Transitioning from COVID-19 to Normal Operations

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation is a time to reflect, learn and grow in the spirit of reconciliation. As such, the qathet Regional District offices will be closed on September 30, 2021. Below are resources that can be helpful in gaining insight into the importance of having a National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.

 

Short informational video on the Residential School System in Canada:

 

Short informational video on the origins of Orange Shirt Day:

 

Additional resources:

 

Orange Shirt Day Society

 

Truth and Reconciliation Calls to Action

 

First Nations Education Steering Committee

 

United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples 

 

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, Government of Canada

 

The Indian Residential Schools Crisis Line is available 24-hours a day for anyone experiencing pain or distress as a result of his or her Residential school experience at 1-866-925-4419.

 

For more information on the program, please refer to the FNHA website.