A Diversity and Inclusion Expert Shares Her Thoughts on Canada Day

A holiday celebrating colonization is difficult most years, but this year is particularly tough in light of the hundreds of children that have been found buried at residential schools. It is a time of great mourning for the Indigenous community and Canada Day celebrations in many cities, in the absence of time to arrange something more suitable under the circumstances, have been canceled. Navigating conversations around Canada Day with our kids, both non-Indigenous and Indigenous can be a challenge. Here are her thoughts on how to handle these discussions.