Date: November 2, 2017
Time: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. (Registration opens at 12:30 p.m.)
Location: Vancouver, BC (False Creek neighbourhood)
Registration fee: $250
Registration is now closed. If you would like to be informed of upcoming workshops, please fill out the Wailist form below. Thank you for your interest!

Reconciliation Dialogue Workshop: Professional Learning Experience is a half-day workshop that will provide community leaders with the opportunity to engage in dialogue and reflect on the core values of reconciliation, allowing for a new generation of leaders who consciously and thoughtfully choose to live and work in reconciliation. Given the shared desire for a new way forward in Canada, reconciliation is critical in building an inclusive and just society. The Reconciliation Dialogue Workshop: Professional Learning Experience the first of its kind in Canada.

What will you take away?

  • Understanding of our shared Canadian history, including but not limited to, the history and legacy of the Indian Residential School system
  • Knowledge of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, and the TRC Final Report and Calls to Action
  • Skills needed to develop your own reconciliation action plan and to become a reconciliation leader in your community or organization
  • Strategies to develop and integrate a reconciliation framework within organizational culture


Who should attend?

  • Organizational leaders looking for reconciliation training opportunities for yourself and/or your team members
  • Community members who would like to integrate reconciliation practices into their own lives and circles of influence
  • Individuals with an interest in social impact, and bringing reconciliation practices to community-based activities

You will come away from this workshop with awareness of your personal outlooks and internal lenses that influence your perception of current realities and circumstances, and ideas on how to take individual and organizational action to further reconciliation in Canada.

For those who work for larger organizations and would like a workshop that is tailored to your organization, consider booking a Reconciliation Dialogue Workshop. Click here for more information.

Lead Facilitators

Krystal comes to Reconciliation Canada with a background in mediation, dialogue facilitation and transitional justice. She has worked on and supported conflict transformation and reconciliation projects in Canada, South East Asia, West Africa and the Middle East/North Africa region. Motivated by meaningful work and the transformative potential of engaged dialogue, Krystal brings a passion for collaborative processes that draw on our collective intelligence and spark action. Krystal is honored to be part of Reconciliation Canada and to work alongside a team of inspiring change-makers.
Charlene Seward is a proud member of the Squamish Nation. She is honored to join the Reconciliation Canada team, and brings almost a decade of experience working and volunteering with local non-profit organizations and small businesses. She is wholly dedicated to First Nations rights, reconciliation, and food sovereignty.


Registration is now closed. If you would like to be informed of upcoming workshops, please fill out the Wailist form below. Thank you for your interest!

For more information, please contact Charlene Seward at or 604-770-4434.

If you are unable to attend this Reconciliation Dialogue Workshop: Professional Learning Experience, and would like to attend a future session, please leave send a message using the Contact Us form below. Let us know if there are particular dates, locations or times that would allow you to attend future sessions.

Reconciliation Dialogue Workshop: Professional Learning Experience - Learn More