Extra 1% Top-Up for Donations Made Friday, December 29, 2023

This Friday, December 29th, 2023, CanadaHelps is offering to add an extra 1% percent to all donations given to non-profits!Your support will definitely assist in Circles for Reconciliation’s efforts in coordinating more Sharing Circles in 2024 for all Canadians on the path to reconciliation. In the past few months, we were able to move forward on 45 Sharing Circles that went into pending mode due to the pandemic! We have been working tirelessly with our small staff and we are grateful for your support!Ékosi, Miigwech, Ghaniih, Miikwehc, Maarsii, Pidamiye, Quryanarq, Thank you#YearEndGiving #CanadaHelpsRegistered Charity Number: 748256930RR0001Full terms and conditions are…

North Point Douglas Women’s Centre

Every holiday season, in the spirit of giving, Circles for Reconciliation chooses to shine a light on the community work done by another organization. For 2023, we’ve chosen NPDWC. This Centre “walks with women to strengthen their voice, make change, and engage in our community” through a range of services and programs. Their vision is “a safe, healthy, vibrant community for women and families.  Here is a link to their website which gives detail and opportunity to donate. 

Circles for Reconciliation managed a Photo Op with the New Premier

Premier Wab Kinew (MLA for Fort Rouge) made Canadian history by becoming the only First Nation to ascend to the office of Premiership of a Canadian Province, along with five other Indigenous people. Premier Kinew is also Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, International Relations and Minister responsible for Indigenous Reconciliation. In other firsts marking Canadian history was the appointment of three First Nations people to Cabinet postings. Nahanni Fontaine (MLA for St. Johns) has become Minister of Families, Minister responsible for Accessibility and Minister responsible for Gender Equity. Bernadette Smith (MLA for Point Douglas) has become Minister of Housing, Addictions and…

2022 #94in94 Campaign Wrap Up Webinar

On Friday, January 13, 2023, in a webinar, we wrapped up 2022’s #94in94 Campaign by asking:Do we have reason to be hopeful that Reconciliation will lead us to a better future?283 people attended this event.Thank you to all organizers, attendees, panel members and Knowledge Keeper, Grace Schedler.Panel MembersJill Andrew, Member of the Provincial Parliament of OntarioKaila Johnston, National Centre for Truth and ReconciliationMuna Gaye, City of Toronto Newcomer OfficeSkye Sommerhalder, City of Toronto Indigenous Affairs OfficeSuzanne Carrière, Canada’s first Indigenous citizenship judgeYou can view the complete webinar at this link.
#94in94 returns for 2022

#94in94 returns for 2022

The purpose of the #94in94 campaign remains the same: to encourage Canadians to meaningfully reflect on the 94 Calls to Action and commit to responding across Canada.
The three organizations working together on this campaign are the National Center for Truth and Reconciliation, Circles for Reconciliation Inc. and Reconciliation Thunder.
We will begin sharing daily emails and social media posts for each Call to Action from September 12 to December 15.