Second time around: notes on Ottawa’s National Day of Reconciliation
The day was pretty powerful. All you had to hear was part of Dennis Saddleman's recitation of his Monster poem, about one person's residential school trials and survival.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured Sept. 30, 2022, with former Senator Murray Sinclair at the National Truth and Reconciliation Day event at LeBreton Flats in Ottawa. Sinclair said the Reconciliation Day should be like Remembrance Day: to be observed and for all Canadians to take part. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade