Events featuring Indigenous traditions are being held across Ontario as communities mark the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation. In Toronto, a gathering at the city’s downtown Nathan Phillips Square began with a sunrise ceremony followed by Indigenous musical performances and speakers who addressed the crowd. A sunrise ceremony was also held in Niagara Falls, Ont., where Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was among those who participated, he later spoke with residential school survivors and gave a speech at an event marking the day. Later today, Premier Doug Ford is set to attend the unveiling of a garden at Queen’s Park that the province says is meant to recognize the continuing treaty relationship between the Crown and Indigenous Peoples. Ford wrote in a statement that Ontarians will take the time today
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