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Moving Forward on Reconciliation

From: Department of Finance Canada Backgrounder April 7, 2022 The federal government is committed to a renewed nation-to-nation relationship with Indigenous peoples based on recognition of rights, respect, truth, co-operation, and partnership. Budget 2022 proposes to invest an additional $11 billion over six years to continue to support Indigenous children and families, and to help […]

by ahnationtalk on April 7, 202215 Views

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Assembly of First Nations finalizing preparations for delegation to visit with Pope Francis at the Vatican in December 2021

November 12, 2021 Assembly of First Nations finalizing preparations for delegation to visit with Pope Francis at the Vatican in December 2021 (Ottawa, ON) – The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is releasing today the details of its upcoming delegation to Vatican City in support of Truth and Reconciliation Commission Call to Action #58. In […]

by pmnationtalk on November 14, 202165 Views

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Statement from AFN National Chief RoseAnne Archibald on Pope Francis Visit

Statement from AFN National Chief RoseAnne Archibald on Pope Francis Visit  “I’ll welcome Pope Francis when he arrives on Turtle Island to issue a long overdue apology to survivors and intergenerational trauma survivors. Meegwetch to the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) for quickly acting on our request. The Truth and Reconciliation (TRC) Call to Action #58 […]

by pmnationtalk on October 27, 202168 Views

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Fort William First Nation and Thunder Bay come together to honour Indian Residential School children and Survivors – Anishinabek News

October 13, 2021 THUNDER BAY — Fort William Chief Peter Collins and Thunder Bay Mayor Bill Mauro stressed the importance of remembering the children lost at Indian Residential School during Thunder Bay’s Sept. 30 tree planting ceremony at Vickers Park. Thunder Bay Councillor Kristen Oliver and City of Thunder Bay Anishinaabe Elders Advisory Council Elder […]

by ahnationtalk on October 13, 202166 Views

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Truth and reconciliation in Durham: What does it look like? – Durham Region News

Ontario observes 1st National Day For Truth and Reconciliation October 7, 2021 Durham municipalities continue to work toward reconciliation, months after the remains of 215 schoolchildren were found at a former residential school site in Kamloops, B.C. At the time, Durham communities mourned the loss and held vigils to support the victims and their families. […]

by ahnationtalk on October 7, 202162 Views

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Canadore College Commerce Court Campus welcomes new project to recognize Truth and Reconciliation

Oct 4, 2021 The “Every Child Matters – Tree of Life” stands in the atrium of Canadore’s Commerce Court Campus.  Created by the General Carpenter Pre-Apprenticeship Program for Women, it stands as a symbol of Indigenous resilience and hope. The design concept honours the children who did not come home, and those who have been […]

by ahnationtalk on October 6, 202157 Views

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A tribute bike ride to Ottawa from Saskatchewan – Anishinabek News

October 6, 2021 LAKE HURON NORTH SHORE — As a tribute to children who attended Indian Residential Schools, a group of four individuals from Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation (PBCN) in northern Saskatchewan has been on a bike ride since Aug. 2, determined to reach Ottawa by Sept. 30, National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Riders […]

by ahnationtalk on October 6, 202163 Views

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Message from Her Majesty The Queen on the occasion of the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

OTTAWA, Ontario—The Governor General of Canada wishes to share a message addressed to all Canadians from Her Majesty The Queen on the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation: “I join with all Canadians on this first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation to reflect on the painful history that Indigenous peoples endured in residential schools […]

by ahnationtalk on October 1, 202183 Views

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Ontario Regional Chief Glen Hare Marks First-Ever National Day of Truth and Reconciliation

(M’Chigeeng First Nation, ON) Ontario Regional Chief Glen Hare issued the following statement marking the first-ever National Day of Truth and Reconciliation: “Today, September 30th, Canada is marking its first-ever National Day of Truth and Reconciliation, also known as Orange Shirt Day since 2013,” said Ontario Regional Chief Glen Hare. “Although I am disappointed that […]

by ahnationtalk on October 1, 202168 Views

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Message from the Governor General of Canada on the Occasion of the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

OTTAWA, Ontario—As we mark the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, I think back to how my childhood shaped me. How so many in our community, and thousands more Indigenous children across Canada, were ripped away from their homes, separated from their families and sent to residential schools, where they were not allowed to […]

by ahnationtalk on October 1, 202169 Views

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