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Indigenous Territorial Plaque Unveiling at National Office

2018-06-24T16:06:50+00:00May 28th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: |

On Monday, May 28, a plaque was unveiled at the PCC National Office in Toronto in acknowledgement of the Indigenous territory that the office is located on. Staff participated in an event as a sign of respect and in recognition that Indigenous people have had a relationship with the land since time [...]

Support TRC Call to Action #43 – UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

2018-01-31T10:57:17+00:00November 2nd, 2017|Categories: Healing & Reconciliation, News|Tags: , |

The UN Declaration is the minimum standard to ensure the survival, dignity and well-being of Indigenous people all over the world. The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC) has said the UN Declaration is the framework for reconciliation. Call to Action #43 asks municipal, provincial and federal [...]

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August 9: International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

2017-08-08T12:52:04+00:00August 8th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , |

August 9 each year is International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, as declared by the United Nations. There are an estimated 370 million Indigenous people in the world, living across 90 countries. While making up less than 5 per cent of the world's population, they account for 15 per [...]

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PCC Confession to Aboriginal Peoples Translated into Seven Languages (Newly Added: Mandarin)

2017-12-14T13:11:40+00:00February 21st, 2017|Categories: Healing & Reconciliation, News|Tags: , , |

"It is with humility and in great sorrow that we come before God and our Aboriginal brothers and sisters with our confession." The Confession of The Presbyterian Church in Canada is a statement that was adopted by the General Assembly on June 9, 1994. It acknowledges the harm that we have done, [...]

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