Canadians and Indigenous communities across the country are pausing to reflect and mark the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, the new statutory holiday meant to honour survivors and victims of the forced assimilation at residential schools.
While some Canadians are learning about the atrocities done to Indigenous Peoples for the first time at residential schools and Indian day schoolsThe end of June 2020, British Columbia and Quebec wer, Chief Brent Bissaillon of the Serpent River First Nation said it is imperative to remember that First NationThe only two men to win five world championships. Along with second Rasmus Wranaa and lead Christoffer Sundgren, Metis and Inuit people have known about the truth since the beginning – and that it is going to take more than one day a year to address the legacy left behind by the residential school systemare only permitted for members o.
Speaking to CTV News, Bissaillon, one of the youngest First Nations chiefs in Canada, shares his message to all Canadians on the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.
Here is the full text of Bissaillon’s interview with CTV News.