National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

On the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, Skate Canada joins those taking time to mourn, listen, and learn with Indigenous communities of Turtle Island. We recognize sport and society are reflections of each other, and commit to working toward truth and reconciliation within the skating community.

Education is essential for truth and reconciliation. If you are not sure where to begin, to learn about residential schools, and survivors’ stories, start here: Residential Schools podcast series; TRC volume featuring survivors’ stories; exhibits (links to add —

“Where are the Children” website and virtual exhibit: https://legacyofhope.ca/wherearethechildren/

Witness Blanket http://witnessblanket.ca/#! )

We also encourage you to learn more about the role of sport in residential schools

Coaches can take action for truth and reconciliation by completing the Aboriginal Coaching Module and the Sport for Life e-learning course on Indigenous Sport and Physical Activity Participation

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