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Lieutenant-Governor of Manitoba and the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation to partner on a seven-part free public speakers’ series at Government House 

Lt.-Gov. Anita R. Neville is pleased to announce a new initiative, in partnership with the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR), to provide Manitobans the opportunity to learn about the truth of our history from First Nations, Métis and Inuit knowledge keepers. Presenters will share experience and insight on how all we can all play a role in the ongoing work of truth, reconciliation and healing to build a more respectful and just society for all.

The first presentation of the “Reconciliation Through Education” series will be held on Thursday, March 21 and will feature Kaila Johnston, Director of Education and Public Programming at the NCTR, speaking on the history of the residential school system.

Those wishing to attend MUST register in advance with the Office of the Lieutenant Governor by calling 204-945-2753. Seating is limited. Guests may reserve a maximum of two seats per registration. There is no cost to attend.

Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. Program begins at 7 p.m. Parking is available on both sides of the Government House driveway. Light refreshments to follow.

Please consider bringing a non-perishable food item for the Lieutenant Governor’s Sharing Hope Initiative.

Presentations will be livestreamed and available through our website,

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Media Inquiries only: 204-945-2752 

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