Ceremony to raise the Survivors' Flag - National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
September 30, 2022
On September 30th, the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, citizens are invited to join Mayor Guillaume Lamoureux and municipal councillors in place Roquebrune-Sur-Argens (Wakefield sector) at 11:00 a.m. for a ceremony to raise the Survivors’ Flag to honour missing children, residential school survivors, their families, and communities. The Mayor and councillors will be joined by local Indigenous leaders.

Ceremony Plan

11:00 a.m. Arrival of participants

11:05 a.m. Welcome from Nathalie Coutou

11:10 a.m. Land recognition by La Pêche Mayor, Guillaume Lamoureux

11:15 a.m. Words from Marc Carrière, Warden, MRC des Collines-de-l'Outaouais and other dignitaries

11:30 a.m. Explaining the flag, raising of the flag and traditional song

11:35 a.m. Thank you and end of the ceremony

To learn more about the meaning of the Survivors' Flag, consult:https://nctr.ca/exhibits/survivors-flag/?fbclid=IwAR2CWSgWXSOibF59WAYOs_Z8p1-9-qCsXPYpSpZe0eaBnDiuLwMYhSSU4Ps