Both the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and Orange Shirt Day take place on September 30th. Orange Shirt Day is an Indigenous-led grassroots commemorative day intended to raise awareness of the individual, family and community inter-generational impacts of residential schools, and to promote the concept of “Every Child Matters”.
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Journey Towards Truth and Reconciliation (PDF)
Document produced by the Truth and Reconciliation working group, an initiative from Volunteer Canada. Our executive director, Annette Vautour, was part of the Council from Volunteer Canada that worked on this initiative.
National Truth and Reconciliation Day was honored and celebrated within the three Municipalities of Dieppe/Moncton/ Riverview that we serve.
Friday marks the second annual National Day for Truth and Reconciliation across Canada. The federal statutory …
New Brunswick’s largest city is giving its employees a paid holiday to observe Canada’s first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation later this month, joining other communities in the province.
Register now to participate in Truth and Reconciliation Week 2022. This year, our theme is “Remembering the Children”. Join us as we memorialize the children lost to the residential school system and honour Survivors and their families.
The Royal Canadian Mint unveiled a new Keepsake ahead of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on Thursday. The face of the keepsake reads “Every Child Matters” surrounded by small footprints facing counter-clockwise. Survivor Eugene Arcand says to him, the feet represent the heartache caused by Residential Schools adding that “when …
Town of Riverview and City of Moncton T & R Events – September 30, 2022.
On September 30, 2021, the Town of Riverview will observe Canada’s first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation by closing municipal offices and most non-essential services. As an employer, we are encouraging non-Indigenous staff to make this day about learning and reflection on the Indigenous experience. We are also providing additional training and professional
The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation is an opportunity for employees and residents of the municipality to honour residential school survivors, who number in the thousands.