June 19, 2023
OTTAWA, Ontario—Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada, will deliver a speech during the Site Selection Ceremony of the Residential Schools National Monument.
Date: June 20, 2023
Time: 8:30 a.m. EDT
Location: West Block Terrace, Parliament Hill, Ottawa, Ontario
About the Residential Schools National Monument
The Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) Call to Action #81 calls “upon the federal government, in collaboration with Survivors and their organizations, and other parties to the Settlement Agreement, to commission and install a publicly accessible, highly visible, Residential Schools National Monument in the City of Ottawa to honour Survivors and all the children who were lost to their families and communities.”
Notes for media:
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- Residential Schools National Monument
- Steering Committee overseeing the Residential Schools National Monument initiative
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