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27 Reconciliation Recommendations Put Forward to Council
On this day, Council for the City of Port Alberni received the Reconciliation Committee’s final report containing the 27 recommendations and directed City staff to investigate the implementation of the recommendations in conjunction with the City’s strategic plan.
March 27 2019
Council members from the City of Port Alberni, Hupacasath First Nation and Tseshaht First Nation met to review and discuss the Reconciliation Committee's 27 recommendations.
March 27 2018
Community to Community Forum
To further Reconciliation efforts and foster cross-cultural awareness in Port Alberni, the Reconciliation Committee, a partnership between the Hupacasath First Nation, Tseshaht First Nation, and the City of Port Alberni, hosted a Community Forum on March 27th, 2018, at the Best Western Plus Barclay Hotel. The event welcomed approximately 112 residents, local First Nations and elected officials from around the Alberni Valley.
November 30 2017
Launch of Reconciliation Committee
On this day, the City's committee, comprised of two representatives from Tseshaht, two from Hupač̓asatḥ, one from City Council, and three from the community at large. To date, the Reconciliation Committee has met 18 times since this inaugural meeting.
March 27 2017
Walk for Reconciliation
Over 200 community members from Port Alberni, Hupacasath First Nation and Tseshaht First Nation walked from Harbour Quay to City Hall to demonstrate a collective desire for reconciliation in the Alberni Valley.