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Ombudsman’s message for Truth and Reconciliation Day, September 30, 2021

Today is the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. It is a day to remember and commemorate the thousands of Indigenous children who were taken away from their communities and forced to attend residential schools – and the many who never returned home. (TORONTO, September 29, 2021) Today is the first National Day for […]

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September 30—a time for reflection and commemoration for the City of Guelph

Guelph, Ont., September 27, 2021— The federal government’s designation of September 30 as National Day for Truth and Reconciliation gives the City an opportunity to bring municipal employees and the community together to ensure that public commemoration of the history and legacy of residential schools remains a vital component of the reconciliation process. The City […]

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Barrie to recognize National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Barrie, ON – The City of Barrie will commemorate Canada’s National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on September 30 by supporting community events, while promoting education and awareness. There will be learning opportunities available for residents, as well as City staff, to ensure that the tragic history and ongoing legacy of residential schools are never […]

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Northumberland County raises ‘Every Child Matters’ flag ahead of National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Cobourg, ON – September 27, 2021 – Northumberland County has today raised the orange ‘Every Child Matters’ flag on the community flagpole at 555 Courthouse Road, leading up to the first National Day for Truth and Reconcili­ation on September 30, 2021. At the September 15 meeting of County Council, Council proclaimed Septem­ber 30 as National […]

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City of Sault Ste. Marie commemorates National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

September 30 marks the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation to commemorate the history and legacy of Residential Schools in Canada. The day is an opportunity to learn and reflect on the country’s history and honour the survivors, their families and the communities as called for by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and Indigenous leaders. […]

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Truth and Reconciliation Day: Keep the Conversation Going!

“The colour orange has always reminded me of that and how my feelings didn’t matter, how no one cared and how I felt like I was worth nothing. All of us little children were crying and no one cared.” Phyllis Jack Webstad September 30th marks the first year that the National Day of Truth and […]

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