Local Discussions on Truth & Reconciliation

As partners in the discussions on Truth and Reconciliation (TRC) in Oakville, we’re please to share dates of other local discussions taking place this Fall.

The list of dates, topics and locations is not a comprehensive list, rather those we have been made aware of.  If you are aware of other dates and discussions taking place this Fall, please feel free to send us a note – sarah@theocf.org

When:                              September 21

Topic / Focus:                Mindful Nation Friendship School Event

Where:                             MacLachlan College

 

When:                              Sept.30–Oct. 1
Topic/Focus:                 Culture Days – Town of Oakville
Where:                            www.oakville.ca

 

When:                             October 1 – 11am – noon

Topic/Focus:                 Guided Walk with Stephen Paquette, of the Ojibway (Anishninabe) Nation

Where:                            Lions Valley Park – Event Details – www.oakville.ca

 

When:                             October 4 – 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm, doors open @ 6pm

Topic/Focus                 – Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (registration required – stay tuned for registration details)

Where:                            Sheridan College Theatre

 

When:                             October 19 – 7pm
Topic/Focus:                 ‘I AM AFFECTED’ – Halton Campaign

Where:                            Halton Community Legal Services – www.haltonlegal.ca

 

When:                             October 25 – 7pm – 9pm, doors open @ 6:30 pm
What:                              Oakville Community Foundation presents

 

Link to Register for ‘Vital Community Event  – A Celebration of Arts & Belonging’

 

Where:                            Oakville Performing Arts Centre

 

When:                             November 6 – 6:30 – 8:30 pm, doors open @ 6pm
Topic/Focus:                  – National Treaty Week

Where:                            Queen Elizabeth Park Community Centre

 

When:                             November 8
Topic/Focus:                 National Aboriginal Veteran’s Day – no details available at this time

 

When:                             November 23 – 7am – 9:30 am

Topic/Focus:                 YMCA of Oakville Peace Breakfast featuring Gabrielle Scrimshaw as keynote speaker, a First Nations advocate.

Where:                            Oakville Convention Centre – www.ymcaofoakville.ca – tickets available Fall 2017

* – is a partnership with Community Foundations of Canada, Community Fund for Canada’s 150th, and the Oakville Community Foundation.