Resolution Number: C002

Subject: Residential Schools Staff

Moved By: The Most Rev. John R. Clarke from the Diocese of Athabasca

Seconded By: The Rt. Rev. Duncan Wallace from the Diocese of Qu’Appelle

Note: The mover and the seconder must be members of the General Synod and be present in the House when the resolution is before the synod for debate.

BE IT RESOLVED:

That this General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada recognizes the personal sacrifice and acknowledges the dedication of the teachers, supervisors and support staff who devoted so much of their lives to the education and care of the aboriginal children in the Residential Schools of Canada.



EXPLANATORY NOTE


Many devoted Christians answered the call of The Anglican Church of Canada and laboured with integrity and honour in the Residential Schools. Many of these individuals continue to be remembered fondly by the students placed in their care.

 

Source: Residential School Workers Association
  (name of committee, diocese, etc.)
Submitted by: John R. Clarke
Archbishop of Athabasca
Metropolitan of Rupert’s Land