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National Day for Truth and Reconciliation: Owning our Shared History and Mobilizing Together as Investors

By Katie Wheatley and Mark Sevestre, Reconciliation and Resposible Investment Initiative  Across Turtle Island, we have witnessed a renewed outpouring of grief and outrage in recent months, as the uncovering of thousands of unmarked children’s graves have served as horrific reminders of Canada’s long legacy of colonialism and assimilation, including the residential school system. The inaugural National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in Canada, which will be marked on September 30, 2021, is an important occasion to learn about the atrocities committed against First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples. It is also a moment to educate ourselves on Indigenous rights, including Aboriginal and Treaty rights, and the United...