Local Events 

Guelph Public Library

Virtual Story Time – The orange shirt story by Phylis Webstad

Thursday September 30, 2021

9:30 am 

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Guelph Museums

Anishinaabe Oral Tradition with Rene Andre Meshake

Thursday September 30

2 – 3pm – FREE

City of Guelph / The Bookshelf Cinema / Rotary Club of Guelph

“Towards Truth” Film Festival

September 30 – October 3, 2021


Towards Truth Speaker Event 2021 held at River Run Centre

Thursday September 30, 2021

6:00 pm – The Doctrine of Discovery: Stolen Lands, Strong Hearts

8:30 pm – Beans

Friday October 1, 2021

4:00 pm – The World Remembers When the World Broke Open

Saturday October 2, 2021

2:00 pm – Beans

Sunday October 3, 2021

10:30 am – The World Remembers When the World Broke Open

1:30 pm – The Doctrine of Discovery: Stolen Lands, Strong Hearts

University of Guelph

Honouring and Healing Together: In recognition of Orange Shirt Day and The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

September 30

12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Join students, faculty and staff as we come together in ceremony honouring Residential School Survivors and the children who never returned home. The ceremony will be led by Elders Dan and Mary Lou Smoke and hosted by the Indigenous Student Centre and Indigenous Initiatives and in collaboration with the Indigenous Student Society. All students, faculty and staff are welcome and may wish to attend for the opening at noon or to drop by as they can.

Royal City Park

Thursday September 30

3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Please join the Southwest Ontario Aboriginal Health Access Centre for their National Day of Truth and Reconciliation Day Event featuring a sacred fire, drum circle, and crafts. This event is taking place on September 30th from 3:30-5:30pm at the Sacred Fire at Royal City Park in Guelph. Participants are encouraged to wear orange in solidarity.

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