For the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, Peter Cruchley writes about the Council for World Mission’s efforts to seek truth and make reparations for its historic role in support of slavery.
Julie McGonegal writes about the reconciliation group in her United Church which joined in partnership with a local Indigenous friendship centre to better learn to live into reconciliation in concrete, tangible ways.
Have you ever heard of the Truth and Reconciliation (TRC) Call to Action #82? Call to Action #82 challenges every province and territory to commission and install a “publicly accessible, highly visible, Residential School National Monument” in every capital city. The monuments are “to honour Residential School Survivors and all the children who were lost to their families and communities.”
Rising to the challenge, Toronto Council Fire Native Cultural Centre, the City of Toronto, and the Ontario Government collaborated to create ...