City Staff and Council Visit The Muse for the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

by Shelby Smith

On September 30th, the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, staff and members of council from the City Of Kenora visited The Muse to view current exhibitions and take part in a creative activity.

This visit was part of a number of activities staff and council participated in to commemorate the day, providing an opportunity to listen and learn about the history of residential schools, honour the victims of the tragedies, and support the survivors.

Did you know?

During the Second World War German prisoners of war were brought to the Lake of the Woods area to cut wood for the local mills.  Many of the prisoners enjoyed their time in the Canadian wilderness, and a number of them immigrated to Canada when the war ended.

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