We now stand at a crucial time in the life of the church, and the history of Canada, when we can see the journey through. For more than thirty years, the United Church and Indigenous peoples have been on a journey towards mutuality, respect and equity. Towards reconciliation. Towards justice.
Church Leaders: Make C-262 Vote Unanimous

   “Building a new relationship and passing Bill C-262 into law are non-partisan issues,” churches urge federal party leaders.

Mikisew Decision: Expand the Duty to Consult

 Ecumenical leaders write Prime Minister Trudeau concerning duty to consult with First Nations

National Action Plan to End Violence against Indigenous Women and Girls

Moderator Richard Bott and Executive Minister Maggie Dieter have written to the National Inquiry on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and…

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Wet’suwet’en and the Right to Free, Prior, and Informed Consent

Ask the federal and BC governments to embody the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in their relationships with Indigenous Peoples…

Mark the Residential Schools Apology Anniversary in Prayer

Braiding Reconciliation Prayer, inspired by a teaching shared by Youth Forum at General Council, marks 20th anniversary of 1998 Apology.   

Keeping Families Together—In the U.S. and Canada

   How you can help stop parents from being separated from their children—in both countries.

Kinder Morgan: Honour Indigenous Participation and Consent
Show your support for the rights of Indigenous peoples to participate in decision making and to free, prior, and informed consent.
Resolving Residential Schools Settlement Agreement Issues

Moderator Jordan Cantwell’s open letter on the Day Scholars’ class action, the “administrative split” argument that denied compensation to…

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