| Employment and Social Development Canada
| news releases
Accessing services is the most frequent and important way Canadians interact with the government. To help mark National Seniors Day, Minister of Citizens’ Services Terry Beech highlighted new services for seniors, and all Canadians, in planning for a secure and dignified retirement.
Today is National Seniors Day, a day to celebrate older adults in Canada and express our gratitude for their invaluable accomplishments and ongoing contributions to their families, communities and country.
On September 30, we mark Canada’s National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. It is a time for all of us to remember the tragic history and ongoing impacts of residential schools—and to honour those who never returned home, survivors, as well as their families and communities.
| Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada
Today, we honour and remember the children who never returned home, and those who continue to live with the trauma of residential schools. Survivors, their families, and communities have lived with the horrific legacy of residential schools for generations, and these impacts are still being felt.