Minister Bennett to mark 10th anniversary of the Apology to former students of Indian Residential Schools with Healing Ceremony and Announcement followed by Commemorative Statement in Parliament

Media advisory

Ottawa - Please be advised that the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs, and the Legacy of Hope Foundation will host a healing ceremony and launch a new commemorative exhibition at the Canadian Museum of History on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Apology to former students of Indian Residential Schools.

Date: Monday June 11, 2018

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. (EDT)

Location:
Haida Hall
Canadian Museum of History
100, Laurier Street
Gatineau (Quebec) K1A 0M8

The Honourable Carolyn Bennett and the Honourable Jane Philpott will then deliver brief remarks to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Apology in the Foyer of the House of Commons. A brief media availability will take place after their remarks.

Date: Monday June 11, 2018

Time: 10:20 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. (EDT)

Location:
Foyer of the House of Commons
Parliament Hill
Ottawa (Ontario)
                    

For more information:

James Fitz-Morris
Director of Communications and Issues Management
Office of the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs
819-997-0002

Teresa Edwards
Executive Director and In-House Legal Counsel
Legacy of Hope Foundation
613-237-4806, extension 303
 
INAC Media Relations
819-953-1160
aadnc.publicaffairsteam.aandc@canada.ca

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