Ontario Legislature Responds to Truth & Reconciliation Commission – Live

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Premier Kathleen Wynne will join residential school survivors, Opposition leaders and Indigenous leaders in the Ontario legislature to deliver the province’s response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission at 9:00 a.m. today.

Also speaking today is:

  • Patrick Brown, Leader of the Opposition
  • Andrea Horwath, Leader of the Third Party
  • Isadore Day, Ontario Regional Chief
  • Margaret Froh, President, Métis Nation of Ontario
  • Natan Obed, President, Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami
  • Sheila McMahon, President, Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres
  • Dawn Lavell-Harvard, President, Ontario Native Women’s Association
  • Andrew Wesley, Residential School Survivor

Webcasthttp://www.ontla.on.ca/web/go2.jsp?Page=/webcast/webcast_main&locale=en&menuItem=dandp_webcast

AT 5:30 a.m. a Sunrise Ceremony was led by Elders Shelley Charles and Jim Dumont. This afternoon there will be a Blanket Ceremony at 2 p.m. This will be an interactive workshop open to the public that teaches participants the history of the relationship between European settlers and Indigenous Peoples in Canada