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.
Let This Be the Last Inquiry

Moderator Rev. Dr. Richard Bott and the Rev. Maggie Dieter respond to the final report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered…

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Bill C-262: Senators Still Need to Hear from You!

Those in favour of Bill C-262, an Act to ensure that the laws of Canada are in harmony with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of…

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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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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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United Church Accounts for Its Obligations in Residential Schools Settlement Agreement

An article published in the April 27, 2016, edition of The Globe and Mail (“Churches escape residential school settlement obligations in…

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