The public is invited to be part of the discussion on reconciliation at a special event Saturday.
The BC Coordinating Council of Public Affairs of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in cooperation with the Surrey and Abbotsford Interfaith Councils have organized the event that goes 2 to 4 p.m. at the west aditorium of the Kwantlen Polytechnic University Langley campus.
A smudging ceremony opens the event which includes special guests – Dr. John Burrows, the chair of indigenous law at the University of Victoria, and Isabel Jackson, the co-founder of the Aboriginal Lawyers Foundation of Canada Bar Association of BC.
Admission is free and offers people a chance to delve into issues related to the Indian residential school system and its legacy across this country. Learn more about the event.
Several people took part in the Walk in the Spirit of Reconciliation from Langley to Mission June 2, 3 and 4.