September 30, 2021 marks the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.
The day honours the lost children and Survivors of residential schools, their families and communities. Public commemoration of the tragic and painful history and ongoing impacts of residential schools is a vital component of the reconciliation process.
The creation of this federal statutory holiday was through legislative amendments made by Parliament. On June 3, 2021, Bill C-5, An Act to amend the Bills of Exchange Act, the Interpretation Act and the Canada Labour Code (National Day for Truth and Reconciliation) received Royal Assent.
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Administrative Staff will be observing the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and as a result, the Municipal Office will be closed on Friday, September 30, 2022. The Municipal Office will resume regular business hours on Monday, October 3, 2022.
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For after-hours emergencies for Roads, Water and By-law, please call 705-526-4136.