How will you mark Sep 30?

This coming September 30th will be the very first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, which is a day of commemoration that was established in response to Call to Action 80. As a day of remembrance, Call to Action 80 was not intended as a day off in our calendars — it was meant to emphasize the importance of… Continue reading How will you mark Sep 30?

We start with the truth

Nancy Dyson and children from St. Michael's Residential School watching preparations for the potlatch, Alert Bay, B.C., 1970. Photo: Dan Rubenstein

Sometimes it is hard to hear the truth, but for us to ever consider reconciliation, it is where we have to start. The Anglican Journal’s Matt Jordan interviewed a couple who came to work at the St. Michael’s Residential School in Alert Bay, B.C., in 1970. A powerful quote from the interview speaks to us… Continue reading We start with the truth