A special coin-sized keepsake has been minted in Winnipeg to honour residential school survivors and victims, and ensure Canadians never forget the intergenerational impacts of the schools.
The Royal Canadian Mint launched the new keepsake during a news conference Thursday, ahead of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on Sept. 30.
The keepsake “invites reflection and conversation about the impacts of those schools, the conditions that created them, and how people living in Canada can turn reflection into acts of reconciliation,” a news release from the mint says.
Thursday’s launch was held at the at the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation, at the University of Manitoba’s Fort Garry campus. The mint
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