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Papal Visit: Apology at last in Canada (

Image: Pope Francis prepares to deliver his apology to Indigenous people on July 25, 2022, in Maskwacis, Alberta, Canada with chiefs of the four nations on whose land he stood. (Photo by Miles Morrisseau/ICT) MASKWACIS, Alberta, Canada – Saying it is time to find a pathway forward for healing, Pope Francis issued a long-awaited apology to the Indigenous people of Canada for the Catholic Church’s role in the brutal residential school system that separated children from their families, culture...

The pope's apology in Canada was historic, but for some Indigenous people, not enough (

Years after a Canadian-government-funded commission issued findings detailing a history of physical and sexual abuse of Indigenous children in the country's Catholic-run residential schools, Pope Francis on Monday issued an apology on Canadian soil. "I am sorry," the pope said , speaking in Maskwacis, Alberta, at the lands of four Cree nations. "I humbly beg forgiveness for the evil committed by so many Christians against the Indigenous peoples," Francis said near the site of the former...

Creating the World We All Want to Work in Is Going to Take All of Us (

Studiostockart/ Getty Images Workplace well-being is having its moment. I think that’s safe to say, even though, yes, I’m saying it as a Chief Well-Being Officer. Never before have we had the opportunity we now have to redefine work around well-being. Never before have both employees and leaders been more in alignment on the value and necessity of well-being, both in their organizations and in their lives. We have the opportunity to create the world of work that we want to work in. Both the...

48-Hour Historical Trauma Specialist Certification Program

Iya Affo & Heal Historical Trauma Presents New!! 48-HOUR HISTORICAL TRAUMA SPECIALIST CERTIFICATION in collaboration with THE INTERNATIONAL HISTORICAL TRAUMA ASSOCIATION We are the only entity offering a comprehensive, 48-hour Historical Trauma Specialist Certification Program. The Program is broken into 6 levels and is built on a foundation of BIPOC cultures and neurobiology. It is taught from a multicultural perspective, injecting traditions and ideology from various cultures from...

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Hello everyone, I am the founder of Rituals for Recovery a non-profit organization in Ontario Canada who is commited to combating complex trauma and the stigma and suffering that results from it. We are getting ready to launch our fall programming and trauma responsive mind body wellness training and are looking for clinicians, social workers, teachers and helping professionals who work with children to be beta testers for this revolutionary trauma informed virtual training program. Tomorrow...Read More...

Justice in Canada - ACES and GLADUE

Bonnie Marwood
My interest lies in the criminal justice system in Canada and how it treats its' Indigenous Peoples. My research focuses on dangerous offenders and FASD specifically in Saskatchewan. You don't hear the term 'ACES' being mentioned in my circles. I believe this movement needs to be heard in the legal community. As a 52-year-old Metis lawyer and scholar, and Gladue report writer, I have found that the journey to healing as allowed for an enlightened perspective. Formerly, my work led me to FASD...Read More...
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