On September 30, city facilities, including the Civic Cultural Center, FCSS, Wadey Visitor Information and Reception Center, and Operations Center, will be closed. The Abbey Center will be open during statutory holidays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Town of Blackfalds encourages everyone to learn and reflect on our country’s history or participate in events that commemorate and demonstrate support for all survivors of the residential school system.
Here are some ideas for getting involved on National Truth and Reconciliation Day:
Blackfalds Town Land Reconnaissance: We recognize that we are in Treaty 6 territory, a traditional meeting place, gathering place, and travel route to the Cree, Saulteaux (So-toe), Feet -blacks, Métis, Dene (De-nay) and Nakota Sioux (Sue). We respect the histories, languages and cultures of the First Nations, Métis and Inuit, whose presence and traditions continue to enrich our vibrant community. We recognize all the many First Nations, Métis and Inuit whose traces have marked these lands for centuries and we stand in solidarity with those who seek truth and reconciliation.
(Blackfalds Town Press Release)