As we approach the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, taking place on September 30, 2022, MKO’s Thompson Urban Aboriginal Strategy Coordinator, Gina Spence, spoke with CHTM 102.9 FM Thompson Today to discuss the events taking place in Thompson, Manitoba. Listen to Gina’s interview for details on how you can participate!

On Thursday, September 29, Family Night takes place at the Thompson Regional Community Centre (TRCC) from 4:30 pm until 7:30 pm. This free event includes games and activities for the whole family. The first 200 guests will receive pizza.

At 1:00 pm on Friday, September 30, 2022, at the Legion Hall, there will be tea and bannock and family activities; at 3:30 pm, there will be a walk to the monument, followed by a pipe ceremony, honour song from Dene drummers, and a moment of silence; and at 5:00 pm there will be a feast and round dance at the Legion Hall.