Tag Archives: Truth and Reconciliation

Responding to the Call

Calgary takes action towards TRC Recommendations

What can Calgarians do to support Indigenous families heal from intergenerational trauma? What does putting a call to action into action, actually look like?

These were some of the questions posed by Calgarians at Reconciliation Journey: Walking a Path Together
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Journey To Reconciliation – Overview

The Enough for All Indigenous Advisory committee is providing opportunities for Indigenous and Non Indigenous organizations to share how they are acting upon the Calls to Action from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Report. The first event occurred on May 30. A second event is being scheduled for the fall of 2017 .
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Building the bridge of reconciliation while we walk on it

Building Respectful Relations with Indigenous People

Helena Lamb’s interest to learn more about Indigenous people was sparked in 2013, when she saw the documentary We Were Children at a film festival.

The film centres on two residential school survivors. “I just sobbed through the whole thing,” says Helena. “I could not believe this had happened in Canada, I had no idea about the residential schools and that was the beginning for me to learn more.”
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From Reconciliation to Redistribution

Co-ops on the Road to Right Relations

t seems trite to say, yet I felt I had witnessed history in the making,” says Len Findlay, remembering his participation on the occasion of the release of the Truth and Reconciliation (TRC) documents on June 2nd in Ottawa. “There was a collective sense too, of being part of a justice and reconciliation project bigger than any one person and requiring the best efforts of all.” says Len.
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