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  • KAIROS gathering ignites conversations on reconciliation

    Cheryl McNamara|Updated Jul 31, 2015

    OTTAWA, ON-Indigenous and non-Indigenous people engaged in powerful conversations at KAIROS events, leading up to and complementing the close of the historic Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC), and the release of its findings and recommendations after six years of research on the impacts of Indian Residential Schools. KAIROS Canada's Time for Reconciliation inter-generational gathering brought together more than 400 people from across Canada, primarily from church and...

  • KAIROS event marks close of the historic TRC

    Cheryl McNamara|Updated May 11, 2015

    TORONTO, ON-KAIROS Canada is hosting Time for Reconciliation to coincide with and complement the close of the historic Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC), taking place May 29, May 30 and June 1 at Carleton University and Christ Church in Ottawa, Ontario. Time for Reconciliation's sessions and workshops are structured around three themes: Recognition and Reconciliation, Decolonization, and Honoring Indigenous Rights. Speakers include Marie Wilson, TRC Commissioner; Bisho...