From Pain to Forgiveness: The Strength of a Survivor

Read the story of residential school survivor and First Nation’s Cree elder Don Tourangeau as he embraced Father Pierre Ducharme at St. Joseph’s Parish in Richmond on Canada’s first National Day of Truth and Reconciliation. It is a story of hurt, pain and redemption, and a lesson that all Canadians must learn and never forget. READ MORE.

Cree residential school survivor Don Tourangeau (centre) at St. Joseph the Worker with pastor Father Pierre Ducharme and friend and parishioner Rhonda Caris. About 250 people listened to Tourangeau share his story as a residential school survivor. (St. Joseph the Worker photos)