," External link

cp24 Thursday, September 30, 2021 12:42:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “It was information that was not unknown,” “It was information that lacked specificity” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, June 8, 2021 6:28:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “There is this growing desire to do something about it,” “That something needs to be done about this. People need to be held to account. Children need to be taken proper care of. The burial sites need to be properly protected. The children themselves need to be identified” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, June 8, 2021 6:28:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “We have been told that, for some schools, records have been destroyed, accidentally or intentionally pursuant to document destruction policies,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, June 8, 2021 6:28:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “And that message was taught so long, so hard and so well that it has resulted in a belief on the part of non-Indigenous students who have gone to public schools believing in this superiority of their own existence, superiority of their people, superiority of their ancestors versus the inferiority of Indigenous people in this country,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, June 8, 2021 6:28:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said ( about British ) : “I understand in British Columbia -- I got a call earlier this morning in fact -- that the RCMP now have declared that there’s a major investigation that’s going to occur into the bodies that have been located in Kamloops,” External link

barrie Sunday, June 6, 2021 6:03:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said ( about British ) : “I understand in British Columbia -- I got a call earlier this morning in fact -- that the RCMP now have declared that there’s a major investigation that’s going to occur into the bodies that have been located in Kamloops,” External link

ctvnews Sunday, June 6, 2021 2:35:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair declarou : "Sabemos que há muitos locais semelhantes a Kamloops que serão revelados no futuro" External link

correiobraziliense Friday, June 4, 2021 4:19:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair declarou : "Sabemos que há muitos locais semelhantes a Kamloops que serão revelados no futuro" External link

noticias-terra-br Friday, June 4, 2021 4:09:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair declarou : "Sabemos que há muitos locais semelhantes a Kamloops que serão revelados no futuro" External link

uol Friday, June 4, 2021 3:28:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "They're now beginning to question those who have made this story available and unfortunately, in a typically heavy-handed and ham-handed police way, they are simply intimidating people, rather than helping them," External link

sinacom-en Friday, June 4, 2021 11:43:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "They're now beginning to question those who have made this story available and unfortunately, in a typically heavy-handed and ham-handed police way, they are simply intimidating people, rather than helping them," External link

peopledaily Friday, June 4, 2021 11:32:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "They're now beginning to question those who have made this story available and unfortunately, in a typically heavy-handed and ham-handed police way, they are simply intimidating people, rather than helping them," External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, June 4, 2021 9:17:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "They are now beginning to question those who have made this story available," "Unfortunately, in a typical heavy-handed and ham-handed police way, they are simply intimidating people rather than helping them" External link

barrie Friday, June 4, 2021 5:13:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said ( about British ) : “I understand in British Columbia -- I got a call earlier this morning in fact -- that the RCMP now have declared that there’s a major investigation that’s going to occur into the bodies that have been located in Kamloops,” External link

barrie Friday, June 4, 2021 5:13:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said ( about British ) : “I understand in British Columbia -- I got a call earlier this morning in fact -- that the RCMP now have declared that there’s a major investigation that’s going to occur into the bodies that have been located in Kamloops,” External link

ctvnews Friday, June 4, 2021 5:10:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “We asked the government to allow us to conduct a fuller inquiry to that part of the work of the TRC, to explore that on behalf of the survivors and Canadian public. We submitted a proposal, as it was not within the mandate of the TRC, and that request was denied,” External link

thewhig Friday, June 4, 2021 3:47:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “We know there are lots of sites similar to Kamloops that are going to come to light in the future. We need to begin to prepare ourselves for that,” External link

news-yahoo-in Friday, June 4, 2021 3:04:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "We know there are lots of sites similar to Kamloops that are going to come to light in the future," External link

news-yahoo-in Friday, June 4, 2021 3:04:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair told : “I understand in B.C. — I got a call earlier this morning, in fact — that the RCMP now have declared that there is a major investigation that is going to occur into the bodies that have been located in Kamloops and they are now beginning to question those who have made this story available,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, June 4, 2021 3:00:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "The RCMP now have declared that there is a major investigation that's going to occur into the bodies that have been located in Kamloops," External link

barrie Friday, June 4, 2021 2:34:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said ( about British ) : “I understand in British Columbia -- I got a call earlier this morning in fact -- that the RCMP now have declared that there’s a major investigation that’s going to occur into the bodies that have been located in Kamloops,” External link

barrie Friday, June 4, 2021 2:34:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said ( about British ) : “I understand in British Columbia -- I got a call earlier this morning in fact -- that the RCMP now have declared that there’s a major investigation that’s going to occur into the bodies that have been located in Kamloops,” External link

ctvnews Friday, June 4, 2021 1:06:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “We know there are lots of sites similar to Kamloops that are going to come to light in the future. We need to begin to prepare ourselves for that,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Friday, June 4, 2021 12:24:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “We need to begin to prepare ourselves for that,” External link

citynews-ca Friday, June 4, 2021 12:10:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair told : “The fact that there are still church records that have not been revealed … is also a sad commentary of the lack of commitment by the Catholic church to allow us to investigate this further. We need to have that question looked at as well,” External link

cknw Thursday, June 3, 2021 11:47:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "We need to begin to prepare ourselves for that," External link

timescolonist Thursday, June 3, 2021 11:43:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair told : “The fact that there are still church records that have not been revealed … is also a sad commentary of the lack of commitment by the Catholic church to allow us to investigate this further. We need to have that question looked at as well,” External link

globalnews Thursday, June 3, 2021 11:33:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “Since the revelation of what was discovered at Kamloops has come to light, I have been inundated with phone calls from survivors – by the dozens, if not hundreds now, they’ve called me – often just to cry, just to tell us, ‘I told you so. I told you that this had happened,'” External link

aljazeera-en Thursday, June 3, 2021 5:47:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "I've spent most of the last three or four days on the phone with survivors who call me because they're so emotionally distraught at the revelation," External link

CBC Thursday, June 3, 2021 5:38:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "I suspect, quite frankly, that every school had a burial site," External link

CBC Thursday, June 3, 2021 5:38:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "We know there are lots of sites similar to Kamloops that are going to come to light in the future," External link

news-yahoo Thursday, June 3, 2021 3:21:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "We know there are lots of sites similar to Kamloops that are going to come to light in the future," External link

news-yahoo Thursday, June 3, 2021 2:48:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "We know there are lots of sites similar to Kamloops that are going to come to light in the future," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, June 3, 2021 2:26:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “We know there are lots of sites similar to Kamloops that are going to come to light in the future. We need to begin to prepare ourselves for that,” External link

ChinaPost Thursday, June 3, 2021 1:58:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “Some of the survivors talked about children being buried in large numbers into mass burial sites,” External link

barrie Thursday, June 3, 2021 12:34:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “Now we’re beginning to see evidence of the numbers of children who died,” “We know that there were probably lots of sites similar to Kamloops that are going to come to light in the future” External link

barrie Thursday, June 3, 2021 12:34:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "We know there are lots of sites similar to Kamloops that are going to come to light in the future. We need to begin to prepare ourselves for that," External link

startribune Wednesday, June 2, 2021 11:37:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “We know there are lots of sites similar to Kamloops that are going to come to light in the future. We need to begin to prepare ourselves for that,” External link

guardian Wednesday, June 2, 2021 11:33:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “We know there are lots of sites similar to Kamloops that are going to come to light in the future. We need to begin to prepare ourselves for that,” External link

whig Wednesday, June 2, 2021 11:18:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “We know there are lots of sites similar to Kamloops that are going to come to light in the future. We need to begin to prepare ourselves for that,” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, June 2, 2021 11:14:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “We know there are lots of sites similar to Kamloops that are going to come to light in the future. We need to begin to prepare ourselves for that,” External link

actionnewsjax Wednesday, June 2, 2021 11:04:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “We know there are lots of sites similar to Kamloops that are going to come to light in the future. We need to begin to prepare ourselves for that,” External link

beaumontenterprise Wednesday, June 2, 2021 10:59:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “We know there are lots of sites similar to Kamloops that are going to come to light in the future. We need to begin to prepare ourselves for that,” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, June 2, 2021 10:56:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “We know there are lots of sites similar to Kamloops that are going to come to light in the future. We need to begin to prepare ourselves for that,” External link

ABCnews Wednesday, June 2, 2021 10:44:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “We know there are lots of sites similar to Kamloops that are going to come to light in the future. We need to begin to prepare ourselves for that,” External link

wsoctv Wednesday, June 2, 2021 10:40:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “We know there are lots of sites similar to Kamloops that are going to come to light in the future. We need to begin to prepare ourselves for that,” External link

guardian Wednesday, June 2, 2021 7:02:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “We know there are lots of sites similar to Kamloops that are going to come to light in the future. We need to begin to prepare ourselves for that,” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, June 2, 2021 6:32:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “We know there are lots of sites similar to Kamloops that are going to come to light in the future. We need to begin to prepare ourselves for that,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, June 2, 2021 6:29:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “We know there are lots of sites similar to Kamloops that are going to come to light in the future. We need to begin to prepare ourselves for that,” External link

whig Wednesday, June 2, 2021 6:20:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “We know there are lots of sites similar to Kamloops that are going to come to light in the future. We need to begin to prepare ourselves for that,” External link

highlandstoday Wednesday, June 2, 2021 6:19:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “We know there are lots of sites similar to Kamloops that are going to come to light in the future. We need to begin to prepare ourselves for that,” External link

beaumontenterprise Wednesday, June 2, 2021 5:59:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “We know there are lots of sites similar to Kamloops that are going to come to light in the future. We need to begin to prepare ourselves for that,” External link

ABCnews Wednesday, June 2, 2021 5:47:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “We know there are lots of sites similar to Kamloops that are going to come to light in the future. We need to begin to prepare ourselves for that,” External link

independent-UK Wednesday, June 2, 2021 5:44:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "We know there are lots of sites similar to Kamloops that are going to come to light in the future. We need to begin to prepare ourselves for that," External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, June 2, 2021 2:50:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “We know there are lots of sites similar to Kamloops that are going to come to light in the future. We need to begin to prepare ourselves for that,” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, June 2, 2021 6:25:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “This reconciliation and healing are matters of urgency,” “Overall, the federal government has been slow in implementing the TRC’s 94 Calls to Action” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, June 1, 2021 12:48:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “Indigenous people on reserves have been fairly isolated politically and geographically, and so they have little daily interaction with Black people,” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, May 29, 2021 2:27:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair added : “the young politically and socially active Indigenous people and Black youth are more likely to be involved with each other in one way or another,” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, May 29, 2021 2:27:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “Indigenous people were enslaved as far back as in the 1500s by North American traders and Catholic missionaries,” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, May 29, 2021 2:27:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said ( about Queen ) : "Joining Queen's University at this time is an important opportunity to recognize the change in this institution and the work we do together for future generations of students," External link

CBC Thursday, April 29, 2021 2:25:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair told : "Systemic racism is when the system itself is based upon and founded upon racist beliefs and philosophies and thinking and has put in place policies and practices that literally force even the non-racists to act in a racist way," External link

CBC Sunday, February 28, 2021 12:13:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair recalled : “If you go and become a carpenter, you’ll always be a carpenter who knows the law, and people will always come to you and ask you questions,” External link

nytimes Friday, February 5, 2021 10:49:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “I thought that was a good technique,” “But the most important part of it was to publicize the testimony to bring the hearings into the living rooms of the people” External link

nytimes Friday, February 5, 2021 10:49:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “When you come through an event that is emotionally that challenging, a healing moment occurs for the person who has told you their story, but also for you as the one who has accepted the story,” “So you have to know how to make that moment understood in the proper way” External link

nytimes Friday, February 5, 2021 10:49:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “The Canadian people need to see what it is that they could be doing, that they have a role to play here,” External link

nytimes Friday, February 5, 2021 10:49:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair told : “It was education that got us into this and it is education that will get us out of this, and I really believe that. I believe education is the key to reconciliation,” External link

ctvnews Saturday, January 30, 2021 6:50:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “She said ‘what you would like for your birthday?’ and I said a bicycle. When I opened the box it was a set of encyclopedias that she had given me for my 12th birthday,” External link

ctvnews Saturday, January 30, 2021 6:50:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair says : “The people who believe that they have the privilege of holding power and should continue to have that privilege, they’re going to push back,” “They’re going to fight against reconciliation. They’re the deniers of this story. They’re going to say this never happened. That the schools were all about education and the Indians should be thankful that they got an education” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, January 26, 2021 10:21:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair explained : “The incentive structures of our electoral and corporate systems promote short-term economic benefits, not long-term well-being. As Indigenous governments and legal systems reclaim their role in Canada, this restoration can help achieve rational environmental planning. For example, we may see Indigenous laws that lift up the land, water and animals, in contrast with European-style systems that privilege humans and corporations over all such beings, considered as property. An exciting idea is environmental personhood,” External link

ottawacitizen Friday, January 15, 2021 6:46:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair told : “It’s not establishing new rights,” External link

TorontoStar Monday, January 11, 2021 9:07:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “This reconciliation and healing are matters of urgency,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, December 16, 2020 5:55:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "We need to recognize that there is still some resistance on the part of some elements of Canadian society," External link

barrie Wednesday, December 16, 2020 4:11:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “We need to recognize that there is still some resistance on the part of some elements of Canadian society,” External link

citynews-ca Tuesday, December 15, 2020 2:29:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "We need to recognize that there is still some resistance on the part of some elements of Canadian society," External link

ctvnews Tuesday, December 15, 2020 2:19:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “We need to recognize that there is still some resistance on the part of some elements of Canadian society,” External link

cp24 Tuesday, December 15, 2020 2:15:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “We need to recognize that there is still some resistance on the part of some elements of Canadian society,” External link

680news Tuesday, December 15, 2020 12:58:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "We need to recognize that there is still some resistance on the part of some elements of Canadian society," External link

timescolonist Tuesday, December 15, 2020 12:41:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "They were looking for somebody to take the story seriously and start to do something about not just the history of residential schools, but also about the impact the residential schools have had, so that their children and their grandchildren and great grandchildren would be able to benefit from the telling of their stories," External link

CBC Tuesday, December 15, 2020 12:20:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "We need to ensure that we never, ever let Canada forget what they have done, and the situations that we are now facing that are the responsibility of this history, of the losses that have been experienced by Indigenous communities and Indigenous Peoples," External link

CBC Tuesday, December 15, 2020 12:20:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair told : "There are still far too many things this government is doing to diminish the position and rights of Indigenous people," External link

CBC Saturday, December 12, 2020 11:51:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "What I've said is that we will never achieve reconciliation when one side to the dialogue sees it as an act of benevolence and one side sees it as a recognition of rights," External link

CBC Saturday, December 12, 2020 11:51:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said ( about Commission ) : “Since working on the [Truth and Reconciliation Commission], we have seen a shift in how our country understands and speaks of residential schools and Indigenous issues in Canada,” External link

TorontoStar Monday, November 30, 2020 10:37:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair wrote : “My tenure as senator has been a remarkable opportunity to serve the people of Manitoba, which I have striven to do with pride and humility for the last five years,” External link

TorontoStar Monday, November 30, 2020 10:37:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “We have seen a shift in how our country understands, and speaks of residential schools and Indigenous issues in Canada,” External link

citynews-ca Saturday, November 28, 2020 2:09:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “We have seen a shift in how our country understands, and speaks of residential schools and Indigenous issues in Canada,” External link

680news Saturday, November 28, 2020 12:20:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "We have seen a shift in how our country understands, and speaks of residential schools and Indigenous issues in Canada," External link

barrie Saturday, November 28, 2020 12:13:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said ( about Commission ) : "Since working on the [Truth and Reconciliation Commission], we have seen a shift in how our country understands and speaks of residential schools and Indigenous issues in Canada," External link

CBC Friday, November 27, 2020 11:51:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “You would think there would be a great deal of knowledge, that could have been taught about what Indigenous people did, and what their lives were like prior to the arrival of Europeans in 1491 in Canada,” “The teaching of Canadian history was about the teaching of the white man. The teaching of the European. The arrival of the European, and what they brought to this conversation” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, November 19, 2020 6:42:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair told : “I'm introducing a bill in the Senate of Canada that will establish some of the strongest animal-protection laws in the world,” External link

ctvnews Wednesday, November 18, 2020 6:11:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair told : “I’m introducing a bill in the Senate of Canada that will establish some of the strongest animal-protection laws in the world,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, November 18, 2020 2:35:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "You don't learn anything about them in that environment," "There are some beneficial purposes to zoos that we can't and shouldn't try to eliminate, but merely to capture the animal and keep them from enjoying life in the wild, in their natural habitats, for entertainment purposes is not a good reason to allow this to continue to happen" External link

CBC Tuesday, November 17, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "The killing of animals for recreational purposes has always been an area with which I totally disagree," "I don't agree with trophy hunting. I don't agree with recreational hunting. People who kill animals for sport, I think, are misguided in terms of their relationship with animals" External link

CBC Tuesday, November 17, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “We need to do a lot more. My view has always been that it was the education that created this problem for Indigenous peoples and non-Indigenous people in terms of the negative relationship we have about each other,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, November 13, 2020 4:36:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “From the time of Confederation until relatively recently, the myth of inferiority on par with Indigenous people was a predominant feature in Canada’s history,” “And the counterpoint to that was the myth of the superiority of European settlement. So, European settlers were portrayed as highly civilized, they came with a kinder, gentler disposition, that they were here to protect Indigenous people, that they were more intelligent … And in order for Indigenous people to survive, they had to assimilate, they had to be indoctrinated into living as white men” External link

TorontoStar Friday, November 13, 2020 4:36:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “The group that is most resistant to understanding the impact of the education system on Indigenous people are teachers. That’s a sad truth,” “But at the same time, the group that is working hardest to try to advance reconciliation and change the way things are done are teachers as well. So, there’s this real conflict within the school system between those who want to make the changes and those who are resistant to that” External link

TorontoStar Friday, November 13, 2020 4:36:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair stated ( about Canadian Heritage ) : “Understanding why Indigenous people are suffering, or are complaining about the treatment at the hands of the public — or the Canadian government — or by provincial governments of their sense of rights — is something that many public servants still need some work to understand,” “If I could provide them with the opportunity to feel that at their inner core, that’s what I would give them as a Christmas gift” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, October 31, 2020 5:55:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “We’re not asking them to start holding up bloody pictures and demanding that they cry,” “What we’re saying is, talk about it from the perspective of children. Talk about it in ways that they can understand, that they can utilize. It can easily be done” External link

TorontoStar Monday, October 26, 2020 3:46:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “When it comes to the issue of the fishery itself, the Mi’kmaq people clearly have a right that is a higher right than the commercial fishers have, and the commercial fishers don’t recognize that,” “The commercial fishers that are the ones who are attacking the Mi’kmaq in the exercise of their right are acting to protect their licensed position” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, October 22, 2020 9:21:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "To me, (it) was an act of negligence," External link

barrie Thursday, October 22, 2020 2:01:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “There is no situation that has ever occurred that I’m aware of that there has been a complaint that the children are negatively impacted or damaged by the experience,” External link

cknw Thursday, October 22, 2020 2:38:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "If we are a nation of laws, then the highest law in this country is the Constitution, and our Constitution recognizes and affirms the treaty rights of the Mi'kmaw people to conduct themselves in accordance to their fishing rights under those treaties," External link

CBC Thursday, October 22, 2020 2:06:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “There is no situation that has ever occurred that I’m aware of that there has been a complaint that the children are negatively impacted or damaged by the experience,” External link

cknw Thursday, October 22, 2020 1:51:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “There is no situation that has ever occurred that I’m aware of that there has been a complaint that the children are negatively impacted or damaged by the experience,” External link

globalnews Thursday, October 22, 2020 1:22:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “If we are a nation of laws, then the highest law in this country is the constitution, and our constitution recognizes and affirms the treaty rights of the Mi’kmaq people to conduct themselves in accordance to their fishing rights under those treaties,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, October 22, 2020 12:53:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "If we are a nation of laws, then the highest law in this country is the Constitution, and our Constitution recognizes and affirms the treaty rights of the Mi'kmaw people to conduct themselves in accordance to their fishing rights under those treaties," External link

CBC Thursday, October 22, 2020 12:45:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "To me, (it) was an act of negligence," External link

timescolonist Wednesday, October 21, 2020 11:14:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "If we are a nation of laws, then the highest law in this country is the Constitution, and our Constitution recognizes and affirms the treaty rights of the Mi'kmaq people to conduct themselves in accordance to their fishing rights under those treaties," External link

CBC Wednesday, October 21, 2020 11:08:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "To me, (it) was an act of negligence," External link

ctvnews Wednesday, October 21, 2020 11:00:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "Because it's a factor in hiring … just like if somebody says 'I've got a mechanical degree,' I would then want to explore that a bit and say, well what have you worked on? What are the things that you've done with that degree? Do you know how to take apart an engine?" External link

CBC Monday, August 31, 2020 5:03:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “Particularly in this time when more and more Indigenous communities are beginning to exercise their sense of self-government, their sense of taking control of their lives, their sense of doing things for themselves and getting out from under the control of government — as they’re doing it, they’re doing things like asking, ‘How can we develop a law about education? How can we develop a child-welfare law that truly respects our traditions and our customs and our beliefs?'” External link

cknw Tuesday, August 4, 2020 9:25:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “Particularly in this time when more and more Indigenous communities are beginning to exercise their sense of self-government, their sense of taking control of their lives, their sense of doing things for themselves and getting out from under the control of government — as they’re doing it, they’re doing things like asking, ‘How can we develop a law about education? How can we develop a child-welfare law that truly respects our traditions and our customs and our beliefs?'” External link

globalnews Tuesday, August 4, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "Particularly in this time when more and more Indigenous communities are beginning to exercise their sense of self-government, their sense of taking control of their lives, their sense of doing things for themselves and getting out from under the control of government — as they're doing it they're doing things like asking, 'How can we develop a law about education?' How can we develop a child-welfare law that truly respects our traditions and our customs and our beliefs?" External link

CBC Tuesday, August 4, 2020 3:01:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "Particularly in this time when more and more Indigenous communities are beginning to exercise their sense of self-government, their sense of taking control of their lives, their sense of doing things for themselves and getting out from under the control of government — as they're doing it they're doing things like asking, 'How can we develop a law about education?' How can we develop a child-welfare law that truly respects our traditions and our customs and our beliefs?" External link

simcoe Tuesday, August 4, 2020 12:38:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "It's not indicative of any commitment to reconciliation when they start to shut down access to documents such as this," External link

CBC Tuesday, June 2, 2020 11:09:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "This is one situation where the legal process has to follow the government policy and government policy is to move forward on reconciliation and this is necessary to do that," External link

CBC Tuesday, June 2, 2020 11:09:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "It would appear Canada has switched horses. Initially, while the settlement agreement was in place and we were going through the TRC process … we were meeting constant assurances that the government would be co-operative in making full disclosure of documents as needed," "So that assurance of co-operation appears to have disappeared and that disappearance is actually tragic because it means the information around the full and complete story of the residential school experiences… is not going to be told" External link

CBC Tuesday, June 2, 2020 11:09:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair recalled : "I have to go to the bench because they said somebody's got to open that door," External link

CBC Friday, May 22, 2020 7:35:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “And they’ve had a history of 150 years of court decisions that have supported that very principle that Indigenous people have no rights and that their rights are non-enforceable in Canadian law,” “Therefore, when they see Indigenous people protesting against the taking of their land or demanding more recognition of their traditional territorial rights, they see that as an unreasonable position, as a position that is going to go nowhere and is just stopping good ideas and good development and is preventing them from making money” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, February 29, 2020 4:28:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "would be necessary for her continued presence in the Senate" External link

CBC Thursday, February 6, 2020 12:23:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said ( about Lynn Beyak ) : "The committee believes that further education and training is warranted in the hope that Sen. Beyak develop an awareness, recognition and understanding of the reality of racism toward Indigenous peoples," External link

CBC Thursday, February 6, 2020 12:23:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "I don't doubt for a moment that if that was not an Indigenous person, if that was a middle-class white guy from suburban Vancouver, they would not have been put into handcuffs if there was confusion over identification at a bank," External link

CBC Saturday, January 11, 2020 2:34:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "A lot of people, especially police officers, are trained to believe they have to go with their gut instinct," "In many cases, those feelings and those instincts are founded in racism" External link

CBC Saturday, January 11, 2020 2:34:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "You need to be trained if one of the things that they're asking of you in your place of employment is to be on the lookout for people who are going to be committing or have committed, criminal offences," External link

CBC Saturday, January 11, 2020 2:34:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "It's really a question of what kind of training did that person receive and what they were told they needed to watch out for," External link

CBC Saturday, January 11, 2020 2:34:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "When you're walking through a store, a person of colour generally is the first person targeted by security," External link

CBC Saturday, January 11, 2020 2:34:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "At a certain point in time you either have to leave the relationship or you have to convince the authorities that are in existence to start listening to you. And it has taken this long for Indigenous people to convince the authorities in Canada, that is the courts, to begin to listen," External link

CBC Friday, November 1, 2019 12:12:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "Education is the key to reconciliation because if we educate our children about each other, or Indigenous children and non-Indigenous children about each other properly from the beginning and teach them to be more respectful toward each other, toward each other's rights, that will allow them to develop an entirely different kind of relationship," External link

CBC Friday, November 1, 2019 12:12:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "The award itself is really about ensuring that we maintain the effort and we maintain the momentum toward reconciliation," "Because Confederation and the dialogue around inclusion of Indigenous people in Confederation on their terms is an important part of our reconciliation dialogue" External link

CBC Friday, November 1, 2019 12:12:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "He said, 'It's not about being satisfied. It's about being who you are,'" External link

CBC Saturday, September 7, 2019 3:52:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "They know that it's not a veto. They know that the UN declaration does not create substantive rights in Canada. They know that because the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled on that issue a number of times. ... So they're just using it to their political advantage to raise fears," External link

thespec Thursday, June 20, 2019 3:48:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "They know that it's not a veto. They know that the UN declaration does not create substantive rights in Canada. They know that because the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled on that issue a number of times. ... So they're just using it to their political advantage to raise fears," External link

thespec Thursday, June 20, 2019 3:48:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “He’s spoken a great deal now, and I think he’s just running out the clock,” External link

amren Friday, June 14, 2019 7:42:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “was all part of that overall approach to eliminating Indigenous people from the land and to take their culture away from them and to drive them away from their communities,” External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, June 4, 2019 5:53:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "They were of the view that the officer not only didn't believe them but he, and it was almost always a male, was disrespectful towards them," External link

timescolonist Monday, June 3, 2019 11:14:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "They were of the view that the officer not only didn't believe them but he, and it was almost always a male, was disrespectful toward them," External link

thespec Monday, June 3, 2019 2:24:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "They were of the view that the officer not only didn't believe them but he, and it was almost always a male, was disrespectful towards them," External link

cp24 Sunday, June 2, 2019 6:45:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “They were of the view that the officer not only didn’t believe them but he, and it was almost always a male, was disrespectful towards them,” External link

cknw Sunday, June 2, 2019 6:04:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “They were of the view that the officer not only didn’t believe them but he, and it was almost always a male, was disrespectful towards them,” External link

globalnews Sunday, June 2, 2019 5:57:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “They were of the view that the officer not only didn’t believe them but he, and it was almost always a male, was disrespectful towards them,” External link

680news Sunday, June 2, 2019 5:36:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "I understand the politics that goes around this and I understand that people are eager to look for simple concepts," "People who use the concept of veto and the concept of free, prior and informed consent as though they are the same thing are totally missing the point" External link

CBC Wednesday, May 29, 2019 1:36:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "Reconciliation requires that a new vision, based on a commitment to mutual respect, be developed. Part of that vision is encouraging all Canadians, including newcomers, to understand the history of First Nations, the Métis and the Inuit, including information about the treaties and the history of the residential schools, so that we all honour the truth and work together to build a more inclusive Canada," External link

CBC Tuesday, May 28, 2019 7:13:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "I appreciate that there are many out there, perhaps, who say that we could make the point without people seeing the video — but we do make the point without videos like that," "I don't think people believe us until they see it ... That's what the official RCMP position is — that we don't mistreat witnesses, particularly sexual-assault victims" External link

thespec Saturday, May 18, 2019 3:21:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “I appreciate that there are many out there, perhaps, who say that we could make the point without people seeing the video – but we do make the point without videos like that,” “I don’t think people believe us until they see it … That’s what the official RCMP position is, that we don’t mistreat witnesses, particularly sexual-assault victims” External link

cknw Saturday, May 18, 2019 2:29:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “I appreciate that there are many out there, perhaps, who say that we could make the point without people seeing the video – but we do make the point without videos like that,” “I don’t think people believe us until they see it … That’s what the official RCMP position is, that we don’t mistreat witnesses, particularly sexual-assault victims” External link

globalnews Saturday, May 18, 2019 2:17:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “I appreciate that there are many out there, perhaps, who say that we could make the point without people seeing the video – but we do make the point without videos like that,” “I don’t think people believe us until they see it ... That’s what the official RCMP position is, that we don’t mistreat witnesses, particularly sexual-assault victims” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, May 18, 2019 1:15:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "I appreciate that there are many out there, perhaps, who say that we could make the point without people seeing the video -- but we do make the point without videos like that," "I don't think people believe us until they see it ... That's what the official RCMP position is, that we don't mistreat witnesses, particularly sexual-assault victims" External link

ctvnews Saturday, May 18, 2019 1:14:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "Marineland has enough beluga whales in existence to probably continue for another 30 years, so no jobs are going to be lost as a result of this in the immediate future," "This [bill] is necessary because, in the long run, our society will be much better off if we start to treat other creatures ... in the same way that we ourselves feel that we should be treated" External link

CBC Wednesday, April 3, 2019 11:22:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "given the state of the fire isn't what it was two or three days ago," External link

newshub Monday, February 11, 2019 9:49:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "There was a row of neighbours that had their windows missing. Glass everywhere," External link

barrie Thursday, January 10, 2019 8:06:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "I think most of us just want an end in sight," "Some sort of solution where you feel like when you can go downstairs to get your car in the morning, you're not going to spend half an hour cleaning up glass" External link

barrie Thursday, January 10, 2019 8:06:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair states : "The board's failure to act on these issues in the face of overwhelming documentary and media exposure is indicative of wilful blindness," "The board has perpetuated systemic discrimination that has directly impacted First Nation peoples in Thunder Bay" External link

timescolonist Saturday, December 15, 2018 5:31:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair concludes : "The circumstances that gave rise to this investigation — an extreme level of racism, and differential treatment by police towards Indigenous peoples in missing person and death investigations and violence against Indigenous peoples generally in Thunder Bay — are not new phenomena," "Given the long-standing and troubling circumstances in Thunder Bay and the board's dismissive attitudes towards taking positive steps to address them, the investigation determined that bold measures are required" External link

timescolonist Saturday, December 15, 2018 5:31:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair writes : "The issues identified with Thunder Bay policing through this investigation are not the result of behaviours by individual racists," "They are indicative of a broader, deeper and more systemic level of discrimination in which an unacceptable status quo is viewed as the normal state of affairs" External link

timescolonist Saturday, December 15, 2018 5:31:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “The absence of that leadership has led to an institutional climate in which systemic racism within the TBPS, its management, and the board itself, has become normalized,” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, December 15, 2018 5:12:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair states : “The board’s failure to act on these issues in the face of overwhelming documentary and media exposure is indicative of wilful blindness,” “The board has perpetuated systemic discrimination that has directly impacted First Nation peoples in Thunder Bay” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, December 15, 2018 4:27:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair concludes : “The circumstances that gave rise to this investigation – an extreme level of racism, and differential treatment by police towards Indigenous peoples in missing person and death investigations and violence against Indigenous peoples generally in Thunder Bay – are not new phenomena,” “Given the long-standing and troubling circumstances in Thunder Bay and the board’s dismissive attitudes towards taking positive steps to address them, the investigation determined that bold measures are required” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, December 15, 2018 4:27:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair writes : “The issues identified with Thunder Bay policing through this investigation are not the result of behaviours by individual racists,” “They are indicative of a broader, deeper and more systemic level of discrimination in which an unacceptable status quo is viewed as the normal state of affairs” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, December 15, 2018 4:27:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair concludes : "The circumstances that gave rise to this investigation — an extreme level of racism, and differential treatment by police towards Indigenous peoples in missing person and death investigations and violence against Indigenous peoples generally in Thunder Bay — are not new phenomena," "Given the long-standing and troubling circumstances in Thunder Bay and the board's dismissive attitudes towards taking positive steps to address them, the investigation determined that bold measures are required" External link

thespec Saturday, December 15, 2018 1:35:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair writes : "The issues identified with Thunder Bay policing through this investigation are not the result of behaviours by individual racists," "They are indicative of a broader, deeper and more systemic level of discrimination in which an unacceptable status quo is viewed as the normal state of affairs" External link

thespec Saturday, December 15, 2018 1:35:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair states : "The board's failure to act on these issues in the face of overwhelming documentary and media exposure is indicative of wilful blindness," "The board has perpetuated systemic discrimination that has directly impacted First Nation peoples in Thunder Bay" External link

thespec Saturday, December 15, 2018 1:35:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair wrote : "The board has perpetuated systemic discrimination that has directly impacted First Nation peoples in Thunder Bay, and thus lost the capacity, without the reforms recommended, to function as the governor of the police on behalf of the community," External link

CBC Saturday, December 15, 2018 1:07:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair wrote : "The board has failed to recognize and address the clear and indisputable pattern of violence and systemic racism against Indigenous people in Thunder Bay," "Moreover, the board's failure to act on these issues in the face of overwhelming documentary and media exposure is indicative of willful blindness" External link

CBC Saturday, December 15, 2018 1:07:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair states : “The board’s failure to act on these issues in the face of overwhelming documentary and media exposure is indicative of wilful blindness,” “The board has perpetuated systemic discrimination that has directly impacted First Nation peoples in Thunder Bay” External link

citynews-ca Saturday, December 15, 2018 12:56:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair concludes : “The circumstances that gave rise to this investigation — an extreme level of racism, and differential treatment by police towards Indigenous peoples in missing person and death investigations and violence against Indigenous peoples generally in Thunder Bay — are not new phenomena,” “Given the long-standing and troubling circumstances in Thunder Bay and the board’s dismissive attitudes towards taking positive steps to address them, the investigation determined that bold measures are required” External link

citynews-ca Saturday, December 15, 2018 12:56:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair writes : “The issues identified with Thunder Bay policing through this investigation are not the result of behaviours by individual racists,” “They are indicative of a broader, deeper and more systemic level of discrimination in which an unacceptable status quo is viewed as the normal state of affairs” External link

citynews-ca Saturday, December 15, 2018 12:56:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair states : "The board's failure to act on these issues in the face of overwhelming documentary and media exposure is indicative of wilful blindness," "The board has perpetuated systemic discrimination that has directly impacted First Nation peoples in Thunder Bay" External link

ctvnews Saturday, December 15, 2018 12:14:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair concludes : "The circumstances that gave rise to this investigation -- an extreme level of racism, and differential treatment by police towards Indigenous peoples in missing person and death investigations and violence against Indigenous peoples generally in Thunder Bay -- are not new phenomena," "Given the long-standing and troubling circumstances in Thunder Bay and the board's dismissive attitudes towards taking positive steps to address them, the investigation determined that bold measures are required" External link

ctvnews Saturday, December 15, 2018 12:14:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair writes : "The issues identified with Thunder Bay policing through this investigation are not the result of behaviours by individual racists," "They are indicative of a broader, deeper and more systemic level of discrimination in which an unacceptable status quo is viewed as the normal state of affairs" External link

ctvnews Saturday, December 15, 2018 12:14:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair states : “The board’s failure to act on these issues in the face of overwhelming documentary and media exposure is indicative of wilful blindness,” “The board has perpetuated systemic discrimination that has directly impacted First Nation peoples in Thunder Bay” External link

680news Saturday, December 15, 2018 12:11:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair concludes : “The circumstances that gave rise to this investigation — an extreme level of racism, and differential treatment by police towards Indigenous peoples in missing person and death investigations and violence against Indigenous peoples generally in Thunder Bay — are not new phenomena,” “Given the long-standing and troubling circumstances in Thunder Bay and the board’s dismissive attitudes towards taking positive steps to address them, the investigation determined that bold measures are required” External link

680news Saturday, December 15, 2018 12:11:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair writes : “The issues identified with Thunder Bay policing through this investigation are not the result of behaviours by individual racists,” “They are indicative of a broader, deeper and more systemic level of discrimination in which an unacceptable status quo is viewed as the normal state of affairs” External link

680news Saturday, December 15, 2018 12:11:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair states : "The board's failure to act on these issues in the face of overwhelming documentary and media exposure is indicative of wilful blindness," "The board has perpetuated systemic discrimination that has directly impacted First Nation peoples in Thunder Bay" External link

timescolonist Saturday, December 15, 2018 12:00:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair concludes : "The circumstances that gave rise to this investigation — an extreme level of racism, and differential treatment by police towards Indigenous peoples in missing person and death investigations and violence against Indigenous peoples generally in Thunder Bay — are not new phenomena," "Given the long-standing and troubling circumstances in Thunder Bay and the board's dismissive attitudes towards taking positive steps to address them, the investigation determined that bold measures are required" External link

timescolonist Saturday, December 15, 2018 12:00:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair writes : "The issues identified with Thunder Bay policing through this investigation are not the result of behaviours by individual racists," "They are indicative of a broader, deeper and more systemic level of discrimination in which an unacceptable status quo is viewed as the normal state of affairs" External link

timescolonist Saturday, December 15, 2018 12:00:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair stated : “Achieving reconciliation is like climbing a mountain. We must proceed a step at a time. It will not always be easy. There will be storms, there will be obstacles. But we cannot allow ourselves to be daunted by the task because our goal is Just, and it is also necessary” External link

TorontoStar Friday, December 14, 2018 12:33:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "From the perspective of looking at this objectively, we can't conduct a trial in the public media over these allegations," External link

CBC Thursday, September 21, 2017 6:30:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "I can tell you that there probably won't be any new discoveries. I think he's answered all of the questions," "I think the reality is the more we talk about it, the more frustrated we are going to feel, because we are not getting any new stuff and we are just rehashing old stuff" External link

CBC Thursday, September 21, 2017 6:30:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "Each time that he would consult with me, I would encourage him to be strong and to go forward, because he's not the man today that those allegations talk about," External link

CBC Thursday, September 21, 2017 6:30:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "This is not the first time and not the only time that allegations about Indigenous leaders have been made and will be made," "We need to establish for ourselves our own parameters. We need to remember that for a long time, our leaders were never allowed to hold positions of leadership" External link

CBC Thursday, September 21, 2017 6:30:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair wrote : "Allegations that indigenous people are responsible for declining moose populations will be made, when in fact far more moose are killed by sport hunters," External link

ctvnews Wednesday, January 25, 2017 2:16:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "Essentially there's a large pool of water building behind the newly created dam," "The water is about 200 to 300 metres in length and 10 metres wide. Based on that information and the forecast we made the decision to evacuate as if that dam fails that's a lot of water that could come rushing down, which would most likely pick up debris, and end up in the low-lying areas" External link

nzherald Thursday, November 24, 2016 9:33:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "The majority are going to a nearby holiday park, a few have gone to Christchurch, one person has gone on a planned trip overseas and two have gone to Kaikoura to stay with friends," "Residents have been advised to be prepared to be gone for at least 10 days while we monitor the situation" External link

Stuff Wednesday, November 23, 2016 11:17:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "There is very little data, people are just not looking at it," "In our calls to action at the TRC, we said one of the things we lack in this country is an understanding of the magnitude of the problem and we need to look at better ways of gathering data so we can develop solutions that are properly focused" External link

CBC Monday, November 7, 2016 2:23:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "There is very little data, people are just not looking at it," "In our calls to action at the TRC, we said one of the things we lack in this country is an understanding of the magnitude of the problem and we need to look at better ways of gathering data so we can develop solutions that are properly focused" External link

ctvnews Monday, November 7, 2016 12:01:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "There is very little data, people are just not looking at it," "In our calls to action at the TRC, we said one of the things we lack in this country is an understanding of the magnitude of the problem and we need to look at better ways of gathering data so we can develop solutions that are properly focused" External link

timescolonist Sunday, November 6, 2016 10:56:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "Canada's discriminatory policies have led to greater failed and failing interventions into the lives of indigenous families than the residential schools and serious changes must be undertaken," External link

CBC Tuesday, November 1, 2016 10:24:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “Canada’s discriminatory policies have led to greater failed and failing interventions into the lives of indigenous families than the residential schools and serious changes must be undertaken,” External link

680news Tuesday, November 1, 2016 8:20:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "Canada's discriminatory policies have led to greater failed and failing interventions into the lives of indigenous families than the residential schools and serious changes must be undertaken," External link

timescolonist Tuesday, November 1, 2016 7:45:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair écrit : «Les politiques discriminatoires du Canada ont mené à davantage d’interventions ratées dans la vie de familles des Premières Nations que les pensionnats autochtones, et des changements importants doivent être apportés» External link

lactualite Monday, October 31, 2016 7:50:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "Canada's discriminatory policies have led to greater failed and failing interventions into the lives of indigenous families than the residential schools and serious changes must be undertaken," External link

timescolonist Monday, October 31, 2016 11:46:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “Now we are talking about potentially appointing a Supreme Court member who is from the indigenous community, now we are requiring that person has to be bilingual is unfair,” “What they need to do is, they need to put in place a process that puts balance to the Supreme Court first as a priority and a Supreme Court appointee who is from the indigenous community is, I think, a significantly more important consideration than ensuring that every appointee is fully and functionally bilingual” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, September 23, 2016 12:47:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “Now we are talking about potentially appointing a Supreme Court member who is from the indigenous community, now we are requiring that person has to be bilingual is unfair,” “What they need to do is, they need to put in place a process that puts balance to the Supreme Court first as a priority and a Supreme Court appointee who is from the indigenous community is, I think, a significantly more important consideration than ensuring that every appointee is fully and functionally bilingual” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, September 23, 2016 12:25:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "Now we are talking about potentially appointing a Supreme Court member who is from the indigenous community, now we are requiring that person has to be bilingual is unfair," "What they need to do is, they need to put in place a process that puts balance to the Supreme Court first as a priority and a Supreme Court appointee who is from the indigenous community is, I think, a significantly more important consideration than ensuring that every appointee is fully and functionally bilingual" External link

durhamregion Thursday, September 22, 2016 11:49:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "The argument that they don't have money is a shallow argument — the money is there," External link

timescolonist Wednesday, September 21, 2016 3:58:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "The argument that they don't have money is a shallow argument — the money is there," External link

durhamregion Wednesday, September 21, 2016 2:19:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “The argument that they don’t have money is a shallow argument — the money is there,” External link

680news Wednesday, September 21, 2016 2:17:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "Non-Indigenous children have … been raised in an educational environment which teaches them the mythology of European superiority and the mythology of Indigenous inferiority — none of which is true," "Our people are just as valid" External link

CBC Friday, September 16, 2016 10:04:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "Nobody spoke it at home or in the communities they came from, and yet upon their arrival they were spoken to either in French or in English and were punished if they couldn't respond or didn't know what was being said to them," External link

CBC Friday, September 16, 2016 10:04:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "It certainly brings to the public attention the importance of human rights and the fact that we shouldn't take human rights for granted and that we can become complacent about human rights if we are not careful," External link

CBC Saturday, July 23, 2016 6:44:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "The first step in adopting the principles of the United Nations declaration within the federal mandate is to do an assessment of those federal laws that would be in conflict with those principles," External link

durhamregion Thursday, July 21, 2016 1:20:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “The important thing is that there’s no doubt that she has been influenced by her own teachings and her own cultural experiences in terms of how she approached it, as was I,” External link

680news Sunday, July 3, 2016 7:22:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair told : “It will not take much for a young, vulnerable person to believe that their situation is intolerable to them and, therefore, we need to ensure the message we send to the Canadian public with this legislation is that this is not a right that should be easily exercised or that we are embracing,” External link

680news Sunday, July 3, 2016 7:22:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “It validated the fact that our teachings are important and real and so it moves the whole conversation of reconciliation forward a great deal” External link

680news Sunday, July 3, 2016 7:22:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "The important thing is that there's no doubt that she has been influenced by her own teachings and her own cultural experiences in terms of how she approached it, as was I," External link

timescolonist Sunday, July 3, 2016 6:24:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair told : "It will not take much for a young, vulnerable person to believe that their situation is intolerable to them and, therefore, we need to ensure the message we send to the Canadian public with this legislation is that this is not a right that should be easily exercised or that we are embracing," External link

timescolonist Sunday, July 3, 2016 6:24:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "It validated the fact that our teachings are important and real and so it moves the whole conversation of reconciliation forward a great deal" External link

timescolonist Sunday, July 3, 2016 6:24:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair told : “You have large numbers of indigenous people here and they are bringing with them not only the knowledge of who they are, but they are also bringing with them a sense that they have certain rights that they would like you and want you to respect,” External link

ottawacitizen Wednesday, June 15, 2016 12:10:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “When that middle class establishes itself as it will in a growing way going forward, that is going to prove to be a challenge to municipal governments,” “You are going to have to come to terms with that. You’re going to have to figure out how to deal with that and it’s not going to be easy because it’s going to engage you in a dialogue about things that will not fit comfortably into your municipal model processes” External link

ottawacitizen Wednesday, June 15, 2016 12:10:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “I’m thinking as I’m watching this, there’s so much that the indigenous people could teach the people of Woodstock about how do deal with young people wanting to kill themselves, and yet they can’t talk to each other, they won’t talk to each other, because they’re living in different worlds,” External link

ottawacitizen Wednesday, June 15, 2016 12:10:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “You’re roads ahead of other communities,” External link

ottawacitizen Wednesday, June 15, 2016 12:10:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair told : “You have large numbers of indigenous people here and they are bringing with them not only the knowledge of who they are, but they are also bringing with them a sense that they have certain rights that they would like you and want you to respect,” External link

ottawacitizen Tuesday, June 14, 2016 10:50:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “When that middle class establishes itself as it will in a growing way going forward, that is going to prove to be a challenge to municipal governments,” “You are going to have to come to terms with that. You’re going to have to figure out how to deal with that and it’s not going to be easy because it’s going to engage you in a dialogue about things that will not fit comfortably into your municipal model processes” External link

ottawacitizen Tuesday, June 14, 2016 10:50:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “I’m thinking as I’m watching this, there’s so much that the indigenous people could teach the people of Woodstock about how do deal with young people wanting to kill themselves, and yet they can’t talk to each other, they won’t talk to each other, because they’re living in different worlds,” External link

ottawacitizen Tuesday, June 14, 2016 10:50:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “You’re roads ahead of other communities,” External link

ottawacitizen Tuesday, June 14, 2016 10:50:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "I think we need to recognize there are no short-term solutions to the problems that this situation identifies," External link

CBC Saturday, June 4, 2016 3:13:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair told : "And we need to ensure that the Indigenous leadership accept their share of the responsibility, that the federal government needs to accept their share of the responsibility — but we can't keep turning to outsiders to solve the problems of Indigenous communities," External link

CBC Saturday, June 4, 2016 3:13:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "I think we need to recognize there are no short-term solutions to the problems that this situation identifies," External link

CBC Friday, June 3, 2016 1:48:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair told : "And we need to ensure that the Indigenous leadership accept their share of the responsibility, that the federal government needs to accept their share of the responsibility — but we can't keep turning to outsiders to solve the problems of Indigenous communities," External link

CBC Friday, June 3, 2016 1:48:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "I have not had a chance to speak to him," External link

CBC Thursday, June 2, 2016 10:33:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "In reality, I think that there has been progress, and I don't want to take anything away from the fact that there has been movement on a number of fronts that we need to acknowledge — but whether it's adequate or not, that remains to be seen," External link

CBC Thursday, June 2, 2016 1:14:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "I cannot say that I am satisfied with the way things are going," External link

CBC Thursday, June 2, 2016 1:14:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "Read the calls to action, understand them as much as you can, select one and see what you can do to make that call to action work" External link

CBC Thursday, June 2, 2016 1:14:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "I know that there are many people, among my circle of contacts, who questioned my sanity in coming to work in a place that had a whole different set of problems," External link

CBC Thursday, June 2, 2016 1:14:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair told ( about House ) : "By the fall time, I expect to have a plan in place that will allow me to remind Canadians and legislators, both in the House and in the Senate, constantly about areas of need that we have to keep in mind as we go forward … and how things will impact the Indigenous community no matter what the legislation is," External link

CBC Thursday, June 2, 2016 1:14:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
senator27.06%EN10/02/201702/10/2017
sénateur2.75%FR08/30/201730/08/2017
justice20.64%EN08/29/201729/08/2017
juge4.13%FR03/09/201709/03/2017
senador0.46%ES02/23/201723/02/2017
head2.75%EN02/09/201709/02/2017
former justice1.38%EN12/15/201615/12/2016
premier juge0.46%FR12/15/201615/12/2016
chairman14.22%EN12/09/201609/12/2016
chief justice0.92%EN12/05/201605/12/2016
controller13.76%EN11/28/201628/11/2016
defence controller5.96%EN11/28/201628/11/2016
prime minister0.46%EN11/15/201615/11/2016
commissioner1.83%EN11/04/201604/11/2016
former judge0.92%EN07/03/201603/07/2016
justice senator0.46%EN06/09/201609/06/2016
commissioners0.46%EN06/06/201606/06/2016
under justice1.38%EN03/31/201431/03/2014
Names Lang Count
Murray SinclairEN88.99%
Murray SinclairFR10.55%
Murray SinclairES0.46%


 
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Murray Sinclair said : "For a period of weeks, we had RCMP officers watching our house and making sure that nothing happened, and they would accompany me when I would go anywhere in the public," External link

CBC Thursday, November 25, 2021 2:15:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "I knew there was something wrong with that story, and I didn't like the sound of it," External link

CBC Thursday, November 25, 2021 2:15:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "The alarm bell going off in my head was that this was not the way that I knew that JJ Harper would conduct himself," "He was not the kind of person who would react violently to the way that he was treated" External link

CBC Thursday, November 25, 2021 2:15:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "The chief of police very quickly stepped up on behalf of the officer and said, 'this is what happened, and you can believe me and the officer was in the right,'" External link

CBC Thursday, November 25, 2021 2:15:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "They didn't do anything. They didn't put any pressure on the police. They didn't put any pressure on the accused or … [his] family to get him to come forward," External link

CBC Thursday, November 25, 2021 2:15:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "It was a very difficult day to realize the implications of what that meant and what it said about the situation he was in, and our potential role in regard to that," External link

CBC Thursday, November 25, 2021 2:15:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "He said, 'You need to see me,'" External link

CBC Thursday, November 25, 2021 2:15:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "I would have told you then that I don't expect to see that kind of change that I think we're calling for within my lifetime," "It's not going to occur in my lifetime" External link

CBC Thursday, November 25, 2021 2:15:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "The moment that you leave this Earth and your spirit goes back to the Creator, the Creator makes you turn around and look back at everything that you have done. And he makes you account for all of the places that you've been," External link

CBC Thursday, November 25, 2021 2:15:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "Where am I going when I'm finished here on this Earth? My spirit will go back to the Creator. My body will go back to the Earth, but my spirit will go back to the Creator," "And then that spirit will go back to another infant who was being born" External link

CBC Thursday, November 25, 2021 2:15:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair told ( about Investigation Unit ) : "I don't have a lot of faith in the Independent Investigation Unit that's in place right now to look into police officer conduct," External link

CBC Wednesday, November 24, 2021 2:20:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "It's the lack of transparency, I think, that really drives me around the bend," External link

CBC Wednesday, November 24, 2021 2:20:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "what they're told by witnesses who are called by the police to give them reports," "They don't reveal who they spoke to. They don't reveal what the evidence is that they've gathered" External link

CBC Wednesday, November 24, 2021 2:20:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “Education got us into this mess and education will get us out of it” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, October 5, 2021 6:56:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "Survivors talked about children who suddenly went missing," External link

dw-en Friday, October 1, 2021 11:12:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "Survivors talked about children who suddenly went missing," External link

deutschewelle-en Friday, October 1, 2021 11:12:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “We will learn as we go forward,” “The other thing we are going to learn, I think, by this day is that we have not yet gotten to the full truth of what this experience was all about” External link

theglobeandmail Thursday, September 30, 2021 4:42:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "I’ve always believed that we don’t take a moment for those who have experienced this, the survivors of residential schools, and those who were lost through residential schools, and that it’s important that we do that — that we take a moment for them, to understand what this country did to them, to acknowledge that it was wrong, and to commit to not doing it again," External link

timescolonist Thursday, September 30, 2021 4:16:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "I've always believed that we don't take a moment for those who have experienced this, the survivors of residential schools, and those who were lost through residential schools, and that it's important that we do that -- that we take a moment for them, to understand what this country did to them, to acknowledge that it was wrong, and to commit to not doing it again," External link

cp24 Thursday, September 30, 2021 12:42:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “It was information that was not unknown,” “It was information that lacked specificity” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, June 8, 2021 6:28:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “There is this growing desire to do something about it,” “That something needs to be done about this. People need to be held to account. Children need to be taken proper care of. The burial sites need to be properly protected. The children themselves need to be identified” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, June 8, 2021 6:28:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “We have been told that, for some schools, records have been destroyed, accidentally or intentionally pursuant to document destruction policies,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, June 8, 2021 6:28:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “And that message was taught so long, so hard and so well that it has resulted in a belief on the part of non-Indigenous students who have gone to public schools believing in this superiority of their own existence, superiority of their people, superiority of their ancestors versus the inferiority of Indigenous people in this country,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, June 8, 2021 6:28:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said ( about British ) : “I understand in British Columbia -- I got a call earlier this morning in fact -- that the RCMP now have declared that there’s a major investigation that’s going to occur into the bodies that have been located in Kamloops,” External link

barrie Sunday, June 6, 2021 6:03:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said ( about British ) : “I understand in British Columbia -- I got a call earlier this morning in fact -- that the RCMP now have declared that there’s a major investigation that’s going to occur into the bodies that have been located in Kamloops,” External link

ctvnews Sunday, June 6, 2021 2:35:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair declarou : "Sabemos que há muitos locais semelhantes a Kamloops que serão revelados no futuro" External link

correiobraziliense Friday, June 4, 2021 4:19:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair declarou : "Sabemos que há muitos locais semelhantes a Kamloops que serão revelados no futuro" External link

noticias-terra-br Friday, June 4, 2021 4:09:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair declarou : "Sabemos que há muitos locais semelhantes a Kamloops que serão revelados no futuro" External link

uol Friday, June 4, 2021 3:28:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "They're now beginning to question those who have made this story available and unfortunately, in a typically heavy-handed and ham-handed police way, they are simply intimidating people, rather than helping them," External link

sinacom-en Friday, June 4, 2021 11:43:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "They're now beginning to question those who have made this story available and unfortunately, in a typically heavy-handed and ham-handed police way, they are simply intimidating people, rather than helping them," External link

peopledaily Friday, June 4, 2021 11:32:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "They're now beginning to question those who have made this story available and unfortunately, in a typically heavy-handed and ham-handed police way, they are simply intimidating people, rather than helping them," External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, June 4, 2021 9:17:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "They are now beginning to question those who have made this story available," "Unfortunately, in a typical heavy-handed and ham-handed police way, they are simply intimidating people rather than helping them" External link

barrie Friday, June 4, 2021 5:13:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said ( about British ) : “I understand in British Columbia -- I got a call earlier this morning in fact -- that the RCMP now have declared that there’s a major investigation that’s going to occur into the bodies that have been located in Kamloops,” External link

barrie Friday, June 4, 2021 5:13:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said ( about British ) : “I understand in British Columbia -- I got a call earlier this morning in fact -- that the RCMP now have declared that there’s a major investigation that’s going to occur into the bodies that have been located in Kamloops,” External link

ctvnews Friday, June 4, 2021 5:10:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “We asked the government to allow us to conduct a fuller inquiry to that part of the work of the TRC, to explore that on behalf of the survivors and Canadian public. We submitted a proposal, as it was not within the mandate of the TRC, and that request was denied,” External link

thewhig Friday, June 4, 2021 3:47:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “We know there are lots of sites similar to Kamloops that are going to come to light in the future. We need to begin to prepare ourselves for that,” External link

news-yahoo-in Friday, June 4, 2021 3:04:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "We know there are lots of sites similar to Kamloops that are going to come to light in the future," External link

news-yahoo-in Friday, June 4, 2021 3:04:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair told : “I understand in B.C. — I got a call earlier this morning, in fact — that the RCMP now have declared that there is a major investigation that is going to occur into the bodies that have been located in Kamloops and they are now beginning to question those who have made this story available,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, June 4, 2021 3:00:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "The RCMP now have declared that there is a major investigation that's going to occur into the bodies that have been located in Kamloops," External link

barrie Friday, June 4, 2021 2:34:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said ( about British ) : “I understand in British Columbia -- I got a call earlier this morning in fact -- that the RCMP now have declared that there’s a major investigation that’s going to occur into the bodies that have been located in Kamloops,” External link

barrie Friday, June 4, 2021 2:34:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said ( about British ) : “I understand in British Columbia -- I got a call earlier this morning in fact -- that the RCMP now have declared that there’s a major investigation that’s going to occur into the bodies that have been located in Kamloops,” External link

ctvnews Friday, June 4, 2021 1:06:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “We know there are lots of sites similar to Kamloops that are going to come to light in the future. We need to begin to prepare ourselves for that,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Friday, June 4, 2021 12:24:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “We need to begin to prepare ourselves for that,” External link

citynews-ca Friday, June 4, 2021 12:10:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair told : “The fact that there are still church records that have not been revealed … is also a sad commentary of the lack of commitment by the Catholic church to allow us to investigate this further. We need to have that question looked at as well,” External link

cknw Thursday, June 3, 2021 11:47:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "We need to begin to prepare ourselves for that," External link

timescolonist Thursday, June 3, 2021 11:43:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair told : “The fact that there are still church records that have not been revealed … is also a sad commentary of the lack of commitment by the Catholic church to allow us to investigate this further. We need to have that question looked at as well,” External link

globalnews Thursday, June 3, 2021 11:33:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “Since the revelation of what was discovered at Kamloops has come to light, I have been inundated with phone calls from survivors – by the dozens, if not hundreds now, they’ve called me – often just to cry, just to tell us, ‘I told you so. I told you that this had happened,'” External link

aljazeera-en Thursday, June 3, 2021 5:47:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "I've spent most of the last three or four days on the phone with survivors who call me because they're so emotionally distraught at the revelation," External link

CBC Thursday, June 3, 2021 5:38:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "I suspect, quite frankly, that every school had a burial site," External link

CBC Thursday, June 3, 2021 5:38:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "We know there are lots of sites similar to Kamloops that are going to come to light in the future," External link

news-yahoo Thursday, June 3, 2021 3:21:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "We know there are lots of sites similar to Kamloops that are going to come to light in the future," External link

news-yahoo Thursday, June 3, 2021 2:48:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "We know there are lots of sites similar to Kamloops that are going to come to light in the future," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, June 3, 2021 2:26:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “We know there are lots of sites similar to Kamloops that are going to come to light in the future. We need to begin to prepare ourselves for that,” External link

ChinaPost Thursday, June 3, 2021 1:58:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “Some of the survivors talked about children being buried in large numbers into mass burial sites,” External link

barrie Thursday, June 3, 2021 12:34:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “Now we’re beginning to see evidence of the numbers of children who died,” “We know that there were probably lots of sites similar to Kamloops that are going to come to light in the future” External link

barrie Thursday, June 3, 2021 12:34:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "We know there are lots of sites similar to Kamloops that are going to come to light in the future. We need to begin to prepare ourselves for that," External link

startribune Wednesday, June 2, 2021 11:37:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “We know there are lots of sites similar to Kamloops that are going to come to light in the future. We need to begin to prepare ourselves for that,” External link

guardian Wednesday, June 2, 2021 11:33:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “We know there are lots of sites similar to Kamloops that are going to come to light in the future. We need to begin to prepare ourselves for that,” External link

whig Wednesday, June 2, 2021 11:18:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “We know there are lots of sites similar to Kamloops that are going to come to light in the future. We need to begin to prepare ourselves for that,” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, June 2, 2021 11:14:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “We know there are lots of sites similar to Kamloops that are going to come to light in the future. We need to begin to prepare ourselves for that,” External link

actionnewsjax Wednesday, June 2, 2021 11:04:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “We know there are lots of sites similar to Kamloops that are going to come to light in the future. We need to begin to prepare ourselves for that,” External link

beaumontenterprise Wednesday, June 2, 2021 10:59:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “We know there are lots of sites similar to Kamloops that are going to come to light in the future. We need to begin to prepare ourselves for that,” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, June 2, 2021 10:56:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “We know there are lots of sites similar to Kamloops that are going to come to light in the future. We need to begin to prepare ourselves for that,” External link

ABCnews Wednesday, June 2, 2021 10:44:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “We know there are lots of sites similar to Kamloops that are going to come to light in the future. We need to begin to prepare ourselves for that,” External link

wsoctv Wednesday, June 2, 2021 10:40:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “We know there are lots of sites similar to Kamloops that are going to come to light in the future. We need to begin to prepare ourselves for that,” External link

guardian Wednesday, June 2, 2021 7:02:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “We know there are lots of sites similar to Kamloops that are going to come to light in the future. We need to begin to prepare ourselves for that,” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, June 2, 2021 6:32:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “We know there are lots of sites similar to Kamloops that are going to come to light in the future. We need to begin to prepare ourselves for that,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, June 2, 2021 6:29:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “We know there are lots of sites similar to Kamloops that are going to come to light in the future. We need to begin to prepare ourselves for that,” External link

whig Wednesday, June 2, 2021 6:20:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “We know there are lots of sites similar to Kamloops that are going to come to light in the future. We need to begin to prepare ourselves for that,” External link

highlandstoday Wednesday, June 2, 2021 6:19:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “We know there are lots of sites similar to Kamloops that are going to come to light in the future. We need to begin to prepare ourselves for that,” External link

beaumontenterprise Wednesday, June 2, 2021 5:59:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “We know there are lots of sites similar to Kamloops that are going to come to light in the future. We need to begin to prepare ourselves for that,” External link

ABCnews Wednesday, June 2, 2021 5:47:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “We know there are lots of sites similar to Kamloops that are going to come to light in the future. We need to begin to prepare ourselves for that,” External link

independent-UK Wednesday, June 2, 2021 5:44:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "We know there are lots of sites similar to Kamloops that are going to come to light in the future. We need to begin to prepare ourselves for that," External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, June 2, 2021 2:50:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “We know there are lots of sites similar to Kamloops that are going to come to light in the future. We need to begin to prepare ourselves for that,” External link

WashingtonPost Wednesday, June 2, 2021 6:25:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “This reconciliation and healing are matters of urgency,” “Overall, the federal government has been slow in implementing the TRC’s 94 Calls to Action” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, June 1, 2021 12:48:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “Indigenous people on reserves have been fairly isolated politically and geographically, and so they have little daily interaction with Black people,” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, May 29, 2021 2:27:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair added : “the young politically and socially active Indigenous people and Black youth are more likely to be involved with each other in one way or another,” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, May 29, 2021 2:27:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “Indigenous people were enslaved as far back as in the 1500s by North American traders and Catholic missionaries,” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, May 29, 2021 2:27:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said ( about Queen ) : "Joining Queen's University at this time is an important opportunity to recognize the change in this institution and the work we do together for future generations of students," External link

CBC Thursday, April 29, 2021 2:25:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair told : "Systemic racism is when the system itself is based upon and founded upon racist beliefs and philosophies and thinking and has put in place policies and practices that literally force even the non-racists to act in a racist way," External link

CBC Sunday, February 28, 2021 12:13:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair recalled : “If you go and become a carpenter, you’ll always be a carpenter who knows the law, and people will always come to you and ask you questions,” External link

nytimes Friday, February 5, 2021 10:49:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “I thought that was a good technique,” “But the most important part of it was to publicize the testimony to bring the hearings into the living rooms of the people” External link

nytimes Friday, February 5, 2021 10:49:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “When you come through an event that is emotionally that challenging, a healing moment occurs for the person who has told you their story, but also for you as the one who has accepted the story,” “So you have to know how to make that moment understood in the proper way” External link

nytimes Friday, February 5, 2021 10:49:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “The Canadian people need to see what it is that they could be doing, that they have a role to play here,” External link

nytimes Friday, February 5, 2021 10:49:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair told : “It was education that got us into this and it is education that will get us out of this, and I really believe that. I believe education is the key to reconciliation,” External link

ctvnews Saturday, January 30, 2021 6:50:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “She said ‘what you would like for your birthday?’ and I said a bicycle. When I opened the box it was a set of encyclopedias that she had given me for my 12th birthday,” External link

ctvnews Saturday, January 30, 2021 6:50:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair says : “The people who believe that they have the privilege of holding power and should continue to have that privilege, they’re going to push back,” “They’re going to fight against reconciliation. They’re the deniers of this story. They’re going to say this never happened. That the schools were all about education and the Indians should be thankful that they got an education” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, January 26, 2021 10:21:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair explained : “The incentive structures of our electoral and corporate systems promote short-term economic benefits, not long-term well-being. As Indigenous governments and legal systems reclaim their role in Canada, this restoration can help achieve rational environmental planning. For example, we may see Indigenous laws that lift up the land, water and animals, in contrast with European-style systems that privilege humans and corporations over all such beings, considered as property. An exciting idea is environmental personhood,” External link

ottawacitizen Friday, January 15, 2021 6:46:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair told : “It’s not establishing new rights,” External link

TorontoStar Monday, January 11, 2021 9:07:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “This reconciliation and healing are matters of urgency,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, December 16, 2020 5:55:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "We need to recognize that there is still some resistance on the part of some elements of Canadian society," External link

barrie Wednesday, December 16, 2020 4:11:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “We need to recognize that there is still some resistance on the part of some elements of Canadian society,” External link

citynews-ca Tuesday, December 15, 2020 2:29:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "We need to recognize that there is still some resistance on the part of some elements of Canadian society," External link

ctvnews Tuesday, December 15, 2020 2:19:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “We need to recognize that there is still some resistance on the part of some elements of Canadian society,” External link

cp24 Tuesday, December 15, 2020 2:15:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “We need to recognize that there is still some resistance on the part of some elements of Canadian society,” External link

680news Tuesday, December 15, 2020 12:58:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "We need to recognize that there is still some resistance on the part of some elements of Canadian society," External link

timescolonist Tuesday, December 15, 2020 12:41:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "They were looking for somebody to take the story seriously and start to do something about not just the history of residential schools, but also about the impact the residential schools have had, so that their children and their grandchildren and great grandchildren would be able to benefit from the telling of their stories," External link

CBC Tuesday, December 15, 2020 12:20:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "We need to ensure that we never, ever let Canada forget what they have done, and the situations that we are now facing that are the responsibility of this history, of the losses that have been experienced by Indigenous communities and Indigenous Peoples," External link

CBC Tuesday, December 15, 2020 12:20:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair told : "There are still far too many things this government is doing to diminish the position and rights of Indigenous people," External link

CBC Saturday, December 12, 2020 11:51:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "What I've said is that we will never achieve reconciliation when one side to the dialogue sees it as an act of benevolence and one side sees it as a recognition of rights," External link

CBC Saturday, December 12, 2020 11:51:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said ( about Commission ) : “Since working on the [Truth and Reconciliation Commission], we have seen a shift in how our country understands and speaks of residential schools and Indigenous issues in Canada,” External link

TorontoStar Monday, November 30, 2020 10:37:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair wrote : “My tenure as senator has been a remarkable opportunity to serve the people of Manitoba, which I have striven to do with pride and humility for the last five years,” External link

TorontoStar Monday, November 30, 2020 10:37:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “We have seen a shift in how our country understands, and speaks of residential schools and Indigenous issues in Canada,” External link

citynews-ca Saturday, November 28, 2020 2:09:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “We have seen a shift in how our country understands, and speaks of residential schools and Indigenous issues in Canada,” External link

680news Saturday, November 28, 2020 12:20:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "We have seen a shift in how our country understands, and speaks of residential schools and Indigenous issues in Canada," External link

barrie Saturday, November 28, 2020 12:13:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said ( about Commission ) : "Since working on the [Truth and Reconciliation Commission], we have seen a shift in how our country understands and speaks of residential schools and Indigenous issues in Canada," External link

CBC Friday, November 27, 2020 11:51:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “You would think there would be a great deal of knowledge, that could have been taught about what Indigenous people did, and what their lives were like prior to the arrival of Europeans in 1491 in Canada,” “The teaching of Canadian history was about the teaching of the white man. The teaching of the European. The arrival of the European, and what they brought to this conversation” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, November 19, 2020 6:42:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair told : “I'm introducing a bill in the Senate of Canada that will establish some of the strongest animal-protection laws in the world,” External link

ctvnews Wednesday, November 18, 2020 6:11:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair told : “I’m introducing a bill in the Senate of Canada that will establish some of the strongest animal-protection laws in the world,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, November 18, 2020 2:35:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "You don't learn anything about them in that environment," "There are some beneficial purposes to zoos that we can't and shouldn't try to eliminate, but merely to capture the animal and keep them from enjoying life in the wild, in their natural habitats, for entertainment purposes is not a good reason to allow this to continue to happen" External link

CBC Tuesday, November 17, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "The killing of animals for recreational purposes has always been an area with which I totally disagree," "I don't agree with trophy hunting. I don't agree with recreational hunting. People who kill animals for sport, I think, are misguided in terms of their relationship with animals" External link

CBC Tuesday, November 17, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “We need to do a lot more. My view has always been that it was the education that created this problem for Indigenous peoples and non-Indigenous people in terms of the negative relationship we have about each other,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, November 13, 2020 4:36:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “From the time of Confederation until relatively recently, the myth of inferiority on par with Indigenous people was a predominant feature in Canada’s history,” “And the counterpoint to that was the myth of the superiority of European settlement. So, European settlers were portrayed as highly civilized, they came with a kinder, gentler disposition, that they were here to protect Indigenous people, that they were more intelligent … And in order for Indigenous people to survive, they had to assimilate, they had to be indoctrinated into living as white men” External link

TorontoStar Friday, November 13, 2020 4:36:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “The group that is most resistant to understanding the impact of the education system on Indigenous people are teachers. That’s a sad truth,” “But at the same time, the group that is working hardest to try to advance reconciliation and change the way things are done are teachers as well. So, there’s this real conflict within the school system between those who want to make the changes and those who are resistant to that” External link

TorontoStar Friday, November 13, 2020 4:36:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair stated ( about Canadian Heritage ) : “Understanding why Indigenous people are suffering, or are complaining about the treatment at the hands of the public — or the Canadian government — or by provincial governments of their sense of rights — is something that many public servants still need some work to understand,” “If I could provide them with the opportunity to feel that at their inner core, that’s what I would give them as a Christmas gift” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, October 31, 2020 5:55:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “We’re not asking them to start holding up bloody pictures and demanding that they cry,” “What we’re saying is, talk about it from the perspective of children. Talk about it in ways that they can understand, that they can utilize. It can easily be done” External link

TorontoStar Monday, October 26, 2020 3:46:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “When it comes to the issue of the fishery itself, the Mi’kmaq people clearly have a right that is a higher right than the commercial fishers have, and the commercial fishers don’t recognize that,” “The commercial fishers that are the ones who are attacking the Mi’kmaq in the exercise of their right are acting to protect their licensed position” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, October 22, 2020 9:21:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "To me, (it) was an act of negligence," External link

barrie Thursday, October 22, 2020 2:01:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “There is no situation that has ever occurred that I’m aware of that there has been a complaint that the children are negatively impacted or damaged by the experience,” External link

cknw Thursday, October 22, 2020 2:38:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "If we are a nation of laws, then the highest law in this country is the Constitution, and our Constitution recognizes and affirms the treaty rights of the Mi'kmaw people to conduct themselves in accordance to their fishing rights under those treaties," External link

CBC Thursday, October 22, 2020 2:06:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “There is no situation that has ever occurred that I’m aware of that there has been a complaint that the children are negatively impacted or damaged by the experience,” External link

cknw Thursday, October 22, 2020 1:51:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “There is no situation that has ever occurred that I’m aware of that there has been a complaint that the children are negatively impacted or damaged by the experience,” External link

globalnews Thursday, October 22, 2020 1:22:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “If we are a nation of laws, then the highest law in this country is the constitution, and our constitution recognizes and affirms the treaty rights of the Mi’kmaq people to conduct themselves in accordance to their fishing rights under those treaties,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, October 22, 2020 12:53:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "If we are a nation of laws, then the highest law in this country is the Constitution, and our Constitution recognizes and affirms the treaty rights of the Mi'kmaw people to conduct themselves in accordance to their fishing rights under those treaties," External link

CBC Thursday, October 22, 2020 12:45:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "To me, (it) was an act of negligence," External link

timescolonist Wednesday, October 21, 2020 11:14:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "If we are a nation of laws, then the highest law in this country is the Constitution, and our Constitution recognizes and affirms the treaty rights of the Mi'kmaq people to conduct themselves in accordance to their fishing rights under those treaties," External link

CBC Wednesday, October 21, 2020 11:08:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "To me, (it) was an act of negligence," External link

ctvnews Wednesday, October 21, 2020 11:00:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "Because it's a factor in hiring … just like if somebody says 'I've got a mechanical degree,' I would then want to explore that a bit and say, well what have you worked on? What are the things that you've done with that degree? Do you know how to take apart an engine?" External link

CBC Monday, August 31, 2020 5:03:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “Particularly in this time when more and more Indigenous communities are beginning to exercise their sense of self-government, their sense of taking control of their lives, their sense of doing things for themselves and getting out from under the control of government — as they’re doing it, they’re doing things like asking, ‘How can we develop a law about education? How can we develop a child-welfare law that truly respects our traditions and our customs and our beliefs?'” External link

cknw Tuesday, August 4, 2020 9:25:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “Particularly in this time when more and more Indigenous communities are beginning to exercise their sense of self-government, their sense of taking control of their lives, their sense of doing things for themselves and getting out from under the control of government — as they’re doing it, they’re doing things like asking, ‘How can we develop a law about education? How can we develop a child-welfare law that truly respects our traditions and our customs and our beliefs?'” External link

globalnews Tuesday, August 4, 2020 8:50:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "Particularly in this time when more and more Indigenous communities are beginning to exercise their sense of self-government, their sense of taking control of their lives, their sense of doing things for themselves and getting out from under the control of government — as they're doing it they're doing things like asking, 'How can we develop a law about education?' How can we develop a child-welfare law that truly respects our traditions and our customs and our beliefs?" External link

CBC Tuesday, August 4, 2020 3:01:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "Particularly in this time when more and more Indigenous communities are beginning to exercise their sense of self-government, their sense of taking control of their lives, their sense of doing things for themselves and getting out from under the control of government — as they're doing it they're doing things like asking, 'How can we develop a law about education?' How can we develop a child-welfare law that truly respects our traditions and our customs and our beliefs?" External link

simcoe Tuesday, August 4, 2020 12:38:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "It's not indicative of any commitment to reconciliation when they start to shut down access to documents such as this," External link

CBC Tuesday, June 2, 2020 11:09:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "This is one situation where the legal process has to follow the government policy and government policy is to move forward on reconciliation and this is necessary to do that," External link

CBC Tuesday, June 2, 2020 11:09:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "It would appear Canada has switched horses. Initially, while the settlement agreement was in place and we were going through the TRC process … we were meeting constant assurances that the government would be co-operative in making full disclosure of documents as needed," "So that assurance of co-operation appears to have disappeared and that disappearance is actually tragic because it means the information around the full and complete story of the residential school experiences… is not going to be told" External link

CBC Tuesday, June 2, 2020 11:09:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair recalled : "I have to go to the bench because they said somebody's got to open that door," External link

CBC Friday, May 22, 2020 7:35:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “And they’ve had a history of 150 years of court decisions that have supported that very principle that Indigenous people have no rights and that their rights are non-enforceable in Canadian law,” “Therefore, when they see Indigenous people protesting against the taking of their land or demanding more recognition of their traditional territorial rights, they see that as an unreasonable position, as a position that is going to go nowhere and is just stopping good ideas and good development and is preventing them from making money” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, February 29, 2020 4:28:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "would be necessary for her continued presence in the Senate" External link

CBC Thursday, February 6, 2020 12:23:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said ( about Lynn Beyak ) : "The committee believes that further education and training is warranted in the hope that Sen. Beyak develop an awareness, recognition and understanding of the reality of racism toward Indigenous peoples," External link

CBC Thursday, February 6, 2020 12:23:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "I don't doubt for a moment that if that was not an Indigenous person, if that was a middle-class white guy from suburban Vancouver, they would not have been put into handcuffs if there was confusion over identification at a bank," External link

CBC Saturday, January 11, 2020 2:34:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "A lot of people, especially police officers, are trained to believe they have to go with their gut instinct," "In many cases, those feelings and those instincts are founded in racism" External link

CBC Saturday, January 11, 2020 2:34:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "You need to be trained if one of the things that they're asking of you in your place of employment is to be on the lookout for people who are going to be committing or have committed, criminal offences," External link

CBC Saturday, January 11, 2020 2:34:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "It's really a question of what kind of training did that person receive and what they were told they needed to watch out for," External link

CBC Saturday, January 11, 2020 2:34:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "When you're walking through a store, a person of colour generally is the first person targeted by security," External link

CBC Saturday, January 11, 2020 2:34:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "At a certain point in time you either have to leave the relationship or you have to convince the authorities that are in existence to start listening to you. And it has taken this long for Indigenous people to convince the authorities in Canada, that is the courts, to begin to listen," External link

CBC Friday, November 1, 2019 12:12:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "Education is the key to reconciliation because if we educate our children about each other, or Indigenous children and non-Indigenous children about each other properly from the beginning and teach them to be more respectful toward each other, toward each other's rights, that will allow them to develop an entirely different kind of relationship," External link

CBC Friday, November 1, 2019 12:12:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "The award itself is really about ensuring that we maintain the effort and we maintain the momentum toward reconciliation," "Because Confederation and the dialogue around inclusion of Indigenous people in Confederation on their terms is an important part of our reconciliation dialogue" External link

CBC Friday, November 1, 2019 12:12:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "He said, 'It's not about being satisfied. It's about being who you are,'" External link

CBC Saturday, September 7, 2019 3:52:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "They know that it's not a veto. They know that the UN declaration does not create substantive rights in Canada. They know that because the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled on that issue a number of times. ... So they're just using it to their political advantage to raise fears," External link

thespec Thursday, June 20, 2019 3:48:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "They know that it's not a veto. They know that the UN declaration does not create substantive rights in Canada. They know that because the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled on that issue a number of times. ... So they're just using it to their political advantage to raise fears," External link

thespec Thursday, June 20, 2019 3:48:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “He’s spoken a great deal now, and I think he’s just running out the clock,” External link

amren Friday, June 14, 2019 7:42:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “was all part of that overall approach to eliminating Indigenous people from the land and to take their culture away from them and to drive them away from their communities,” External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, June 4, 2019 5:53:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "They were of the view that the officer not only didn't believe them but he, and it was almost always a male, was disrespectful towards them," External link

timescolonist Monday, June 3, 2019 11:14:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "They were of the view that the officer not only didn't believe them but he, and it was almost always a male, was disrespectful toward them," External link

thespec Monday, June 3, 2019 2:24:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "They were of the view that the officer not only didn't believe them but he, and it was almost always a male, was disrespectful towards them," External link

cp24 Sunday, June 2, 2019 6:45:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “They were of the view that the officer not only didn’t believe them but he, and it was almost always a male, was disrespectful towards them,” External link

cknw Sunday, June 2, 2019 6:04:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “They were of the view that the officer not only didn’t believe them but he, and it was almost always a male, was disrespectful towards them,” External link

globalnews Sunday, June 2, 2019 5:57:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “They were of the view that the officer not only didn’t believe them but he, and it was almost always a male, was disrespectful towards them,” External link

680news Sunday, June 2, 2019 5:36:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "I understand the politics that goes around this and I understand that people are eager to look for simple concepts," "People who use the concept of veto and the concept of free, prior and informed consent as though they are the same thing are totally missing the point" External link

CBC Wednesday, May 29, 2019 1:36:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "Reconciliation requires that a new vision, based on a commitment to mutual respect, be developed. Part of that vision is encouraging all Canadians, including newcomers, to understand the history of First Nations, the Métis and the Inuit, including information about the treaties and the history of the residential schools, so that we all honour the truth and work together to build a more inclusive Canada," External link

CBC Tuesday, May 28, 2019 7:13:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "I appreciate that there are many out there, perhaps, who say that we could make the point without people seeing the video — but we do make the point without videos like that," "I don't think people believe us until they see it ... That's what the official RCMP position is — that we don't mistreat witnesses, particularly sexual-assault victims" External link

thespec Saturday, May 18, 2019 3:21:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “I appreciate that there are many out there, perhaps, who say that we could make the point without people seeing the video – but we do make the point without videos like that,” “I don’t think people believe us until they see it … That’s what the official RCMP position is, that we don’t mistreat witnesses, particularly sexual-assault victims” External link

cknw Saturday, May 18, 2019 2:29:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “I appreciate that there are many out there, perhaps, who say that we could make the point without people seeing the video – but we do make the point without videos like that,” “I don’t think people believe us until they see it … That’s what the official RCMP position is, that we don’t mistreat witnesses, particularly sexual-assault victims” External link

globalnews Saturday, May 18, 2019 2:17:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “I appreciate that there are many out there, perhaps, who say that we could make the point without people seeing the video – but we do make the point without videos like that,” “I don’t think people believe us until they see it ... That’s what the official RCMP position is, that we don’t mistreat witnesses, particularly sexual-assault victims” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, May 18, 2019 1:15:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "I appreciate that there are many out there, perhaps, who say that we could make the point without people seeing the video -- but we do make the point without videos like that," "I don't think people believe us until they see it ... That's what the official RCMP position is, that we don't mistreat witnesses, particularly sexual-assault victims" External link

ctvnews Saturday, May 18, 2019 1:14:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "Marineland has enough beluga whales in existence to probably continue for another 30 years, so no jobs are going to be lost as a result of this in the immediate future," "This [bill] is necessary because, in the long run, our society will be much better off if we start to treat other creatures ... in the same way that we ourselves feel that we should be treated" External link

CBC Wednesday, April 3, 2019 11:22:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "given the state of the fire isn't what it was two or three days ago," External link

newshub Monday, February 11, 2019 9:49:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "There was a row of neighbours that had their windows missing. Glass everywhere," External link

barrie Thursday, January 10, 2019 8:06:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "I think most of us just want an end in sight," "Some sort of solution where you feel like when you can go downstairs to get your car in the morning, you're not going to spend half an hour cleaning up glass" External link

barrie Thursday, January 10, 2019 8:06:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair states : "The board's failure to act on these issues in the face of overwhelming documentary and media exposure is indicative of wilful blindness," "The board has perpetuated systemic discrimination that has directly impacted First Nation peoples in Thunder Bay" External link

timescolonist Saturday, December 15, 2018 5:31:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair concludes : "The circumstances that gave rise to this investigation — an extreme level of racism, and differential treatment by police towards Indigenous peoples in missing person and death investigations and violence against Indigenous peoples generally in Thunder Bay — are not new phenomena," "Given the long-standing and troubling circumstances in Thunder Bay and the board's dismissive attitudes towards taking positive steps to address them, the investigation determined that bold measures are required" External link

timescolonist Saturday, December 15, 2018 5:31:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair writes : "The issues identified with Thunder Bay policing through this investigation are not the result of behaviours by individual racists," "They are indicative of a broader, deeper and more systemic level of discrimination in which an unacceptable status quo is viewed as the normal state of affairs" External link

timescolonist Saturday, December 15, 2018 5:31:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “The absence of that leadership has led to an institutional climate in which systemic racism within the TBPS, its management, and the board itself, has become normalized,” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, December 15, 2018 5:12:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair states : “The board’s failure to act on these issues in the face of overwhelming documentary and media exposure is indicative of wilful blindness,” “The board has perpetuated systemic discrimination that has directly impacted First Nation peoples in Thunder Bay” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, December 15, 2018 4:27:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair concludes : “The circumstances that gave rise to this investigation – an extreme level of racism, and differential treatment by police towards Indigenous peoples in missing person and death investigations and violence against Indigenous peoples generally in Thunder Bay – are not new phenomena,” “Given the long-standing and troubling circumstances in Thunder Bay and the board’s dismissive attitudes towards taking positive steps to address them, the investigation determined that bold measures are required” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, December 15, 2018 4:27:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair writes : “The issues identified with Thunder Bay policing through this investigation are not the result of behaviours by individual racists,” “They are indicative of a broader, deeper and more systemic level of discrimination in which an unacceptable status quo is viewed as the normal state of affairs” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, December 15, 2018 4:27:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair concludes : "The circumstances that gave rise to this investigation — an extreme level of racism, and differential treatment by police towards Indigenous peoples in missing person and death investigations and violence against Indigenous peoples generally in Thunder Bay — are not new phenomena," "Given the long-standing and troubling circumstances in Thunder Bay and the board's dismissive attitudes towards taking positive steps to address them, the investigation determined that bold measures are required" External link

thespec Saturday, December 15, 2018 1:35:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair writes : "The issues identified with Thunder Bay policing through this investigation are not the result of behaviours by individual racists," "They are indicative of a broader, deeper and more systemic level of discrimination in which an unacceptable status quo is viewed as the normal state of affairs" External link

thespec Saturday, December 15, 2018 1:35:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair states : "The board's failure to act on these issues in the face of overwhelming documentary and media exposure is indicative of wilful blindness," "The board has perpetuated systemic discrimination that has directly impacted First Nation peoples in Thunder Bay" External link

thespec Saturday, December 15, 2018 1:35:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair wrote : "The board has perpetuated systemic discrimination that has directly impacted First Nation peoples in Thunder Bay, and thus lost the capacity, without the reforms recommended, to function as the governor of the police on behalf of the community," External link

CBC Saturday, December 15, 2018 1:07:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair wrote : "The board has failed to recognize and address the clear and indisputable pattern of violence and systemic racism against Indigenous people in Thunder Bay," "Moreover, the board's failure to act on these issues in the face of overwhelming documentary and media exposure is indicative of willful blindness" External link

CBC Saturday, December 15, 2018 1:07:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair states : “The board’s failure to act on these issues in the face of overwhelming documentary and media exposure is indicative of wilful blindness,” “The board has perpetuated systemic discrimination that has directly impacted First Nation peoples in Thunder Bay” External link

citynews-ca Saturday, December 15, 2018 12:56:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair concludes : “The circumstances that gave rise to this investigation — an extreme level of racism, and differential treatment by police towards Indigenous peoples in missing person and death investigations and violence against Indigenous peoples generally in Thunder Bay — are not new phenomena,” “Given the long-standing and troubling circumstances in Thunder Bay and the board’s dismissive attitudes towards taking positive steps to address them, the investigation determined that bold measures are required” External link

citynews-ca Saturday, December 15, 2018 12:56:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair writes : “The issues identified with Thunder Bay policing through this investigation are not the result of behaviours by individual racists,” “They are indicative of a broader, deeper and more systemic level of discrimination in which an unacceptable status quo is viewed as the normal state of affairs” External link

citynews-ca Saturday, December 15, 2018 12:56:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair states : "The board's failure to act on these issues in the face of overwhelming documentary and media exposure is indicative of wilful blindness," "The board has perpetuated systemic discrimination that has directly impacted First Nation peoples in Thunder Bay" External link

ctvnews Saturday, December 15, 2018 12:14:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair concludes : "The circumstances that gave rise to this investigation -- an extreme level of racism, and differential treatment by police towards Indigenous peoples in missing person and death investigations and violence against Indigenous peoples generally in Thunder Bay -- are not new phenomena," "Given the long-standing and troubling circumstances in Thunder Bay and the board's dismissive attitudes towards taking positive steps to address them, the investigation determined that bold measures are required" External link

ctvnews Saturday, December 15, 2018 12:14:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair writes : "The issues identified with Thunder Bay policing through this investigation are not the result of behaviours by individual racists," "They are indicative of a broader, deeper and more systemic level of discrimination in which an unacceptable status quo is viewed as the normal state of affairs" External link

ctvnews Saturday, December 15, 2018 12:14:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair states : “The board’s failure to act on these issues in the face of overwhelming documentary and media exposure is indicative of wilful blindness,” “The board has perpetuated systemic discrimination that has directly impacted First Nation peoples in Thunder Bay” External link

680news Saturday, December 15, 2018 12:11:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair concludes : “The circumstances that gave rise to this investigation — an extreme level of racism, and differential treatment by police towards Indigenous peoples in missing person and death investigations and violence against Indigenous peoples generally in Thunder Bay — are not new phenomena,” “Given the long-standing and troubling circumstances in Thunder Bay and the board’s dismissive attitudes towards taking positive steps to address them, the investigation determined that bold measures are required” External link

680news Saturday, December 15, 2018 12:11:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair writes : “The issues identified with Thunder Bay policing through this investigation are not the result of behaviours by individual racists,” “They are indicative of a broader, deeper and more systemic level of discrimination in which an unacceptable status quo is viewed as the normal state of affairs” External link

680news Saturday, December 15, 2018 12:11:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair states : "The board's failure to act on these issues in the face of overwhelming documentary and media exposure is indicative of wilful blindness," "The board has perpetuated systemic discrimination that has directly impacted First Nation peoples in Thunder Bay" External link

timescolonist Saturday, December 15, 2018 12:00:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair concludes : "The circumstances that gave rise to this investigation — an extreme level of racism, and differential treatment by police towards Indigenous peoples in missing person and death investigations and violence against Indigenous peoples generally in Thunder Bay — are not new phenomena," "Given the long-standing and troubling circumstances in Thunder Bay and the board's dismissive attitudes towards taking positive steps to address them, the investigation determined that bold measures are required" External link

timescolonist Saturday, December 15, 2018 12:00:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair writes : "The issues identified with Thunder Bay policing through this investigation are not the result of behaviours by individual racists," "They are indicative of a broader, deeper and more systemic level of discrimination in which an unacceptable status quo is viewed as the normal state of affairs" External link

timescolonist Saturday, December 15, 2018 12:00:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair stated : “Achieving reconciliation is like climbing a mountain. We must proceed a step at a time. It will not always be easy. There will be storms, there will be obstacles. But we cannot allow ourselves to be daunted by the task because our goal is Just, and it is also necessary” External link

TorontoStar Friday, December 14, 2018 12:33:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "From the perspective of looking at this objectively, we can't conduct a trial in the public media over these allegations," External link

CBC Thursday, September 21, 2017 6:30:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "I can tell you that there probably won't be any new discoveries. I think he's answered all of the questions," "I think the reality is the more we talk about it, the more frustrated we are going to feel, because we are not getting any new stuff and we are just rehashing old stuff" External link

CBC Thursday, September 21, 2017 6:30:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "Each time that he would consult with me, I would encourage him to be strong and to go forward, because he's not the man today that those allegations talk about," External link

CBC Thursday, September 21, 2017 6:30:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "This is not the first time and not the only time that allegations about Indigenous leaders have been made and will be made," "We need to establish for ourselves our own parameters. We need to remember that for a long time, our leaders were never allowed to hold positions of leadership" External link

CBC Thursday, September 21, 2017 6:30:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair wrote : "Allegations that indigenous people are responsible for declining moose populations will be made, when in fact far more moose are killed by sport hunters," External link

ctvnews Wednesday, January 25, 2017 2:16:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "Essentially there's a large pool of water building behind the newly created dam," "The water is about 200 to 300 metres in length and 10 metres wide. Based on that information and the forecast we made the decision to evacuate as if that dam fails that's a lot of water that could come rushing down, which would most likely pick up debris, and end up in the low-lying areas" External link

nzherald Thursday, November 24, 2016 9:33:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "The majority are going to a nearby holiday park, a few have gone to Christchurch, one person has gone on a planned trip overseas and two have gone to Kaikoura to stay with friends," "Residents have been advised to be prepared to be gone for at least 10 days while we monitor the situation" External link

Stuff Wednesday, November 23, 2016 11:17:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "There is very little data, people are just not looking at it," "In our calls to action at the TRC, we said one of the things we lack in this country is an understanding of the magnitude of the problem and we need to look at better ways of gathering data so we can develop solutions that are properly focused" External link

CBC Monday, November 7, 2016 2:23:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "There is very little data, people are just not looking at it," "In our calls to action at the TRC, we said one of the things we lack in this country is an understanding of the magnitude of the problem and we need to look at better ways of gathering data so we can develop solutions that are properly focused" External link

ctvnews Monday, November 7, 2016 12:01:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "There is very little data, people are just not looking at it," "In our calls to action at the TRC, we said one of the things we lack in this country is an understanding of the magnitude of the problem and we need to look at better ways of gathering data so we can develop solutions that are properly focused" External link

timescolonist Sunday, November 6, 2016 10:56:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "Canada's discriminatory policies have led to greater failed and failing interventions into the lives of indigenous families than the residential schools and serious changes must be undertaken," External link

CBC Tuesday, November 1, 2016 10:24:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “Canada’s discriminatory policies have led to greater failed and failing interventions into the lives of indigenous families than the residential schools and serious changes must be undertaken,” External link

680news Tuesday, November 1, 2016 8:20:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "Canada's discriminatory policies have led to greater failed and failing interventions into the lives of indigenous families than the residential schools and serious changes must be undertaken," External link

timescolonist Tuesday, November 1, 2016 7:45:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair écrit : «Les politiques discriminatoires du Canada ont mené à davantage d’interventions ratées dans la vie de familles des Premières Nations que les pensionnats autochtones, et des changements importants doivent être apportés» External link

lactualite Monday, October 31, 2016 7:50:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "Canada's discriminatory policies have led to greater failed and failing interventions into the lives of indigenous families than the residential schools and serious changes must be undertaken," External link

timescolonist Monday, October 31, 2016 11:46:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “Now we are talking about potentially appointing a Supreme Court member who is from the indigenous community, now we are requiring that person has to be bilingual is unfair,” “What they need to do is, they need to put in place a process that puts balance to the Supreme Court first as a priority and a Supreme Court appointee who is from the indigenous community is, I think, a significantly more important consideration than ensuring that every appointee is fully and functionally bilingual” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, September 23, 2016 12:47:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “Now we are talking about potentially appointing a Supreme Court member who is from the indigenous community, now we are requiring that person has to be bilingual is unfair,” “What they need to do is, they need to put in place a process that puts balance to the Supreme Court first as a priority and a Supreme Court appointee who is from the indigenous community is, I think, a significantly more important consideration than ensuring that every appointee is fully and functionally bilingual” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, September 23, 2016 12:25:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "Now we are talking about potentially appointing a Supreme Court member who is from the indigenous community, now we are requiring that person has to be bilingual is unfair," "What they need to do is, they need to put in place a process that puts balance to the Supreme Court first as a priority and a Supreme Court appointee who is from the indigenous community is, I think, a significantly more important consideration than ensuring that every appointee is fully and functionally bilingual" External link

durhamregion Thursday, September 22, 2016 11:49:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "The argument that they don't have money is a shallow argument — the money is there," External link

timescolonist Wednesday, September 21, 2016 3:58:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "The argument that they don't have money is a shallow argument — the money is there," External link

durhamregion Wednesday, September 21, 2016 2:19:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “The argument that they don’t have money is a shallow argument — the money is there,” External link

680news Wednesday, September 21, 2016 2:17:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "Non-Indigenous children have … been raised in an educational environment which teaches them the mythology of European superiority and the mythology of Indigenous inferiority — none of which is true," "Our people are just as valid" External link

CBC Friday, September 16, 2016 10:04:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "Nobody spoke it at home or in the communities they came from, and yet upon their arrival they were spoken to either in French or in English and were punished if they couldn't respond or didn't know what was being said to them," External link

CBC Friday, September 16, 2016 10:04:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "It certainly brings to the public attention the importance of human rights and the fact that we shouldn't take human rights for granted and that we can become complacent about human rights if we are not careful," External link

CBC Saturday, July 23, 2016 6:44:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "The first step in adopting the principles of the United Nations declaration within the federal mandate is to do an assessment of those federal laws that would be in conflict with those principles," External link

durhamregion Thursday, July 21, 2016 1:20:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “The important thing is that there’s no doubt that she has been influenced by her own teachings and her own cultural experiences in terms of how she approached it, as was I,” External link

680news Sunday, July 3, 2016 7:22:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair told : “It will not take much for a young, vulnerable person to believe that their situation is intolerable to them and, therefore, we need to ensure the message we send to the Canadian public with this legislation is that this is not a right that should be easily exercised or that we are embracing,” External link

680news Sunday, July 3, 2016 7:22:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “It validated the fact that our teachings are important and real and so it moves the whole conversation of reconciliation forward a great deal” External link

680news Sunday, July 3, 2016 7:22:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "The important thing is that there's no doubt that she has been influenced by her own teachings and her own cultural experiences in terms of how she approached it, as was I," External link

timescolonist Sunday, July 3, 2016 6:24:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair told : "It will not take much for a young, vulnerable person to believe that their situation is intolerable to them and, therefore, we need to ensure the message we send to the Canadian public with this legislation is that this is not a right that should be easily exercised or that we are embracing," External link

timescolonist Sunday, July 3, 2016 6:24:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "It validated the fact that our teachings are important and real and so it moves the whole conversation of reconciliation forward a great deal" External link

timescolonist Sunday, July 3, 2016 6:24:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair told : “You have large numbers of indigenous people here and they are bringing with them not only the knowledge of who they are, but they are also bringing with them a sense that they have certain rights that they would like you and want you to respect,” External link

ottawacitizen Wednesday, June 15, 2016 12:10:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “When that middle class establishes itself as it will in a growing way going forward, that is going to prove to be a challenge to municipal governments,” “You are going to have to come to terms with that. You’re going to have to figure out how to deal with that and it’s not going to be easy because it’s going to engage you in a dialogue about things that will not fit comfortably into your municipal model processes” External link

ottawacitizen Wednesday, June 15, 2016 12:10:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “I’m thinking as I’m watching this, there’s so much that the indigenous people could teach the people of Woodstock about how do deal with young people wanting to kill themselves, and yet they can’t talk to each other, they won’t talk to each other, because they’re living in different worlds,” External link

ottawacitizen Wednesday, June 15, 2016 12:10:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “You’re roads ahead of other communities,” External link

ottawacitizen Wednesday, June 15, 2016 12:10:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair told : “You have large numbers of indigenous people here and they are bringing with them not only the knowledge of who they are, but they are also bringing with them a sense that they have certain rights that they would like you and want you to respect,” External link

ottawacitizen Tuesday, June 14, 2016 10:50:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “When that middle class establishes itself as it will in a growing way going forward, that is going to prove to be a challenge to municipal governments,” “You are going to have to come to terms with that. You’re going to have to figure out how to deal with that and it’s not going to be easy because it’s going to engage you in a dialogue about things that will not fit comfortably into your municipal model processes” External link

ottawacitizen Tuesday, June 14, 2016 10:50:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “I’m thinking as I’m watching this, there’s so much that the indigenous people could teach the people of Woodstock about how do deal with young people wanting to kill themselves, and yet they can’t talk to each other, they won’t talk to each other, because they’re living in different worlds,” External link

ottawacitizen Tuesday, June 14, 2016 10:50:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : “You’re roads ahead of other communities,” External link

ottawacitizen Tuesday, June 14, 2016 10:50:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "I think we need to recognize there are no short-term solutions to the problems that this situation identifies," External link

CBC Saturday, June 4, 2016 3:13:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair told : "And we need to ensure that the Indigenous leadership accept their share of the responsibility, that the federal government needs to accept their share of the responsibility — but we can't keep turning to outsiders to solve the problems of Indigenous communities," External link

CBC Saturday, June 4, 2016 3:13:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "I think we need to recognize there are no short-term solutions to the problems that this situation identifies," External link

CBC Friday, June 3, 2016 1:48:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair told : "And we need to ensure that the Indigenous leadership accept their share of the responsibility, that the federal government needs to accept their share of the responsibility — but we can't keep turning to outsiders to solve the problems of Indigenous communities," External link

CBC Friday, June 3, 2016 1:48:00 AM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "I have not had a chance to speak to him," External link

CBC Thursday, June 2, 2016 10:33:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "In reality, I think that there has been progress, and I don't want to take anything away from the fact that there has been movement on a number of fronts that we need to acknowledge — but whether it's adequate or not, that remains to be seen," External link

CBC Thursday, June 2, 2016 1:14:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "I cannot say that I am satisfied with the way things are going," External link

CBC Thursday, June 2, 2016 1:14:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "Read the calls to action, understand them as much as you can, select one and see what you can do to make that call to action work" External link

CBC Thursday, June 2, 2016 1:14:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair said : "I know that there are many people, among my circle of contacts, who questioned my sanity in coming to work in a place that had a whole different set of problems," External link

CBC Thursday, June 2, 2016 1:14:00 PM EAT

Murray Sinclair told ( about House ) : "By the fall time, I expect to have a plan in place that will allow me to remind Canadians and legislators, both in the House and in the Senate, constantly about areas of need that we have to keep in mind as we go forward … and how things will impact the Indigenous community no matter what the legislation is," External link

CBC Thursday, June 2, 2016 1:14:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
senator27.06%EN10/02/201702/10/2017
sénateur2.75%FR08/30/201730/08/2017
justice20.64%EN08/29/201729/08/2017
juge4.13%FR03/09/201709/03/2017
senador0.46%ES02/23/201723/02/2017
head2.75%EN02/09/201709/02/2017
former justice1.38%EN12/15/201615/12/2016
premier juge0.46%FR12/15/201615/12/2016
chairman14.22%EN12/09/201609/12/2016
chief justice0.92%EN12/05/201605/12/2016
controller13.76%EN11/28/201628/11/2016
defence controller5.96%EN11/28/201628/11/2016
prime minister0.46%EN11/15/201615/11/2016
commissioner1.83%EN11/04/201604/11/2016
former judge0.92%EN07/03/201603/07/2016
justice senator0.46%EN06/09/201609/06/2016
commissioners0.46%EN06/06/201606/06/2016
under justice1.38%EN03/31/201431/03/2014
Names Lang Count
Murray SinclairEN88.99%
Murray SinclairFR10.55%
Murray SinclairES0.46%


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