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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 […]

by ahnationtalk on October 1, 2021122 Views

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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 […]

by ahnationtalk on October 1, 2021117 Views

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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 […]

by ahnationtalk on October 1, 2021123 Views

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NAN Commemorates Orange Shirt Day, Honours Survivors on National Day for Truth & Reconciliation

THUNDER BAY, ON: Members of the Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Executive Council will honour Indian Residential School Survivors, their families, and all the children who didn’t return home during Orange Shirt Day and National Day for Truth and Reconciliation events in Thunder Bay and Ottawa today. “Many people will come together today to acknowledge the […]

by ahnationtalk on October 1, 2021116 Views

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Residential institution survivor Elder Theresa Hall speaks to the NWMO in honour of National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

This Sept. 30, 2021, is the first official legislated National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in Canada. The Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) joins Indigenous peoples and Canadians across the country to reflect on the ongoing impacts of residential institutions and their legacy. The NWMO commemorated the occasion by listening to and honouring a survivor […]

by ahnationtalk on October 1, 2021106 Views

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WAHA: A Message from Our CEO on The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Today we recognize and honour our family members, friends, and neighbours who are survivors, children of survivors, and fellow members of our communities where children were forced from their homes and made to attend these institutions by standing in solidarity and wearing our orange. On the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, we are observing […]

by ahnationtalk on October 1, 2021126 Views

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Truth is the bedrock of Reconciliation

The Indian Residential Schools Survivors Society is available for survivors and those affected at 1-800-721-0066 or on the 24 hour crisis line at 1-866-925-4419. British Columbia has a First Nations and Indigenous Crisis Line offered through the KUU-US Crisis Line Society at 1-800-588-9717. Today, September 30, marks the first National Day of Truth and Reconciliation […]

by ahnationtalk on October 1, 2021113 Views

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National Day for Truth and Reconciliation: A message from our President – Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada

September 30, 2021 “Today is an important day, a day where we remember those whom we’ve lost. It is a day to honour the residential school survivors, their families, and our communities, and a day where we’re reminded that we need to continue to advocate for justice and for the rights of Inuit. We as […]

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ONWA Honours September 30th Orange Shirt Day

ONWA Honours September 30th Orange Shirt Day Thunder Bay, ON – Today, the Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) honours survivors of residential schools and their families. We come together in the spirit of reconciliation and hope for generations of children to come. We commemorate the residential school experience by witnessing and holding space for the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 30, 2021245 Views

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