Saanich continues its journey of Reconciliation

June 29, 2021

Saanich continues its journey of Reconciliation

Saanich stands with other communities and all Indigenous Peoples across the country at this tragic time in Canada’s history. The horrific discoveries of unmarked graves and mass burials at residential schools are cause for mourning, a time for compassion and self-reflection of who we are. 

We cannot change the past; however, we need to learn from it and then together we can shape the future. As we approach the anniversary of Canada’s confederation on July 1, Saanich asks everyone to learn about and understand the final report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Progress is not possible without change, and change starts with education and awareness. You can do your part in helping to shape our future, by becoming better educated and informed.

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada Final Report

More resources to learn how you can support Indigenous peoples:


Please note that all Saanich facilities will be closed July 1.