Step By Step How To Register

  1. Click on the website link: http://reconciliationcanada.ca/walk-for-reconciliation-2017/
  2. Scroll down and click the register button
  3. Click “Sign up”
  4. Create an account
  5. Scroll down to accept the waiver
  6. Register as an individual, join a team, or create a team (note: if you sign up as an individual you will later have the option to join or create a team. Simply visit the walk page, login, and then click on “team” to create or join a team).
  7. Customize your personal walk page (this will appear within the Reconciliation Canada website opposed to Facebook etc).

Once you have registered your team online, other participants will be able to register to join the team. As the team captain, you will be able to log into your account and see all the members on your team. You will also be able to send messages to team members and invite others to join your team.


Links to Use On Your Organization’s Website

Link to the Walk event page on our website:
http://reconciliationcanada.ca/walk-for-reconciliation-2017/

For more information on Walk Teams, please contact: communications@reconciliationcanada.ca


Frequently Asked Questions

Is fundraising a requirement?
Fundraising is optional and it is up to each participant and/or team to decide whether or not they would like to set a fundraising goal for the event.

What type of attire is appropriate for Walk Teams?
We invite participants to celebrate their cultures through their attire. There is no formal dress code for the Walk, but we encourage participants to wear sufficient sun protection and shoes that are comfortable enough for a 2km walk.

What if I have already registered as a participant, but would like to start a Walk Team?
If you have already signed up as an individual, you will later have the option to join or create a team. Simply visit the walk page, login, and then click on the “Team” button on the left side-bar to create or join a team.

Can individual participants decide to join a Walk Team after they have already registered?
Individuals can log in to their accounts and change their team status at any time.

What are the limitations on signage and banners for the Walk?
We welcome Walk Teams to celebrate by creating banners for the Walk. However, please ensure that your banners are no longer than 15ft wide and 4ft tall.

What time should our Walk Team arrive on the day of the event?
The walk will officially start with an opening message and a blessing at 9:30am. If you would like to be near the front of the walk, we suggest that you arrive to start marshalling around 8am.

I do not have access to the Internet. Is it possible to register by paper/hard copy?
Yes, please contact us at 604-770-4434 or visit our office at #206-1999 Marine Dr. in North Vancouver to receive the registration form in paper/hard copy form.


Resources to Share

8.5 x 11 Printable Poster

Click here to download a printable poster to hang in your office or at home to invite others to join the walk.


Social Media Sharing

Social Media Links

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ReconciliationCanada/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/Rec_Can?lang=en

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/reconciliationcanada/?hl=en

Pre-written Tweets

Come join me on September 24th and participate in the 2017 #WalkForRec to show your support for reconciliation!
Facebook: http://ow.ly/ie4u30cOOJ2

On September 24th @Rec_Can is hosting the Walk for Reconciliation. Join me to show your support #WalkForRec http://ow.ly/ieTI30cOOZ5

As an act of reconciliation, join me on September 24th for Vancouver’s 2nd #WalkForRec. Sign up to show your support http://ow.ly/sjT730cOPli

Useful Hashtags

  • #WalkForRec
  • #reconciliation
  • Mention us @Rec_Can

Visit Our Facebook Page

Reconciliation Canada on Facebook

Shareable Social Media Graphics

Click here to download a folder of shareable social media graphics.


Quotes

Quotes to share from Chief Dr. Robert Joseph:
“We have an opportunity here, as we mark this historic moment, for us to consider where we want to be in the next 150 years” – Chief Joseph

“If we can all reconcile ourselves as human beings, we hold the hope that the future will be brighter” – Chief Joseph

“Many Indigenous people feel as if the past 150 years do not warrant a celebration; however, I urge Indigenous peoples across this country to become involved with Canada 150 as a celebration of strength and resilience” – Chief Joseph

“There is not a human being on this planet that does not yearn for the deep reconciliation of the human spirit” – Chief Joseph

“The more you want to embrace the notion that you can indeed inspire change, the more power and courage you give yourself to act in the pursuit of justice and equality” –Chief Joseph

“Reconciliation includes anyone with an open mind and an open heart who is willing to look into the future with a new way” – Chief Joseph

“Let us find a way to belong to this time and place together. Our future, and the well-being of all our children, rests with the kind of relationships we build today” – Chief Joseph

Reconciliation, in all its forms, requires patience, openness and courage…


Videos To Share

What is reconciliation?

National Thought Table on Reconciliation

Thoughts from Chief Joseph on 2017

Chief Joseph and David Suzuki talk reconciliation

Why we are walking

Healing a nation through truth and reconciliation: Chief Joseph at Tedx


Chief Robert Joseph—Children are the Now (Heart-Mind 2014)

SFU: Chief Robert Joseph Series

General Information

2013 Walk Video

Chief Joseph Keynote Speech

Dialogue as a Sacred Space

CBC Indigenous interview