On Friday, Canada will mark the second National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. This is a time to remember the children who died while forced to attend Church-run and government-funded residential schools, those who survived and returned home, and the families and communities still impacted by this enduring trauma.
CBC offers a wide range of original Indigenous-led programming featuring First Nations, Métis and Inuit perspectives and experiences on all platforms, including a live special.
Here’s how to follow events on all CBC platforms:
- A one-hour commemoration ceremony in Ottawa will begin at 1 p.m. ET. This special event honors residential school survivors, their families and communities, and includes a commemorative program from the National Center for Truth and Reconciliation in association with APTN.
- CBC News Chief Correspondent Adrienne Arsenault will host special coverage of the events beginning at 12:30 p.m. ET on CBC, Gem of Radio-CanadaCBC News Network, CBCNews.ca and the CBC News app.
- On CBC Radio One and Radio-Canada ListenFalen Johnson will host live coverage, starting at 1 p.m.
- CBC.ca will have regular updates and livestream events.