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National Day for Truth & Reconciliation

Stratford Public Library

Stratford Public Library is open during National Day for Truth & Reconciliation (Orange Shirt Day) to provide informational and educational opportunities about Residential Schools that will aid in truth-telling, healing, and reconciliation amongst people and between Nations.

If you are a Survivor and need emotional support, a national crisis line is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week:

Residential School Survivor Support Line: 1-866-925-4419

Get Involved in Truth & Reconciliation at SPL


Indigenous Connections Hub - A comprehensive collection of online resources to spark joy and learning, and foster good relations.

Library Books

Orange Shirt Day books for children

Young Adult Truth and Reconciliation Resource List

Truth & Reconciliation resources for adults

Key Reports

The 2015 Truth & Reconciliation Commission Report Summary

The 2015 Truth & Reconciliation Commission Calls to Action

Where are the Children Buried?

Truth & Reconciliation in Libraries 

Canadian Federation of Library Associations - Truth & Reconciliation Report