Reconciliation Canada aims to revitalize the relationships among Indigenous peoples and all Canadians. This vision is achieved through the hosting of public events and activities that inspire a groundswell of Canadians of all ages, faiths and cultures to share stories of resilience and create a new way forward that builds a stronger Canada for all.

If you’re interested in hearing more about a specific event for news coverage, please contact:

Samantha Singh
Public Relations
Phone: 778-628-5911
Email: samantha.singh@reconciliationcanada.ca

Michelle Cho
Director, Marketing and Communications
Phone: 604-770-4434
Email: michelle.cho@reconciliationcanada.ca

 

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Press Releases

Reconciliation Canada survey finds strong agreement among Canadians for reconciliation, yet reveals urgency for respectful and equitable relationships among Indigenous and non-Indigenous Canadians – May 9, 2017

Reconciliation and Nova Scotia: Chief Dr. Robert Joseph and Stephen Augustine on building a new way forward – February 17, 2016

An Evening of Reconciliation: Chief Dr. Robert Joseph to deliver public keynote with guest moderator Waneek Horn-Miller – January 14, 2016

Historic partnership among Vancouver Island University, Shqwi qwal for Indigenous Dialogue and Reconciliation Canada formed to convene Economic Reconciliation Dialogues – November 27, 2015

Reconciliation Canada releases federal party positions on reconciliation among Aboriginal peoples and all Canadians – September 30, 2015

Reconciliation Canada receives funding as a result of Truth and Reconciliation Commission report – June 17, 2015

Mayor Gregor Robertson and key community leaders to provide insight and reflection on new ways forward in light of the Truth & Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s Closing Events and Final Report – June 2, 2015

Vancouver’s Downtown Churches & Reconciliation Canada to host RECONCILIATION MATTERS: a Community Street Fair and Ecumenical Services, marking the Closing Events of Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission – Sunday May 31st, 2015

Residential school survivors and leaders gather to mark demolition of St. Michael’s Indian Residential School in Alert Bay, B.C.

National leaders and Anglican Church representatives to attend ceremony with residential school survivors and First Nations leaders to mark the demolition of St. Michael’s Indian Residential School in Alert Bay, B.C.

JIBC Hosts Reconciliation Dialogue

Vancouver’s Walk for Reconciliation Inspires Action One Year Later

Thousands Walk for Reconciliation in Vancouver

Dr. Martin Luther King’s daughter to deliver keynote address at historic Walk for Reconciliation

Leaders Gather in Vancouver for Historic Call to Action for Reconciliation

Reconciliation Canada honoured as one of Tides Top 10 (PDF)

Media Archive

Improving the lives of aboriginal people – Squamish Chief, February 24, 2016

Chief Robert Joseph on what true reconciliation looks like for Canada’s First Nations – CBC Radio, January 15, 2016

Path to Truth & Reconciliation – CTV News, December 15, 2015

Is Reconciliation Possible? Karen Joseph Has Hope – The Tyee, November 27, 2015

Indigenous-led group asks federal leaders to make reconciliation an election priority – CBC News, October 2, 2015

Vancouver audience cheers Truth and Reconciliation report on residential schools – Vancouver Sun, June 3, 2015

Chief Robert Joseph on truth and reconciliation  – CTV Ottawa, June 1, 2015

St. Michael’s Residential School demolition ceremony – The Globe and Mail, February 18, 2015

Initiative Seeks 100 Reconciliation Dialogue Workshops – UBCM, June 25, 2014

Walk for Reconciliation 1 of top B.C news stories of 2013 – Duncan McCue, CBC News, December 13, 2013

What Does Reconciliation Look Like? – Patricia Marcoccia, Axiom News, October 8, 2013

Survivor of the 1984 Sikh Genocide Honoured at the Walk for Reconciliation – World Sikh Organization of Canada, September 23, 2013

Bernice King, Reconciliation Walk Draw Thousands in Vancouver – The Canadian Press, Hufftington Post, September 22, 2013

Reconciliation Week Starts with All Nations Canoe Gathering – Matt Kieltyka, Metro, September 17, 2013

All Nations Canoe Gathering Launches Reconciliation Week in Vancouver -Yolande Cole, Straight, September 17, 2013

Survivor, Reverend, To Row it Out Together – Lori Culbert, Vancouver Sun, September 17, 2013

Paddlers Hit the Water for Reconciliation Week – CBC News, September 17, 2013

B.C Reconciliation Week Event Kicks Off in Vancouver’s False Creek Harbour- Canadian Press, September 17, 2013

First Nations Canoe Gathering Marks Start of Truth and Reconciliation Week– Kim Pemberton, Vancouver Sun, September 17, 2013

Reconciliation events seek to draw together native and non-native Canadians – Lori Culbert, Vancouver Sun, September 13, 2013

YOU ARE INVITED TO WALK FOR RECONCILIATION & A NEW WAY FORWARD, SEPT. 16 – 22 – Inside Vancouver, September 13, 2013

Martin Luther King’s Daughter Talks at Walk for Reconciliation in Vancouver – Global BC, September 12, 2013

Vancouver Hosts Reconciliation Week – Yolande Cole, Straight, September 11, 2013

September 16-22, Reconciliation Matters – Anastasia Koutialanos, Vancouver is Awesome, September 11, 2013

SFU Marks National Truth and Reconciliation Week – SFU News, September 10, 2013

Why Reconciliation Matters – UBC News, September 9, 2013

Pride and Reconciliation Buoy Canoe Ceremony – Cheryl Rossi, Vancouver Courier, September 5, 2013

Reconciliation Week Envisions ‘New Way Forward’ – David P. Ball, The Tyee, September 5, 2013

We Are All One – Namwayut – Suzuki Elders – Diana Ellis, Suzuki Elders, September 4, 2013

Reconciliation: It’s a Small World After All – Anastasia Koutalianos, Vancouver is Awesome, September 3, 2013

Walk for Reconciliation Hits Home with BC Hydro’s Mounsey – Rob Klovance, BC Hydro, August 30, 2013

Finding a Way Forward with Aboriginal People – Anastasia Koutialanos, Vancouver is Awesome, August 27, 2013

REBUILDING AND REVITALIZING RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN FIRST NATIONS AND ALL CANADIANS – The Bill Good Show, August 2, 2013

Hardship and Hope Catalyze the Desire for Reconciliation – Daphne Bramham, Vancouver Sun, July 21, 2013

Reconciliation Canada Hosts Workshops in Advance of National Event in Vancouver – Yolande Cole, Straight, May 2, 2013

Mayor & Council to Proclaim Year of Reconciliation with Aboriginal Peoples – Mayor of Vancouver, Gregor Robertson, Feb 27, 2013