I feel like this was supposed to happen, that everything that went down the way it did was supposed to happen,” he said. “It’s unreal to me…It is historic.”
A big heart our new PM has and changes are in the winds we hope.
“Our past is far from perfect,” Trudeau acknowledged in Ottawa. “For centuries, Indigenous Peoples have been victims of oppression, from the time when the first explorers celebrated their discovery of the new world.”
He urged the crowd to acknowledge the country’s history and to confront its reality.
“We must educate ourselves and dedicate our efforts to progress,” he said. “It is a choice we make not because of what we did, or who we were, but because of who we are.”