Canadians from coast to coast to coast have heard of reconciliation—but what does it really mean?

Join CanadaHelps and The Circle on Philanthropy and Aboriginal Peoples (The Circle) in Canada on September 20th, 2017 as we take a closer look at the nation-wide commitment, momentum, and urgency of reconciliation. This FREE live webinar will feature Kris Archie, Executive Director of The Circle and will help interested Canadians understand what reconciliation is, why it is important, and how they can engage in reconciliation. The webinar will include a discussion with Kevin McCort, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Vancouver Foundation who will share his personal, community related, and professional experiences engaging in reconciliation. Kris and Kevin will also take questions from the audience during a question and answer period.
 

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The Reconciliation in Action: Activate Your Journey one-hour webinar was presented live on September 20th, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. EDT.

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Reconciliation in Action:

In partnership with The Circle, CanadaHelps invites Canadians across the country to discover charities and organizations leading reconciliation efforts between Canadians and Indigenous Peoples in a new blog series titled, Reconciliation: A Call to Action for Canadians. Below are only a few stories of charities and community leaders working with Indigenous Peoples for Indigenous Peoples on issues and challenges affecting Indigenous Peoples.
 

Reconciliation: A Call to Action for Canadians

It’s been almost two years since the Truth and Reconciliation Commission released its final report which included specific calls to action for reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples. As Canadians continue their reconciliation journey, CanadaHelps along with our partners at The Circle, invites you to discover charities and organizations leading reconciliation efforts between Canadians and Indigenous Peoples in a new blog series titled, Reconciliation: A Call to Action for Canadians.

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150 Acts of Reconciliation

As Canada celebrates 150 years of confederation in the year 2017, it’s now more important than ever for Canadians to take part in the reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples. To begin this personal journey, Active History lists 150 tangible ways Canadians can incorporate simple acts of reconciliation in their daily lives.

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Reconciliation in the Downtown Core

With Indigenous Peoples being one of the fastest growing demographics in urban areas, the Anishnawbe Health Foundation is using traditional medicines in an effort to heal the long-term effects of Canadian assimilation policies.

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Indigenous Peoples Are Fighting For Us All

On the front lines working to preserve and protect Canada’s natural environment, Indigenous Peoples are fighting for us all as they lead efforts to prevent environmental destruction. David Suzuki, co-founder of the David Suzuki Foundation, explains how that fight has continued on until today.

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Indigenous Youth—the Key to Canada’s Future

With over 18,000 Indigenous students denied government funding for their education from 2006 to 2011, access to education isn’t as easy as showing up to class. Helping students soar to new heights, Indspire is making sure Indigenous students are not left behind.

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