Hundreds showed up for the shíshálh Nation, the syiyaya Reconciliation Movement and the District of Sechelt events marking the second annual National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on Sept. 30.
At 10 a.m. there was a Commemoration Ceremony gathered at the Grieving Mother monument to remember children of residential schools, honour the survivors and their families, and honour those who were lost. Then, the walk for truth and reconciliation started from the Grieving Mother, continue to sinku Way and followed the same path the children from other First Nations would have taken to the residential school.
The opening of the reconciliation crosswalk and a feast followed. Photos of that and more coverage are to come.