EACOM donates $15K to Orange Shirt Society to mark National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
September 30, 2021 By EACOM Timber Corporation
On the occasion of National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, EACOM Timber Corporation announces a donation of $15,000 to Orange Shirt Society.
“For the last two years, EACOM has been a proud participant of Orange Shirt Day, helping to raise awareness on the history of the residential school system and its impact on Indigenous communities, as well as buying orange t-shirts for our employees,” said Kevin Edgson, president and CEO of EACOM. “This year, we wanted to enhance our support by making a donation directly to the cause.”
Active in responsible stewardship of public forests in Ontario and Quebec, EACOM has taken a proactive approach to building meaningful and mutually beneficial relationships with the communities whose traditional territories it operates within. The company recently began the process of getting a certification with the Progressive Aboriginal Relations (PAR) standard – a program by the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB).
EACOM encourages all of its employees and partners to participate in today’s awareness events.
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