TRC Events

The 5-year long Canadian Truth and Reconciliation Commission on Residential Schools came to an end in June 2015. Many people gathered in Ottawa to mark the ceremonial close of the TRC. Here are some of the events that CRE participated in: 

Toronto Events: 

Walk for Reconciliation Banner Making Party

Monday May 25, 2015, 4:30pm – 7:00pm  @ 246 Bloor Street West, room 712

Supporters joined  Canadian Roots Exchange for an evening of banner-making and discussion as we prepared for the “Walk for Reconciliation” which took place on Algonquin Territory in Ottawa on Sunday, May 31st, 2015.

Ottawa Events: 

CRE workshop @Time for Reconciliation KAIROS Gathering

Saturday May 30, 2015, 1:00pm – 2:30pm @ Carleton University Walk4Reconciliation_Poster

CRE offered a workshop on dispelling stereotypes and  building bridges between Indigenous and non-Indigenous youth at the KAIROS Inter-generational Gathering.

Walk for Reconciliation 

Sunday May 31, 2015, at 11:00am  @ École secondaire de l’Île, 255 rue Saint-Rédempteur, Gatineau 

CRE supporters participated in the “Walk for Reconciliation”  in solidarity with residential school survivors and to demonstrate  our commitment to continue building bridges between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples.

 Mass Blanket Exercise on Parliament Hill

Monday June 1, 2015, 5:30pm – 7:30pm, Parliament Hill

Hosted by the youth-led initiative,  Assembly of Seven Generations (A7G ), the first ever Blanket Exercise on Parliament Hill aimed to help educate and reconcile the relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people.


visit the TRC website for additional  information