Monday, August 31, 2015

There was a Georgetown presence on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission

From Canada-

A Georgetown woman who represented the Anglican Church of Canada during the recently completed Truth and Reconciliation Commission lamented that the damage caused by the abuse of indigenous people in residential schools across the country for decades will likely require many generations to heal.

Henriette Thompson sat in on many conference calls attended hearings and events across the country and as far north as James Bay during her six-year term with the commission, which resulted in the proposal of 94 recommendations named Calls to Acton that were overwhelmingly supported by all provinces, but not as yet by the federal government.

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