Sports celebrates Truth and Reconciliation Day

This is the land acknowledgement that will hang inside and outside of the Rogers Centre.

By Josh Giles Writer This past Thursday marked the first ever Truth and Reconciliation Day in Canada, and multiple teams and leagues in sports took a moment to recognize the suffering of Indigenous people. Many teams and leagues also changed their logo to orange in remembrance. Firstly, the National Hockey League (NHL) took their time to honour the day. “Today, we honour the victims and survivors of the residential school system. Reckoning with this legacy is an important step toward justice for Indigenous communities, who have faced the atrocities and pain of genocide throughout history. The NHL joins others in wearing orange to raise awareness of the tragedies at Residential schools and donating to the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation to support long overdue change.” Teams in the Canadian…

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