Day of Observation – Sept. 30
The Manitoba government is recognizing the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation as a day of observance to encourage reflection and meaningful discussions about the impacts of residential schools, Indigenous Reconciliation and Northern Relations Minister Alan Lagimodiere announced today. View the provincial news release.
The day of observation advances reconciliation, allows Manitobans to reflect on residential school experiences of First Nations, Métis and Inuit. Schools will be closed and no classes will be held on that day. Manitoba’s public servants will also observe the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and non-essential government services and offices will be closed for the day.