COPE Montreal: Circle for Reconciliation

Event Type : Community of Practice
Starts at October 25, 2019 9:00 AM Eastern
Finishes at October 25, 2019 12:00 PM Eastern

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission put forward 94 recommendations of things Canadians could do to work toward reconciliation with Indigenous peoples in Canada. But what role do employers have in reconciliation? CCDI is pleased to host a Circle for Reconciliation, which will take participants through the Commission’s recommendations related to the workplace, share locally relevant issues around Indigenous inclusion, and provide examples of ways employers can work toward meaningful reconciliation.

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At this event, we’ll:

  • discuss the Truth & Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action with a focus on Calls to Action 57 (educate on the history of Indigenous Peoples in Canada, including cultural and treaty rights) and 92 (business and reconciliation).
  • share local issues and solutions to support indigenous inclusion in the workplace.

Who should attend

  • This session is open to anyone who wishes to learn more about the history, challenges and opportunities related to indigenous inclusion in the workplace, and who aspires to promote and support a more inclusive work environment for Indigenous peoples.


  • 9:00 – 9:30 a.m.
    • Breakfast and registration
  • 9:30 – 9:45 a.m
    • Welcome by CCDI representative and networking activity
  • 9:45 – 10:00 am
    • Introductory remarks by host/Indigenous guest speaker on local context on Indigenous inclusion in the workplace.
  • 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    • Presentation on the TRC Calls to Action / Group activities / Wrap up


Presentation language

  • French

For current Canadian Certified Inclusion Professionals (CCIPTM), this event qualifies for continued professional development credit. Contact for more information.

For members of the law societies of Alberta, Manitoba, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, and the Yukon: this program may qualify for credit in the area of Practice Management as part of your mandatory annual Continuing Professional Development, as required by your Law Society. To learn more, click on the link to your province above or contact your local Law Society.


Please click here to register as an Employer Partner or Individual Practitioner.

If you are not a current Employer Partner or Individual Practitioner, click here to register. (A fee of $59 will apply)

Event Location

Polytechnique Montreal
2500, chemin de Polytechnique Montreal
H3T 1J4