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Reconciliation Lethbridge Advisory Committee

 

​The City of Lethbridge acknowledges that we are gathered on the lands of the Blackfoot  people of the Canadian Plains and pays respect to the Blackfoot people past, present and future while recognizing and respecting their cultural heritage, beliefs and relationship to the land.  The City of Lethbridge is also home to the Metis Nation of Alberta, Region III.

Reconciliation Week 2020 Events


Check back for Reconciliation Week 2020 Events.


Mandate

The Reconciliation Lethbridge Advisory Committee will act as an advisory committee to City Council on issues relating to reconciliation. The Committee will champion the Reconciliation Implementation Plan, promote mutual understanding and support of urban indigenous populations and the municipality’s relationship with the Blackfoot Confederacy.


Meetings

Meetings are held the third Friday of every month from 9 AM - 11 AM in Meeting Room 003 (unless otherwise indicated). 

COVID-19 NOTICE:  As the pandemic intensifies, RLAC is committed to maintaining social and physical distancing. As such, meetings will be held virtually until further notice. Please contact committee@lethbridge.ca or 403-320-3019 if you wish to partake in a virtual meeting of RLAC.

Meeting Schedule

​​Meeting Documents

​January 17, 2020
Lethbridge Public Library - Community Meeting Room
9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Agenda
Minutes
​February 21, 2020 

​Agenda

Minutes
​March 20, 2020 - MEETING CANCELLED


​April 17, 2020
Virtual Meeting
​Agenda
Minutes
​May 15, 2020
Virtual Meeting
​Agenda
​​Minutes
​June 19, 2020
Virtual Meeting
​Agenda
​​Minutes
​July 24, 2020
Virtual Meeting
​Agenda
​​Minutes
​August 21, 2020
​Agenda
​​Minutes
​September 18, 2020
​Agenda
​​Minutes
​October 16, 2020
​Agenda
​​Minutes
​November 20, 2020
​Agenda
​​Minutes
​December 18, 2020
​Agenda
​​Minutes



For information outside this timeframe, contact the Office of the City Clerk at 403-320-3019. 


Who is on the Committee?


​Committee Member

Date of Appointment

​Term Expiration

Marcia Black Water

Education Sector Representative

April 2019

December 31, 2020*

John Chief Calf

Education Sector Representative

January 2020 

December 31, 2021

Mike Bruised Head

Education Sector Representative

January 2020 

December 31, 2021

Annette Bruised Head

Education Sector Representative

January 2020 

December 31, 2021

Cyndi Vos

Business Sector Representative

January 2020 

​December 31, 2022


Nicole Geske 
Business Sector Representative

​June 2020 

​December 21, 2022*

Amanda Scout
Indigenous Community Representative

​August 2018

​December 31, 2024*

​Treena Tallow, Co-Chair
Indigenous Community Representative

​August 2018

​December 31, 2024*

​Travis Plaited Hair 
Indigenous Community Representative

​August 2018

​December 31, 2024*

​Jordan Head
Indigenous Community Representative

​August 2018

​December 31, 2024*

​Louise Saloff 
Indigenous Community Representative

​August 2018
​December 31, 2024*

​Katie Jo Rabbit
Indigenous Community Representative

​August 2018

​December 31, 2024*

Les Vonkeman
Indigenous Community Representative

​January 2019
​December 31, 2024

Jerry Firth 
Citizen at Large

​August 2018

​December 31, 2020* 

​Patrick Wilson, Co-Chair
Citizen at Large

​October 2018
​December 31, 2020*

*indicates partial term due to mid-year appointment date


​Staff Liasions 

Alli Moncrieff, Legislative Services

allison.moncrieff@lethbridge.ca

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Pamela Beebe, Indigenous Relations Coordinator 

pamela.beebe@lethbridge.ca



Governing Documents

Terms of Reference

The Terms of Reference set the mandate, composition and duties of the committee.

Reconciliation Implementation Plan 

This document is a ten (10) year plan that is a collaboration between the community and the City of Lethbridge. It outlines a response to the Truth & Reconciliation Commission's Calls to Action. City Council approved this plan on June 19, 2017.

 Strategic Workshop Report

This document provides the Strategic Focus of the Reconciliation Lethbridge Advisory Committee.

 Community Initiatives
 

Check back again for information on other community intiatives we are involved in.    


Agendas & Minutes - Previous Years