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National Day for Truth and Reconciliation: Construction sector has a role to play

DCN-JOC News Services
National Day for Truth and Reconciliation: Construction sector has a role to play

OTTAWA — September 30, the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, honours the children who never returned home and survivors of residential schools, as well as their families and communities.

It’s also Orange Shirt Day, an Indigenous-led grassroots initiative intended to raise awareness of the individual, family and community inter-generational impacts of residential schools, promoting the concept of “Every Child Matters.”

More broadly, both of these initiatives reiterate the importance of commemorating this painful part of Canada’s history and recognizing where we can all do better.

In the construction industry, inroads are being made with more and more projects and procurement plans specifically involving Indigenous expertise.

While there is still progress to be made, the collection of stories below does highlight how the industry has realized the critical role Indigenous people play in creating a better Canada.

The Daily Commercial News will also have coverage from a special webinar being hosted today by RJC Engineers exploring how architecture, engineering and construction can become better allies to Indigenous nations.

More information on the webinar below.

RJC Engineers to host truth and reconciliation webinar Sept. 30

Hydro One pledges 50:50 equity deals with First Nations on large transmission projects

Northern College takes trades training on the road to Indigenous communities

Addressing barriers key to Indigenous participation in environmental projects

Renovations will create Toronto’s first men’s Indigenous harm reduction shelter

Smoke Architecture founder looks to regenerate what’s been lost in Canada’s built environment

Coalition announces launch of Indigenous Economic Strategy

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