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Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc: Thank you for honouring the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.

On behalf of Council, I just wanted to take the time to say Kukwstép-kucw to all those that honoured the first official National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Here at Tk̓emlúps, our membership and ḱwséltkten came together to support each other as we remember our collective experiences at residential school and to honour the missing […]

by ahnationtalk on October 4, 2021257 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, 2021261 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, 2021226 Views

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Tk̓emlúps te Secwépemc Calls out Action over Apologies on National Day For Truth and Reconciliation

September 30, 2021, Kamloops – In the buildup to the very first National Day For Truth and Reconciliation, T kemlúps te Secwépemc Chief and Council reflected on both words and actions offered to them since the confirmation of the Kamloops Indian Residential School missing children in unmarked burial sites on the former residential school grounds. […]

by ahnationtalk on October 1, 2021340 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, 2021222 Views

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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, […]

by ahnationtalk on October 1, 2021243 Views

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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 […]

by ahnationtalk on October 1, 2021167 Views

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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 […]

by ahnationtalk on October 1, 2021217 Views

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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 […]

by ahnationtalk on October 1, 2021195 Views

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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 […]

by ahnationtalk on October 1, 2021182 Views

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