Truth and Reconciliation Week commences September 27 through October 1, with the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on September 30. In advance of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, PVSBC is issuing the attached statement.
Truth and Reconciliation Week is a 5-day national event highlighting important conversations including Every Child Matters, the truths of the Indigenous treaties, First Nation, Métis and Inuit land claims, and the residential schools system. The National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation is hosting a schedule of free online events throughout the week and has provided a number of learning resources. Please visit https://nctr.ca/education/trw/ (external link) to learn more about scheduled events and resources.
PVSBC recognizes news related to current events and incidences, along with the ongoing stress related to COVID-19 can impact everyone differently. PVSBC reminds all criminal justice sector workers to be gentle on yourselves and to reach out to one another or PVSBC if you are needing support.