Tag: National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Schools, businesses, and community organizations marked the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation with events and activities all through last week.  The designated day is September 30. The Lakeland Society for Truth and Reconciliation held a Week of Commemoration with blanket and ribbon skirt workshops, a tour of the former Blue Quills residential school near […]

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The Grassroots Movement Committee in Bonnyville provided a full day of entertainment and educational activities on Thursday, the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. The day culminated in a drive-through around town. The committee was formed specifically to observe Truth and Reconciliation Day.  “Several of the people in the group are first generation—they attended residential […]

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Ceremonies and events were held across Canada on September 30 to mark the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. The holiday was established as one of 94 Calls To Action from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s 2015 report. In Bonnyville, the Grassroots Movement Committee held educational events and a drive-through (see story on page 3).  […]

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