National Day for Truth and Reconciliation is Sept. 30, but some provinces won't make it a stat holiday

WINNIPEG -- Much of Canada will observe a second holiday this month.

On Sept. 30, federal offices, banks and post offices will be closed to mark the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.

"The idea is really to set aside a day that we honour all the children who survived residential schools, as well as honour and recognize those who did not return," Brenda Gunn, academic and research director at the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation, told CTV National News.

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