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Thousands gather on Parliament Hill to mark National Day for Truth and Reconciliation – APTN News

‘Let us hold those children in our heart forever’ says Algonquin Elder. A sea of orange flooded the lawn outside the halls of power on Parliament Hill as a huge crowd assembled to mark the country’s newest holiday, the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, on Thursday. More than a thousand people gathered around the […]

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OFOVC: Ombudsman’s statement on National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

September 30, 2021 – Today marks Canada’s first National Day of Truth and Reconciliation, implementing the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s Call to Action #80 to establish a statutory holiday “to honour survivors, their families, and communities, and ensure that public commemoration of the history and legacy of residential schools remains a vital component […]

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Lieutenant Governor of ON: Statement by the Lieutenant Governor on the Inaugural National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Today marks the inaugural National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, fulfilling the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s call to action #80. Many of us across the province will be looking for ways to honour this day of remembrance and reflection. Let us begin by extending our hands and ensuring that Indigenous and non-Indigenous people are able […]

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Statement from Beausoleil First Nation Chief and Council on the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation – Anishinabek News

BEAUSOLEIL FIRST NATION (September 29, 2021) – Chief and Council has issued the following statement regarding the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation: “September 30 is Orange Shirt Day and Canada’s first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. It is an important day for First Nations and especially for Canada. It honours Indigenous peoples who […]

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Vaughan commemorates the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and Orange Shirt Day

The City remains committed to ongoing discussions and work towards the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action Today marks the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and Orange Shirt Day. It is a day of sombre reflection, when settlers on this land are called upon to do the hard, reflective work of decolonizing thoughts and actions, […]

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MNP stands with residential school survivors and their families on Orange Shirt Day: Honoring survivors and supporting reconciliation

MNP stands with residential school survivors and their families on Orange Shirt Day: Honoring survivors and supporting reconciliation Orange Shirt Day is an annual monument for Indigenous peoples to rebuild community, collectively share their residential school experience and continue their journey toward healing and reconciliation. It is also an opportunity for all Canadians to hear […]

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Statement by the Prime Minister on the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation: “Today, I invite everyone across the country to recognize and observe the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. It is a day to reflect on the painful and lasting impacts of residential schools in Canada, and […]

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Statement: Ontario Commemorates Orange Shirt Day and National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

TORONTO – Today, Premier Doug Ford and Greg Rickford, Minister of Indigenous Affairs, released the following statement in recognition of Orange Shirt Day and the inaugural National Day for Truth and Reconciliation: “Today, people in Ontario and across Canada will wear orange shirts to remember and honour the many Indigenous children who were taken from […]

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Statement from the Canadian Indigenous Nurses Association: National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

September 30, 2021 As First Nations, Métis, and Inuit communities across the country prepare to participate in their various forms of culture, tradition, and recognition of “Orange Shirt Day”, CINA acknowledges the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. It is a first time for Canada to implement the national day to be installed by the […]

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Press Statement: National Truth And Reconciliation Day Is An Opportunity For Education, Healing And Renewed Partnership

September 30, 2021 (OTTAWA)—The Congress of Aboriginal Peoples (CAP) is today commemorating Orange Shirt Day and the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, with 2021 marking the first year of this day as a federal statutory holiday. CAP is calling on the recently re-elected Liberal government and all other parties to commit to advancing reconciliation […]

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