National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

The first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in Canada will be September 30. A schedule of events can be found here. With the attention on the deaths of children in the native residential schools in the land called the United States, we are learning more about these atrocities here. Secretary of the Interior, DebContinue reading “National Day for Truth and Reconciliation”

Minute from Canadian Yearly Meeting (CYM) 2016

Truth and Reconciliation 16-08-30 At Yearly Meeting 2015 Friends approved Minute 2015.08.33 calling on individualFriends to read the Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and the Calls to Action. The Minute asks Friends to listen expectantly to the Spirit for guidance on what steps they may be personally led to take. It alsoContinue reading “Minute from Canadian Yearly Meeting (CYM) 2016”

From Apology to Action

Truth and Reconciliation Commission – From Apology to Action In 2007 the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC) was established as part of the legal settlement of the largest class-action lawsuit in Canadian history. The TRC’s mandate was: to learn the truth about what happened in the residential schools and to inform all CanadiansContinue reading “From Apology to Action”