January 30, 2015

New Year Message Video from Chief Robert Joseph

Chief Robert Joseph speaks of the support that Reconciliation Canada has received throughout 2014. 

Click here to view the video. 

In the Community: Project Communitas: Narratives of Resilience 

Narratives of Resilience aims to train young changemakers in media relations and social media in order to create 'resilience'. The project is part of the Project Communitas, a nationwide initiative taking place in cities across Canada that aims to build individual and community resilience in a cross-cultural and interfaith setting. 

Narratives of Resilience takes place February 7 and 8, 2015. Space is limited.

Click here to find out more.

Anti-Spam Legislation: ACTION REQUIRED

Dear Reconciliation Supporters, 

Your support is very important to us and we would like to continue to share information about reconciliation events and initiatives with you. As of July 1st, 2014, Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation is in effect. This means that in order for you to continue receiving electronic messages from Reconciliation Canada, we must receive your expressed consent within the next three years. Electronic communications from Reconciliation Canada consist of news, updates and event information. 

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Community Action Toolkit - Take Action on Reconciliation

Reconciliation is an ongoing journey and it will take a collective effort to build a new way forward. We invite you to contribute to this important conversation and help spread the word throughout your circles. Be it your family, friends, colleagues or classmates. 

The Community Action Toolkit is a collection of resources intended to provide you with some guidelines and ideas on how to start the reconciliation conversation within your own circles of influence.

A call-to-action for post-secondary students, student unions, associations and clubs. Click here to find out more.

An opportunity to gather friends, family, neighbours and/colleagues to join the dialogue on reconciliation. Click here to find out more. 

A ‘how to’ guide for senior high school students to action reconciliation within their schools, families and social networks. Click here to find out more.

Ideas, inspiration and tips for planning your own reconciliation event. Click here to find out more.

Reconciliation Canada's 2-Year Impact Report 2013-2014

Reconciliation Canada is proud to announce the release of our 2-Year Impact Report 2013-2014! We have seen many successes over the last two years, and the report celebrates Reconciliation Canada's ongoing story, as well as the growing list of milestones as communities and individuals nationwide embrace and take action on reconciliation.

The report highlights the stories of several individuals and organizations who have created significant impact through their commitment to reconciliation — a commitment that has spread into many areas of their lives and communities causing positive and sustainable change. 

We would like to acknowledge all of our volunteers that contributed their time, energy and expertise to the the 2-Year Impact Report. We owe the success of this document to your tireless dedication and commitment.

To view and download the 2-Year Impact Report 2013-2014, please click here

Reconciliation Canada Celebrates Partners and Volunteers of 2014

On January 21, Reconciliation Canada was extraordinarily proud to host the Reconciliation Canada Appreciation Event. The event celebrated the successes of 2014, and the dedication of all of our partners and volunteers that made them possible.

The event, held at the Bill Reid Galley of Northwest Coastal Artfeatured music performances by Gyayusdis, Reconciliation Canada's own Carlie Chase, as well as a Fun Dance with music led by Shelley Joseph.

We are humbled by the incredible support that our partners and volunteers have shown us throughout 2014. We have a number of exciting projects and initiatives planned for 2015 and hope to continuing working with our volunteers and partners throughout the coming year.

Help us move forward with our 2015 initiatives

Reconciliation Canada has many national initiatives and dialogue workshops planned for 2015. Help us move our initiatives forward by making a donation

Reconciliation Canada is a charitable project, established as a collaboration between the Indian Residential School Survivor’s Society (IRSSS) and Tides Canada Initiatives Society (TCI). 

Some of our 2015 initiatives include:

  • Reconciliation Dialogue Sessions & Action Plans
  • Reconciliation-Based Leadership Training & Core Competencies Assessments 
  • Sustainable Economic Reconciliation Dialogue Sessions & Actions Plans
  • Public Awareness & Outreach 
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