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Restoring relationship with Indigenous peoples in Canada is a significant key to alleviating poverty. Canadians must be educated on the truth of attempted assimilation over the past 150 years resulting in devastating consequences that has left so many of our First Peoples in a place of poverty with many social challenges We have a duty to confront the past and build relationship, nation to nation, people to people. Reconciliation is everyone’s responsibility and True North Aid seeks to be an active partner in the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s “calls to action” through reconcile-Action projects and initiatives.
- BRIDGING THE GAP – A WALK TOWARDS RECONCILIATION 2019 Join True North Aid in a walk towards reconciliation on the trails of Little Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area. Reflect upon Canada's past and present relationship with Indigenous peoples and learn how to take action for a better tomorrow. During the walk, information about Canada's history with Indigenous peoples will be available with suggestions on how… Continue Reading
- HOCKEY CARES Part One is Complete - Part 2 to Attawapiskat in November! The Hockey Cares project is about building relationships between the youth of Attawapiskat and Oakville ON, through a common love of hockey. This exchange, supported by Experiences Canada, and many other donors and sponsors, will continue to be life-changing encounter for many of the… Continue Reading
- THE GOOD ALLY PROJECT ONGOING PROJECT The Good Ally Project (GAP) is a project of True North Aid and founded by Kingston ON. resident Katie Koopman. Her vision is to build bridges with the community of Eabametoong First Nation and Kingston in the spirit of reconciliation through good allyship and meet the practical and measurable needs in the community.… Continue Reading