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

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.” Canada.ca – National-Day-Truth-Reconciliation

Debbie Cribb Communications and Media Relations Officer
Cel: 514-923-6689 debbie.cribb@johnabbott.qc.ca

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