The Legacy of Hope Foundation recognizes the Ontario Risk and Insurance Management Society (ORIMS)

OTTAWA, ONTARIO, CANADA, Aug. 26, 2022 / — The Legacy of Hope Foundation (LHF) is grateful for the support and generosity of spirit shown by Triovest. With this donation, the LHF will continue to produce educational materials and exhibits that speak to the rich stories, as well as the impacts of abuse on seven generations of Indigenous peoples and communities as a result of attending residential and day schools, and /or affected by the Sixties Scoop.

Triovest is a fully integrated commercial real estate investment management, development and advisory firm with offices across Canada. Their mission is to create sustainable places that enhance communities and enrich relationships.

“Over the past few years, Triovest has embarked on a learning journey to better understand the history and experiences of Indigenous peoples in Canada,” said Ryan Schott, Vice President of Marketing and Communications. “Our support for LHF is an important step on how we can play a role in advancing reconciliation and strengthening Indigenous inclusion.”

“We are very grateful for the support and kindness received from Triovest. It’s amazing to see companies taking the initiative to learn more about Indigenous peoples and take this step to help us achieve reconciliation across Canada,” said Teresa Edwards, Managing Director and In-house Legal Counsel at LHF.

The LHF is a national, Indigenous-led charity that has worked to promote healing and reconciliation in Canada for over 22 years. The goal of the LHF is to educate and raise awareness of the history and impacts on seven generations of Indigenous (First Nations, Inuit and Métis) children, their families and communities of residential school attendance and/or from a day school. By fostering empathy and understanding, LHF encourages people to challenge discrimination and injustice and contributes to equity, dignity and respectful treatment of Indigenous peoples.

The LHF offers more than 25 educational exhibits that promote awareness of Indigenous history that can be borrowed for free and is working to make the exhibits available online. LHF also offers a K-12 and adult program, as well as activity guides, workshops and training, and podcasts, all aimed at educating Canadians about Indigenous history. and the shared history of boarding and day schools, the Sixties Scoop, etc. develop empathy and understanding to eliminate racism against Indigenous peoples.

Therese Edwards
Legacy of Hope Foundation
+1 613-237-4806
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