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This Indigenous Healing Forest Will Be The First Of Its Kind In BC

The serene Sunshine Coast will soon become home to BC’s first Indigenous Healing Forest, where both Indigenous and non-Indigenous people can come together to heal, reflect and meditate.

May 13st, 2022, 604 Now

B.C.'s first Indigenous Healing Forest will be on the Sunshine Coast

The Healing Forest Initiative is now partnering with the David Suzuki Foundation to build a network of healing forests across Canada to honour residential school victims, survivors and families.

May 1st, 2022, Vancouver Sun

Nova Scotia school fosters learning and reconciliation with forest path

A project at a small Cape Breton school is truth and reconciliation in action, according to a Mi'kmaw hereditary chief.


June 25, 2021, CBC

Cape Breton school opens interactive path dedicated to Truth and Reconciliation

ALBERT BRIDGE, N.S. - A school in Cape Breton has teamed up with First Nations communities to create an interactive path to help teach students and the community more about truth and reconciliation.

October 3rd, 2021, CTV News Atlantic

National Healing Forest Project launched across Canada

It is the nature of a forest to heal, thereby, what better theme for a project than a healing forest? After the 2015 Healing Walk in Ottawa, and prior to the release of the Truth and Reconciliation report, Peter Croal, a longtime geologist, and Patricia Stirbys, member of Cowessess First Nation and consultant, sat down to develop the National Healing Forest project together.

February 25th, 2021, Tree Canada

Quebec Eastern Townships man opens private forest to others, in spirit of reconciliation

First of its kind in Quebec, initiative is part of Canada-wide effort to honour residential school survivors

November 4th, 2018, CBC

Perth's Healing Forest Memorial symbolizes hardship, hope and healing

The unveiling of the Healing Forest memorial was held Sept. 30 at Last Duel Park, in Perth.

The event recognized the damage done to Indigenous children in residential schools, as well as missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls and two-spirit people.

October 1st, 2018, Inside Ottawa Valley

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