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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 […]

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First Cobalt Observes Canada’s National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

TORONTO, ON  – As a symbol of respect and acknowledgement toward Canada’s First Anniversary of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, First Cobalt Corp. (TSX-V: FCC; OTCQX: FTSSF) has lowered the symbolic Every Child Matters flag. The flag, flown in front of the Company’s hydrometallurgical battery materials refinery in the community of Temiskaming Shores, […]

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Indigenous leaders inspire Montreal crowd – The Star

Oct. 1, 2021 Every word spoken by Katsi’tsakwas Ellen Gabriel carried through the heavy air as hundreds of people attentively listened, desperately trying to absorb their meaning. “Why did it take finding evidence of the children for you all to rise up together with us?” pleaded the Kanehsata’kehró:non, as she addressed the sea of orange […]

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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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Almost 1,000 take to Iqaluit streets for National Day for Truth and Reconciliation – CBC

Oct 01, 2021 About 1,000 people mostly dressed in orange marched down main street of Nunavut’s capital Thursday About a thousand Iqaluit residents, nearly all in bright orange T-shirts or hoodies, walked down the main street of Nunavut’s capital on Thursday for National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Leading the march was Jack Anawak, carrying an orange […]

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Special statement from David Chartrand on September 30th

Winnipeg, MB, in the Métis Nation Homeland – Today is an important day, one that marks Canada’s first official National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. This day represents a chance for all Canadians to spend time reflecting on the enormity of what has been done to the First Nations, Inuit, and Red River Métis. For the last 150 or more years, there has been a concerted […]

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