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Canadian Club – Indspire Panel “Leadership in Action: Stories that Inspire a Nation”

Canadian Club Toronto is proud to host Ashley Callingbull, Thomas Dymond and Tracie Léost – laureates today, and leaders tomorrow. Be inspired when the panelists, moderated by Roberta Jamieson (President & CEO of Indspire), share their stories of determination, discuss their plans and hopes for our nation, and speak to Canada’s progress for true reconciliation.

Imagine a Canada Through the Lens of Reconciliation

The National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR) is calling on all young people to Imagine a Canada through the lens of Reconciliation. Annual campaign submit by April 2, 2018.

Keewaytinook Internet High Schools’ Elder Videos

A repository for videos, related to KiHS Movies, interviews, stories from Elders. They are videos of our Elders in our communities speaking in Ojibwe, Oji-Cree, Cree, and English. They were translated by students and staff.

Royal Conservatory’s Learning Through the Arts Program – Provocation Videos

Indigenous ways of knowing videos produced with the intent to challenge learners to think more deeply and to consider questions that arise from that level of critical thinking.

Career Journeys First Nations Career Role Model Program

Developed by the First Nations Education Steering Committee and First Nations Schools Association. It features First Nations Role Models in a variety of career fields, and aims to raise the awareness of First Nations youth and their families about career possibilities, and to show examples of how to navigate education and training pathways to those careers. The materials are intended for elementary and secondary level students and include video interviews, a teacher resource book, a parent & student guide, and classroom posters.

Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada: Final Report

The complete Final Report and its six-year investigation of the residential school system for Aboriginal youth and the legacy of these schools. The report discusses what the Commission did and how it went about its work, as well as what it heard, read, and concluded about the schools and afterwards, based on all the evidence available to it.

Honouring the Truth, Reconciling for the Future Summary of the Final Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada

A summary of the discussion and findings contained in the Commission’s final multi-volume report. This summary must be read in conjunction with the Final Report.

What We Have Learned – Principles of Truth and Reconciliation

In preparation for the release of its final report, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada has developed a definition of reconciliation and a guiding set of principles for truth and reconciliation. This definition has informed the Commission’s work and the principles have shaped the calls to action we will issue in the final report.

The Survivors Speak

In this volume, residential school Survivors speak of their pain, loneliness, and suffering, and of their accomplishments. While this is a difficult story, it is also a story of courage and endurance. The first step in any process of national reconciliation requires us all to attend to these voices, which have been silenced for far too long

Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada: Calls to Action

In order to redress the legacy of residential schools and advance the process of Canadian reconciliation, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission haws published these calls to action.