We now stand at a crucial time in the life of the church, and the history of Canada, when we can see the journey through. For more than thirty years, the United Church and Indigenous peoples have been on a journey towards mutuality, respect and equity. Towards reconciliation. Towards justice.
Bill C-262: Senators Still Need to Hear from You!

Those in favour of Bill C-262, an Act to ensure that the laws of Canada are in harmony with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of…

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Church Leaders: Make C-262 Vote Unanimous

   “Building a new relationship and passing Bill C-262 into law are non-partisan issues,” churches urge federal party leaders.

Mikisew Decision: Expand the Duty to Consult

 Ecumenical leaders write Prime Minister Trudeau concerning duty to consult with First Nations

National Action Plan to End Violence against Indigenous Women and Girls

Moderator Richard Bott and Executive Minister Maggie Dieter have written to the National Inquiry on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and…

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Ecumenical Leaders Urge Senate to Pass Bill C-262

   An ecumenical letter urging senators to vote in favour of Bill C-262, The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples…

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Wet’suwet’en: Consent and Peaceful Solutions

Moderator Richard Bott and Indigenous Ministries and Justice Executive Minister Maggie Dieter have written to Prime Minister Trudeau and others…

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Wet’suwet’en and the Right to Free, Prior, and Informed Consent

Ask the federal and BC governments to embody the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in their relationships with Indigenous Peoples…

Mark the Residential Schools Apology Anniversary in Prayer

Braiding Reconciliation Prayer, inspired by a teaching shared by Youth Forum at General Council, marks 20th anniversary of 1998 Apology.   

Empowerment, Discernment, and Community!

For several decades, Indigenous communities of faith have gathered nationally to discuss matters of self-determination, spirituality, and…

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Keeping Families Together—In the U.S. and Canada

   How you can help stop parents from being separated from their children—in both countries.