Truth & Reconciliation Event @ Government House

 

What does reconciliation mean to you?

On Tues. @ 10am you can live-stream the conversation and the dialogue (hosted by Terry MacLeod of CBC) where I will be sitting on a panel alongside respected Elder Mary Courchene among others and with opening remarks from Justice Murray Sinclair. Also, Phillip Lee, Manitoba’s Governor General, will be made an honourary witness of the Truth and Reconciliation event.

Representatives of the media are welcome. Members of the public are invited to view the event online at www.manitobalg.ca or www.trc.ca or www.umanitoba.ca where it will be live-streamed from 10 a.m. to noon.

Excerpt from press release:

LIEUTENANT-GOVERNOR TO HOST
TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION EVENT AT GOVERNMENT HOUSE
Lt.-Gov. Philip S. Lee, in partnership with the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC) and the University of Manitoba, will host the “Revitalizing Reconciliation Event in Manitoba – A Cross Cultural Dialogue” at Government House, 10 Kennedy St. on Tuesday, Nov. 6 at 10 a.m. The event will feature remarks by TRC commissioners Justice Murray Sinclair and Dr. Marie Wilson, a panel discussion moderated by Terry MacLeod, co-host of CBC’s Information Radio (see list of panellists below), and the induction of the lieutenant-governor as an honourary witness to the work of the TRC.

Panel participants include:
Dr. David Barnard; president and vice-chancellor, University of Manitoba;
Mary Courchene, residential school survivor/educator/elder;
Michael Redhead Champagne, youth leader;
Jon Lovlin, managing director, Global Winnipeg;
Janelle de Rocquigny, instructor and research co-ordinator at the Université de Saint-Boniface; and
Jan Sanderson, deputy minister, Children and Youth Opportunities.

Representatives of the media are welcome. Members of the public are invited to view the event online at www.manitobalg.ca or www.trc.ca or www.umanitoba.ca where it will be live-streamed from 10 a.m. to noon.

 

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