Canadore College to remain open on September 30 – special event planned to honour the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
Sep 21, 2021 | Cindy Males, Public Relations and Communications Specialist
- The Government of Canada announced in June that September 30 will be recognized as the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. This day calls on Canadians to honour survivors, their families and communities, and ensure that public commemoration of the history and legacy of residential schools remains a vital component of the reconciliation process. The day coincides with Orange Shirt Day, a day in which Canadore College has actively engaged for the last 5 years.
Canadore College will remain open on September 30, 2021. The College will honour the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation by providing employees with an opportunity to reflect on and learn more about the significance of Truth and Reconciliation and the history behind Orange Shirt Day. This will have a direct benefit to our students and employees and is in keeping with the intended spirit of the day.
Canadore College’s First Peoples’ Centre will be hosting a ceremony to commemorate the day at the College Drive, North Bay Campus. For more details on the event, visit www.canadorecollege.ca/experience/indigenous-student-experience/reconciliation. The session will be recorded for students and employees who are still learning and working from home.
Canadore College’s COVID-19 safety protocols will be enforced, including capacity limits on the ceremony grounds. Please contact Patricia Chabbert, First Peoples’ Centre Business and Indigenous Relations Manager at 705-474-7600, ext: 5196 or at firstname.lastname@example.org