Elliot Lake to mark National Day of Truth and Reconciliation

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Some facilities are closed but people are welcome to join in the activities to mark the day

Some facilities and services will be unavailable Thursday as the town of Elliot Lake celebrates the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation.

City Hall, Collins Hall, arena, library and swimming pool will be closed on September 30, the city says, but public transportation and the landfill will operate during regular hours.

The city urges residents and visitors to safely participate in the events scheduled for the day.

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People are asked to wear Orange, and to learn more about the National Center for Truth and Reconciliation, its archives and report which includes 94 calls to action.

The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation is a direct response to Call to Action 80, which recommended that a federal day of remembrance be created to honor survivors, their families and communities, and to ensure that the public commemoration of the history and legacy of the school residences remains an essential part of the reconciliation process.

WC tap The Mississauga High School and First Nation in Blind River will host a public ceremony on Thursday to mark the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation.

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