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Circles for Reconciliation

Reconciliation begins with each and every one of us.

The aim of Circles For Reconciliation is to establish trusting, meaningful relationships between Indigenous and Non-Indigenous peoples as part of the 94 Calls to Action from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. We do that by creating circles of ten participants (5 Indigenous and 5 non-Indigenous) led by two trained facilitators (1 Indigenous, 1 non-Indigenous). Each circle meets once a week for 10 weeks for meetings of 75 minutes to share personal stories, thoughts and opinions in a safe and non-judgmental environment. It is an opportunity for participants to grow and learn from each other.

By the numbers

Circles For Reconciliation is gaining momentum! In the last four months we have increased the number of circle events by 31% (to over 550), the number of participants by 42% (to over 1,500) and the hours spent on sharing by over 78% (to over 8,600 hours.) This growth has been in Winnipeg predominantly. We are now expanding to seven Manitoba communities and all across Canada, beginning in Toronto, and other parts of Ontario, to Central Alberta, and to British Columbia, and soon to even more centres.

The need

In order to continue recruiting participants and organizing them into circles we are in need of $20,000 to bridge our operating requirements until some of our outstanding grant applications are approved. Circles For Reconciliation operates on a lean budget with only 6 part-time employees and far more volunteer than paid hours. If only 400 people would be willing to donate $50 we would reach our goal. Of course, any donation is appreciated! A tax-deductible receipt will be provided for all donations over $18.

Another way to help is to share this page personally and/or through social media with family, friends and colleagues who share our views regarding the importance of reconciliation.


Project Supporters

Pat Kobylak 

Darren Nodrick 

Norma Spence 

Katarina Kupca

Jimmy Thunder 

Richard and Mary Scott 

Margaret Newall

Christopher Adams 

Raymond Currie

Dr. EmÅ‘ke Szathmáry

Jenny Hildebrand

Colleen Soltermann 

Erica Block 

Harry Hiller 

Susan Prentice 

Jessica Fraser-Thomas 

Elizabeth Ursel

Charles Coffey

Manitoba Construction Sector Council Inc.

Elizabeth Comack 

Keith Neuman 

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Céline Le Bourdais 

Rajiv Kalsi 

Irma  McKenzie

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Sandra Stewart

Ken Friesen

Dr. Rebecca Coish (Med Corp)

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Bryan Emond 

Kaylie Tiessen

Strini Reddy 


Kelly Sharegan 

Bonnie Loewen 

Julia Menard 

Barbara and Brian Crow 

Leo Klug

Margaret Bromley