The Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund and the Nuclear Waste Management Organization Announce Five-Year Partnership for Orange Shirt Day

Toronto, Ont., – The Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund (DWF) and the Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) announced plans Tuesday, Sept.,29, 2020 to work together to create a meaningful pathway for Reconciliation. This new five-year agreement will invest $150,000 into supporting both the Legacy Schools program and Legacy Spaces program. The partnership broadly advances Canadian learning about the history and impact of the Indian residential school system on Indigenous peoples. Both programs are an invitation for people to participate in Reconciliation. “The DWF is an amazing organization that is building on the legacy of two incredible people (Gord Downie and Chanie Wenjack) to encourage people to learn about Reconciliation and take action,” said Lisa Frizzell, Vice President of Stakeholder Relations at the NWMO. “We are proud to co-create a…

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