Letter: Does a truth and reconciliation holiday add insult to injury?

Perhaps it would be better to challenge Canadians to take reconciling actions, rather than having a paid day off

When I heard Canada declared Sept. 30 the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, I was happy there would be at least one day every year when Canadians could give serious thought about the injustices our governments, organizations and individuals have done to Indigenous people in this country throughout our history and to this very...

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