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Reconciliation in Canada

The Anglican Church of Canada’s General Synod Communications reports:

The final national event of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission took place from March 27 to 30 in Edmonton, Alberta. Representatives from the Anglican Church of Canada and its ecumenical partners were among thousands gathered to hear survivor testimonies, celebrate Indigenous culture and resilience, and work toward reconciliation.

On Friday afternoon, the Anglican Church of Canada offered a full colour timeline of the evolving relationship between the church and Indigenous people as its expression of reconciliation. The timeline covers more than 500 years of history and points to hope for right relationship as the TRC process winds to a close in 2015.

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