National Day of Truth and Reconciliation
The Heights Merchants Association observes with respect the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation on September 30. This day serves as a reminder of historical injustices faced by Indigenous peoples in Canada and encourages us to engage in meaningful dialogue, acknowledge the past, and work towards a more equitable and inclusive future.
As a member of this community, we wished to share some resources to better connect with the heritage of the land where you reside or were born:
- Text 1-907-312-5085 with your city and province. You will receive a response with the local indigenous territory name, spelling and pronunciation.
Understanding the importance of recognizing and honouring the original inhabitants of the land known as Burnaby Heights today is essential for preserving the history and culture of our community. Here are some resources to help us all gain more insight:
You can also make a meaningful contribution to one of the following charities, or choose a related charity that resonates with you: