National Day for Truth and Reconciliation takes place annually on September 30th. This significant day is dedicated to honouring the resilient survivors of residential schools and enlightening Canadians about the enduring impacts of this sombre period in our history.  

Through the power of truth-telling and meaningful actions, reconciliation becomes a profound opportunity for us to reflect, acquire knowledge, and cultivate a deep sense of understanding. It is a moment to pay homage to our past and to extend compassion to those who have been profoundly impacted by it. 

As part of OPA’s commitment to assisting pharmacy professionals in building Indigenous cultural competence, we have curated a list of resources to help pharmacy professionals gain the knowledge and understanding to better meet the health needs of Indigenous patients: