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

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,

Day Scholars Class Members can now apply for an extension until January 4, 2024.

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

Deadline: April 7, 2023

Manitoba Tipi Mitawa is a partnership between the Manitoba Real Estate Association and the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs. The program helps Manitoban First Nations families wishing to purchase their first home, through down payment assistance and home-purchase education.

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

Two organizations, Circles for Reconciliation and Reconciliation Thunder teamed up with The National Center for Truth and Reconciliation to renew calls for something to be done about the #94In#94 Calls to Action.

Under a cloudless blue sky, and in front of one of Canada's most iconic historical figures, the Statue of Louis Riel, the Manitoba Government provided Circles for Reconciliation with an operating grant of $167,000 so we can continue on with our Reconciliation activities well into the next year.

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.

Circles for Reconciliation wrapped up its partnership with the Jane Goodall Institute of Canada's Uncovering Common Ground (UCG) project at the Final Forum in Ottawa.

Every year, between 80,000 and 100,000 'Newcomers' make Toronto their new permanent home. Circles for Reconciliation, recently participated in the 8th Annual Newcomers Day to welcome all these new Torontonians and to make their transition to their new home a successful one.

We are happy to announce our Project Coordinator, Dr. Raymond Currie, will be retiring from Circles for Reconciliation effective June 17th, 2022. Raymond ‘s generosity and commitment to the project has been immeasurable; he has been working tirelessly in pursuit of reconciliation, in partnership and dedication to taking action from the TRC report.

The Calls for Reconciliation have made another momentous movement forward with Toronto's Ryerson University dropping its colonial name and changing to Toronto Metropolitan University on April 6, 2022 - 74 years after it was founded as the Ryerson Instititute of Technology.

On April 1, in the year 2022, just over 500 years since first contact, Canada's First Nation leaders finally received an apology from the Pope and an Institution that sought to eradicate them from the very beginning through assimilative policies like Residential Schools and cultural repression.

Urban Circle Training

The Urban Circle Training Center is currently recruiting for the following: Health Care Aide/Health Unit Clerk Program (August 22, 2022 – June 9th, 2023) Educational Assistant Program (September 2022 – June 2023) Adult Education and Employment Program (Mature Grade 12)

The story follows Link, who lives with his toxic father and younger half-brother Travis. Link discovers that his Mi’kmaw mother could still be alive, and he decides to try and find her to make a run for a better life.

Louis Riel Day! Circles for Reconciliation is honoured to acknowledge the homeland of the Métis Nation, and to acknowledge and thank the many Métis contributors to our project. Our Board of Directors, our Circle participants and our facilitators all reflect

How can you help support literacy in Indigenous communities? Red Sucker Lake First Nation needs BOOKS.  Collect your books. (Nothing ripped, culturally inappropriate, or sensitive to MMIWG.) Books can be dropped off at Indigo Kenaston Common/1590 Kenaston Blvd until February

Remembering Susan Scott

The passing of Susan Scott is a sad moment for many, both Indigenous and non-Indigenous people, and certainly for Circles for Reconciliation. Back in December 2016, following a CBC radio broadcast about us at the very beginnings of our project,

Elders have told us that a time will come when the truth will come out. Canada is in that time.  Many are ready to hear the truth. Circles are free for participants.

Holiday Gifts     “Masi cho to Santa Walter for the gifts” Here is Walter Duck out passing gifts for the Elders in Tadoule Lake Dene Nation. Walter Duck is the Operations & Maintenance Manager for SDFN (Sayisi Dene First

  Circles for Reconciliation is pleased to offer this space on our website for Indigenous artisans to promote their social media links until December 17th. Details for how to submit your name are on our poster. Link to our poster.

The season of giving is here.  Starting on GivingTuesday, which was November 30th, there is a heightened awareness of the need to support your community so it can grow into a healthy and respectful place for all its members. Circles

In 1994, the federal government established National Aboriginal Veterans Day to honour the sacrifices thousands of First Nations, Métis and Inuit people who served in the WWI, WWII, Korean War and subsequent conflicts made. As Canadians embark on the path

November 1st to 7th has been designated by the Ontario government to increase awareness of the treaty relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities.