Acting Commander of the OPP’s Indigenous Policing Bureau, Inspector Marcel Beaudin, and the Manager of the OPP’s Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Unit, Staff Sergeant Brooke McRoberts, join the 10-5 Podcast to discuss the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Topics include the history of this day, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and its calls to action, the relationship between police and Indigenous people, future opportunities for reconciliation with Indigenous people, available mental health supports, and “three wishes” for change.

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Former residential school students can call 1-866-925-4419 for emotional crisis referral services and information on other health supports from the Government of Canada.

Indigenous peoples across Canada can also go to The Hope for Wellness Help Line 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for counselling and crisis intervention. Call the toll-free Help Line at 1-855-242-3310 or connect to the online chat at

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