|Skeena MLA Ellis Ross shared some thoughts on the twin
themes of diversity and reconciliation on Thursday at the Legislature
Skeena MLA Ellis Ross delivered an overview on Diversity and Reconciliation that captured the attention of the members of the Legislature on Thursday, which spoke of themes of cultural interaction and the need to dig deeper for understanding.
A passage from his short overview in the morning session provides a sense of his overview.In 1792, my ancestors were awestruck by explorer Joseph Whidbey's huge canoe and shocked at white spirits, q'wemksiwas rising out of the floorboards. They made a trade of two 70-pound salmon for a piece of steel, and diversity had officially begun for this land that we now call Canada.