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National Day for Truth & Reconciliation 2022

September 30, 2022 — On September 30, as part its commitment to the reconciliation process, Canada now marks a National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. This day is recognized to “honour the children who never returned home and Survivors of residential schools, as well as their families and communities.” As social workers, we understand that this sentence conceals deep and painful truths about intergenerational trauma and systemic injustice. We have work to do.

A time to listen

Jun 30, 2022 — As National Indigenous History Month comes to a close, on the eve of a celebration of nationalism, let us reflect upon the treaties that enable us to live here, on Turtle Island. This weekend, and every day, let us listen, learn and do what we can to honour these treaties and the people whose lands we live within.

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