Recognizing the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation at John Abbott College | Reconnaissance de la Journée nationale de la vérité et de la réconciliation au Cégep John Abbott

Recognizing the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation at John Abbott College

Who: Media are invited to join the College community in a unique observance of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

What: Land acknowledgment plaque (visual created by Abbott student Susannah Doxtater) unveiling (11:30am)

Blanket Exercise, building understanding about our shared history as Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in Canada (12:30 – 14:30)

When: Friday, September 30, 2022

Where: John Abbott College, 21275 Lakeshore, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue H9X 3L9

Unveiling at main College entrance – Herzberg building

Blanket Exercise in the Agora – Casgrain Sports Centre

Why: To include the College community and share the importance of this “…public commemoration of the tragic and painful history and ongoing impacts of residential schools […] a vital component of the reconciliation process.” – National-Day-Truth-Reconciliation

Debbie Cribb Communications and Media Relations Officer
Cel: 514-923-6689



Reconnaissance de la Journée nationale de la vérité et de la réconciliation au Cégep John Abbott

Qui : Les médias sont invités à se joindre à la communauté du Cégep pour une célébration unique de la Journée nationale de la vérité et de la réconciliation.

Quoi : Dévoilement de la plaque de reconnaissance territoriale (visuel créé par Susannah Doxtater, étudiante John Abbott) (11h30)

Exercice des couvertures, permettant de mieux comprendre notre histoire commune en tant que peuples autochtones et non autochtones du Canada (12 h 30 – 14 h 30).

Quand : le vendredi 30 septembre 2022

Où : Cégep John Abbott, 21275 Lakeshore, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue H9X 3L9

Dévoilement à l’entrée principale du Collège – bâtiment Herzberg

Exercice des couvertures dans l’Agora – Centre sportif Casgrain

Pourquoi : Pour inclure la communauté du Collège et partager l’importance de cette “… hommage aux enfants qui n’ont jamais pu retourner chez eux et aux survivants des pensionnats ainsi qu’à leurs familles et leurs communautés. La commémoration publique de l’histoire tragique et douloureuse des pensionnats et de leurs séquelles durables est un élément essentiel du processus de réconciliation.” Journée nationale de la vérité et de la réconciliation –

Debbie Cribb Conseillère en communication et relations avec les médias
Cel: 514-923-6689



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