Truth and Reconciliation

The parish of St. Anne's is committed to the work of Truth and Reconciliation. Together with the Anglican Church of Canada, we remain dedicated to work of reconciliation. Below are some resources to help you learn more about residential schools and Truth and Reconciliation and events we are hosting to help us all engage in the work of reconciliation.

Join Us Sundays After Church for Our Weekly Sacred Fire: 11:30 a.m.

All are welcome to join us for our weekly Sacred Fire in our Indigenous Garden located behind our church office. Join with Indigenous members of our community as they lead us all in this sacred time of listening. 

Learn More About Truth & Reconciliation

The work of reconciliation begins with listening to the stories of survivors and their relatives and to learning the history of our past. There are a number of resources online to help you grow in deeper understanding of Truth and Reconciliation and to help you begin the work of reconciliation. The following are a few of the many resources available online. 

National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation 

Doctrine of Discovery: Stolen lands, Strong Herts

History of Residential Schools

Reports from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Historical Sketch of Anglican Residential Schools

1993 Apology from Primate Michael Peers

Video of Primate Michael Peers' Apology for Residential Schools

True Reconciliation: How to Be a Force for Change by Jody Wilson-Raybould

Reconciliation Toolkit from the Anglican Church of Canada

The Anglican Church of Canada offers a Reconciliation Toolkit which offers many print and online resources for learning about Truth and Reconciliation and activities to help foster the work of reconciliation.