Today is the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation, and we want to take this opportunity to encourage everyone to pause and reflect on the profound significance of this observance. This day is dedicated to understanding and recognizing the historical and enduring impact of Canada's residential school system on Indigenous communities.
It's a day to remember the survivors, their families, and those who never returned. Let's take this opportunity to educate ourselves, engage in meaningful conversations, and support reconciliation efforts. We reflect on history to ensure that such injustices are never repeated. Our commitment to building an inclusive, empathetic, and knowledgeable work environment begins with acknowledging and understanding our shared history.
We encourage each of you to participate in any events or activities that resonate with you, and let's support one another as we navigate this journey of awareness and healing together.
Today marks the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation, and in tandem, we're observing Orange Shirt Day 🧡, a campaign dedicated to raising awareness about the experiences of Indigenous children in the residential school system. Wearing orange is a visual pledge to remember and support the survivors, and also those who never made it back home.
The depth of Canada's residential school history touches many souls, urging us to connect, reflect, and ensure such pains don't repeat. As we wear our orange shirts today, let's dive into our shared past, engage in enriching conversations, and take steps towards a brighter, more inclusive tomorrow.
Let's embrace this day fully, participate in events that resonate, and stand by each other in this journey of understanding and healing.
People Team 🧡
Today we observe the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation and Orange Shirt Day 🧡. Wear your orange shirts to show solidarity with the survivors and victims of Canada's residential school system. It's a powerful symbol of our commitment to understanding this part of our history and fostering a brighter, inclusive future.
Let's stand united, participate, and support one another today.
The National Day of Truth and Reconciliation is a significant day dedicated to reflecting upon and acknowledging the historical and ongoing injustices faced by Indigenous peoples, especially in the context of Canada's residential school system. The day serves as a reminder of the trauma, suffering, and loss experienced by countless Indigenous families and seeks to honor the survivors, their communities, and those who never made it home.
Recognizing this holiday together at work offers an opportunity for collective awareness, understanding, and commitment to the principles of reconciliation. In a diverse workplace, it's crucial to create an environment of empathy and respect for all cultural histories, and observing this day allows employees to connect, learn, and work towards fostering an inclusive and informed community.