National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
We, the Calgary Black Chambers, acknowledge and honour the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, the continuance of Orange Shirt Day and the legacy of Phyllis Webstade.
The day honours the lost children and Survivors of residential schools, their families, and communities. Public commemoration of the tragic history and impact of residential schools is a vital component of the reconciliation process.
While a great deal of work remains to be done, recognizing the issues facing us today because of what transpired in the past, will allow us to move forward.
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