Through the development of meaningful partnerships with community organizations, industry leaders, faith-based groups and government, Reconciliation Canada held a series of initiatives in British Columbia that began with Reconciliation Dialogue Workshops and Community Outreach throughout British Columbia leading up to the historic Reconciliation Week in September 2013. These efforts resulted in partnership interest and media coverage across the country.
These initiatives represent the beginning of a new way forward in our relationships. Reconciliation is a long and complex journey and will require ongoing action to build a better and stronger Canada for everyone.
During Reconciliation Week, we held three major events engaging more than 70,000 Canadians, including: